Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Structured Cabling
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 692 1063 1112
Rank change year-on-year +371 +49 +10
Permanent jobs citing Structured Cabling 84 48 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.034% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 67 31 67
Median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £39,821
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -5.83% +6.19%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £61,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% -7.14% -6.67%

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 10,014 22,316 25,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.40% 15.63% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7,827 16,797 20,407
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Structured Cabling
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Structured Cabling in the UK

Structured Cabling
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Structured Cabling.

Salary trend for Structured Cabling in the UK

Structured Cabling
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Structured Cabling over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Structured Cabling in the UK

Structured Cabling
Top 12 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 8 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
England +356 84 £50,000 +33.33% 14
UK excluding London +314 49 £32,000 -1.54% 8
London +216 31 £65,000 +18.18% 6
South West - 19 £37,500 - 2
South East +185 14 £30,000 +2.56% 3
Midlands +119 9 £52,500 +40.00% 2
West Midlands +100 8 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Work from Home - 5 £52,500 - 3
East of England - 5 £31,000 - 1
North of England +167 3 £22,150 -7.71%
Yorkshire +118 3 £22,150 -7.71%
East Midlands - 1 £38,633 -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT jobs citing Structured Cabling 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 with a requirement for Structured Cabling.

1 36 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 35 (41.67%) WAN
3 34 (40.48%) ITIL
4 30 (35.71%) Data Centre
5 26 (30.95%) Cisco
6 25 (29.76%) CCTV
6 25 (29.76%) VLAN
7 24 (28.57%) VPN
7 24 (28.57%) Firewall
8 23 (27.38%) CheckPoint
9 22 (26.19%) DNS
9 22 (26.19%) VoIP
9 22 (26.19%) Windows
9 22 (26.19%) Cisco IOS
9 22 (26.19%) Palo Alto
10 18 (21.43%) BGP
10 18 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (21.43%) LAN
10 18 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 18 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (20.24%) F5
11 17 (20.24%) ITIL V3
11 17 (20.24%) Office 365
11 17 (20.24%) DMVPN
11 17 (20.24%) Infoblox
11 17 (20.24%) Windows 10
11 17 (20.24%) 802.1X
11 17 (20.24%) Multicast
11 17 (20.24%) NX-OS
11 17 (20.24%) Load Balancing

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:

Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.76%) Acrobat
3 4 (4.76%) AutoCAD
4 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (41.67%) WAN
2 25 (29.76%) VLAN
3 24 (28.57%) Firewall
3 24 (28.57%) VPN
4 22 (26.19%) Cisco IOS
4 22 (26.19%) DNS
4 22 (26.19%) VoIP
5 18 (21.43%) BGP
5 18 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (21.43%) LAN
5 18 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 18 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (20.24%) DHCP
6 17 (20.24%) DMVPN
6 17 (20.24%) IGMP
6 17 (20.24%) MPLS
6 17 (20.24%) Multicast
6 17 (20.24%) NX-OS
6 17 (20.24%) OSPF
7 16 (19.05%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 13 (15.48%) Financial Institution
4 6 (7.14%) Retail
5 4 (4.76%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.19%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Cabling Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Installations Engineer
3 13 (15.48%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Data Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) IT Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) PBX Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Telephony Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Field Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Consultant
8 5 (5.95%) Head of IT
8 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (5.95%) IT Support
8 5 (5.95%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Design Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) 802.1X
2 10 (11.90%) .NET
3 1 (1.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 25 (29.76%) CCTV
3 17 (20.24%) Fibre Optics
4 14 (16.67%) Driving Licence
5 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.57%) Digital Signage
7 3 (3.57%) EPoS
8 2 (2.38%) iSeries
9 1 (1.19%) Digital TV
9 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Windows
2 17 (20.24%) Windows 10
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) ITIL
2 17 (20.24%) ITIL V3
2 17 (20.24%) Load Balancing
2 17 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (15.48%) Project Delivery
5 10 (11.90%) IT Strategy
5 10 (11.90%) People Management
5 10 (11.90%) SDLC
5 10 (11.90%) Technology Roadmap
6 9 (10.71%) Project Management
7 8 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.95%) Information Security
9 5 (5.95%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.76%) BCP
10 4 (4.76%) Internal Audit
10 4 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) C#
1 10 (11.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 13 (15.48%) CCNP
4 5 (5.95%) RIBA
5 4 (4.76%) BICSI RCDD
5 4 (4.76%) CCNA
5 4 (4.76%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 36 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 26 (30.95%) Cisco
3 23 (27.38%) CheckPoint
4 22 (26.19%) Palo Alto
5 17 (20.24%) F5
5 17 (20.24%) ForeScout
5 17 (20.24%) Infoblox
6 8 (9.52%) Panasonic
7 5 (5.95%) Avaya
7 5 (5.95%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (5.95%) Meraki
7 5 (5.95%) VMware
8 4 (4.76%) Adobe
9 2 (2.38%) Remedy