The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 118 116 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 2.85% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 6
Average salary £51,250 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £36,600 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £61,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
309 316 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.92% 15.71% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 257 284 300
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WLAN
West Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WLAN
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco