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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 95 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 25 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.38% 1.39% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.99% 6.80% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 18
Average salary £53,750 £55,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
278 309 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.37% 20.40% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 254 266 282
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,612
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £60,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (76.27%) Cisco
2 31 (52.54%) Firewall
3 28 (47.46%) LAN
4 24 (40.68%) F5
5 22 (37.29%) Security Cleared
6 20 (33.90%) ITIL
7 19 (32.20%) Juniper
8 18 (30.51%) Windows
8 18 (30.51%) MS Exchange
8 18 (30.51%) VMware
8 18 (30.51%) Network Design
9 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
10 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
10 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
11 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (25.42%) Finance
12 14 (23.73%) WAN
12 14 (23.73%) Office 365
13 13 (22.03%) DHCP
13 13 (22.03%) VPN
13 13 (22.03%) DNS
13 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
15 10 (16.95%) Apple
15 10 (16.95%) WLAN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (30.51%) MS Exchange
2 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.78%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (52.54%) Firewall
2 28 (47.46%) LAN
3 14 (23.73%) WAN
4 13 (22.03%) DHCP
4 13 (22.03%) VPN
4 13 (22.03%) DNS
5 10 (16.95%) WLAN
6 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (10.17%) MPLS
7 6 (10.17%) SAN
8 5 (8.47%) EIGRP
8 5 (8.47%) Broadband
9 4 (6.78%) VoIP
9 4 (6.78%) VRRP
9 4 (6.78%) Wireless Security
9 4 (6.78%) HSRP
10 3 (5.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (5.08%) Network Security
10 3 (5.08%) VLAN
10 3 (5.08%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Architect
2 16 (27.12%) Network Architect
3 15 (25.42%) Senior Architect
3 15 (25.42%) Senior Network Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Network Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.08%) IT Support
8 3 (5.08%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Network Technician
8 3 (5.08%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Sales Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.39%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Handset
4 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Windows
2 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (16.95%) Android
5 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.78%) Linux
8 1 (1.69%) CentOS
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) ITIL
2 18 (30.51%) Network Design
3 10 (16.95%) Network Management
4 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.17%) Service Management
5 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.47%) Supplier Management
7 4 (6.78%) Time Management
8 3 (5.08%) Change Control
8 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.39%) Migration
9 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.69%) Change Management
10 1 (1.69%) Fault Management
10 1 (1.69%) Use Case
10 1 (1.69%) Project Management
10 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.69%) Perl
1 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (37.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
3 13 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (15.25%) CCNA
5 7 (11.86%) CCNP
6 5 (8.47%) Degree
6 5 (8.47%) MCSE
6 5 (8.47%) MCSA
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.39%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.39%) CCSE
8 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.69%) MCITP
8 1 (1.69%) MCP
8 1 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
1 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
3 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (8.47%) vSphere
5 4 (6.78%) XenApp
5 4 (6.78%) XenServer
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.69%) Cacti
2 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (76.27%) Cisco
2 24 (40.68%) F5
3 19 (32.20%) Juniper
4 18 (30.51%) VMware
5 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
6 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
7 10 (16.95%) Apple
8 6 (10.17%) Riverbed
9 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
9 5 (8.47%) NetApp
9 5 (8.47%) Websense
9 5 (8.47%) Citrix
10 4 (6.78%) Avaya
10 4 (6.78%) Open-E
11 2 (3.39%) HP
11 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
11 2 (3.39%) Sourcefire
12 1 (1.69%) Kaseya
12 1 (1.69%) Twitter
12 1 (1.69%) AVG
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