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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 129 137 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 26 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 0.70% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 6.22% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 29
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,550 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Wireless
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
380 370 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.32% 11.30% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 250 245 322
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Wireless
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Scotland

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Scotland

Wireless
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen +15 10 £37,500 +42.85% 1
Glasgow +14 8 £32,500 -13.33%
Stirling -4 4 - - 1
Edinburgh -10 2 £35,250 -23.78% 1
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Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (55.10%) Firewall
2 22 (44.90%) Cisco
3 18 (36.73%) Windows
3 18 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (32.65%) VPN
5 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
5 15 (30.61%) CCNA
6 14 (28.57%) MPLS
7 13 (26.53%) HP
7 13 (26.53%) SLA
7 13 (26.53%) Management Information System
7 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (24.49%) Information Security
8 12 (24.49%) VoIP
8 12 (24.49%) CCNP
9 11 (22.45%) Citrix
9 11 (22.45%) Service Delivery
9 11 (22.45%) Network Security
9 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
10 10 (20.41%) Network Management
10 10 (20.41%) SonicWALL
10 10 (20.41%) Network Design
10 10 (20.41%) Information Security Management
10 10 (20.41%) Security Management
10 10 (20.41%) Dell
10 10 (20.41%) Juniper
11 9 (18.37%) CISSP
11 9 (18.37%) ITIL
11 9 (18.37%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (55.10%) Firewall
2 16 (32.65%) VPN
3 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
4 14 (28.57%) MPLS
5 12 (24.49%) VoIP
6 11 (22.45%) Network Security
7 8 (16.33%) WAN
7 8 (16.33%) LAN
8 7 (14.29%) DNS
9 6 (12.24%) DHCP
10 5 (10.20%) Unified Communications
11 4 (8.16%) BGP
11 4 (8.16%) Ethernet
12 3 (6.12%) Internet
12 3 (6.12%) OSPF
12 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (4.08%) VLAN
13 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (2.04%) SHDSL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.04%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.04%) GCC
General
1 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
1 9 (18.37%) Law
1 9 (18.37%) Legal
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (2.04%) French Language
2 1 (2.04%) German Language
2 1 (2.04%) Japanese Language
2 1 (2.04%) Korean Language
2 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.04%) Thai Language
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Security Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Network Specialist
4 9 (18.37%) Security Specialist
4 9 (18.37%) Information Security Specialist
4 9 (18.37%) Information Specialist
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Network Specialist
6 5 (10.20%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Information Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Field Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) Flash
2 1 (2.04%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.20%) UNIX
5 4 (8.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Information Security
2 11 (22.45%) Service Delivery
2 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
3 10 (20.41%) Network Management
3 10 (20.41%) Information Security Management
3 10 (20.41%) Security Management
3 10 (20.41%) Network Design
4 9 (18.37%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (18.37%) ITIL
4 9 (18.37%) ISMS
5 8 (16.33%) Project Management
6 4 (8.16%) B2B
7 3 (6.12%) Validation
7 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.12%) Time Management
8 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.04%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) Perl
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (30.61%) CCNA
3 12 (24.49%) CCNP
4 9 (18.37%) CEH
4 9 (18.37%) CISSP
5 6 (12.24%) Degree
6 4 (8.16%) CCDP
7 3 (6.12%) PMP
7 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
7 3 (6.12%) CWNA
7 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.08%) MCSE
9 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) SLA
2 9 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Firmware
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Cisco
2 13 (26.53%) HP
3 11 (22.45%) Citrix
4 10 (20.41%) Juniper
4 10 (20.41%) Dell
4 10 (20.41%) SonicWALL
5 3 (6.12%) ProCurve
5 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 3 (6.12%) Aruba
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.12%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (6.12%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) BT
6 1 (2.04%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) Splunk
6 1 (2.04%) Cadence
6 1 (2.04%) Xilinx
6 1 (2.04%) Altera
6 1 (2.04%) Actel
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