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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 123 129 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 9 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.046% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 0.28% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Average salary £50,000 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.73% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £31,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.62% -
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
409 357 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.97% 16.56% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 323 326 279
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WLAN
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Wireless
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) Time Management
5 4 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) CCNP
5 4 (40.00%) Avaya
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (40.00%) VRRP
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (40.00%) HSRP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (10.00%) CCIE
7 1 (10.00%) Network Design
7 1 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (100.00%) Wireless
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (40.00%) VRRP
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) HSRP
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Avaya
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint