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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 103 106 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 34 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.56% 1.03% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.97% 5.98% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 20
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +26.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £24,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
379 351 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.34% 17.20% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 320 316 301
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 26 November 2014.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 51 (78.46%) Cisco
2 32 (49.23%) Firewall
3 25 (38.46%) F5
4 22 (33.85%) Juniper
4 22 (33.85%) LAN
4 22 (33.85%) Security Cleared
5 21 (32.31%) SC Cleared
5 21 (32.31%) Network Design
5 21 (32.31%) ITIL
6 16 (24.62%) Windows
6 16 (24.62%) Finance
7 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
8 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (20.00%) WLAN
9 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (20.00%) VMware
9 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (18.46%) CCNA
11 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.92%) VPN
11 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
12 10 (15.38%) WAN
12 10 (15.38%) SLA
12 10 (15.38%) CheckPoint
12 10 (15.38%) Management Information System
13 9 (13.85%) Windows XP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.15%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (49.23%) Firewall
2 22 (33.85%) LAN
3 13 (20.00%) WLAN
4 11 (16.92%) VPN
5 10 (15.38%) WAN
6 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (10.77%) DHCP
7 7 (10.77%) DNS
7 7 (10.77%) SAN
8 5 (7.69%) MPLS
8 5 (7.69%) Broadband
8 5 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (6.15%) HSRP
9 4 (6.15%) VoIP
9 4 (6.15%) EIGRP
9 4 (6.15%) VRRP
10 3 (4.62%) Internet
10 3 (4.62%) DWDM
10 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (4.62%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Architect
2 20 (30.77%) Network Architect
3 15 (23.08%) Senior Network Architect
3 15 (23.08%) Senior Architect
4 10 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Support Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Network Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Sales Executive
8 3 (4.62%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Statistics
4 1 (1.54%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.85%) Windows XP
5 5 (7.69%) Android
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.62%) Linux
7 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) ITIL
1 21 (32.31%) Network Design
2 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (9.23%) Time Management
3 5 (7.69%) Network Management
3 5 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 5 (7.69%) Service Management
4 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.62%) Change Management
5 3 (4.62%) CRM
5 3 (4.62%) Fault Management
5 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.08%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.54%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) SQL
1 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) Security Cleared
2 21 (32.31%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (18.46%) CCNA
5 7 (10.77%) CCNP
6 5 (7.69%) MCSE
6 5 (7.69%) MCSA
6 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (6.15%) Degree
8 2 (3.08%) CCIE
9 1 (1.54%) MCP
9 1 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (7.69%) vSphere
5 4 (6.15%) XenApp
5 4 (6.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 51 (78.46%) Cisco
2 25 (38.46%) F5
3 22 (33.85%) Juniper
4 13 (20.00%) VMware
5 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
6 10 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.69%) Websense
7 5 (7.69%) NetApp
7 5 (7.69%) Apple
7 5 (7.69%) Citrix
7 5 (7.69%) Riverbed
7 5 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.15%) Open-E
8 4 (6.15%) Avaya
9 3 (4.62%) HP
9 3 (4.62%) Nortel
10 1 (1.54%) Sophos
10 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.54%) IronPort
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