The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 81 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.14% 1.21% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 8.60% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 10
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 93 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.30% 14.03% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 88 86 61
Average salary £27,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wireless
West Midlands

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 31 July 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 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) MCTS
3 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
5 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) WSUS

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) DWDM
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
1 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCTS
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp