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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 197 143 152
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +9
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 44 70 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 1.38% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 8.35% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 36 62 60
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 £23,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
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
1012 838 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.40% 16.53% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 874 657 1011
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 22 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 22 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 -2 20 £24,767 -50.46% 1
Bristol -22 11 £57,000 +42.50% 7
Gloucestershire -15 5 - - 6
Dorset -3 4 £26,250 -34.37%
Somerset -21 4 £25,000 -55.55%
Devon -22 3 £42,500 -17.07%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 (46.74%) Firewall
2 42 (45.65%) Cisco
3 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 32 (34.78%) Windows
4 23 (25.00%) Linux
4 23 (25.00%) LAN
5 22 (23.91%) WAN
5 22 (23.91%) TCP/IP
6 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
6 21 (22.83%) C
6 21 (22.83%) C++
7 20 (21.74%) ITIL
7 20 (21.74%) MS Exchange
7 20 (21.74%) DNS
8 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
9 18 (19.57%) VPN
10 17 (18.48%) HP
11 16 (17.39%) DHCP
11 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
12 15 (16.30%) VMware
12 15 (16.30%) Network Design
13 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (15.22%) Finance
13 14 (15.22%) Ethernet
14 13 (14.13%) Dell
14 13 (14.13%) Avaya
14 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
14 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2003

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (6.52%) Lync
4 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.96%) MS Office
3 3 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (46.74%) Firewall
2 23 (25.00%) LAN
3 22 (23.91%) WAN
3 22 (23.91%) TCP/IP
4 20 (21.74%) DNS
5 18 (19.57%) VPN
6 16 (17.39%) DHCP
7 14 (15.22%) Ethernet
8 11 (11.96%) Internet
9 8 (8.70%) SAN
10 7 (7.61%) Broadband
10 7 (7.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (6.52%) NAS
11 6 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (6.52%) IP Telephony
11 6 (6.52%) WLAN
11 6 (6.52%) MPLS
12 5 (5.43%) LTE
12 5 (5.43%) Network Security
12 5 (5.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) GDB
1 5 (5.43%) WinDbg
2 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.17%) JIRA
3 2 (2.17%) Subversion
3 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.09%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.87%) Electronics
4 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.35%) Marketing
6 3 (3.26%) Military
7 1 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Advertising
7 1 (1.09%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 16 (17.39%) Architect
2 15 (16.30%) Analyst
3 11 (11.96%) Service Analyst
3 11 (11.96%) Network Engineer
3 11 (11.96%) Network Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Software Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Senior Network Architect
5 9 (9.78%) Senior Architect
6 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Network Specialist
7 5 (5.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.26%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) POSIX
2 2 (2.17%) JSON
2 2 (2.17%) Ajax
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) JMS
3 1 (1.09%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) XML
3 1 (1.09%) RESTful
3 1 (1.09%) JPA
3 1 (1.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Embedded Systems
1 10 (10.87%) PDA
2 8 (8.70%) Firmware
2 8 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) iPhone
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) iPad
6 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.17%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.17%) VHDL
6 2 (2.17%) Verilog
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.09%) CCTV
7 1 (1.09%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.09%) Replication
7 1 (1.09%) Clustering
7 1 (1.09%) IVR
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.78%) Windows
2 23 (25.00%) Linux
3 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 4 (4.35%) VxWorks
7 2 (2.17%) UNIX
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.74%) ITIL
2 15 (16.30%) Network Design
3 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.87%) TDD
4 10 (10.87%) UML
5 9 (9.78%) OO
5 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (7.61%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (7.61%) Cyber Security
7 7 (7.61%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.43%) Information Security
9 5 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.35%) Security Testing
11 3 (3.26%) Service Management
11 3 (3.26%) CAD
11 3 (3.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) C
1 21 (22.83%) C++
2 6 (6.52%) Python
3 5 (5.43%) Perl
3 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.35%) VB
5 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.26%) SQL
5 3 (3.26%) Embedded C
5 3 (3.26%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.17%) Assembly Language
6 2 (2.17%) Java
6 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.09%) AWK
Qualifications
1 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.70%) Degree
5 8 (8.70%) CCNP
6 5 (5.43%) CCNA
7 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.35%) MCP
8 3 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.17%) MBA
9 2 (2.17%) MCITP
9 2 (2.17%) Postgraduate
10 1 (1.09%) MCSE
10 1 (1.09%) CCDP
10 1 (1.09%) CCSE
10 1 (1.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.04%) Terminal Services
4 7 (7.61%) MetaFrame
5 6 (6.52%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.35%) UAG
6 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.17%) vSphere
8 1 (1.09%) Nmap
8 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.09%) XenApp
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.43%) SCCM
2 5 (5.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.17%) SCOM
4 2 (2.17%) WSUS
4 2 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.09%) WebInspect
5 1 (1.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 42 (45.65%) Cisco
2 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 17 (18.48%) HP
4 15 (16.30%) VMware
5 13 (14.13%) Dell
5 13 (14.13%) Avaya
6 12 (13.04%) Juniper
7 11 (11.96%) SonicWALL
7 11 (11.96%) F5
8 10 (10.87%) Citrix
8 10 (10.87%) Apple
9 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.35%) Altiris
10 4 (4.35%) Symantec
10 4 (4.35%) Sophos
11 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.17%) EMC
11 2 (2.17%) Siebel
12 1 (1.09%) Oracle
12 1 (1.09%) SAP
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ATOS - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Atos
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + 10K+ benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago