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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
UK / Scotland
Rank 125 135 121
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 13 28 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 0.95% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 7.82% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 22
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +22.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £41,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.53% -1.41%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 264 358 358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.38% 12.21% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 170 212 213
Median salary £41,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Wireless as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Scotland

Wireless
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless in Scotland.

Salary trend for Wireless in Scotland

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 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
Glasgow +19 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Edinburgh -11 4 £55,000 +12.82% 2
West Lothian -7 2 £42,500 -3.40% 1
Fife - 2 £30,000 -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 36 (65.45%) Cisco
2 31 (56.36%) Firewall
3 27 (49.09%) LAN
4 24 (43.64%) CheckPoint
5 23 (41.82%) MPLS
5 23 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (38.18%) VPN
7 19 (34.55%) CCNP
7 19 (34.55%) Data Centre
8 17 (30.91%) VoIP
8 17 (30.91%) WAN
8 17 (30.91%) IPsec
9 15 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (21.82%) Network Security
12 11 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (20.00%) F5
12 11 (20.00%) Network Design
12 11 (20.00%) BGP
12 11 (20.00%) EIGRP
12 11 (20.00%) OSPF
12 11 (20.00%) ITIL
13 10 (18.18%) Aruba
13 10 (18.18%) SolarWinds
13 10 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
13 10 (18.18%) ITIL V3
13 10 (18.18%) FortiGate
14 9 (16.36%) Network Monitoring
15 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus

Wireless
Top Related 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 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (56.36%) Firewall
2 27 (49.09%) LAN
3 23 (41.82%) MPLS
4 21 (38.18%) VPN
5 17 (30.91%) IPsec
5 17 (30.91%) VoIP
5 17 (30.91%) WAN
6 15 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (21.82%) Network Security
9 11 (20.00%) BGP
9 11 (20.00%) EIGRP
9 11 (20.00%) OSPF
10 10 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
11 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (12.73%) Cisco Wireless
12 7 (12.73%) HSRP
12 7 (12.73%) NetScaler
12 7 (12.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) NUnit
2 2 (3.64%) Selenium
2 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Network Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Network Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Senior Network Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Data Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) IT Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.45%) REST
2 3 (5.45%) Spring
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Core
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) CSS3
3 2 (3.64%) Dapper ORM
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) HTML5
3 2 (3.64%) J2EE
3 2 (3.64%) jQuery
3 2 (3.64%) SignalR
3 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.82%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) ASIC
5 1 (1.82%) EMV
5 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.82%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 11 (20.00%) ITIL
1 11 (20.00%) Network Design
2 10 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 9 (16.36%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (12.73%) Change Management
5 6 (10.91%) SDLC
6 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (7.27%) High Availability
7 4 (7.27%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.45%) Kanban
8 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.45%) TDD
9 2 (3.64%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) C++
2 4 (7.27%) C
3 3 (5.45%) Java
3 3 (5.45%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) Embedded C
4 2 (3.64%) Embedded C++
4 2 (3.64%) Perl
4 2 (3.64%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (34.55%) CCNP
3 8 (14.55%) CCNA
4 6 (10.91%) Degree
5 4 (7.27%) CCIE
6 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Firmware
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 7 (12.73%) Cacti
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) Cisco
2 24 (43.64%) CheckPoint
3 11 (20.00%) F5
4 10 (18.18%) Aruba
4 10 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 7 (12.73%) Citrix
6 4 (7.27%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.82%) CommVault
8 1 (1.82%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle
8 1 (1.82%) VMware
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