The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 76 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.14% 1.03% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 7.22% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 9
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wireless
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 97 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.41% 14.26% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 79 87 71
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Wireless
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) DWDM
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) DWDM
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel