The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless Security over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Security
Rank 232 205 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing Wireless Security 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.017% 0.080% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £61,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,325 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-19.40% +10.00%
Wireless Security
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
838 765 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.56% 15.39% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 702 679 587
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Wireless Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Wireless Security Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Wireless Security
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Wireless Security Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Wireless Security
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless Security within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -
Wireless Security
England

Wireless Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Wireless Security 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 Security.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Wireless
2 8 (80.00%) Network Security
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (50.00%) Unix
5 5 (50.00%) CISSP
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
5 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (50.00%) CISM
5 5 (50.00%) Information Security
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (50.00%) Splunk
5 5 (50.00%) SIEM
5 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 5 (50.00%) QRadar
5 5 (50.00%) SANS
5 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (40.00%) Presales
6 4 (40.00%) HP

Wireless Security
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Wireless Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Wireless
2 8 (80.00%) Network Security
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) IT Operations Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Consultant
4 3 (30.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (30.00%) Presales Consultant
4 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (30.00%) Security Presales Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
1 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 5 (50.00%) SIEM
1 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (40.00%) Presales
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Security
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) CISM
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
1 5 (50.00%) SANS
2 3 (30.00%) HP ASE
2 3 (30.00%) HPE ATP
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) MCTS
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (50.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 5 (50.00%) Splunk
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Huawei
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Meraki
6 1 (10.00%) VMware