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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 122 154 134
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -20
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 34 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 0.55% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.54% 5.01% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 18
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,100 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
398 439 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.72% 10.95% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 261 332 243
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,516 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 +22 17 £57,500 +43.75%
Edinburgh +12 10 £32,500 +17.54%
Aberdeen +24 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Fife - 3 £37,500 -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 43 (56.58%) Cisco
2 40 (52.63%) Firewall
3 37 (48.68%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (46.05%) CCNA
5 32 (42.11%) MPLS
6 31 (40.79%) Windows
7 28 (36.84%) WAN
8 26 (34.21%) LAN
9 25 (32.89%) SLA
10 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (28.95%) Service Delivery
12 21 (27.63%) HP
12 21 (27.63%) VoIP
13 19 (25.00%) Citrix
13 19 (25.00%) Telecoms
14 18 (23.68%) VPN
15 17 (22.37%) CCNP
15 17 (22.37%) CheckPoint
15 17 (22.37%) DHCP
16 16 (21.05%) Network Management
16 16 (21.05%) SolarWinds
16 16 (21.05%) Network Security
16 16 (21.05%) Network Design
17 15 (19.74%) SonicWALL
17 15 (19.74%) Mentoring
17 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
17 15 (19.74%) Juniper
17 15 (19.74%) Dell
18 14 (18.42%) Degree

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.32%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (52.63%) Firewall
2 32 (42.11%) MPLS
3 28 (36.84%) WAN
4 26 (34.21%) LAN
5 21 (27.63%) VoIP
6 18 (23.68%) VPN
7 17 (22.37%) DHCP
8 16 (21.05%) Network Security
9 12 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (14.47%) SSL
11 10 (13.16%) EIGRP
11 10 (13.16%) TACACS
11 10 (13.16%) HSRP
11 10 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (11.84%) IP Telephony
12 9 (11.84%) WiMAX
13 8 (10.53%) LTE
13 8 (10.53%) WLAN
14 7 (9.21%) GSM
14 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) MySQL
General
1 19 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (17.11%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Law
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.32%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) German Language
4 1 (1.32%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.32%) Korean Language
4 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.32%) Thai Language
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.47%) Network Specialist
3 10 (13.16%) Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Senior Network Specialist
4 8 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Network Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) RAN Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Network Security Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Senior RAN Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Security Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Network Support
7 5 (6.58%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) IT Support
8 4 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) VHDL
3 1 (1.32%) Verilog
3 1 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.32%) Streaming Media
3 1 (1.32%) PMI
3 1 (1.32%) ASIC
3 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (40.79%) Windows
2 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (10.53%) Linux
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.95%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.63%) UNIX
7 1 (1.32%) Android
7 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
7 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Service Delivery
2 16 (21.05%) Network Design
2 16 (21.05%) Network Management
3 15 (19.74%) Mentoring
4 8 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (10.53%) Project Management
5 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.26%) B2B
5 4 (5.26%) Validation
5 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (3.95%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.63%) ITIL
8 1 (1.32%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.32%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.32%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.32%) Time Management
8 1 (1.32%) Product Management
8 1 (1.32%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) Perl
2 4 (5.26%) PHP
2 4 (5.26%) SQL
3 2 (2.63%) C
3 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.32%) C++
4 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (48.68%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (46.05%) CCNA
3 17 (22.37%) CCNP
4 14 (18.42%) Degree
5 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 4 (5.26%) CWNA
7 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.95%) PMP
8 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.32%) CCDP
8 1 (1.32%) HND
8 1 (1.32%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (32.89%) SLA
2 7 (9.21%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.89%) vSphere
2 5 (6.58%) Firmware
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) XenApp
3 1 (1.32%) XenServer
3 1 (1.32%) pfSense
3 1 (1.32%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Cisco
2 21 (27.63%) HP
3 19 (25.00%) Citrix
4 17 (22.37%) CheckPoint
5 16 (21.05%) SolarWinds
6 15 (19.74%) SonicWALL
6 15 (19.74%) Dell
6 15 (19.74%) Juniper
7 13 (17.11%) F5
8 11 (14.47%) McAfee
9 10 (13.16%) VMware
9 10 (13.16%) Fortinet
9 10 (13.16%) Riverbed
10 8 (10.53%) Mitel
11 7 (9.21%) Nortel
11 7 (9.21%) Ericsson
11 7 (9.21%) Nokia
12 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
12 4 (5.26%) ProCurve
12 4 (5.26%) Ruckus Wireless