The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 35 14 31
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.61% 8.79% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 48.48% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 2
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +12.19%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Wireless
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.20% 18.13% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 14
Average salary £35,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £50,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) POP3
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) IKE
2 1 (50.00%) IPX
2 1 (50.00%) IPX/SPX
2 1 (50.00%) PPP
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) IGRP
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) POP3
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) IKE
2 1 (50.00%) IPX
2 1 (50.00%) IPX/SPX
2 1 (50.00%) PPP
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint