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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 92 104 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 7 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.61% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 5.41% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 5
Average salary £35,000 £28,825 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -35.94%
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
191 185 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.83% 11.29% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 116 131 86
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,650 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,698
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 April 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) MPLS
5 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 6 (42.86%) vSphere
5 6 (42.86%) MRTG
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) VPN
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (28.57%) Network Security
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
9 2 (14.29%) WiMAX
9 2 (14.29%) Citrix
9 2 (14.29%) Internet
9 2 (14.29%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.14%) InDesign
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) LAN
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) MPLS
3 6 (42.86%) MRTG
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) WiMAX
6 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (14.29%) WAAS
7 1 (7.14%) VLAN
7 1 (7.14%) UWB
7 1 (7.14%) LTE
7 1 (7.14%) 802.11
7 1 (7.14%) SONET
7 1 (7.14%) DWDM
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) ASIC Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.14%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Network Management
2 1 (7.14%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) vSphere
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe
5 1 (7.14%) Sun
5 1 (7.14%) HP