The first table below looks at the demand for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 31 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 21 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 2 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.45% 1.35% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 10.00% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 9
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 40 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.04% 13.47% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 71
Average salary £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wireless
England

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Wireless
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Wireless Salary Trend in the Midlands

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) GCIH
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) GWAPT
2 2 (40.00%) GPEN
2 2 (40.00%) OSCP
2 2 (40.00%) OSCE
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
3 1 (20.00%) HP MASE
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) GCIH
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) GWAPT
1 2 (40.00%) GPEN
1 2 (40.00%) OSCP
1 2 (40.00%) OSCE
2 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
2 1 (20.00%) HP MASE
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco