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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 211 189 189
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 44 57 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.97% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 5.96% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 36
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1087 957 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.09% 16.25% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 919 827 692
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,290 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +3 13 £53,250 +43.91% 3
Wiltshire 0 9 £46,150 +15.37% 3
Bristol -4 9 £33,000 -51.82% 3
Somerset -7 7 £26,500 -22.05% 1
Devon -2 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Dorset -4 1 £30,791 +5.26%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 63 (55.26%) Firewall
2 58 (50.88%) Cisco
3 46 (40.35%) WAN
3 46 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (32.46%) VMware
5 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
6 30 (26.32%) VPN
7 29 (25.44%) Windows
7 29 (25.44%) LAN
8 27 (23.68%) Linux
9 26 (22.81%) Presales
10 25 (21.93%) Active Directory
11 24 (21.05%) DNS
11 24 (21.05%) Data Centre
11 24 (21.05%) Windows Server
12 23 (20.18%) CCNA
13 22 (19.30%) MPLS
14 20 (17.54%) TCP/IP
14 20 (17.54%) Dell
14 20 (17.54%) SAN
14 20 (17.54%) VoIP
14 20 (17.54%) MS Exchange
15 19 (16.67%) VLAN
16 18 (15.79%) Network Security
16 18 (15.79%) MS Excel
17 17 (14.91%) Juniper
17 17 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (14.04%) OSPF
18 16 (14.04%) Service Delivery
18 16 (14.04%) HP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.02%) Lync
3 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.39%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 63 (55.26%) Firewall
2 46 (40.35%) WAN
3 30 (26.32%) VPN
4 29 (25.44%) LAN
5 24 (21.05%) DNS
6 22 (19.30%) MPLS
7 20 (17.54%) SAN
7 20 (17.54%) TCP/IP
7 20 (17.54%) VoIP
8 19 (16.67%) VLAN
9 18 (15.79%) Network Security
10 16 (14.04%) OSPF
11 15 (13.16%) Ethernet
12 14 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (11.40%) Internet
14 12 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (10.53%) DHCP
15 10 (8.77%) Cisco Wireless
15 10 (8.77%) SSL
15 10 (8.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) MySQL
2 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 10 (8.77%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.26%) Electronics
3 5 (4.39%) Finance
4 4 (3.51%) Legal
4 4 (3.51%) Marketing
4 4 (3.51%) Multimedia
4 4 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.44%) Network Engineer
2 28 (24.56%) Consultant
3 14 (12.28%) Cisco Consultant
4 12 (10.53%) Analyst
4 12 (10.53%) Network Consultant
5 11 (9.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Electronics Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Messaging Specialist
9 5 (4.39%) Network Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) VoIP Project Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) LAMP
1 2 (1.75%) Spring
2 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.02%) IVR
3 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.63%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.75%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.75%) iPhone
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.88%) Home Automation
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.44%) Windows
2 27 (23.68%) Linux
3 24 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.26%) Unix
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.63%) Android
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) Presales
2 16 (14.04%) Service Delivery
3 13 (11.40%) Change Management
4 11 (9.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (9.65%) Network Management
4 11 (9.65%) Validation
5 10 (8.77%) ITIL
5 10 (8.77%) Project Management
6 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 6 (5.26%) Network Design
7 6 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.39%) High Availability
8 5 (4.39%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (4.39%) SDLC
9 4 (3.51%) Information Security
9 4 (3.51%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.77%) C
2 7 (6.14%) C++
3 6 (5.26%) Java
3 6 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (1.75%) Embedded C
4 2 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.88%) Perl
5 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (20.18%) CCNA
3 16 (14.04%) CCNP
4 14 (12.28%) Degree
5 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.26%) CCIE
6 6 (5.26%) CREST Certified
7 5 (4.39%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.39%) HND
7 5 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.51%) CCDP
8 4 (3.51%) CEH
8 4 (3.51%) EC-Council LPT
8 4 (3.51%) ECSA
8 4 (3.51%) EnCE
8 4 (3.51%) GCFA
8 4 (3.51%) GIAC
8 4 (3.51%) HP ASE
8 4 (3.51%) HP MASE
System Software
1 25 (21.93%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.77%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.26%) XenApp
6 4 (3.51%) Firmware
7 3 (2.63%) XenServer
8 2 (1.75%) vSphere
9 1 (0.88%) iptables
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.88%) NFS
9 1 (0.88%) Squid
9 1 (0.88%) UAG
9 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) SCCM
2 5 (4.39%) SCOM
3 4 (3.51%) EnCase
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.75%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.88%) vMotion
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 58 (50.88%) Cisco
2 37 (32.46%) VMware
3 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 20 (17.54%) Dell
5 17 (14.91%) Juniper
6 16 (14.04%) HP
7 15 (13.16%) Citrix
8 10 (8.77%) SonicWALL
9 9 (7.89%) Meraki
10 7 (6.14%) F5
10 7 (6.14%) IronPort
10 7 (6.14%) ProCurve
11 6 (5.26%) Apple
11 6 (5.26%) Aruba
11 6 (5.26%) NetApp
12 5 (4.39%) Palo Alto
13 4 (3.51%) CheckPoint
13 4 (3.51%) Intel
13 4 (3.51%) Tripwire
13 4 (3.51%) WatchGuard
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