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 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 144 140 153
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 29 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.24% 4.56% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 2
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £47,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
465 329 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.43% 10.50% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 297 217 274
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £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 August 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 August 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
Glasgow -9 14 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Edinburgh 0 8 £50,000 - 2
Aberdeen +2 3 £27,500 -42.10%
North Lanarkshire -1 3 £31,000 +3.33%
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) VPN
3 18 (39.13%) Cisco
4 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 14 (30.43%) Firewall
5 11 (23.91%) Information Security
5 11 (23.91%) ITIL
6 10 (21.74%) LAN
6 10 (21.74%) WAN
6 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (21.74%) VMware
6 10 (21.74%) Network Security
6 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (19.57%) Information Security Management
7 9 (19.57%) Security Management
7 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
7 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
8 8 (17.39%) CISSP
8 8 (17.39%) BGP
8 8 (17.39%) SLA
8 8 (17.39%) DNS
8 8 (17.39%) Law
8 8 (17.39%) Legal
8 8 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (17.39%) CEH
8 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (17.39%) ISMS
8 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (15.22%) Degree
9 7 (15.22%) MCITP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) VPN
2 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 14 (30.43%) Firewall
3 10 (21.74%) LAN
3 10 (21.74%) WAN
3 10 (21.74%) Network Security
4 8 (17.39%) BGP
4 8 (17.39%) DNS
5 7 (15.22%) DHCP
5 7 (15.22%) OSPF
6 6 (13.04%) Ethernet
6 6 (13.04%) SNMP
6 6 (13.04%) ADSL
6 6 (13.04%) SHDSL
7 5 (10.87%) SAN
8 4 (8.70%) 3GPP
8 4 (8.70%) UMTS
8 4 (8.70%) RNC
8 4 (8.70%) HSPA
8 4 (8.70%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) GCC
1 1 (2.17%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (17.39%) Law
1 8 (17.39%) Legal
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Security Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Security Specialist
3 8 (17.39%) Information Security Specialist
3 8 (17.39%) Information Specialist
4 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Field Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) IT Support
5 5 (10.87%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Field Service Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) WAP
2 1 (2.17%) LAMP
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) iPhone
3 3 (6.52%) iPad
3 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) UNIX
5 2 (4.35%) Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) CentOS
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Information Security
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Information Security Management
2 9 (19.57%) Security Management
3 8 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (17.39%) ISMS
4 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.17%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL V2
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.17%) Process Management
7 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.39%) CISSP
2 8 (17.39%) CEH
3 7 (15.22%) Degree
3 7 (15.22%) MCITP
3 7 (15.22%) MCSE
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (15.22%) CCNA
4 4 (8.70%) MCSA
4 4 (8.70%) MCTS
5 3 (6.52%) CCNP
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
1 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (8.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Cisco
2 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Apple
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
5 5 (10.87%) HP
6 4 (8.70%) Symantec
6 4 (8.70%) EMC
6 4 (8.70%) Juniper
6 4 (8.70%) Veeam
6 4 (8.70%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.17%) F5
7 1 (2.17%) Splunk
7 1 (2.17%) Altera
7 1 (2.17%) Actel
7 1 (2.17%) Cadence
7 1 (2.17%) Xilinx
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
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