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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 65 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 11 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.71% 0.14% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.48% 1.05% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 6
Average salary £22,750 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.08% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £34,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £34,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
116 95 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.04% 13.23% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 100 86 101
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Wireless
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 6 £22,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £65,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £47,500 -
Uttoxeter - 1 £40,000 -
Wireless
West Midlands

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) LAN
1 19 (100.00%) WAN
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (84.21%) CCNA
4 15 (78.95%) VPN
5 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
5 12 (63.16%) Citrix
6 10 (52.63%) DNS
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
7 9 (47.37%) DHCP
7 9 (47.37%) MS Office
7 9 (47.37%) Windows
7 9 (47.37%) CCNP
8 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (42.11%) Terminal Server
8 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (42.11%) MCSE
8 8 (42.11%) MCTS
8 8 (42.11%) MCITP
9 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
10 6 (31.58%) Cisco
10 6 (31.58%) VLAN
10 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (26.32%) Firewall
11 5 (26.32%) MPLS
11 5 (26.32%) WLAN
12 4 (21.05%) HP
12 4 (21.05%) IP Telephony
12 4 (21.05%) Windows 7

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) LAN
1 19 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (78.95%) VPN
3 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
4 10 (52.63%) DNS
5 9 (47.37%) DHCP
6 6 (31.58%) VLAN
7 5 (26.32%) WLAN
7 5 (26.32%) Firewall
7 5 (26.32%) MPLS
8 4 (21.05%) IP Telephony
9 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (15.79%) OSPF
9 3 (15.79%) BGP
9 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
10 1 (5.26%) Intranet
10 1 (5.26%) Internet
10 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Network Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Professional Services Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
2 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Coaching
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (84.21%) CCNA
3 9 (47.37%) CCNP
4 8 (42.11%) MCSE
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (42.11%) MCTS
4 8 (42.11%) MCITP
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Terminal Server
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Citrix
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) WatchGuard
5 3 (15.79%) Siemens
6 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.26%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) Meraki
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper