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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 174 185 148
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -37
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 71 46 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.19% 0.76% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.46% 4.61% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 54 38 57
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1099 997 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.39% 16.52% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 960 867 673
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Gloucestershire +8 21 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Wiltshire -9 15 £40,500 +63.52% 3
Dorset +16 14 £32,500 +23.80%
Bristol -5 11 £32,500 -46.72% 5
Devon -11 3 £33,250 -21.76% 6
Somerset 0 2 £42,500 +70.00%
Cornwall - 2 £23,500 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 75 (49.02%) Firewall
2 61 (39.87%) Cisco
3 60 (39.22%) Windows
3 60 (39.22%) VMware
4 52 (33.99%) LAN
4 52 (33.99%) Microsoft
5 51 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (32.03%) WAN
7 43 (28.10%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 35 (22.88%) Juniper
10 34 (22.22%) Linux
11 30 (19.61%) CCNA
12 29 (18.95%) TCP/IP
12 29 (18.95%) VPN
13 28 (18.30%) SAN
13 28 (18.30%) Security Cleared
13 28 (18.30%) SonicWALL
14 25 (16.34%) Degree
14 25 (16.34%) C
14 25 (16.34%) C++
15 24 (15.69%) Data Centre
16 23 (15.03%) CCNP
16 23 (15.03%) Active Directory
16 23 (15.03%) Hyper-V
17 22 (14.38%) MS Exchange
18 21 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (13.73%) DV Cleared
19 19 (12.42%) MPLS

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (14.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.61%) IIS
5 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.61%) Lync
6 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.31%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 36 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.23%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 75 (49.02%) Firewall
2 52 (33.99%) LAN
3 49 (32.03%) WAN
4 29 (18.95%) TCP/IP
4 29 (18.95%) VPN
5 28 (18.30%) SAN
6 19 (12.42%) MPLS
6 19 (12.42%) Network Security
7 18 (11.76%) WLAN
8 15 (9.80%) DNS
8 15 (9.80%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (9.15%) iSCSI
10 9 (5.88%) DHCP
10 9 (5.88%) Ethernet
11 8 (5.23%) VLAN
12 7 (4.58%) VoIP
13 6 (3.92%) Unified Communications
13 6 (3.92%) FCoE
13 6 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (3.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (7.19%) WinDbg
1 11 (7.19%) GDB
2 7 (4.58%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (9.15%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.19%) Military
3 9 (5.88%) Legal
4 8 (5.23%) Electronics
5 7 (4.58%) Finance
6 3 (1.96%) Back Office
6 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.96%) Advertising
7 2 (1.31%) Automotive
7 2 (1.31%) Marketing
7 2 (1.31%) Avionics
8 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (21.57%) Network Engineer
2 29 (18.95%) Analyst
3 20 (13.07%) Consultant
4 16 (10.46%) Support Analyst
4 16 (10.46%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (9.15%) Network Consultant
6 13 (8.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (7.84%) Team Leader
8 11 (7.19%) Senior Support Analyst
8 11 (7.19%) Network Team Leader
9 8 (5.23%) IT Support
10 7 (4.58%) Forensic Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) Electronics Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) Systems Support Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) Senior Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.31%) JSP
1 2 (1.31%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.65%) Middleware
2 1 (0.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.15%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.92%) Clustering
4 4 (2.61%) Replication
4 4 (2.61%) iPhone
5 3 (1.96%) Mechatronics
5 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.96%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.96%) VHDL
5 3 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.31%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.31%) PDA
6 2 (1.31%) Handset
6 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.31%) Physics
6 2 (1.31%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 60 (39.22%) Windows
2 34 (22.22%) Linux
3 21 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (10.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.88%) UNIX
6 5 (3.27%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.61%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.65%) AIX
9 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
2 15 (9.80%) Information Security
3 13 (8.50%) Cyber Security
4 12 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (7.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (7.19%) ITIL
5 11 (7.19%) Linux Kernel Development
6 9 (5.88%) SDLC
6 9 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.58%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (3.27%) Network Design
8 5 (3.27%) Time Management
8 5 (3.27%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.27%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.27%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.27%) Validation
9 4 (2.61%) Change Management
10 3 (1.96%) Data Security
10 3 (1.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.34%) C
1 25 (16.34%) C++
2 12 (7.84%) SQL
3 9 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (28.10%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (19.61%) CCNA
3 28 (18.30%) Security Cleared
4 25 (16.34%) Degree
5 23 (15.03%) CCNP
6 21 (13.73%) DV Cleared
7 19 (12.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (9.15%) MCSE
9 9 (5.88%) SC Cleared
9 9 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (5.23%) CEH
11 7 (4.58%) GIAC
11 7 (4.58%) GCFA
11 7 (4.58%) EnCE
11 7 (4.58%) GPEN
12 4 (2.61%) HND
12 4 (2.61%) CCIE
13 3 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.96%) HP ASE
13 3 (1.96%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (15.03%) Hyper-V
2 23 (15.03%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.54%) vSphere
4 9 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.61%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.61%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.96%) Firmware
6 3 (1.96%) XenApp
6 3 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.65%) Postfix
8 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) SCCM
2 6 (3.92%) SCOM
3 4 (2.61%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.96%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.31%) vMotion
5 2 (1.31%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.65%) WSUS
6 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 61 (39.87%) Cisco
2 60 (39.22%) VMware
3 52 (33.99%) Microsoft
4 35 (22.88%) Juniper
5 28 (18.30%) SonicWALL
6 19 (12.42%) HP
7 17 (11.11%) Citrix
8 14 (9.15%) Dell
9 9 (5.88%) F5
10 8 (5.23%) ProCurve
11 7 (4.58%) Veeam
12 6 (3.92%) IronPort
12 6 (3.92%) CheckPoint
12 6 (3.92%) Meraki
13 5 (3.27%) Avaya
14 3 (1.96%) Symantec
14 3 (1.96%) 3Com
14 3 (1.96%) Apple
14 3 (1.96%) Tripwire
14 3 (1.96%) Sourcefire
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