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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 434 319 196
Rank change year-on-year -115 -123 -48
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 529 324 121
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.68% 0.88% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.67% 8.18% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 376 258 113
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £32,218
25th Percentile £37,313 £45,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,129 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.10% -8.59% -3.85%
75th Percentile £70,313 £68,563 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +11.11%

Wireless is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,324 3,963 1,188
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 11.99% 10.77% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,445 3,008 968
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,148
25th Percentile £41,519 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £74,250 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

Wireless
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Wireless trend for jobs with a WFH option

Wireless
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Wireless.

Wireless salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Wireless
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Wireless over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Wireless salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, Wireless job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Wireless.

1 225 (42.53%) Firewall
2 208 (39.32%) WAN
3 206 (38.94%) Cisco
4 192 (36.29%) LAN
5 150 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
6 129 (24.39%) Windows
7 128 (24.20%) Microsoft
8 127 (24.01%) C
9 125 (23.63%) Wi-Fi
10 122 (23.06%) C++
10 122 (23.06%) Linux
11 107 (20.23%) Python
11 107 (20.23%) Degree
12 106 (20.04%) Agile
12 106 (20.04%) Azure
13 104 (19.66%) Active Directory
14 99 (18.71%) VPN
14 99 (18.71%) Finance
15 98 (18.53%) CCNP
16 92 (17.39%) Computer Science
17 91 (17.20%) Microsoft 365
18 90 (17.01%) Data Centre
19 89 (16.82%) Social Skills
20 87 (16.45%) DNS
21 82 (15.50%) Palo Alto
22 80 (15.12%) CCNA
22 80 (15.12%) Software Engineering
23 71 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
24 68 (12.85%) Internet
24 68 (12.85%) Electronics

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 28 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.13%) Confluence
4 3 (0.57%) IIS
5 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.13%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.13%) Simulink
4 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 106 (20.04%) Azure
2 91 (17.20%) Microsoft 365
3 59 (11.15%) AWS
4 45 (8.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 33 (6.24%) SaaS
6 30 (5.67%) PaaS
7 23 (4.35%) Azure Monitor
7 23 (4.35%) Azure Sentinel
8 11 (2.08%) Google Workspace
8 11 (2.08%) OneDrive
9 10 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (1.70%) IaaS
11 7 (1.32%) GitHub
12 6 (1.13%) GCP
13 5 (0.95%) AWS Direct Connect
14 4 (0.76%) Akamai
14 4 (0.76%) Lucidchart
15 3 (0.57%) Azure DevOps
15 3 (0.57%) Slack
16 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 225 (42.53%) Firewall
2 208 (39.32%) WAN
3 192 (36.29%) LAN
4 125 (23.63%) Wi-Fi
5 99 (18.71%) VPN
6 87 (16.45%) DNS
7 68 (12.85%) Internet
8 66 (12.48%) DHCP
9 64 (12.10%) Network Security
9 64 (12.10%) SD-WAN
10 63 (11.91%) TCP/IP
11 60 (11.34%) MPLS
12 58 (10.96%) VLAN
13 53 (10.02%) WLAN
14 46 (8.70%) VoIP
15 45 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
16 44 (8.32%) Cisco Nexus
17 41 (7.75%) OSPF
18 40 (7.56%) BGP
19 30 (5.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.13%) Big Data
3 3 (0.57%) MySQL
3 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.19%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.19%) PouchDB
Development Applications
1 37 (6.99%) GDB
2 26 (4.91%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.02%) JIRA
4 14 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (1.32%) GCC
6 6 (1.13%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.76%) CMake
8 2 (0.38%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.19%) Ant
9 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.19%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
General
1 99 (18.71%) Finance
2 89 (16.82%) Social Skills
3 68 (12.85%) Electronics
4 64 (12.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 64 (12.10%) Public Sector
5 45 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (5.86%) Telecoms
7 27 (5.10%) Marketing
8 24 (4.54%) Retail
9 19 (3.59%) Legal
10 16 (3.02%) Games
11 15 (2.84%) Wearables
12 14 (2.65%) Manufacturing
12 14 (2.65%) Organisational Skills
12 14 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (2.46%) Advertising
14 8 (1.51%) Influencing Skills
14 8 (1.51%) Law
15 7 (1.32%) Documentation Skills
16 6 (1.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 115 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 59 (11.15%) Embedded Engineer
3 56 (10.59%) Software Engineer
4 54 (10.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 45 (8.51%) Analyst
6 42 (7.94%) Wireless Engineer
7 41 (7.75%) IT Engineer
8 33 (6.24%) Network Manager
8 33 (6.24%) Senior Network Engineer
9 28 (5.29%) Developer
10 26 (4.91%) Algorithm Engineer
10 26 (4.91%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
10 26 (4.91%) DSP Engineer
10 26 (4.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 26 (4.91%) IT Support
10 26 (4.91%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
10 26 (4.91%) Senior DSP Engineer
11 24 (4.54%) Architect
12 23 (4.35%) Consultant
12 23 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (7.37%) React
2 37 (6.99%) HTML
3 36 (6.81%) HTML5
4 30 (5.67%) Redux
5 24 (4.54%) Yocto
6 15 (2.84%) 802.1X
7 12 (2.27%) .NET
8 10 (1.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 7 (1.32%) CSS
9 7 (1.32%) Flash
10 6 (1.13%) ADO
10 6 (1.13%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.13%) CSS3
10 6 (1.13%) iOS SDK
10 6 (1.13%) OpenGL
10 6 (1.13%) WebGL
10 6 (1.13%) XML
11 5 (0.95%) Web Services
12 2 (0.38%) Flask
12 2 (0.38%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 90 (17.01%) Data Centre
2 58 (10.96%) Embedded Systems
3 44 (8.32%) Public Cloud
4 43 (8.13%) IoT
5 42 (7.94%) Cyberattack
6 41 (7.75%) FPGA
7 40 (7.56%) Algorithms
8 38 (7.18%) Cyber Defence
9 27 (5.10%) Driving Licence
10 22 (4.16%) Mobile App
11 21 (3.97%) Management Information System
11 21 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (2.84%) Verilog
12 15 (2.84%) VHDL
12 15 (2.84%) Video\Live Streaming
13 14 (2.65%) Device Driver
13 14 (2.65%) Robotics
14 13 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
15 12 (2.27%) Cybercrime
15 12 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 129 (24.39%) Windows
2 122 (23.06%) Linux
3 46 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 44 (8.32%) Windows Server 2016
5 41 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (4.73%) Embedded Linux
7 23 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 21 (3.97%) Apple iOS
9 18 (3.40%) Unix
10 16 (3.02%) Android
11 10 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (1.13%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.13%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.76%) CentOS
14 3 (0.57%) Debian
14 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.38%) AIX
15 2 (0.38%) zOS
16 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (20.04%) Agile
2 92 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 80 (15.12%) Software Engineering
4 71 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (12.10%) Change Management
5 64 (12.10%) Project Management
6 61 (11.53%) ITIL
7 57 (10.78%) Mentoring
8 50 (9.45%) Mathematics
9 48 (9.07%) Signal Processing
10 47 (8.88%) Business Continuity
11 41 (7.75%) Coaching
11 41 (7.75%) Network Management
12 39 (7.37%) Physics
13 38 (7.18%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 38 (7.18%) DevOps
13 38 (7.18%) Service Delivery
13 38 (7.18%) Threat Intelligence
14 36 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 36 (6.81%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 127 (24.01%) C
2 122 (23.06%) C++
3 107 (20.23%) Python
4 40 (7.56%) Java
5 32 (6.05%) MATLAB
6 26 (4.91%) Bash
7 23 (4.35%) Embedded C
8 17 (3.21%) JavaScript
9 16 (3.02%) C#
9 16 (3.02%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.65%) Embedded C++
10 14 (2.65%) SQL
11 10 (1.89%) Perl
12 6 (1.13%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.57%) PHP
13 3 (0.57%) Ruby
14 2 (0.38%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.38%) Tcl
14 2 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 150 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (20.23%) Degree
3 98 (18.53%) CCNP
4 80 (15.12%) CCNA
5 57 (10.78%) Security Cleared
6 56 (10.59%) PhD
7 53 (10.02%) SC Cleared
8 43 (8.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 24 (4.54%) CCIE
10 21 (3.97%) CREST Certified
11 16 (3.02%) OSCP
12 13 (2.46%) CCDP
13 12 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (1.51%) CISSP
15 7 (1.32%) CISM
15 7 (1.32%) Cyber Scheme
16 6 (1.13%) AWS Certification
16 6 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (1.13%) JNCIP
16 6 (1.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.73%) SLA
2 20 (3.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (3.59%) GDPR
4 7 (1.32%) JTAG
4 7 (1.32%) NCSC
5 6 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.13%) NIST
6 3 (0.57%) QA
7 2 (0.38%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.19%) GxP
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (19.66%) Active Directory
2 60 (11.34%) Firmware
3 38 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (4.91%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.65%) vSphere
6 11 (2.08%) Docker
7 4 (0.76%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.57%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.57%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.38%) NFS
10 1 (0.19%) Postfix
10 1 (0.19%) XenApp
10 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (5.48%) SCCM
2 23 (4.35%) SCOM
2 23 (4.35%) SCSM
3 20 (3.78%) FortiGate
4 18 (3.40%) Ansible
4 18 (3.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 16 (3.02%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (2.65%) Terraform
7 11 (2.08%) Kubernetes
8 8 (1.51%) Nagios
9 6 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (1.13%) WSUS
10 4 (0.76%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.76%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.57%) Puppet
11 3 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.38%) EnCase
12 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.38%) Rundeck
12 2 (0.38%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 206 (38.94%) Cisco
2 128 (24.20%) Microsoft
3 82 (15.50%) Palo Alto
4 50 (9.45%) Meraki
4 50 (9.45%) VMware
5 46 (8.70%) Aruba
6 44 (8.32%) Citrix
7 36 (6.81%) F5
8 34 (6.43%) CheckPoint
9 31 (5.86%) SolarWinds
10 30 (5.67%) HP
10 30 (5.67%) Juniper
11 29 (5.48%) Fortinet
12 21 (3.97%) Apple
13 15 (2.84%) ServiceNow
14 11 (2.08%) Google
15 9 (1.70%) BT
15 9 (1.70%) Remedy
15 9 (1.70%) Riverbed
16 8 (1.51%) Veeam