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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 182 139 154
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +15
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 47 71 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 1.39% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.73% 8.31% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 38 63 58
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
993 854 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.16% 16.67% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 866 689 960
Average salary £34,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 19 £24,534 -59.11% 2
Dorset 0 8 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Bristol -20 8 £57,000 +42.50% 4
Devon -8 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Gloucestershire -8 4 £42,500 +66.66% 2
Somerset -20 4 £25,000 -47.36%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 43 (45.26%) Firewall
2 41 (43.16%) Cisco
3 32 (33.68%) Microsoft
3 32 (33.68%) Windows
4 25 (26.32%) Linux
5 24 (25.26%) C++
6 23 (24.21%) Active Directory
6 23 (24.21%) TCP/IP
7 22 (23.16%) DNS
7 22 (23.16%) LAN
7 22 (23.16%) C
8 20 (21.05%) MS Exchange
8 20 (21.05%) WAN
9 17 (17.89%) VPN
9 17 (17.89%) DHCP
9 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (17.89%) Security Cleared
10 16 (16.84%) Telecoms
10 16 (16.84%) HP
11 15 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 15 (15.79%) ITIL
11 15 (15.79%) Network Design
12 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
12 14 (14.74%) Ethernet
13 13 (13.68%) Internet
13 13 (13.68%) Terminal Services
13 13 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (12.63%) TDD
14 12 (12.63%) VMware
14 12 (12.63%) SC Cleared

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 20 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.21%) Lync
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.05%) IIS
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.58%) MS Office
3 4 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (45.26%) Firewall
2 23 (24.21%) TCP/IP
3 22 (23.16%) DNS
3 22 (23.16%) LAN
4 20 (21.05%) WAN
5 17 (17.89%) VPN
5 17 (17.89%) DHCP
6 14 (14.74%) Ethernet
7 13 (13.68%) Internet
8 9 (9.47%) LTE
8 9 (9.47%) 4G
9 8 (8.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (8.42%) Broadband
10 7 (7.37%) WLAN
10 7 (7.37%) SAN
11 6 (6.32%) IP Telephony
11 6 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (6.32%) VLAN
11 6 (6.32%) Network Security
12 5 (5.26%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.21%) WinDbg
2 4 (4.21%) GDB
2 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.21%) Subversion
2 4 (4.21%) JIRA
3 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.05%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (16.84%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.63%) Finance
3 9 (9.47%) Electronics
4 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.21%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Military
6 2 (2.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.05%) Advertising
7 1 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 15 (15.79%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Architect
3 13 (13.68%) Software Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Service Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Network Architect
5 10 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Senior Network Architect
6 8 (8.42%) Senior Architect
7 7 (7.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Technical Support
8 5 (5.26%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.21%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.16%) Support Technician
10 3 (3.16%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) POSIX
2 2 (2.11%) Ajax
2 2 (2.11%) JSON
3 1 (1.05%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.05%) JPA
3 1 (1.05%) RESTful
3 1 (1.05%) HTML5
3 1 (1.05%) HTML
3 1 (1.05%) .NET
3 1 (1.05%) Web Services
3 1 (1.05%) XML
3 1 (1.05%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (10.53%) PDA
3 8 (8.42%) Firmware
3 8 (8.42%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.21%) Device Driver
4 4 (4.21%) iPhone
5 3 (3.16%) iPad
5 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.05%) Open Source
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.05%) CCTV
7 1 (1.05%) VHDL
7 1 (1.05%) Verilog
7 1 (1.05%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 32 (33.68%) Windows
2 25 (26.32%) Linux
3 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.42%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.32%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (5.26%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.21%) VxWorks
10 2 (2.11%) UNIX
10 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.79%) ITIL
1 15 (15.79%) Network Design
2 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
3 12 (12.63%) TDD
4 11 (11.58%) OO
5 9 (9.47%) UML
6 8 (8.42%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (7.37%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.32%) Cyber Security
8 6 (6.32%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (5.26%) Security Testing
9 5 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.21%) Information Security
10 4 (4.21%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (3.16%) Software Architecture
11 3 (3.16%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (3.16%) Product Management
11 3 (3.16%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.26%) C++
2 22 (23.16%) C
3 8 (8.42%) Python
4 7 (7.37%) Perl
5 5 (5.26%) Java
5 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.21%) VB
6 4 (4.21%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.16%) Embedded C++
7 3 (3.16%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.16%) SQL
8 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.05%) PHP
9 1 (1.05%) AWK
Qualifications
1 17 (17.89%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (9.47%) CCNP
5 9 (9.47%) Degree
6 5 (5.26%) CCNA
6 5 (5.26%) MCP
7 3 (3.16%) Postgraduate
7 3 (3.16%) MBA
7 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.11%) MCTS
9 1 (1.05%) MCSE
9 1 (1.05%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (24.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.68%) Terminal Services
3 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.37%) MetaFrame
4 7 (7.37%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.21%) UAG
7 3 (3.16%) vSphere
8 2 (2.11%) XenApp
9 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.05%) Nmap
9 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 5 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.16%) SCCM
2 3 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.11%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.05%) Nessus
4 1 (1.05%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (43.16%) Cisco
2 32 (33.68%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.84%) HP
4 12 (12.63%) Dell
4 12 (12.63%) VMware
5 11 (11.58%) Apple
5 11 (11.58%) SonicWALL
5 11 (11.58%) Avaya
6 10 (10.53%) Citrix
7 9 (9.47%) Juniper
7 9 (9.47%) F5
8 4 (4.21%) Symantec
8 4 (4.21%) Sophos
8 4 (4.21%) Altiris
9 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.16%) Siebel
10 2 (2.11%) Nokia
10 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.05%) Meru Networks
11 1 (1.05%) IronPort
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