The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 119 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.055% - 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% - 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £60,000 - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
WLAN
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
279 315 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.27% 20.05% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 258 271 294
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,800 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WLAN
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

WLAN Salary Trend in Birmingham

WLAN
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 10 (90.91%) LAN
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Wireless
2 7 (63.64%) CCNA
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) VoIP
4 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (36.36%) Avaya
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
4 4 (36.36%) VRRP
4 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Time Management
4 4 (36.36%) HSRP
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) CCNP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (9.09%) Handset
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing WLAN 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 WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
1 10 (90.91%) Wireless
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
3 4 (36.36%) VRRP
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) HSRP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CCNA
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Avaya
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft