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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Cabling
Rank 780 794 787
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Structured Cabling 122 82 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.077% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.44% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 97 71 91
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £31,331 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.48%

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
20603 18575 21971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.41% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 15126 17980
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +7 106 £29,000 -10.07% 9
London +1 58 £35,000 -6.04% 5
South East -11 17 £42,500 +13.33% 4
South West -22 11 £25,000 -37.50%
City of London +9 10 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Berkshire +4 8 £65,000 +44.44%
West Midlands -10 7 £27,850 +11.40%
Warwickshire +13 6 £27,850 -24.21%
Wales +3 6 £27,500 -19.11% 5
Nuneaton - 6 £27,850 -
Bracknell - 6 £65,000 -
Surrey +4 4 £26,500 -
West Sussex -9 4 £35,750 +43.00% 1
North West -15 4 £18,000 -
Scotland - 4 £25,000 - 1
Channel Islands - 3 £42,500 -
North Wales - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 £25,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £11,000 -
Devon - 3 £29,000 -
Minehead - 3 £25,000 -
Wrexham - 3 - -
Guernsey - 3 £42,500 -
Exeter - 3 £29,000 -
Leicestershire +5 2 £26,500 -3.71%
Reading -9 2 £62,500 +38.88%
Bristol -9 2 £33,250 -16.87%
East Midlands -11 2 £26,500 -3.71%
Yorkshire -32 2 £27,000 +8.00%
North East - 2 £25,000 -

Structured Cabling
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 69 (35.94%) Cisco
2 68 (35.42%) Windows
3 67 (34.90%) TCP/IP
4 60 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 53 (27.60%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (26.56%) LAN
7 50 (26.04%) WAN
7 50 (26.04%) Firewall
8 45 (23.44%) HP
8 45 (23.44%) Active Directory
9 44 (22.92%) VPN
10 43 (22.40%) MS Excel
10 43 (22.40%) ITIL
11 42 (21.88%) Wireless
12 39 (20.31%) MS Office
13 36 (18.75%) Ethernet
13 36 (18.75%) Telecoms
14 35 (18.23%) Windows 7
15 34 (17.71%) CCNA
15 34 (17.71%) MPLS
16 33 (17.19%) Finance
17 30 (15.63%) VMware
18 29 (15.10%) MS Exchange
19 28 (14.58%) Internet
20 27 (14.06%) Citrix
21 26 (13.54%) DNS
22 24 (12.50%) CCIE
22 24 (12.50%) CCNP
23 23 (11.98%) SAN
24 22 (11.46%) BGP

Structured Cabling
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (15.10%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.25%) Lync
3 9 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.13%) IIS
4 6 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.04%) Confluence
6 2 (1.04%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.52%) Apache
7 1 (0.52%) Site Server
Applications
1 43 (22.40%) MS Excel
2 39 (20.31%) MS Office
3 15 (7.81%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.73%) Office 365
2 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 67 (34.90%) TCP/IP
2 51 (26.56%) LAN
3 50 (26.04%) WAN
3 50 (26.04%) Firewall
4 44 (22.92%) VPN
5 42 (21.88%) Wireless
6 36 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 34 (17.71%) MPLS
8 28 (14.58%) Internet
9 26 (13.54%) DNS
10 23 (11.98%) SAN
11 22 (11.46%) OSPF
11 22 (11.46%) BGP
12 21 (10.94%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (10.42%) VLAN
13 20 (10.42%) Network Security
14 19 (9.90%) DHCP
15 17 (8.85%) VoIP
16 15 (7.81%) ISDN
17 13 (6.77%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.08%) MySQL
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 36 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 33 (17.19%) Finance
3 16 (8.33%) Retail
3 16 (8.33%) Multimedia
4 6 (3.13%) Advertising
5 5 (2.60%) Electronics
6 3 (1.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Front Office
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (19.79%) Support Engineer
2 29 (15.10%) Network Engineer
3 19 (9.90%) Analyst
4 17 (8.85%) Consultant
4 17 (8.85%) IT Support
5 15 (7.81%) Cabling Engineer
6 14 (7.29%) Support Analyst
7 13 (6.77%) Support Consultant
8 12 (6.25%) Data Manager
8 12 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
9 11 (5.73%) Technical Support
9 11 (5.73%) Architect
10 10 (5.21%) Administrator
11 9 (4.69%) Network Administrator
11 9 (4.69%) IT Support Engineer
12 8 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
12 8 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
12 8 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
13 7 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.65%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.60%) HTML
2 3 (1.56%) WAP
3 1 (0.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.94%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (5.73%) Fat Client
2 11 (5.73%) Thin Client
3 10 (5.21%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.69%) iPhone
5 7 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.60%) CCTV
7 4 (2.08%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.56%) CMDB
9 2 (1.04%) Wiki
9 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) Handset
10 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.52%) SCADA
10 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.52%) iPad
10 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 68 (35.42%) Windows
2 35 (18.23%) Windows 7
3 21 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (10.42%) Windows XP
5 15 (7.81%) Linux
6 12 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.65%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.60%) UNIX
10 4 (2.08%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.56%) CentOS
11 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.56%) Solaris
11 3 (1.56%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.04%) Android
13 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.52%) Fedora
13 1 (0.52%) AIX
13 1 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.40%) ITIL
2 22 (11.46%) Project Management
3 21 (10.94%) Change Management
4 19 (9.90%) Service Delivery
5 15 (7.81%) Mentoring
6 13 (6.77%) CAD
7 9 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (4.69%) Capacity Management
7 9 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (4.17%) Coaching
8 8 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (3.65%) Business Continuity
10 6 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.13%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.13%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.13%) Operations Management
10 6 (3.13%) Change Control
10 6 (3.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.94%) SQL
2 9 (4.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.56%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.56%) Perl
4 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (27.60%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (17.71%) CCNA
3 24 (12.50%) CCIE
3 24 (12.50%) CCNP
4 14 (7.29%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.77%) SC Cleared
6 12 (6.25%) Degree
7 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (5.21%) MCITP
9 7 (3.65%) HP APS
10 4 (2.08%) CCSE
10 4 (2.08%) MCP
10 4 (2.08%) MCSE
11 3 (1.56%) CCDP
11 3 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.52%) CCENT
13 1 (0.52%) MCSA
13 1 (0.52%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.90%) QA
2 12 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.73%) XenApp
3 11 (5.73%) vSphere
4 10 (5.21%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.60%) XenServer
6 2 (1.04%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.52%) UAG
7 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (6.77%) OpenView
2 9 (4.69%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (2.08%) SCCM
4 3 (1.56%) DameWare
4 3 (1.56%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.04%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.04%) WSUS
6 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 69 (35.94%) Cisco
2 60 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 45 (23.44%) HP
4 30 (15.63%) VMware
5 27 (14.06%) Citrix
6 19 (9.90%) Avaya
7 17 (8.85%) Juniper
8 14 (7.29%) CheckPoint
9 13 (6.77%) Nokia
10 12 (6.25%) Oracle
11 11 (5.73%) Fujitsu
12 8 (4.17%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.65%) Apple
13 7 (3.65%) Remedy
13 7 (3.65%) 3Com
14 6 (3.13%) Brocade
15 5 (2.60%) Mitel
15 5 (2.60%) NetApp
16 4 (2.08%) SAP
16 4 (2.08%) Dell
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancing, West Sussex
Talent Spa
Salary: £13k - 19k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension + Healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London, South East
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago