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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 170 185 139
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -46
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 71 50 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 0.82% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.85% 4.87% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 60 43 67
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,400 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
1213 1026 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.23% 16.83% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 814 731
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -4 23 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Somerset +25 16 £42,500 +70.00%
Gloucestershire +10 16 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Bristol -15 15 £31,500 -21.25% 3
Dorset +10 8 £32,500 -23.52%
Devon -18 2 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 82 (53.59%) Firewall
2 76 (49.67%) Windows
3 67 (43.79%) Cisco
4 63 (41.18%) VMware
5 54 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 53 (34.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 47 (30.72%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (30.07%) LAN
9 45 (29.41%) WAN
10 36 (23.53%) VPN
11 35 (22.88%) SAN
11 35 (22.88%) MS Excel
12 33 (21.57%) TCP/IP
13 32 (20.92%) CCNA
13 32 (20.92%) Linux
13 32 (20.92%) MS Exchange
14 30 (19.61%) Active Directory
14 30 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (18.95%) Hyper-V
15 29 (18.95%) Juniper
16 28 (18.30%) MS Office
16 28 (18.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (18.30%) Security Cleared
17 27 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (17.65%) CCNP
18 26 (16.99%) Citrix
19 24 (15.69%) C
19 24 (15.69%) Degree
20 23 (15.03%) C++
20 23 (15.03%) MCSE

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (20.92%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.58%) Lync
5 5 (3.27%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.31%) IIS
7 2 (1.31%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 2 (1.31%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.31%) WorkSite
Applications
1 35 (22.88%) MS Excel
2 28 (18.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.54%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 82 (53.59%) Firewall
2 46 (30.07%) LAN
3 45 (29.41%) WAN
4 36 (23.53%) VPN
5 35 (22.88%) SAN
6 33 (21.57%) TCP/IP
7 20 (13.07%) Network Security
8 19 (12.42%) WLAN
9 18 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (9.80%) MPLS
11 14 (9.15%) VLAN
12 13 (8.50%) iSCSI
13 12 (7.84%) DNS
13 12 (7.84%) DHCP
14 11 (7.19%) Unified Communications
15 10 (6.54%) VoIP
16 9 (5.88%) Ethernet
17 8 (5.23%) NetScaler
18 7 (4.58%) Broadband
19 5 (3.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (9.80%) WinDbg
1 15 (9.80%) GDB
2 1 (0.65%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (10.46%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.80%) Military
3 7 (4.58%) Finance
4 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.96%) Electronics
5 3 (1.96%) Legal
6 2 (1.31%) Avionics
6 2 (1.31%) Back Office
6 2 (1.31%) Advertising
6 2 (1.31%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 25 (16.34%) Analyst
3 17 (11.11%) Consultant
3 17 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 15 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (9.15%) Network Consultant
6 12 (7.84%) Team Leader
6 12 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (7.84%) IT Support
7 11 (7.19%) Senior Support Analyst
7 11 (7.19%) Network Team Leader
8 9 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Architect
9 8 (5.23%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Systems Support
10 6 (3.92%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.31%) COM
1 2 (1.31%) JSP
1 2 (1.31%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.65%) Ajax
2 1 (0.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.15%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (6.54%) Clustering
4 7 (4.58%) PDA
5 5 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.61%) iPhone
6 4 (2.61%) Replication
7 3 (1.96%) VHDL
7 3 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.96%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.96%) Mechatronics
7 3 (1.96%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.31%) Physics
8 2 (1.31%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.65%) iPad
9 1 (0.65%) Handset
9 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (49.67%) Windows
2 32 (20.92%) Linux
3 30 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (18.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.92%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.92%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.96%) UNIX
9 2 (1.31%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.31%) AIX
9 2 (1.31%) Solaris
10 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.11%) Information Security
1 17 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 16 (10.46%) Reverse Engineering
3 15 (9.80%) Linux Kernel Development
3 15 (9.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (7.19%) ITIL
5 10 (6.54%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (5.23%) Network Design
7 7 (4.58%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.27%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.27%) Time Management
8 5 (3.27%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.61%) Network Management
9 4 (2.61%) Service Management
9 4 (2.61%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (1.96%) Change Management
10 3 (1.96%) Migration
10 3 (1.96%) SDLC
10 3 (1.96%) High Availability
11 2 (1.31%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.69%) C
2 23 (15.03%) C++
3 17 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (1.96%) Java
5 2 (1.31%) Python
5 2 (1.31%) Perl
6 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.65%) AWK
6 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (30.72%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (20.92%) CCNA
3 28 (18.30%) Security Cleared
4 27 (17.65%) CCNP
4 27 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (15.69%) Degree
6 23 (15.03%) MCSE
7 19 (12.42%) DV Cleared
8 15 (9.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (7.19%) SC Cleared
10 7 (4.58%) CCA
10 7 (4.58%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.96%) HP ASE
11 3 (1.96%) HP MASE
12 2 (1.31%) MCSA
12 2 (1.31%) CCSP
12 2 (1.31%) CCSE
12 2 (1.31%) CEH
13 1 (0.65%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.65%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (34.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (19.61%) Active Directory
3 29 (18.95%) Hyper-V
4 16 (10.46%) XenDesktop
5 12 (7.84%) vSphere
6 10 (6.54%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (5.88%) XenApp
8 8 (5.23%) VMware ESX
8 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.61%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.31%) UAG
10 2 (1.31%) Firmware
11 1 (0.65%) XenServer
11 1 (0.65%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 19 (12.42%) SCCM
2 12 (7.84%) SCOM
3 8 (5.23%) SCVMM
3 8 (5.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (5.23%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.27%) vMotion
5 4 (2.61%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 67 (43.79%) Cisco
2 63 (41.18%) VMware
3 54 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 29 (18.95%) Juniper
5 26 (16.99%) Citrix
6 17 (11.11%) SonicWALL
7 15 (9.80%) HP
8 12 (7.84%) Veeam
9 10 (6.54%) Dell
10 9 (5.88%) Symantec
10 9 (5.88%) F5
11 8 (5.23%) Websense
12 7 (4.58%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.27%) Avaya
13 5 (3.27%) ProCurve
13 5 (3.27%) Meraki
14 4 (2.61%) Apple
15 3 (1.96%) Nokia
15 3 (1.96%) IronPort
15 3 (1.96%) Tripwire
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