The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 159 181 146
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -35
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 93 48 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.52% 0.83% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 4.81% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 53 46 60
Average salary £39,500 £36,900 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.04% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £21,500 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £57,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Wireless
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1069 997 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.42% 17.22% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 894 772 908
Average salary £37,000 £38,800 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.63% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
Wiltshire +14 27 £40,000 +45.45% 7
Bristol +10 27 £32,500 -17.72% 6
Gloucestershire +4 23 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Somerset +13 8 £42,500 +1.55% 1
Devon -5 6 £32,500 -30.10% 2
Cornwall -14 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £45,000 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 81 (56.25%) Firewall
2 68 (47.22%) Cisco
3 61 (42.36%) Windows
4 52 (36.11%) VMware
5 50 (34.72%) Microsoft
6 45 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 35 (24.31%) VPN
9 35 (24.31%) CCNP
10 34 (23.61%) Active Directory
11 32 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 31 (21.53%) SAN
12 31 (21.53%) MS Office
13 30 (20.83%) WAN
13 30 (20.83%) Citrix
13 30 (20.83%) Security Cleared
14 29 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (19.44%) Hyper-V
16 26 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (18.06%) Juniper
16 26 (18.06%) MS Excel
17 25 (17.36%) LAN
17 25 (17.36%) Cisco ASA
18 24 (16.67%) Linux
19 23 (15.97%) CCNA
20 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
21 20 (13.89%) DNS
21 20 (13.89%) Degree

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 36 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (7.64%) Lync
6 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.39%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 31 (21.53%) MS Office
2 26 (18.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 81 (56.25%) Firewall
2 35 (24.31%) VPN
3 32 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 31 (21.53%) SAN
5 30 (20.83%) WAN
6 25 (17.36%) LAN
6 25 (17.36%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (13.89%) DNS
8 19 (13.19%) Unified Communications
9 16 (11.11%) VoIP
9 16 (11.11%) Network Security
9 16 (11.11%) VLAN
10 13 (9.03%) DHCP
11 11 (7.64%) MPLS
11 11 (7.64%) iSCSI
12 10 (6.94%) WLAN
13 8 (5.56%) NetScaler
14 7 (4.86%) Ethernet
14 7 (4.86%) HTTP
14 7 (4.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) WinDbg
1 11 (7.64%) GDB
General
1 11 (7.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.94%) Military
3 9 (6.25%) Finance
4 4 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.08%) Legal
6 2 (1.39%) Automotive
6 2 (1.39%) Avionics
7 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (16.67%) Consultant
2 22 (15.28%) Network Consultant
3 19 (13.19%) Network Engineer
4 13 (9.03%) Analyst
4 13 (9.03%) Architect
5 12 (8.33%) Network Architect
6 11 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) IT Support
8 7 (4.86%) Help Desk Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.86%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.86%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (4.86%) Team Leader
8 7 (4.86%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) Support Technician
9 6 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Senior Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Network Team Leader
10 5 (3.47%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) XMPP
2 2 (1.39%) JSON
2 2 (1.39%) COM
2 2 (1.39%) JSP
2 2 (1.39%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (6.25%) Clustering
3 8 (5.56%) PDA
4 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.08%) iPhone
5 3 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.39%) VHDL
6 2 (1.39%) Physics
6 2 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) Mechatronics
7 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.69%) iPad
7 1 (0.69%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 61 (42.36%) Windows
2 29 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (16.67%) Linux
4 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.39%) AIX
8 2 (1.39%) Solaris
8 2 (1.39%) UNIX
8 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.11%) ITIL
2 15 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (9.03%) Network Design
4 12 (8.33%) Cyber Security
5 11 (7.64%) Linux Kernel Development
5 11 (7.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (7.64%) Reverse Engineering
6 10 (6.94%) Information Security
7 8 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.86%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.17%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.47%) Time Management
10 5 (3.47%) Service Management
10 5 (3.47%) Network Management
10 5 (3.47%) Change Management
11 4 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (2.08%) High Availability
12 3 (2.08%) Embedded Software Development
12 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.19%) C
1 19 (13.19%) C++
2 16 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (2.78%) Python
4 3 (2.08%) Perl
5 2 (1.39%) AWK
5 2 (1.39%) Java
5 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (24.31%) CCNP
3 30 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 26 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (15.97%) CCNA
6 20 (13.89%) Degree
7 19 (13.19%) MCSE
8 18 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 14 (9.72%) DV Cleared
9 14 (9.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (5.56%) CCA
10 8 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.08%) CCSA
11 3 (2.08%) HP ASE
11 3 (2.08%) HP MASE
12 2 (1.39%) CCSP
12 2 (1.39%) MCITP
13 1 (0.69%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.69%) MCSA
13 1 (0.69%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) SLA
2 3 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 42 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (23.61%) Active Directory
3 28 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 19 (13.19%) XenDesktop
5 14 (9.72%) XenApp
6 11 (7.64%) VMware ESX
6 11 (7.64%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (5.56%) vSphere
9 4 (2.78%) XenServer
10 2 (1.39%) Firmware
10 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.39%) UAG
11 1 (0.69%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) SCCM
2 13 (9.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (9.03%) Backup Exec
3 11 (7.64%) SCOM
4 10 (6.94%) SCVMM
5 5 (3.47%) vMotion
6 3 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (47.22%) Cisco
2 52 (36.11%) VMware
3 50 (34.72%) Microsoft
4 30 (20.83%) Citrix
5 26 (18.06%) Juniper
6 17 (11.81%) HP
7 16 (11.11%) F5
8 13 (9.03%) Veeam
8 13 (9.03%) Symantec
9 11 (7.64%) Dell
10 10 (6.94%) Websense
11 8 (5.56%) CheckPoint
11 8 (5.56%) SonicWALL
12 7 (4.86%) Avaya
13 6 (4.17%) Nokia
14 5 (3.47%) Apple
14 5 (3.47%) ProCurve
14 5 (3.47%) Meraki
15 4 (2.78%) Polycom
15 4 (2.78%) Brocade
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