The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless 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 over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 161 137 164
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +27
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 54 43 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.02% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.83% 5.99% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 29
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
791 718 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.64% 17.10% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 694 561 688
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Wireless
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Wireless Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Wireless Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Wireless
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Warwickshire -2 14 £42,000 -4.54% 1
Staffordshire +4 13 £25,000 +19.04% 2
Birmingham -21 13 £33,500 -12.98% 5
Coventry -13 7 £36,750 +67.04% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £40,000 - 2
Solihull -12 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 81 (64.29%) Cisco
2 52 (41.27%) LAN
3 50 (39.68%) Firewall
4 43 (34.13%) Windows
5 38 (30.16%) WAN
6 36 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (27.78%) VPN
8 32 (25.40%) VMware
9 30 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (23.81%) ITIL
10 28 (22.22%) F5
11 27 (21.43%) DNS
11 27 (21.43%) DHCP
11 27 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (20.63%) CheckPoint
12 26 (20.63%) Active Directory
12 26 (20.63%) MS Exchange
13 25 (19.84%) Service Delivery
14 24 (19.05%) MPLS
15 22 (17.46%) CCNP
15 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
16 21 (16.67%) CCNA
17 20 (15.87%) Citrix
17 20 (15.87%) Management Information System
17 20 (15.87%) Security Cleared
17 20 (15.87%) Network Design
18 19 (15.08%) Windows 7
19 18 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
20 17 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (13.49%) Juniper

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 26 (20.63%) MS Exchange
2 18 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.56%) Lync
6 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.79%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (41.27%) LAN
2 50 (39.68%) Firewall
3 38 (30.16%) WAN
4 35 (27.78%) VPN
5 27 (21.43%) DNS
5 27 (21.43%) DHCP
6 24 (19.05%) MPLS
7 16 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (9.52%) Broadband
9 11 (8.73%) Internet
9 11 (8.73%) SAN
10 10 (7.94%) TCP/IP
11 9 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (7.14%) Network Security
11 9 (7.14%) WLAN
12 8 (6.35%) DMVPN
12 8 (6.35%) VoIP
12 8 (6.35%) Intranet
12 8 (6.35%) Cisco PIX
13 7 (5.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (12.70%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (15.87%) Architect
2 16 (12.70%) Analyst
3 15 (11.90%) Network Engineer
4 14 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 13 (10.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (9.52%) Senior Network Architect
6 12 (9.52%) Senior Architect
7 11 (8.73%) IT Support
7 11 (8.73%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.94%) Support Technician
9 8 (6.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) IT Support Technician
10 6 (4.76%) Network Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Network Manager
11 5 (3.97%) Project Manager
12 4 (3.17%) Consultant
12 4 (3.17%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Manager
12 4 (3.17%) Operations Manager
12 4 (3.17%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) HTML
1 1 (0.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.87%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.59%) EPoS
3 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.79%) Statistics
4 1 (0.79%) Handset
4 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.79%) DTV
4 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.79%) Telematics
4 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.13%) Windows
2 30 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (15.08%) Windows 7
5 15 (11.90%) Windows XP
6 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (7.14%) Android
8 4 (3.17%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.17%) Solaris
9 3 (2.38%) Linux
10 1 (0.79%) CentOS
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.81%) ITIL
2 25 (19.84%) Service Delivery
3 20 (15.87%) Network Design
4 16 (12.70%) Service Management
5 14 (11.11%) Network Management
6 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (8.73%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (7.94%) Change Management
8 10 (7.94%) Project Management
9 9 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (6.35%) Change Control
10 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.35%) Validation
11 7 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (5.56%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (4.76%) ITIL V3
12 6 (4.76%) Problem Management
13 5 (3.97%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.59%) SQL
2 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.79%) C
2 1 (0.79%) Perl
2 1 (0.79%) PHP
2 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (17.46%) CCNP
3 21 (16.67%) CCNA
4 20 (15.87%) Security Cleared
5 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (10.32%) SC Cleared
7 12 (9.52%) MCSE
8 9 (7.14%) CCSE
9 7 (5.56%) MCITP
9 7 (5.56%) CCSA
9 7 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (4.76%) Degree
11 5 (3.97%) MCTS
12 4 (3.17%) MCSA
13 3 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (1.59%) HNC
14 2 (1.59%) HND
14 2 (1.59%) JNCIP
15 1 (0.79%) CCENT
15 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.14%) SLA
3 4 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) DO-178B
System Software
1 26 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.70%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (3.97%) vSphere
6 4 (3.17%) XenApp
6 4 (3.17%) XenServer
7 2 (1.59%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.79%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) Nagios
2 1 (0.79%) Cacti
2 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 81 (64.29%) Cisco
2 32 (25.40%) VMware
3 28 (22.22%) F5
4 26 (20.63%) CheckPoint
5 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
6 20 (15.87%) Citrix
7 17 (13.49%) Juniper
8 13 (10.32%) Riverbed
9 12 (9.52%) Websense
9 12 (9.52%) SolarWinds
10 11 (8.73%) Apple
11 7 (5.56%) Nokia
12 6 (4.76%) NetApp
13 5 (3.97%) Dell
14 4 (3.17%) Open-E
14 4 (3.17%) HP
14 4 (3.17%) Remedy
15 3 (2.38%) Sage
15 3 (2.38%) Avaya
16 2 (1.59%) Aruba
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Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + upto 17.5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
CPI Selection
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38500 per annum + 46 days Hols + Great Pension
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