The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 91 95 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 7 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.56% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 4.30% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Average salary £32,500 £45,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.17% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £53,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £56,250 £56,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Wireless
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
168 186 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.76% 13.14% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 87 124 104
Average salary £35,000 £38,970 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.18% -2.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Wireless
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
4 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
4 4 (44.44%) MRTG
4 4 (44.44%) vSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (22.22%) WAAS
6 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) MRTG
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) WAAS
5 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (11.11%) WiMAX
6 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) RTP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) 802.11
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) VCP4
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Google