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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Cabling
Rank 819 789 796
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Permanent jobs citing Structured Cabling 72 107 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.093% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 57 84 75
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £64,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,850 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.71% -12.96%

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
18114 20946 18941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.11% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15081 16567 15302
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015 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 3 September 2015. 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 -2 72 £35,000 +20.68% 7
London -14 24 £42,500 +25.92%
South East +8 18 £35,509 -43.18% 3
West Midlands +13 9 £50,000 +79.53%
Birmingham - 9 £50,000 -
North West +3 8 £27,500 +150.00% 1
Kent - 7 £24,250 - 1
East of England - 6 £27,500 -
Yorkshire +15 5 £19,000 -29.62% 2
Manchester - 5 £27,500 -
Stanmore - 5 £26,500 -
Ipswich - 4 £27,500 -
Suffolk - 4 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £27,500 - 1
Surrey +16 3 £40,000 +48.14%
West Yorkshire +6 3 £25,000 -7.40% 2
Lancashire +4 3 - - 1
Newton-le-Willows +2 3 - - 1
City of London +23 2 £43,250 -27.91%
Leicestershire +16 2 £43,500 +64.15%
East Midlands +12 2 £45,000 +69.81%
North Yorkshire - 2 £19,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £30,000 -
Harrogate - 2 £19,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Leicester - 2 £43,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £24,250 -
Cobham - 2 £40,000 -
Crawley -10 1 - -

Structured Cabling
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 62 (36.90%) Windows
2 59 (35.12%) Firewall
3 57 (33.93%) Wireless
4 56 (33.33%) Cisco
5 52 (30.95%) Microsoft
6 51 (30.36%) LAN
7 47 (27.98%) Data Centre
8 45 (26.79%) Active Directory
9 44 (26.19%) VPN
9 44 (26.19%) ITIL
10 43 (25.60%) Cisco Certification
11 40 (23.81%) TCP/IP
12 37 (22.02%) Finance
13 35 (20.83%) VoIP
14 33 (19.64%) WAN
14 33 (19.64%) DNS
15 32 (19.05%) CCNA
16 29 (17.26%) MS Exchange
17 28 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
18 27 (16.07%) Telecoms
19 26 (15.48%) Project Management
19 26 (15.48%) MS Excel
19 26 (15.48%) DHCP
20 24 (14.29%) HP
21 23 (13.69%) MS Office
21 23 (13.69%) VMware
22 22 (13.10%) SLA
23 21 (12.50%) Marketing
24 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
24 20 (11.90%) PRINCE2

Structured Cabling
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (17.26%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.98%) Lync
3 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.19%) IIS
5 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.19%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (15.48%) MS Excel
2 23 (13.69%) MS Office
3 11 (6.55%) MS Visio
4 8 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.38%) MS Project
6 2 (1.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Primavera
1 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.95%) Office 365
2 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.98%) Google Apps
3 5 (2.98%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.19%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 59 (35.12%) Firewall
2 57 (33.93%) Wireless
3 51 (30.36%) LAN
4 44 (26.19%) VPN
5 40 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 35 (20.83%) VoIP
7 33 (19.64%) DNS
7 33 (19.64%) WAN
8 28 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 26 (15.48%) DHCP
10 20 (11.90%) OSPF
11 19 (11.31%) BGP
11 19 (11.31%) SAN
12 15 (8.93%) Internet
12 15 (8.93%) VLAN
13 13 (7.74%) Ethernet
14 11 (6.55%) DSL
14 11 (6.55%) Unified Communications
15 10 (5.95%) NAS
16 9 (5.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 37 (22.02%) Finance
2 27 (16.07%) Telecoms
3 21 (12.50%) Marketing
4 6 (3.57%) Retail
4 6 (3.57%) Electronics
5 4 (2.38%) Legal
5 4 (2.38%) Advertising
6 3 (1.79%) Banking
6 3 (1.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (15.48%) Network Engineer
2 22 (13.10%) Project Manager
3 15 (8.93%) Analyst
4 14 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 13 (7.74%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.95%) Support Analyst
9 9 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.36%) Technical Manager
9 9 (5.36%) Data Centre Engineer
10 8 (4.76%) Designer
11 7 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (4.17%) Field Engineer
12 6 (3.57%) Technical Support
12 6 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
13 5 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.98%) Consultant
13 5 (2.98%) Architect
13 5 (2.98%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.36%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) WAP
2 1 (0.60%) OLE
2 1 (0.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (27.98%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.14%) CCTV
3 9 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.98%) NHS
6 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.38%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.79%) e-Health
7 3 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.79%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.19%) IPTV
9 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.60%) PDA
9 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.60%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 62 (36.90%) Windows
2 20 (11.90%) Linux
2 20 (11.90%) Windows 8
3 16 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 16 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (6.55%) Windows Vista
5 9 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.76%) UNIX
7 6 (3.57%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.98%) Solaris
9 3 (1.79%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.19%) CentOS
10 2 (1.19%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.19%) ITIL
2 26 (15.48%) Project Management
3 20 (11.90%) PRINCE2
4 14 (8.33%) Change Control
5 10 (5.95%) Service Delivery
5 10 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.76%) Workflow
8 6 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (3.57%) Service Management
8 6 (3.57%) Software Licensing
9 5 (2.98%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (2.98%) Server Monitoring
9 5 (2.98%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.98%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (2.98%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (2.98%) Change Management
9 5 (2.98%) Project Planning
9 5 (2.98%) Product Marketing
10 4 (2.38%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.95%) R
2 7 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (1.19%) Java
3 2 (1.19%) Perl
3 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (25.60%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (19.05%) CCNA
3 19 (11.31%) CCNP
4 12 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.76%) Degree
6 7 (4.17%) MCSE
7 6 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (3.57%) CCSA
8 5 (2.98%) HP ASE
8 5 (2.98%) BICSI Certification
8 5 (2.98%) A+ Certification
8 5 (2.98%) SAP Certification
8 5 (2.98%) Dell Certification
9 4 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.38%) MCP
9 4 (2.38%) CCDA
9 4 (2.38%) HP APS
9 4 (2.38%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.10%) SLA
2 11 (6.55%) ISO 9001
3 8 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.57%) ISO 14001
5 5 (2.98%) QA
6 2 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.19%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (26.79%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.76%) vSphere
5 7 (4.17%) Terminal Services
5 7 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.98%) XenApp
6 5 (2.98%) Firmware
7 3 (1.79%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.60%) XenServer
8 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (3.57%) Nagios
2 6 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (2.98%) ARCserve
4 4 (2.38%) OpenView
4 4 (2.38%) WSUS
5 3 (1.79%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.19%) Puppet
6 2 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.19%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (33.33%) Cisco
2 52 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 24 (14.29%) HP
4 23 (13.69%) VMware
5 17 (10.12%) CheckPoint
6 10 (5.95%) Citrix
7 9 (5.36%) Dell
8 8 (4.76%) Avaya
9 7 (4.17%) Juniper
9 7 (4.17%) Mitel
9 7 (4.17%) Google
9 7 (4.17%) Apple
10 5 (2.98%) SAP
10 5 (2.98%) Nokia
10 5 (2.98%) Symantec
10 5 (2.98%) Acronis
11 4 (2.38%) Remedy
11 4 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.38%) 3Com
11 4 (2.38%) SonicWALL
Truro, Cornwall
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum plus on call and overtime and other
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Pension + Company Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum plus on call and overtime and other
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Salary in line with NMW
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum plus on call and overtime and other
Posted: 21 days ago