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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 128 122 134
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.051% 0.36% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 2.04% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Average salary £31,500 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
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
389 392 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.87% 17.87% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 355 309 318
Average salary £49,250 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.68% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) MGCP
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) VMware