Period
to 14 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 195 184
Rank change year-on-year +95 -11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 29 31 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.43% 0.59% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.24% 5.60% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 74
Median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £25,750 £35,000 £37,075
90th Percentile £62,473 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £51,608 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.68% -10.00% +11.11%

Wireless is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 258 554 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.73% 10.62% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 143 326 432
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,363 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Scotland

Wireless
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wireless in Scotland.

Salary trend for Wireless in Scotland

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wireless in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Scotland

Wireless
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +54 9 £52,500 +24.26% 1
Edinburgh +73 7 £56,510 -19.27% 3
Aberdeen - 7 £55,000 -
Stirling 0 2 £55,000 - 2
East Lothian - 2 £26,250 - 1
Inverclyde - 2 £45,000 -
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 15 (51.72%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (37.93%) Firewall
4 10 (34.48%) Windows
5 9 (31.03%) CCNA
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
6 7 (24.14%) Server Management
6 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (24.14%) CWNA
6 7 (24.14%) Information Security
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
7 6 (20.69%) VPN
7 6 (20.69%) WAN
8 5 (17.24%) LAN
8 5 (17.24%) Linux
8 5 (17.24%) Java
8 5 (17.24%) .NET
8 5 (17.24%) CCNP
8 5 (17.24%) CISSP
8 5 (17.24%) CISM
8 5 (17.24%) CSSLP
8 5 (17.24%) OWASP
8 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
8 5 (17.24%) Degree
8 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Open Source
8 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
8 5 (17.24%) Social Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) NIST

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (10.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) VPN
2 6 (20.69%) WAN
3 5 (17.24%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (13.79%) Network Security
5 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (10.34%) OSPF
6 2 (6.90%) BGP
6 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
6 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
6 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (6.90%) Internet
6 2 (6.90%) MPLS
6 2 (6.90%) RS-232
6 2 (6.90%) RS-485
6 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.90%) WLAN
6 2 (6.90%) ZigBee
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.90%) Automotive
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) IT Support
3 8 (27.59%) IT Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 7 (24.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Network Support
4 7 (24.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
1 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) CMDB
3 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.24%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Information Security
1 7 (24.14%) Server Management
1 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.24%) API Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (17.24%) Open Source
2 5 (17.24%) OWASP
2 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Red Team
2 5 (17.24%) Social Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) Threat Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
3 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Disruptive Innovation
5 2 (6.90%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) C
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
3 2 (6.90%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (31.03%) CCNA
3 7 (24.14%) CWNA
4 5 (17.24%) CCNP
4 5 (17.24%) CISM
4 5 (17.24%) CISSP
4 5 (17.24%) CSSLP
4 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) LPIC
5 2 (6.90%) MCP
5 2 (6.90%) MCSE
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) NIST
2 4 (13.79%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.45%) Malwarebytes
2 1 (3.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
3 3 (10.34%) Adobe
3 3 (10.34%) Cognizant
3 3 (10.34%) F5
3 3 (10.34%) Juniper
3 3 (10.34%) Lotus
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
3 3 (10.34%) Riverbed
3 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.90%) Aruba
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.90%) McAfee
5 1 (3.45%) Capita
5 1 (3.45%) Meraki
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Sophos
5 1 (3.45%) VMware