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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 104 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 21 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 1.23% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.27% 8.73% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 7
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -40.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,250 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £66,900 £61,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
289 252 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.88% 14.06% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 236 226 254
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 30 (66.67%) Cisco
2 23 (51.11%) LAN
3 22 (48.89%) Firewall
4 21 (46.67%) ITIL
5 16 (35.56%) DNS
5 16 (35.56%) Service Delivery
6 15 (33.33%) WAN
7 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
7 14 (31.11%) VPN
7 14 (31.11%) VMware
7 14 (31.11%) F5
8 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
9 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (26.67%) Juniper
9 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
10 11 (24.44%) Windows
10 11 (24.44%) Network Design
11 10 (22.22%) DHCP
11 10 (22.22%) CCNP
12 9 (20.00%) MPLS
12 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (20.00%) Wireshark
12 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
12 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (17.78%) VLAN
13 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
13 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
13 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) LAN
2 22 (48.89%) Firewall
3 16 (35.56%) DNS
4 15 (33.33%) WAN
5 14 (31.11%) VPN
6 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (22.22%) DHCP
8 9 (20.00%) MPLS
8 9 (20.00%) Wireshark
9 8 (17.78%) VLAN
9 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
10 7 (15.56%) OSPF
10 7 (15.56%) BGP
10 7 (15.56%) EIGRP
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (13.33%) HSRP
11 6 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (13.33%) PPP
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Network Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Network Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Network Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.44%) iPhone
4 2 (4.44%) Handset
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) Android
5 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.44%) Linux
7 1 (2.22%) CentOS
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) ITIL
2 16 (35.56%) Service Delivery
3 11 (24.44%) Network Design
4 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (13.33%) High Availability
5 6 (13.33%) Network Management
6 4 (8.89%) Service Management
7 3 (6.67%) Change Control
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management
9 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.22%) Project Management
9 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Perl
1 1 (2.22%) PHP
1 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (22.22%) CCNP
4 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) CCIP
5 3 (6.67%) CCSE
5 3 (6.67%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.44%) CCNA
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.22%) RHCE
7 1 (2.22%) MCSE
7 1 (2.22%) MCTS
7 1 (2.22%) MCITP
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Nagios
1 1 (2.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Cisco
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) VMware
2 14 (31.11%) F5
3 12 (26.67%) Juniper
4 6 (13.33%) Apple
5 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.89%) Citrix
7 3 (6.67%) Sourcefire
7 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 3 (6.67%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.44%) Mitel
8 2 (4.44%) Websense
9 1 (2.22%) HP
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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