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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 150 152 114
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -38
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 13 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.42% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.02% 3.87% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 22
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
431 362 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.36% 10.88% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 289 241 292
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £52,300 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +18 8 £37,500 +42.85% 4
Glasgow +6 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Edinburgh -7 1 £25,500 -40.00% 1
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (52.38%) Firewall
2 21 (50.00%) Windows
3 18 (42.86%) Cisco
4 15 (35.71%) VPN
5 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (28.57%) Information Security
6 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
7 11 (26.19%) Citrix
7 11 (26.19%) Network Security
8 10 (23.81%) ITIL
8 10 (23.81%) Information Security Management
8 10 (23.81%) Security Management
8 10 (23.81%) Management Information System
8 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
9 9 (21.43%) Juniper
9 9 (21.43%) CISSP
9 9 (21.43%) HP
9 9 (21.43%) CCNP
9 9 (21.43%) CCNA
9 9 (21.43%) SLA
9 9 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (21.43%) ISMS
9 9 (21.43%) Law
9 9 (21.43%) Legal
9 9 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (21.43%) CEH
10 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 8 (19.05%) MPLS

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) Firewall
2 15 (35.71%) VPN
3 11 (26.19%) Network Security
3 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
4 8 (19.05%) MPLS
5 7 (16.67%) LAN
5 7 (16.67%) VoIP
5 7 (16.67%) WAN
6 6 (14.29%) DNS
7 5 (11.90%) DHCP
8 3 (7.14%) SAN
8 3 (7.14%) BGP
8 3 (7.14%) Unified Communications
8 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (4.76%) Internet
9 2 (4.76%) OSPF
10 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
10 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.38%) SSH
10 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.38%) GCC
General
1 9 (21.43%) Law
1 9 (21.43%) Legal
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Security Specialist
3 9 (21.43%) Information Security Specialist
3 9 (21.43%) Information Specialist
4 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) IT Support
5 6 (14.29%) Network Specialist
6 5 (11.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Sales Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Information Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) iPhone
2 3 (7.14%) iPad
2 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Information Security
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Information Security Management
2 10 (23.81%) Security Management
2 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 9 (21.43%) ISMS
3 9 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 6 (14.29%) Network Design
5 6 (14.29%) Network Management
6 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) B2B
7 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.76%) Time Management
8 1 (2.38%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL V2
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.38%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.43%) CEH
2 9 (21.43%) CCNP
2 9 (21.43%) CCNA
2 9 (21.43%) CISSP
3 7 (16.67%) MCSE
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (14.29%) MCITP
5 4 (9.52%) CCDP
6 3 (7.14%) MCSA
6 3 (7.14%) MCTS
7 2 (4.76%) Degree
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) SLA
1 9 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco
2 11 (26.19%) Citrix
3 9 (21.43%) Juniper
3 9 (21.43%) HP
4 7 (16.67%) VMware
5 6 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 6 (14.29%) Dell
6 5 (11.90%) Apple
7 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.14%) EMC
8 3 (7.14%) Veeam
8 3 (7.14%) Symantec
8 3 (7.14%) Meru Networks
9 1 (2.38%) BT
9 1 (2.38%) Cadence
9 1 (2.38%) Xilinx
9 1 (2.38%) Altera
9 1 (2.38%) Actel
9 1 (2.38%) F5
9 1 (2.38%) Splunk
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