The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
UK
Rank 225 240 204
Rank change year-on-year +15 -36  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1253 1447 1658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.41% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.20% 8.14% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 1163 1214
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35%  

Wireless is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13618 17785 19381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.03% 17.28% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11099 14713 15424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Wireless as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the UK

Wireless
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless.

Salary trend for Wireless in the UK

Wireless
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless in the UK

Wireless
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 1191 £42,500 -5.55% 166
London +32 429 £50,000 -9.09% 42
South East +8 296 £40,000 -11.11% 35
East of England +42 181 £47,500 +27.51% 32
Cambridgeshire +83 111 £52,500 +2.18% 22
City of London +66 103 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Cambridge +69 96 £55,000 - 20
Berkshire -26 75 £42,500 -22.72% 8
Yorkshire +42 74 £38,500 -5.52% 10
East Sussex +52 58 £41,500 -36.15% 4
Brighton +56 57 £41,500 -36.15% 2
South West -8 52 £37,500 -6.25% 6
North West -24 50 £41,500 -0.95% 12
East Midlands +13 49 £35,000 -1.93% 10
Hertfordshire -26 49 £40,750 +1.87% 5
West Midlands -5 46 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Hampshire -4 36 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Manchester -23 34 £47,500 -24.00% 10
South Yorkshire - 34 £39,000 - 3
Kent +31 32 £30,750 -5.38% 2
Watford -10 31 £40,000 - 2
Surrey -7 30 £45,000 +23.28% 8
West Yorkshire +9 27 £37,000 -2.63% 3
West Sussex +21 23 £41,250 +33.06% 1
Oxfordshire +3 22 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Derbyshire +13 19 £31,500 -11.73% 4
Birmingham +19 17 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Sheffield - 17 £39,000 -
Bracknell +26 16 £40,000 -7.51% 1
Devon +8 16 £28,750 +33.72% 2

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Wireless.

1 1525 (59.92%) Cisco
2 1204 (47.31%) Firewall
3 1076 (42.28%) Cisco Certification
4 838 (32.93%) LAN
5 794 (31.20%) CCNP
6 770 (30.26%) VPN
7 765 (30.06%) WAN
8 650 (25.54%) Windows
9 588 (23.10%) CCNA
10 522 (20.51%) Data Centre
11 499 (19.61%) Microsoft
12 487 (19.14%) Degree
13 478 (18.78%) Cisco ASA
14 456 (17.92%) Juniper
15 436 (17.13%) Network Security
16 427 (16.78%) TCP/IP
17 410 (16.11%) ITIL
18 405 (15.91%) CheckPoint
19 403 (15.83%) DNS
20 393 (15.44%) VMware
21 390 (15.32%) MPLS
22 381 (14.97%) BGP
23 380 (14.93%) OSPF
24 375 (14.73%) Cisco Wireless
25 374 (14.70%) Palo Alto
26 368 (14.46%) Telecoms
27 363 (14.26%) Active Directory
28 331 (13.01%) Cisco Nexus
29 317 (12.46%) DHCP
30 299 (11.75%) Windows Server

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 185 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 88 (3.46%) Skype for Business
3 83 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 73 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (1.61%) IIS
6 39 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 31 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 31 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.28%) JBoss
11 6 (0.24%) Apache
12 4 (0.16%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.12%) Confluence
13 3 (0.12%) nginx
13 3 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.079%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.079%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.079%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 200 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 192 (7.54%) MS Office
3 29 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.20%) MS Project
7 4 (0.16%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (0.16%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.079%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.039%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.039%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.039%) Revit
9 1 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.31%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.039%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 139 (5.46%) Office 365
2 92 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (1.96%) SaaS
5 21 (0.83%) IaaS
6 20 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.43%) PaaS
8 10 (0.39%) G Suite
9 8 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.24%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.12%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.039%) Akamai
13 1 (0.039%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.039%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.039%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.039%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.039%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1204 (47.31%) Firewall
2 838 (32.93%) LAN
3 770 (30.26%) VPN
4 765 (30.06%) WAN
5 478 (18.78%) Cisco ASA
6 436 (17.13%) Network Security
7 427 (16.78%) TCP/IP
8 403 (15.83%) DNS
9 390 (15.32%) MPLS
10 381 (14.97%) BGP
11 380 (14.93%) OSPF
12 375 (14.73%) Cisco Wireless
13 331 (13.01%) Cisco Nexus
14 317 (12.46%) DHCP
15 293 (11.51%) VoIP
16 253 (9.94%) Wi-Fi
17 234 (9.19%) VLAN
18 183 (7.19%) Cisco IOS
18 183 (7.19%) Ethernet
19 172 (6.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 35 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (0.86%) MySQL
5 17 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (0.31%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.28%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.24%) Big Data
9 6 (0.24%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.20%) Informix
10 5 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.16%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (0.12%) GIS
12 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.079%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.079%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.079%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.079%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 17 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 17 (0.67%) Subversion
2 17 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 13 (0.51%) JIRA
4 10 (0.39%) Metasploit
5 9 (0.35%) Burp Suite
6 8 (0.31%) LabVIEW
7 6 (0.24%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.20%) Selenium
8 5 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.16%) CppUnit
10 3 (0.12%) JUnit
10 3 (0.12%) NUnit
11 2 (0.079%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.079%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.039%) CocoaPods
12 1 (0.039%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.039%) Vagrant
General
1 368 (14.46%) Telecoms
2 265 (10.41%) Finance
3 172 (6.76%) Electronics
4 72 (2.83%) Banking
5 68 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 66 (2.59%) Marketing
7 63 (2.48%) Retail
8 33 (1.30%) Legal
9 27 (1.06%) Games
10 20 (0.79%) Law
11 17 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.55%) Advertising
12 14 (0.55%) Publishing
13 13 (0.51%) Back Office
14 12 (0.47%) Automotive
15 7 (0.28%) French Language
15 7 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.20%) Billing
16 5 (0.20%) Military
16 5 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 854 (33.56%) Network Engineer
2 301 (11.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 270 (10.61%) Support Engineer
4 247 (9.71%) Analyst
5 243 (9.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 190 (7.47%) Embedded Engineer
7 183 (7.19%) Senior Network Engineer
8 170 (6.68%) Security Engineer
9 140 (5.50%) Network Support
10 135 (5.30%) Network Security Engineer
11 132 (5.19%) Software Engineer
12 131 (5.15%) Consultant
12 131 (5.15%) Network Analyst
13 119 (4.68%) Architect
14 116 (4.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 116 (4.56%) Network Support Engineer
15 108 (4.24%) IT Support
16 98 (3.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
17 94 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 93 (3.65%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (5.66%) 802.1X
2 51 (2.00%) .NET
3 37 (1.45%) Web Services
4 30 (1.18%) HTML
5 23 (0.90%) Middleware
6 18 (0.71%) REST
7 14 (0.55%) MFC
8 13 (0.51%) CSS
9 12 (0.47%) Qt
10 11 (0.43%) HTML5
11 10 (0.39%) Flash
11 10 (0.39%) POSIX
11 10 (0.39%) XMPP
12 8 (0.31%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.31%) ASP.NET
13 7 (0.28%) Qt Quick
13 7 (0.28%) Spring
14 6 (0.24%) CGI
14 6 (0.24%) JSON
14 6 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 522 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 177 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 155 (6.09%) Computer Science
4 102 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 78 (3.06%) Driving Licence
6 53 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
7 49 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
8 40 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 38 (1.49%) Mobile App
10 32 (1.26%) BYOD
11 29 (1.14%) Home Automation
12 27 (1.06%) Blackberry
13 24 (0.94%) Clustering
14 23 (0.90%) CCTV
15 22 (0.86%) Algorithms
15 22 (0.86%) Smartphone
16 21 (0.83%) e-Health
17 20 (0.79%) iPad
18 19 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 19 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 650 (25.54%) Windows
2 299 (11.75%) Windows Server
3 288 (11.32%) Linux
4 179 (7.03%) Windows 7
5 161 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 140 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 94 (3.69%) Mac OS X
8 89 (3.50%) Unix
9 69 (2.71%) Windows XP
10 68 (2.67%) Windows 10
11 65 (2.55%) Windows 8
12 63 (2.48%) Android
12 63 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (1.53%) Apple iOS
14 22 (0.86%) Mac OS
15 21 (0.83%) Ubuntu
16 20 (0.79%) Solaris
17 18 (0.71%) CentOS
18 14 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 14 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (16.11%) ITIL
2 272 (10.69%) Network Design
3 201 (7.90%) Presales
4 175 (6.88%) Network Management
5 161 (6.33%) Software Engineering
6 148 (5.82%) Project Management
7 139 (5.46%) Network Monitoring
8 117 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 116 (4.56%) Network Architecture
10 111 (4.36%) High Availability
11 110 (4.32%) Information Security
12 104 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
13 103 (4.05%) Mathematics
13 103 (4.05%) Service Delivery
14 101 (3.97%) Change Management
15 93 (3.65%) Customer Requirements
15 93 (3.65%) Service Management
16 88 (3.46%) Migration
17 86 (3.38%) Mentoring
18 85 (3.34%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 259 (10.18%) C
2 217 (8.53%) Python
3 199 (7.82%) C++
4 100 (3.93%) Embedded C
5 98 (3.85%) SQL
6 79 (3.10%) Perl
7 72 (2.83%) Java
8 57 (2.24%) Embedded C++
9 38 (1.49%) MATLAB
10 29 (1.14%) C#
11 26 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 25 (0.98%) Ruby
13 24 (0.94%) Assembly Language
14 23 (0.90%) PHP
14 23 (0.90%) Tcl
15 20 (0.79%) ANSI C
16 14 (0.55%) JavaScript
17 12 (0.47%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.28%) VBScript
19 6 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1076 (42.28%) Cisco Certification
2 794 (31.20%) CCNP
3 588 (23.10%) CCNA
4 487 (19.14%) Degree
5 221 (8.68%) CCIE
6 121 (4.75%) Security Cleared
7 106 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 104 (4.09%) SC Cleared
9 67 (2.63%) MCSE
10 59 (2.32%) CCSP
11 53 (2.08%) MCP
12 43 (1.69%) CCIP
12 43 (1.69%) JNCIS
13 40 (1.57%) CCDP
14 38 (1.49%) DV Cleared
14 38 (1.49%) MCSA
15 37 (1.45%) CREST Certified
16 36 (1.41%) JNCIA
17 35 (1.38%) CISSP
17 35 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.38%) SLA
2 47 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 34 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.10%) QA
5 21 (0.83%) PMO
6 14 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.20%) JTAG
9 4 (0.16%) SDET
10 3 (0.12%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.039%) COBIT
11 1 (0.039%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.039%) GDPR
11 1 (0.039%) GMP
11 1 (0.039%) ISO13485
11 1 (0.039%) MISRA
11 1 (0.039%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 363 (14.26%) Active Directory
2 259 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (6.09%) Firmware
4 131 (5.15%) Hyper-V
5 62 (2.44%) vSphere
6 38 (1.49%) VMware ESX
7 23 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 16 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.55%) ProxySG
10 13 (0.51%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
12 9 (0.35%) XenApp
12 9 (0.35%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.31%) KVM
14 5 (0.20%) Squid
14 5 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.16%) FreeRADIUS
15 4 (0.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 125 (4.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 99 (3.89%) FortiGate
3 87 (3.42%) Cisco Prime
4 65 (2.55%) SCCM
5 46 (1.81%) Nagios
6 38 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
7 29 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 28 (1.10%) Backup Exec
9 25 (0.98%) Cisco UCCE
10 22 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
11 20 (0.79%) SCOM
12 16 (0.63%) Cisco CME
12 16 (0.63%) Puppet
13 14 (0.55%) Cacti
14 12 (0.47%) Nessus
14 12 (0.47%) WSUS
15 10 (0.39%) BladeLogic
16 8 (0.31%) Control-M
16 8 (0.31%) NetBackup
16 8 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1525 (59.92%) Cisco
2 499 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 456 (17.92%) Juniper
4 405 (15.91%) CheckPoint
5 393 (15.44%) VMware
6 374 (14.70%) Palo Alto
7 292 (11.47%) F5
8 268 (10.53%) HP
9 202 (7.94%) SolarWinds
10 201 (7.90%) Aruba
11 189 (7.43%) Fortinet
12 160 (6.29%) Meraki
13 148 (5.82%) Citrix
14 113 (4.44%) Riverbed
15 106 (4.17%) SonicWALL
16 102 (4.01%) Extreme Networks
17 84 (3.30%) Avaya
18 73 (2.87%) WatchGuard
19 61 (2.40%) Apple
19 61 (2.40%) Dell
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance/Car, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + gym / pension / insurance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Up to £80k basic + excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
Derbyshire County Council
Salary: From £38,698 to £42,013 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, flexi hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Car, quarterly bonus, training
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £37,256 - 40,483 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago