The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 52 35 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +42
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 64 108 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.31% 6.02% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.10% 26.21% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 53 89 50
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
Wireless
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
335 412 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.54% 22.97% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 284 340 308
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Wireless
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Cambridge

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless.

1 53 (41.41%) C
2 52 (40.63%) Software Engineering
3 51 (39.84%) C++
4 47 (36.72%) Degree
5 40 (31.25%) Linux
5 40 (31.25%) Python
6 36 (28.13%) Computer Science
7 26 (20.31%) LAN
8 25 (19.53%) WAN
8 25 (19.53%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (17.97%) Android
10 21 (16.41%) Ethernet
10 21 (16.41%) Java
11 20 (15.63%) VPN
11 20 (15.63%) Internet of Things
12 19 (14.84%) Apple iOS
12 19 (14.84%) Internet
13 18 (14.06%) 3G
13 18 (14.06%) JavaScript
13 18 (14.06%) Visualisation
14 17 (13.28%) VLAN
14 17 (13.28%) Marketing
14 17 (13.28%) Bluetooth
14 17 (13.28%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (12.50%) ZigBee
15 16 (12.50%) Analytics
15 16 (12.50%) User Experience
16 14 (10.94%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (10.94%) CCNP
17 13 (10.16%) Embedded C

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.53%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.31%) LAN
2 25 (19.53%) WAN
3 21 (16.41%) Ethernet
4 20 (15.63%) VPN
5 19 (14.84%) Internet
6 18 (14.06%) 3G
7 17 (13.28%) Bluetooth
7 17 (13.28%) VLAN
8 16 (12.50%) ZigBee
9 14 (10.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (9.38%) Firewall
11 8 (6.25%) GSM
11 8 (6.25%) LTE
12 7 (5.47%) 3GPP
13 6 (4.69%) 4G
14 5 (3.91%) 2G
15 4 (3.13%) MPLS
16 3 (2.34%) OSPF
16 3 (2.34%) BGP
16 3 (2.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.59%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.91%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.13%) GCC
4 2 (1.56%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.56%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.56%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 17 (13.28%) Marketing
2 10 (7.81%) Multimedia
2 10 (7.81%) Electronics
3 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.13%) Finance
5 3 (2.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (41.41%) Software Engineer
2 24 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 17 (13.28%) Network Engineer
4 16 (12.50%) Developer
5 13 (10.16%) Architect
6 10 (7.81%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.03%) Analyst
7 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Design Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Security Analyst
9 7 (5.47%) Electronics Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Development Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Test Development Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Embedded Software Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) C++ Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.81%) HTML
2 9 (7.03%) Web Services
3 6 (4.69%) CSS
4 4 (3.13%) XML
5 3 (2.34%) jQuery
6 2 (1.56%) XSL
6 2 (1.56%) Ajax
6 2 (1.56%) JSON
7 1 (0.78%) .NET
7 1 (0.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 20 (15.63%) Internet of Things
3 18 (14.06%) Visualisation
4 16 (12.50%) User Experience
5 12 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (8.59%) Algorithms
6 11 (8.59%) Device Driver
7 10 (7.81%) Mobile App
8 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
8 9 (7.03%) Smartphone
9 7 (5.47%) Verilog
9 7 (5.47%) ASIC
10 5 (3.91%) PMI
11 3 (2.34%) VHDL
11 3 (2.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.78%) Telematics
12 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.25%) Linux
2 23 (17.97%) Android
3 19 (14.84%) Apple iOS
4 13 (10.16%) Windows
5 11 (8.59%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.63%) Software Engineering
2 16 (12.50%) Analytics
3 13 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.38%) Load Balancing
5 11 (8.59%) WAN Optimisation
6 9 (7.03%) Android Development
6 9 (7.03%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (7.03%) Scrum
6 9 (7.03%) Information Security
6 9 (7.03%) ITIL
6 9 (7.03%) OO
6 9 (7.03%) OOD
7 8 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 8 (6.25%) iOS Development
8 6 (4.69%) Time Management
8 6 (4.69%) Test Automation
8 6 (4.69%) Web Development
8 6 (4.69%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.41%) C
2 51 (39.84%) C++
3 40 (31.25%) Python
4 21 (16.41%) Java
5 18 (14.06%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.16%) Embedded C
7 10 (7.81%) Perl
8 9 (7.03%) PHP
8 9 (7.03%) SQL
9 8 (6.25%) Embedded C++
9 8 (6.25%) C#
10 5 (3.91%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.13%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.34%) Ruby
12 3 (2.34%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (36.72%) Degree
2 17 (13.28%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (10.94%) CCNP
4 9 (7.03%) SSCP
4 9 (7.03%) CISM
4 9 (7.03%) CISSP
5 5 (3.91%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.34%) JNCIE
6 3 (2.34%) CCNA
6 3 (2.34%) CCIE
7 1 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 9 (7.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.47%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.47%) Firmware
3 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Puppet
1 3 (2.34%) FortiGate
1 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (10.16%) Riverbed
2 12 (9.38%) SolarWinds
2 12 (9.38%) Google
3 7 (5.47%) EMC
3 7 (5.47%) Synopsys
4 5 (3.91%) VMware
5 4 (3.13%) Cisco
6 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.34%) HP
6 3 (2.34%) Juniper
6 3 (2.34%) Sourcefire
6 3 (2.34%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.34%) Polycom
6 3 (2.34%) Aruba
6 3 (2.34%) F5
6 3 (2.34%) Rackspace
6 3 (2.34%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.56%) Perforce
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle
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