The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 46 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 9 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.62% 2.35% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.52% 8.08% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 4
Average salary £57,250 £31,666 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.79% -23.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Wireless
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 99 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.91% 29.03% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 49 97 103
Average salary £57,000 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,331 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Wireless
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Luton

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Luton region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Luton

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 9 (90.00%) VoIP
2 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) SS7
4 6 (60.00%) Project Management
4 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (60.00%) SMS
4 6 (60.00%) 3GPP
4 6 (60.00%) Network Architecture
4 6 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (60.00%) 4G
5 5 (50.00%) LTE
5 5 (50.00%) UMTS
5 5 (50.00%) GSM
5 5 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (50.00%) Performance Management
5 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
8 2 (20.00%) SMTP
8 2 (20.00%) DHCP
8 2 (20.00%) ISDN
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) IIS
8 2 (20.00%) MS Office
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) Lotus Domino

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) VoIP
2 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) SMS
4 6 (60.00%) 3GPP
4 6 (60.00%) SS7
4 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (60.00%) 4G
4 6 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (50.00%) LTE
5 5 (50.00%) UMTS
5 5 (50.00%) GSM
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) SMTP
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) ISDN
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
1 6 (60.00%) Network Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (20.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas
2 2 (20.00%) Lotus
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 2 (20.00%) Websense
2 2 (20.00%) BT
2 2 (20.00%) 3Com
2 2 (20.00%) Brocade
2 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (20.00%) Aruba
2 2 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) VMware