The first table below looks at the demand for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 177 133 142
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +9
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 47 79 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 1.51% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.53% 9.38% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 72 70
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1038 842 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.88% 16.14% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 874 698 922
Average salary £35,000 £38,472 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.02% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wireless
England

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Wireless
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Wireless Salary Trend in the South West

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Wireless Salary Histogram in the South West

Wireless
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Wiltshire +1 15 £25,000 -58.33% 2
Devon -7 11 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Bristol -22 10 £53,500 +33.75% 4
Dorset -5 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Somerset -25 4 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Gloucestershire -15 3 £55,250 +57.85% 3
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 42 (44.68%) Cisco
2 37 (39.36%) Firewall
3 32 (34.04%) Microsoft
4 30 (31.91%) Windows
5 26 (27.66%) LAN
6 24 (25.53%) TCP/IP
7 23 (24.47%) Linux
8 22 (23.40%) WAN
9 21 (22.34%) C++
10 20 (21.28%) MS Excel
10 20 (21.28%) DNS
10 20 (21.28%) Active Directory
11 19 (20.21%) C
11 19 (20.21%) Telecoms
12 18 (19.15%) VPN
13 16 (17.02%) Ethernet
13 16 (17.02%) MS Exchange
13 16 (17.02%) HP
13 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
14 15 (15.96%) ITIL
15 14 (14.89%) DHCP
16 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (13.83%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
16 13 (13.83%) Network Design
16 13 (13.83%) Software Engineering
17 12 (12.77%) TDD
17 12 (12.77%) CCNP
17 12 (12.77%) Citrix
18 11 (11.70%) Finance

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 16 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.19%) Lync
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.51%) MS Office
3 5 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (39.36%) Firewall
2 26 (27.66%) LAN
3 24 (25.53%) TCP/IP
4 22 (23.40%) WAN
5 20 (21.28%) DNS
6 18 (19.15%) VPN
7 16 (17.02%) Ethernet
8 14 (14.89%) DHCP
9 10 (10.64%) Internet
10 9 (9.57%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (9.57%) LTE
10 9 (9.57%) 4G
11 8 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (8.51%) Broadband
12 7 (7.45%) WLAN
13 6 (6.38%) Wireless Security
14 5 (5.32%) SAN
14 5 (5.32%) MPLS
14 5 (5.32%) 3G
14 5 (5.32%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) MySQL
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.26%) Subversion
2 4 (4.26%) JIRA
2 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.13%) GDB
4 2 (2.13%) WinDbg
5 1 (1.06%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (20.21%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.70%) Finance
3 9 (9.57%) Electronics
4 6 (6.38%) Marketing
5 5 (5.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.13%) Advertising
6 2 (2.13%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 14 (14.89%) Analyst
2 13 (13.83%) Software Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Architect
4 10 (10.64%) Network Architect
4 10 (10.64%) Service Analyst
5 9 (9.57%) Network Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Product Manager
7 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Network Architect
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Technical Support
8 5 (5.32%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.26%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.19%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) POSIX
2 1 (1.06%) JMS
2 1 (1.06%) Flash
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
2 1 (1.06%) Web Services
2 1 (1.06%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.06%) JSON
2 1 (1.06%) JPA
2 1 (1.06%) HTML5
2 1 (1.06%) RESTful
2 1 (1.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (9.57%) PDA
3 8 (8.51%) Firmware
4 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.26%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.13%) Clustering
7 2 (2.13%) NHS
8 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.06%) iPhone
8 1 (1.06%) Open Source
8 1 (1.06%) VHDL
8 1 (1.06%) Verilog
8 1 (1.06%) IVR
8 1 (1.06%) CCTV
8 1 (1.06%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.91%) Windows
2 23 (24.47%) Linux
3 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (9.57%) Windows XP
5 8 (8.51%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.38%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (5.32%) Mac OS X
7 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.26%) VxWorks
9 3 (3.19%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.13%) UNIX
11 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.96%) ITIL
2 13 (13.83%) Network Design
2 13 (13.83%) Software Engineering
3 12 (12.77%) TDD
4 11 (11.70%) OO
5 8 (8.51%) UML
6 6 (6.38%) Security Testing
6 6 (6.38%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.32%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (5.32%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.26%) Cyber Security
8 4 (4.26%) Validation
8 4 (4.26%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (4.26%) Product Management
9 3 (3.19%) Service Management
9 3 (3.19%) CRM
9 3 (3.19%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.19%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.34%) C++
2 19 (20.21%) C
3 7 (7.45%) Python
4 6 (6.38%) Perl
5 5 (5.32%) Java
6 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.19%) Assembly Language
6 3 (3.19%) Embedded C
6 3 (3.19%) SQL
7 2 (2.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.06%) PHP
8 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.83%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.77%) CCNP
4 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (11.70%) Degree
5 6 (6.38%) CCNA
6 5 (5.32%) MCP
7 4 (4.26%) MBA
7 4 (4.26%) Postgraduate
8 3 (3.19%) MCSE
8 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.13%) MCTS
9 2 (2.13%) CCIE
10 1 (1.06%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.64%) Terminal Services
3 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.38%) MetaFrame
4 4 (4.26%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.26%) vSphere
5 3 (3.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.19%) UAG
5 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.06%) XenApp
6 1 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.06%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.13%) Cacti
2 2 (2.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.13%) Nagios
2 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.06%) WSUS
3 1 (1.06%) Nessus
3 1 (1.06%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 42 (44.68%) Cisco
2 32 (34.04%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.02%) HP
4 12 (12.77%) Citrix
5 11 (11.70%) Dell
6 10 (10.64%) Avaya
6 10 (10.64%) Juniper
6 10 (10.64%) Apple
7 9 (9.57%) SonicWALL
7 9 (9.57%) F5
8 8 (8.51%) VMware
9 4 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.26%) Siebel
10 3 (3.19%) Oracle
11 2 (2.13%) Meru Networks
11 2 (2.13%) Ericsson
11 2 (2.13%) Nokia
11 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.13%) Symantec
12 1 (1.06%) BT
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cornwall
Roc Search
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Badminton, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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