The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Structured Cabling
Rank 801 779 798
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Permanent jobs citing Structured Cabling 102 85 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.078% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 84 72 66
Average salary £29,000 £31,666 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.41% -12.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £47,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £31,166 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -10.95%

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

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 20 August 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 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 -5 92 £29,000 -7.43% 9
London -1 39 £35,000 +7.69% 6
South East 0 19 £41,500 +10.66% 1
South West -4 12 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Berkshire -4 12 £63,750 +37.83%
City of London -6 7 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Yorkshire -30 6 £23,500 +3.29%
Bracknell - 6 £65,000 -
Warwickshire +17 5 £27,850 -26.71%
West Midlands +1 5 £27,850 -21.54%
Somerset - 5 £25,000 -
Nuneaton - 5 £27,850 -
Minehead - 5 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £29,000 -
Wales +1 3 £29,000 -14.70%
Surrey -1 3 £30,000 -
Bristol -1 3 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Reading -4 3 £62,500 +35.13%
East of England -8 3 £34,500 +30.18%
North West -11 3 £11,000 -
Scotland - 3 £25,000 -
East Yorkshire - 3 - -
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £11,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 £24,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £11,000 -
Devon - 3 £29,000 -
Hull - 3 - -
Exeter - 3 £29,000 -
Leicestershire -5 2 £26,500 -3.71%
Bedfordshire -8 2 £19,000 -39.99%

Structured Cabling
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (37.14%) Windows
2 64 (36.57%) TCP/IP
3 59 (33.71%) Cisco
4 55 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 45 (25.71%) WAN
5 45 (25.71%) LAN
6 44 (25.14%) Firewall
7 43 (24.57%) MS Excel
8 42 (24.00%) Active Directory
9 41 (23.43%) Cisco Certification
10 40 (22.86%) ITIL
11 37 (21.14%) Wireless
12 36 (20.57%) Telecoms
12 36 (20.57%) MS Office
12 36 (20.57%) HP
12 36 (20.57%) VPN
13 35 (20.00%) Finance
14 34 (19.43%) Windows 7
15 28 (16.00%) MS Exchange
16 27 (15.43%) Ethernet
16 27 (15.43%) CCNA
17 26 (14.86%) MPLS
18 25 (14.29%) VMware
19 24 (13.71%) Internet
19 24 (13.71%) DNS
20 22 (12.57%) Citrix
20 22 (12.57%) Change Management
21 21 (12.00%) Project Management
22 20 (11.43%) DHCP
22 20 (11.43%) CCNP

Structured Cabling
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 28 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.29%) Lync
2 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.43%) IIS
3 6 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.14%) Confluence
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) Site Server
6 1 (0.57%) CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (24.57%) MS Excel
2 36 (20.57%) MS Office
3 9 (5.14%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.57%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (36.57%) TCP/IP
2 45 (25.71%) WAN
2 45 (25.71%) LAN
3 44 (25.14%) Firewall
4 37 (21.14%) Wireless
5 36 (20.57%) VPN
6 27 (15.43%) Ethernet
7 26 (14.86%) MPLS
8 24 (13.71%) Internet
8 24 (13.71%) DNS
9 20 (11.43%) DHCP
10 19 (10.86%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (9.71%) OSPF
11 17 (9.71%) BGP
12 16 (9.14%) SAN
12 16 (9.14%) VLAN
13 15 (8.57%) Network Security
14 14 (8.00%) VoIP
15 13 (7.43%) ISDN
16 10 (5.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 36 (20.57%) Telecoms
2 35 (20.00%) Finance
3 13 (7.43%) Retail
4 10 (5.71%) Multimedia
5 6 (3.43%) Law
6 4 (2.29%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Billing
7 2 (1.14%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Front Office
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (18.86%) Support Engineer
2 26 (14.86%) Network Engineer
3 18 (10.29%) Analyst
4 16 (9.14%) IT Support
5 13 (7.43%) Support Analyst
6 12 (6.86%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.29%) Cabling Engineer
7 11 (6.29%) Data Manager
7 11 (6.29%) Data Centre Manager
8 10 (5.71%) Consultant
9 9 (5.14%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.57%) Technical Support Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Administrator
11 7 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
11 7 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.00%) Architect
11 7 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.86%) HTML
2 3 (1.71%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (6.86%) Fat Client
2 12 (6.86%) Thin Client
3 11 (6.29%) Blackberry
4 9 (5.14%) iPhone
5 6 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.86%) CCTV
7 4 (2.29%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.71%) CMDB
9 2 (1.14%) Wiki
9 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.57%) Handset
10 1 (0.57%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.57%) SCADA
10 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.57%) iPad
10 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 65 (37.14%) Windows
2 34 (19.43%) Windows 7
3 20 (11.43%) Windows XP
4 18 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (8.57%) Linux
6 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.86%) UNIX
9 4 (2.29%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.29%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.29%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.71%) CentOS
11 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.14%) Android
11 2 (1.14%) Solaris
12 1 (0.57%) HPUX
12 1 (0.57%) Fedora
12 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.86%) ITIL
2 22 (12.57%) Change Management
3 21 (12.00%) Project Management
4 17 (9.71%) Service Delivery
5 9 (5.14%) Capacity Management
5 9 (5.14%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (4.57%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (3.43%) Change Control
8 6 (3.43%) Risk Management
8 6 (3.43%) CAD
8 6 (3.43%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.43%) Operations Management
8 6 (3.43%) Resource Management
9 5 (2.86%) Asset Management
9 5 (2.86%) Service Management
9 5 (2.86%) Migration
9 5 (2.86%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.43%) SQL
2 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.71%) Perl
4 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (23.43%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (15.43%) CCNA
3 20 (11.43%) CCNP
4 17 (9.71%) CCIE
5 12 (6.86%) Security Cleared
6 11 (6.29%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.29%) Degree
7 10 (5.71%) MCITP
8 7 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (4.00%) MCP
8 7 (4.00%) MCSE
9 5 (2.86%) HP APS
10 4 (2.29%) CCSE
11 3 (1.71%) CCDP
11 3 (1.71%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.14%) MCSA
13 1 (0.57%) CWNA
13 1 (0.57%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.43%) QA
2 10 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.29%) XenApp
3 11 (6.29%) vSphere
4 7 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.14%) XenServer
5 2 (1.14%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) OpenView
2 6 (3.43%) SCCM
2 6 (3.43%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.29%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (1.71%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.71%) DameWare
5 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.14%) WSUS
5 2 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.57%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 59 (33.71%) Cisco
2 55 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 36 (20.57%) HP
4 25 (14.29%) VMware
5 22 (12.57%) Citrix
6 16 (9.14%) Avaya
7 12 (6.86%) Juniper
7 12 (6.86%) Oracle
7 12 (6.86%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.14%) Fujitsu
9 8 (4.57%) Apple
9 8 (4.57%) Nokia
10 7 (4.00%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.86%) NetApp
11 5 (2.86%) 3Com
11 5 (2.86%) Remedy
12 4 (2.29%) SAP
12 4 (2.29%) Open-E
13 3 (1.71%) Sun
13 3 (1.71%) Sage
South East London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Amsys
Salary: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension + Healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: Travel expensed, bonus, health + 15% pension
Posted: 27 days ago