The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 111 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 7 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.86% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 5.20% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 8
Average salary £65,000 £53,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.49% +20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £27,100 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £66,200 £64,500 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Wireless
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
271 269 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.58% 16.48% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 229 235 256
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Wireless
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Birmingham

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 31 (73.81%) Cisco
2 21 (50.00%) LAN
2 21 (50.00%) Firewall
3 18 (42.86%) F5
4 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
5 16 (38.10%) ITIL
6 14 (33.33%) Juniper
6 14 (33.33%) VMware
7 13 (30.95%) Network Design
7 13 (30.95%) DNS
8 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
8 11 (26.19%) DHCP
8 11 (26.19%) Windows
8 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
8 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
9 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (23.81%) Office 365
9 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
9 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (23.81%) Finance
9 10 (23.81%) VPN
9 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 10 (23.81%) Service Delivery
9 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (21.43%) Apple
10 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
10 9 (21.43%) WAN
10 9 (21.43%) Network Management

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Wireless 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 Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.38%) Lync
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) LAN
1 21 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (30.95%) DNS
3 11 (26.19%) DHCP
4 10 (23.81%) VPN
5 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (21.43%) WAN
6 7 (16.67%) MPLS
7 4 (9.52%) Broadband
7 4 (9.52%) WLAN
7 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (9.52%) VLAN
7 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
7 4 (9.52%) Network Security
8 3 (7.14%) Wireless Security
8 3 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.14%) OSPF
8 3 (7.14%) BGP
8 3 (7.14%) EIGRP
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Architect
2 11 (26.19%) Network Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Senior Network Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Senior Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Network Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Network Manager
6 3 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Technician
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) IT Support
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Design Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Handset
2 1 (2.38%) Statistics
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (21.43%) Android
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 13 (30.95%) Network Design
3 10 (23.81%) Service Delivery
4 9 (21.43%) Network Management
5 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.90%) Service Management
6 4 (9.52%) Supplier Management
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) Change Control
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.76%) High Availability
8 2 (4.76%) Migration
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.38%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.38%) Change Management
9 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.38%) Use Case
9 1 (2.38%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) Perl
1 1 (2.38%) PHP
1 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (14.29%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
5 2 (4.76%) CCSE
5 2 (4.76%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) RHCE
6 1 (2.38%) MCSE
6 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
5 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Nagios
1 1 (2.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Cisco
2 18 (42.86%) F5
3 14 (33.33%) VMware
3 14 (33.33%) Juniper
4 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.43%) Apple
6 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 5 (11.90%) Riverbed
8 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
8 4 (9.52%) Websense
9 2 (4.76%) Sourcefire
9 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.38%) Twitter
10 1 (2.38%) Open-E
10 1 (2.38%) NetApp
10 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.38%) HP
10 1 (2.38%) Nortel
10 1 (2.38%) Citrix
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