The table below looks at the statistics for 802.11 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 802.11 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEEE 802.11
Rank 860 810 856
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +46
Permanent jobs citing 802.11 43 54 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.049% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 20
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +31.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £52,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-34.28% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20561 19283 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.67% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16341 15568 17860
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

802.11
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 802.11 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

802.11 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

802.11
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 802.11 within the UK.

802.11 Salary Trend in the UK

802.11
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 802.11 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

802.11 Salary Histogram in the UK

802.11
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 802.11 within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
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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
England -25 43 £47,500 -13.63% 5
London -24 21 £55,000 - 2
South East +1 9 £40,000 -34.69% 1
East of England +2 8 £40,000 -23.80%
Berkshire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +1 7 £34,500 -41.27%
North West -8 4 £23,500 -14.54%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £45,000 -
Reading - 3 £22,500 - 1
Hertford - 2 £23,250 -
Stevenage +3 1 - -
City of London -10 1 £30,000 -50.00%
East Grinstead - 1 £20,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £20,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £23,500 -

802.11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing 802.11 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 802.11.

1 50 (74.63%) Wireless
2 28 (41.79%) Wi-Fi
3 27 (40.30%) Cisco
3 27 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (38.81%) Linux
5 22 (32.84%) DHCP
5 22 (32.84%) VLAN
6 21 (31.34%) Degree
6 21 (31.34%) LAN
7 20 (29.85%) VPN
8 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
8 19 (28.36%) Firewall
9 18 (26.87%) CCNA
10 16 (23.88%) Windows
10 16 (23.88%) CCNP
10 16 (23.88%) Network Security
11 14 (20.90%) Aruba
12 13 (19.40%) Juniper
12 13 (19.40%) Ruckus Wireless
13 12 (17.91%) Aerohive Networks
13 12 (17.91%) WAN
14 11 (16.42%) C
14 11 (16.42%) Ethernet
14 11 (16.42%) OSPF
14 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
15 10 (14.93%) DNS
15 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
15 10 (14.93%) Python
16 9 (13.43%) SSH
17 8 (11.94%) HSRP

802.11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing 802.11 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 802.11. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.46%) CMS
2 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 50 (74.63%) Wireless
2 28 (41.79%) Wi-Fi
3 22 (32.84%) VLAN
3 22 (32.84%) DHCP
4 21 (31.34%) LAN
5 20 (29.85%) VPN
6 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
6 19 (28.36%) Firewall
7 16 (23.88%) Network Security
8 12 (17.91%) WAN
9 11 (16.42%) OSPF
9 11 (16.42%) Ethernet
10 10 (14.93%) DNS
11 9 (13.43%) SSH
12 8 (11.94%) 3G
12 8 (11.94%) BGP
12 8 (11.94%) SSL
12 8 (11.94%) HSRP
13 7 (10.45%) 4G
13 7 (10.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (7.46%) Electronics
1 5 (7.46%) Marketing
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Network Engineer
2 13 (19.40%) Consultant
3 11 (16.42%) Wireless Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Technical Support
5 6 (8.96%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Network Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) C Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Network Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.97%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.48%) Handset
4 3 (4.48%) Firmware
4 3 (4.48%) ASIC
4 3 (4.48%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.99%) Replication
5 2 (2.99%) Clustering
5 2 (2.99%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (2.99%) CCTV
5 2 (2.99%) SCADA
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Linux
2 16 (23.88%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Android
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) Solaris
4 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.48%) UNIX
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) VMS
5 2 (2.99%) CentOS
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) OpenWrt
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.45%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (8.96%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (7.46%) Project Planning
3 5 (7.46%) Network Management
4 4 (5.97%) OOD
4 4 (5.97%) Change Management
5 3 (4.48%) Identity Management
5 3 (4.48%) Benchmarking
5 3 (4.48%) ITIL
5 3 (4.48%) OO
5 3 (4.48%) Project Management
5 3 (4.48%) TDD
5 3 (4.48%) Network Design
5 3 (4.48%) Software Architecture
5 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.48%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (4.48%) SIEM
6 2 (2.99%) Change Control
6 2 (2.99%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) C
2 10 (14.93%) Python
3 7 (10.45%) C++
3 7 (10.45%) Perl
4 4 (5.97%) Java
4 4 (5.97%) Assembly Language
4 4 (5.97%) Ruby
5 3 (4.48%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (31.34%) Degree
3 18 (26.87%) CCNA
4 16 (23.88%) CCNP
5 5 (7.46%) CCIE
6 4 (5.97%) CWNA
6 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.48%) JNCIP
7 3 (4.48%) JNCIE
7 3 (4.48%) CISSP
8 2 (2.99%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.99%) CWDP
9 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.49%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) ISA Server
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.99%) Nmap
4 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) OpenView
2 3 (4.48%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.99%) SmokePing
3 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.99%) Nagios
3 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.99%) Cacti
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Cisco
2 14 (20.90%) Aruba
3 13 (19.40%) Ruckus Wireless
3 13 (19.40%) Juniper
4 12 (17.91%) Aerohive Networks
5 6 (8.96%) HP
6 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.46%) VMware
6 5 (7.46%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.48%) Foundry
7 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.48%) ArcSight
7 3 (4.48%) Meraki
7 3 (4.48%) Perforce
7 3 (4.48%) Sun
7 3 (4.48%) Compuware
8 2 (2.99%) Dell
8 2 (2.99%) EMC
8 2 (2.99%) Brocade
8 2 (2.99%) SonicWALL
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