The first table below looks at the demand for Structured Cabling skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Structured Cabling over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Cabling
Rank 811 765 822
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +57
Permanent jobs citing Structured Cabling 85 104 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.095% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.51% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 74 80 46
Average salary £27,675 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.75% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,523 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.16% -21.36%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20170 20213 20677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.29% 18.53% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16148 16385 17105
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Structured Cabling
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Structured Cabling Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Structured Cabling
Salary Trend

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

Structured Cabling Salary Trend in the UK

Structured Cabling
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Structured Cabling over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 within the UK.

Structured Cabling Salary Histogram in the UK

Structured Cabling
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Structured Cabling within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 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 -41 78 £27,850 -5.59% 8
London -51 26 £35,000 -3.44% 6
South West +7 20 £25,000 -37.50%
South East -30 13 £40,000 +6.66%
Berkshire -4 9 £41,500 -20.95%
City of London -7 7 £42,500 -10.52%
Gloucestershire - 7 £26,250 -
Yorkshire -36 6 £25,000 +9.89% 1
Somerset - 6 £25,000 -
Minehead - 6 £25,000 -
Cheltenham - 5 £23,500 -
North West +6 4 £11,000 -
Bristol +3 4 £33,750 -15.62%
East Midlands -26 4 £30,000 +11.11%
East Yorkshire - 4 £25,000 -
East of England -4 3 £34,500 +32.69%
Reading -7 3 £41,500 -
North Yorkshire -9 3 £25,000 +9.89%
West Sussex -10 3 £29,000 -22.66%
Devon - 3 £25,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £11,000 -
Scotland - 3 £25,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 £24,000 -
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £11,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £65,000 -
Exeter - 3 £25,000 -
Hull - 3 - -
Warwickshire +9 2 £27,850 -21.54% 1
West Midlands -6 2 £27,850 +3.14% 1
Wales -10 2 £27,000 -20.58% 1

Structured Cabling
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Structured Cabling 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 Structured Cabling.

1 65 (42.21%) Windows
2 51 (33.12%) Cisco
3 48 (31.17%) TCP/IP
4 47 (30.52%) Microsoft
5 41 (26.62%) Active Directory
6 40 (25.97%) LAN
6 40 (25.97%) ITIL
7 39 (25.32%) MS Excel
8 37 (24.03%) WAN
9 36 (23.38%) Wireless
10 35 (22.73%) Windows 7
11 33 (21.43%) Telecoms
11 33 (21.43%) MS Office
12 31 (20.13%) Finance
13 28 (18.18%) HP
13 28 (18.18%) Firewall
14 26 (16.88%) VPN
15 24 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (15.58%) MS Exchange
16 23 (14.94%) Ethernet
17 20 (12.99%) DNS
17 20 (12.99%) VMware
18 19 (12.34%) Citrix
19 18 (11.69%) Windows XP
19 18 (11.69%) SQL
20 17 (11.04%) CCNP
20 17 (11.04%) DHCP
20 17 (11.04%) Wi-Fi
20 17 (11.04%) Internet
20 17 (11.04%) Windows Server 2008

Structured Cabling
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Structured Cabling 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 Structured Cabling. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.19%) Lync
4 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.90%) IIS
6 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.95%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.65%) Apache
8 1 (0.65%) Confluence
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.65%) Site Server
8 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (25.32%) MS Excel
2 33 (21.43%) MS Office
3 8 (5.19%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) BASE24
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (31.17%) TCP/IP
2 40 (25.97%) LAN
3 37 (24.03%) WAN
4 36 (23.38%) Wireless
5 28 (18.18%) Firewall
6 26 (16.88%) VPN
7 23 (14.94%) Ethernet
8 20 (12.99%) DNS
9 17 (11.04%) DHCP
9 17 (11.04%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (11.04%) Internet
10 16 (10.39%) MPLS
11 12 (7.79%) OSPF
11 12 (7.79%) BGP
11 12 (7.79%) VLAN
12 9 (5.84%) Network Security
12 9 (5.84%) SAN
12 9 (5.84%) ISDN
13 8 (5.19%) VoIP
14 7 (4.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.25%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 33 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 31 (20.13%) Finance
3 11 (7.14%) Retail
4 8 (5.19%) Multimedia
5 6 (3.90%) Law
6 4 (2.60%) Marketing
7 3 (1.95%) Back Office
7 3 (1.95%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (14.94%) Support Engineer
2 21 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 19 (12.34%) Analyst
4 15 (9.74%) IT Support
5 14 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 13 (8.44%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.84%) Consultant
7 9 (5.84%) Cabling Engineer
7 9 (5.84%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (5.19%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (5.19%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.19%) Technical Support Engineer
8 8 (5.19%) Data Manager
8 8 (5.19%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.55%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (3.90%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) Data Centre Manager
10 6 (3.90%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.25%) HTML
2 4 (2.60%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.79%) Thin Client
1 12 (7.79%) Blackberry
1 12 (7.79%) Fat Client
1 12 (7.79%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (5.84%) iPhone
3 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.60%) CCTV
4 4 (2.60%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.95%) CMDB
6 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) Open Source
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.65%) Wiki
7 1 (0.65%) Statistics
7 1 (0.65%) SCADA
7 1 (0.65%) Handset
7 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (42.21%) Windows
2 35 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 18 (11.69%) Windows XP
4 17 (11.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (8.44%) Linux
6 10 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.25%) Mac OS X
7 5 (3.25%) UNIX
7 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.95%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.95%) CentOS
9 2 (1.30%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.65%) Android
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.65%) Solaris
10 1 (0.65%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.97%) ITIL
2 15 (9.74%) Service Delivery
2 15 (9.74%) Change Management
3 14 (9.09%) Project Management
4 9 (5.84%) Service Management
5 8 (5.19%) Resource Management
5 8 (5.19%) Problem Management
5 8 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (4.55%) Change Control
6 7 (4.55%) Network Design
6 7 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.25%) Migration
8 5 (3.25%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.25%) Business Development
8 5 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.60%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (2.60%) Capacity Management
9 4 (2.60%) Performance Management
9 4 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.69%) SQL
2 3 (1.95%) C
2 3 (1.95%) Perl
2 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (11.04%) CCNP
3 14 (9.09%) CCNA
4 9 (5.84%) MCITP
4 9 (5.84%) CCIE
4 9 (5.84%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.19%) MCP
5 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.55%) MCSE
6 7 (4.55%) Degree
7 5 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.60%) HP APS
9 3 (1.95%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.95%) CCSE
10 2 (1.30%) MCSA
10 2 (1.30%) CCDP
11 1 (0.65%) CWNA
11 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.65%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) SLA
1 9 (5.84%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.30%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 41 (26.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.79%) XenApp
4 9 (5.84%) vSphere
5 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.65%) Snort
6 1 (0.65%) Nmap
6 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.55%) OpenView
2 6 (3.90%) SCCM
3 4 (2.60%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (2.60%) ARCserve
3 4 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.95%) DameWare
5 2 (1.30%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.65%) Nessus
6 1 (0.65%) WSUS
6 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 51 (33.12%) Cisco
2 47 (30.52%) Microsoft
3 28 (18.18%) HP
4 20 (12.99%) VMware
5 19 (12.34%) Citrix
6 11 (7.14%) Oracle
6 11 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.49%) Juniper
7 10 (6.49%) Apple
8 7 (4.55%) Fujitsu
9 6 (3.90%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.90%) NetApp
9 6 (3.90%) Avaya
10 5 (3.25%) Remedy
11 4 (2.60%) 3Com
11 4 (2.60%) Nokia
11 4 (2.60%) SAP
11 4 (2.60%) Google
12 3 (1.95%) Sage
12 3 (1.95%) Websense
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60-65,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £67,650 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accenture
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London, South East
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Ilford
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago