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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 102 98 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 3 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.49% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 4.46% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £35,250 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.78% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £39,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,050 £51,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
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
173 157 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.33% 10.98% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 101 107 85
Average salary £34,000 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.84% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £64,250
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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) SQL

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) WAAS
6 1 (10.00%) MRTG
6 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (10.00%) WiMAX
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Process Management
1 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
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