The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 42 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 18 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.77% 0.53% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.22% 3.23% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 12
Average salary £57,500 £37,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.36% -11.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wireless
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 62 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.62% 16.32% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79 62 72
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Wireless
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Leicester

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 32 (80.00%) Firewall
2 31 (77.50%) CISSP
3 29 (72.50%) PCI DSS
4 21 (52.50%) Security Testing
4 21 (52.50%) VoIP
5 20 (50.00%) CEH
5 20 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (50.00%) CISMP
6 19 (47.50%) VPN
7 18 (45.00%) Information Management
7 18 (45.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 18 (45.00%) Open Source
7 18 (45.00%) GPEN
7 18 (45.00%) OSCP
8 16 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 16 (40.00%) GIAC
8 16 (40.00%) Objective-C
8 16 (40.00%) C
8 16 (40.00%) Java
8 16 (40.00%) PHP
8 16 (40.00%) .NET
9 13 (32.50%) CISM
9 13 (32.50%) Information Security
10 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
10 11 (27.50%) Legal
11 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
12 6 (15.00%) Cisco
12 6 (15.00%) LAN
13 5 (12.50%) WAN
13 5 (12.50%) Migration

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (2.50%) Lync
1 1 (2.50%) Site Server
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (80.00%) Firewall
2 21 (52.50%) VoIP
3 19 (47.50%) VPN
4 6 (15.00%) LAN
5 5 (12.50%) WAN
6 4 (10.00%) DHCP
6 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.00%) DNS
7 3 (7.50%) FTP
8 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.50%) PABX
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security
8 1 (2.50%) WLAN
8 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
General
1 11 (27.50%) Legal
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Tester
1 14 (35.00%) Penetration Tester
1 14 (35.00%) Security Tester
2 10 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 10 (25.00%) IT Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Architect
2 10 (25.00%) IT Security Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Security Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Open Source
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Security Testing
2 20 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (45.00%) Information Management
3 18 (45.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 16 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (32.50%) Information Security
6 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
7 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 5 (12.50%) Migration
9 3 (7.50%) Project Management
9 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
10 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
11 1 (2.50%) Network Management
11 1 (2.50%) Time Management
11 1 (2.50%) Change Management
11 1 (2.50%) Network Security Management
11 1 (2.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Objective-C
1 16 (40.00%) C
1 16 (40.00%) Java
1 16 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) CISSP
2 20 (50.00%) CEH
2 20 (50.00%) CISMP
3 18 (45.00%) GPEN
3 18 (45.00%) OSCP
4 16 (40.00%) GIAC
5 13 (32.50%) CISM
6 2 (5.00%) CISA
6 2 (5.00%) CCNP
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.00%) GCIH
6 2 (5.00%) GWAPT
6 2 (5.00%) OSCE
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (72.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) XenApp
1 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
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