Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Structured Cabling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Structured Cabling over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Structured Cabling
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1089 1097 1168
Rank change year-on-year +8 +71 -62
Permanent jobs citing Structured Cabling 117 146 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.077% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 89 132 111
UK median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +4.11% +20.06%
10th Percentile £22,800 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £28,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year +14.78% -4.17% +9.09%

Structured Cabling 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28309 32038 36151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22925 26230 29899
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Structured Cabling
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Structured Cabling as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Structured Cabling 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.

Salary trend for Structured Cabling in the UK

Structured Cabling
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Structured Cabling over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Structured Cabling in the UK

Structured Cabling
Top 11 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England -6 115 £35,000 -6.67% 7
UK excluding London +43 71 £33,000 +14.78% 4
London -26 44 £37,500 -1.32% 3
South East +56 25 £34,000 +13.33% 3
Midlands +54 21 £55,000 +92.98%
West Midlands +33 21 £55,000 +92.98%
East of England +15 13 £28,500 -48.18%
South West -1 11 £27,500 -4.35% 1
North of England +13 3 £35,000 +23.89%
North West +3 2 £36,750 +33.03%
North East - 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 43 (36.75%) WAN
2 37 (31.62%) LAN
2 37 (31.62%) Firewall
2 37 (31.62%) Data Centre
3 35 (29.91%) Cisco
4 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
5 30 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (22.22%) Windows
7 25 (21.37%) Microsoft Office
7 25 (21.37%) CCNA
8 23 (19.66%) HP
8 23 (19.66%) SLA
8 23 (19.66%) Juniper
9 21 (17.95%) VPN
10 20 (17.09%) DNS
10 20 (17.09%) Finance
11 18 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 18 (15.38%) DHCP
12 17 (14.53%) CCNP
12 17 (14.53%) Telecoms
13 16 (13.68%) Wireless
13 16 (13.68%) Windows Server
14 14 (11.97%) MPLS
15 12 (10.26%) Remedy
15 12 (10.26%) SAN
15 12 (10.26%) Motorola
15 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP
15 12 (10.26%) Fortinet
16 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (9.40%) VLAN

Structured Cabling
Co-occurring 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 7 (5.98%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.71%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (21.37%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.56%) Revit
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Office 365
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (36.75%) WAN
2 37 (31.62%) Firewall
2 37 (31.62%) LAN
3 21 (17.95%) VPN
4 20 (17.09%) DNS
5 18 (15.38%) DHCP
6 16 (13.68%) Wireless
7 14 (11.97%) MPLS
8 12 (10.26%) SAN
8 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP
9 11 (9.40%) VLAN
10 10 (8.55%) VoIP
10 10 (8.55%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (8.55%) WLAN
11 8 (6.84%) OSPF
11 8 (6.84%) Unified Communications
12 7 (5.98%) Internet
13 6 (5.13%) BGP
14 5 (4.27%) IPsec
14 5 (4.27%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (17.09%) Finance
2 17 (14.53%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.98%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.13%) Marketing
4 6 (5.13%) Multimedia
4 6 (5.13%) Retail
5 4 (3.42%) Banking
6 3 (2.56%) Law
7 2 (1.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (17.09%) Data Centre Engineer
2 13 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 12 (10.26%) Administrator
3 12 (10.26%) Analyst
3 12 (10.26%) Network Administrator
4 10 (8.55%) Consultant
5 9 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.84%) Cabling Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) IT Support
6 8 (6.84%) Network Specialist
6 8 (6.84%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Network Security Specialist
8 5 (4.27%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Security Specialist
8 5 (4.27%) Service Desk Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Trainee
9 4 (3.42%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 37 (31.62%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.98%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.13%) CCTV
5 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.27%) EPoS
5 5 (4.27%) Life Science
6 4 (3.42%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (3.42%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.56%) Apple TV
7 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.71%) AS400
8 2 (1.71%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.71%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.85%) Fintech
9 1 (0.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.22%) Windows
2 16 (13.68%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.98%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.27%) Android
5 5 (4.27%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.42%) Linux
6 4 (3.42%) Solaris
7 3 (2.56%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.71%) Unix
8 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.40%) Change Control
1 11 (9.40%) Change Management
2 10 (8.55%) Service Delivery
3 9 (7.69%) Project Management
4 8 (6.84%) CAD
4 8 (6.84%) ITIL
4 8 (6.84%) Time Management
5 7 (5.98%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (5.13%) Break/Fix
6 6 (5.13%) Migration
6 6 (5.13%) Proactive Management
7 5 (4.27%) Coaching
7 5 (4.27%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.27%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (4.27%) Logistics
7 5 (4.27%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (4.27%) SIEM
7 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.42%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (3.42%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.40%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (21.37%) CCNA
3 17 (14.53%) CCNP
4 5 (4.27%) CCDP
4 5 (4.27%) MCP
5 4 (3.42%) CCIE
5 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.71%) MCITP
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.85%) Degree
7 1 (0.85%) MCSE
7 1 (0.85%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.66%) SLA
2 7 (5.98%) ISO 9001
2 7 (5.98%) QA
3 4 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.98%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.71%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.71%) XenApp
5 2 (1.71%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) ServiceCenter
2 5 (4.27%) WSUS
3 3 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (29.91%) Cisco
2 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
3 23 (19.66%) HP
3 23 (19.66%) Juniper
4 12 (10.26%) Fortinet
4 12 (10.26%) Motorola
4 12 (10.26%) Remedy
5 11 (9.40%) VMware
6 8 (6.84%) Oracle
7 7 (5.98%) Apple
8 6 (5.13%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.13%) Citrix
8 6 (5.13%) SAP
9 5 (4.27%) Avaya
9 5 (4.27%) Google
9 5 (4.27%) McAfee
10 4 (3.42%) BT
10 4 (3.42%) GENBAND
11 3 (2.56%) Mitel
11 3 (2.56%) WatchGuard