The table below looks at the statistics for Structured Cabling skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Structured Cabling over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Structured Cabling
UK
Rank 789 876 842
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -34
Permanent jobs citing Structured Cabling 55 53 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.053% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.32% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 73
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,750 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,450 £51,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%

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
13891 16769 18928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.80% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11342 13928 15374
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Structured Cabling
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Structured Cabling as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017 within the UK.

Structured Cabling Salary Histogram in the UK

Structured Cabling
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Structured Cabling within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +94 55 £37,500 +25.00% 10
London +84 39 £37,500 -16.66% 5
South West +31 9 £28,750 -4.16%
Gloucestershire -9 5 £28,750 -4.16%
West Midlands +11 3 £48,000 +31.50% 1
Birmingham - 3 £48,000 - 1
Cornwall - 3 £20,500 -
South East +57 2 £25,000 -10.71% 3
Hampshire +19 2 £25,000 -13.79% 2
Farnborough - 2 £25,000 - 2
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Ceredigion - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 £32,750 -
Newquay - 2 - -
New Quay - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +33 1 £28,000 -
Leeds +31 1 £28,000 -
Yorkshire +28 1 £28,000 -6.66%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £23,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
St Austell - 1 £20,500 -
Derby - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £23,500 -

Structured Cabling
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Structured Cabling also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Structured Cabling.

1 89 (76.07%) Data Centre
2 70 (59.83%) LAN
3 68 (58.12%) WAN
3 68 (58.12%) Cisco
4 64 (54.70%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (49.57%) TCP/IP
5 58 (49.57%) Wireless
6 56 (47.86%) Firewall
6 56 (47.86%) BGP
7 55 (47.01%) OSPF
8 54 (46.15%) DNS
9 52 (44.44%) Business Continuity
9 52 (44.44%) Network Design
9 52 (44.44%) Degree
10 51 (43.59%) Palo Alto
10 51 (43.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 51 (43.59%) Juniper
11 50 (42.74%) VPN
11 50 (42.74%) HSRP
11 50 (42.74%) Network Security
11 50 (42.74%) Network Architecture
12 49 (41.88%) RIP
12 49 (41.88%) VRRP
13 40 (34.19%) CCNP
14 39 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
15 36 (30.77%) Reverse Proxy
15 36 (30.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 35 (29.91%) Telecoms
17 34 (29.06%) Service Management
18 32 (27.35%) ITIL

Structured Cabling
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.71%) IaaS
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (59.83%) LAN
2 68 (58.12%) WAN
3 58 (49.57%) TCP/IP
3 58 (49.57%) Wireless
4 56 (47.86%) BGP
4 56 (47.86%) Firewall
5 55 (47.01%) OSPF
6 54 (46.15%) DNS
7 50 (42.74%) HSRP
7 50 (42.74%) Network Security
7 50 (42.74%) VPN
8 49 (41.88%) RIP
8 49 (41.88%) VRRP
9 36 (30.77%) Reverse Proxy
10 28 (23.93%) Converged Networks
11 16 (13.68%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (5.13%) Multicast
13 5 (4.27%) LDAP
14 4 (3.42%) Ethernet
14 4 (3.42%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.56%) EDMS
1 3 (2.56%) MySQL
1 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 35 (29.91%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.84%) Finance
3 4 (3.42%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (35.04%) Network Engineer
2 28 (23.93%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (13.68%) Data Centre Engineer
4 12 (10.26%) Head of Infrastructure
5 10 (8.55%) Communications Engineer
5 10 (8.55%) Data Centre Technician
5 10 (8.55%) Senior Communications Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Installation Technician
7 6 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Bid Manager
8 4 (3.42%) IT Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Administrator
9 3 (2.56%) Cabling Engineer
9 3 (2.56%) Data Technician
9 3 (2.56%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Technical Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Technical Project Manager
10 2 (1.71%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (1.71%) Head of IT
10 2 (1.71%) Head of IT Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) 802.1X
1 3 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (76.07%) Data Centre
2 26 (22.22%) BYOD
3 7 (5.98%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.56%) Clustering
5 3 (2.56%) IPTV
5 3 (2.56%) MPEG
5 3 (2.56%) Replication
5 3 (2.56%) Statistics
5 3 (2.56%) Streaming Video
5 3 (2.56%) User Experience
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.85%) EPoS
7 1 (0.85%) IVR
7 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Linux
1 11 (9.40%) Windows
2 10 (8.55%) Solaris
2 10 (8.55%) Unix
3 7 (5.98%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.56%) CentOS
4 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.44%) Business Continuity
1 52 (44.44%) Network Design
2 51 (43.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 50 (42.74%) Network Architecture
4 34 (29.06%) Service Management
5 32 (27.35%) ITIL
6 31 (26.50%) ITSM
7 29 (24.79%) Information Security
8 14 (11.97%) Project Management
9 11 (9.40%) Asset Management
10 8 (6.84%) QMS
11 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (5.98%) Workflow
12 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
13 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (4.27%) Time Management
14 4 (3.42%) ERP
14 4 (3.42%) Risk Management
15 3 (2.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.98%) C
2 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.71%) C#
3 2 (1.71%) Java
3 2 (1.71%) Perl
3 2 (1.71%) PHP
3 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.71%) Python
3 2 (1.71%) Ruby
4 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (54.70%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (44.44%) Degree
3 40 (34.19%) CCNP
4 24 (20.51%) CCNA
5 8 (6.84%) DV Cleared
5 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.56%) CCDP
6 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.56%) PMP
7 1 (0.85%) CCIE
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.53%) SLA
2 5 (4.27%) QA
3 3 (2.56%) BS7799
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) GlusterFS
3 2 (1.71%) NFS
3 2 (1.71%) Samba
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.56%) Nagios
2 3 (2.56%) Puppet
2 3 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.56%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 68 (58.12%) Cisco
2 51 (43.59%) Juniper
2 51 (43.59%) Palo Alto
3 39 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
4 36 (30.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
6 14 (11.97%) Aruba
7 7 (5.98%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.13%) Oracle
9 4 (3.42%) HP
9 4 (3.42%) Remedy
9 4 (3.42%) VMware
10 3 (2.56%) AlienVault
10 3 (2.56%) Dell
10 3 (2.56%) F5
10 3 (2.56%) Percona
10 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.56%) SAP
10 3 (2.56%) Siebel
10 3 (2.56%) Sun
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