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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 180 141 153
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +12
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 47 70 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 1.35% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.58% 8.21% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 39 63 59
Average salary £39,500 £39,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.63% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,000 £22,340
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £60,000 £53,000
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
1026 853 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.55% 16.48% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 880 694 952
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 18 £24,767 -58.72% 1
Devon -9 11 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Dorset -5 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Bristol -21 6 £57,000 +42.50% 4
Gloucestershire -10 5 £55,250 +97.32%
Somerset -23 3 £25,000 -47.36% 1
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (42.39%) Cisco
2 37 (40.22%) Firewall
3 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
4 29 (31.52%) Windows
5 24 (26.09%) Linux
5 24 (26.09%) C++
6 22 (23.91%) C
6 22 (23.91%) LAN
7 21 (22.83%) DNS
7 21 (22.83%) TCP/IP
7 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
8 18 (19.57%) WAN
9 17 (18.48%) VPN
9 17 (18.48%) DHCP
9 17 (18.48%) MS Exchange
10 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
10 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
11 15 (16.30%) HP
12 14 (15.22%) Ethernet
12 14 (15.22%) Network Design
12 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
13 13 (14.13%) Internet
13 13 (14.13%) Terminal Services
14 12 (13.04%) ITIL
14 12 (13.04%) TDD
15 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
15 11 (11.96%) OO

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (18.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.26%) Lync
3 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.78%) MS Office
3 5 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (40.22%) Firewall
2 22 (23.91%) LAN
3 21 (22.83%) DNS
3 21 (22.83%) TCP/IP
4 18 (19.57%) WAN
5 17 (18.48%) VPN
5 17 (18.48%) DHCP
6 14 (15.22%) Ethernet
7 13 (14.13%) Internet
8 9 (9.78%) LTE
8 9 (9.78%) Broadband
8 9 (9.78%) 4G
9 8 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (7.61%) WLAN
11 6 (6.52%) SAN
11 6 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (6.52%) Wireless Security
12 5 (5.43%) VLAN
12 5 (5.43%) NGN
12 5 (5.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.35%) GDB
2 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.35%) WinDbg
2 4 (4.35%) JIRA
2 4 (4.35%) Subversion
3 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.09%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.96%) Finance
3 9 (9.78%) Electronics
4 5 (5.43%) Marketing
4 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Military
6 1 (1.09%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (16.30%) Analyst
2 13 (14.13%) Architect
2 13 (14.13%) Software Engineer
3 11 (11.96%) Service Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) Network Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Network Architect
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Architect
6 7 (7.61%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Product Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Network Specialist
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) POSIX
2 2 (2.17%) Ajax
2 2 (2.17%) JSON
3 1 (1.09%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.09%) JPA
3 1 (1.09%) HTML5
3 1 (1.09%) RESTful
3 1 (1.09%) JMS
3 1 (1.09%) HTML
3 1 (1.09%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (10.87%) PDA
3 8 (8.70%) Firmware
4 7 (7.61%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.35%) Device Driver
5 4 (4.35%) iPhone
6 3 (3.26%) iPad
6 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) IVR
7 1 (1.09%) VHDL
7 1 (1.09%) Verilog
7 1 (1.09%) CCTV
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) Open Source
7 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Windows
2 24 (26.09%) Linux
3 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (9.78%) Windows XP
5 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.52%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (5.43%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.35%) VxWorks
10 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.17%) UNIX
10 2 (2.17%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.22%) Network Design
1 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (13.04%) ITIL
2 12 (13.04%) TDD
3 11 (11.96%) OO
4 9 (9.78%) UML
5 7 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (7.61%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (6.52%) Cyber Security
6 6 (6.52%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (6.52%) Security Testing
7 5 (5.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.43%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.35%) Product Management
9 3 (3.26%) Information Security
9 3 (3.26%) Multithreading
9 3 (3.26%) Software Architecture
9 3 (3.26%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) C++
2 22 (23.91%) C
3 8 (8.70%) Python
4 7 (7.61%) Perl
5 5 (5.43%) Java
6 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.35%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.26%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.26%) Embedded C++
7 3 (3.26%) SQL
7 3 (3.26%) VB
8 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.09%) AWK
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.78%) Degree
4 9 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.70%) CCNP
6 5 (5.43%) MCP
7 4 (4.35%) Postgraduate
7 4 (4.35%) MBA
7 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.26%) CCNA
8 3 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.17%) MCTS
10 1 (1.09%) CCIE
10 1 (1.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.13%) Terminal Services
3 8 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.61%) MetaFrame
5 6 (6.52%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.35%) UAG
8 3 (3.26%) vSphere
9 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.09%) Nmap
10 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.26%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.09%) Nessus
4 1 (1.09%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (42.39%) Cisco
2 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.30%) HP
4 11 (11.96%) Dell
4 11 (11.96%) Avaya
4 11 (11.96%) Apple
5 10 (10.87%) Citrix
5 10 (10.87%) SonicWALL
5 10 (10.87%) VMware
6 8 (8.70%) F5
6 8 (8.70%) Juniper
7 4 (4.35%) Siebel
8 3 (3.26%) Altiris
8 3 (3.26%) Sophos
8 3 (3.26%) Symantec
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle
9 2 (2.17%) Nokia
9 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.09%) Huawei
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