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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 181 143 148
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +5
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 43 56 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 1.04% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 6.43% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 37
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,840 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -
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
931 871 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.73% 16.25% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 756 739 663
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
Birmingham +18 27 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Worcestershire +1 6 £30,750 -12.14%
Warwickshire -1 3 £45,750 +22.00% 1
Coventry -23 3 £50,000 - 1
Shropshire -5 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Staffordshire -14 1 £34,000 +1.49% 1
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 61 (66.30%) Cisco
2 38 (41.30%) Firewall
3 34 (36.96%) Windows
4 31 (33.70%) LAN
5 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
5 27 (29.35%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (27.17%) WAN
7 24 (26.09%) VMware
8 23 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 21 (22.83%) Juniper
9 21 (22.83%) Network Design
9 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 20 (21.74%) ITIL
11 19 (20.65%) CCNA
12 17 (18.48%) Management Information System
12 17 (18.48%) VPN
12 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
13 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
13 16 (17.39%) Citrix
13 16 (17.39%) WLAN
14 15 (16.30%) F5
15 14 (15.22%) Windows 7
15 14 (15.22%) Finance
15 14 (15.22%) DNS
15 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
16 13 (14.13%) CCNP
16 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2003

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 23 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.52%) IIS
6 5 (5.43%) Lync
7 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.17%) Apache
9 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Office
2 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (41.30%) Firewall
2 31 (33.70%) LAN
3 25 (27.17%) WAN
4 17 (18.48%) VPN
5 16 (17.39%) WLAN
6 14 (15.22%) DNS
6 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
7 10 (10.87%) DHCP
7 10 (10.87%) SAN
8 9 (9.78%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (8.70%) Network Security
9 8 (8.70%) VLAN
9 8 (8.70%) IP Telephony
9 8 (8.70%) DWDM
10 7 (7.61%) VoIP
11 6 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (6.52%) Internet
12 5 (5.43%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (5.43%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (4.35%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.26%) MSI
3 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Architect
2 16 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 15 (16.30%) Network Architect
4 11 (11.96%) Consultant
4 11 (11.96%) Senior Architect
4 11 (11.96%) Senior Network Architect
5 10 (10.87%) Sales Executive
5 10 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Administrator
7 8 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.43%) Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
12 3 (3.26%) IT Administrator
12 3 (3.26%) Network Support
12 3 (3.26%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (3.26%) Systems Support
12 3 (3.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.61%) Statistics
2 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.26%) Clustering
4 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.17%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.96%) Windows
2 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (15.22%) Windows 7
4 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (11.96%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.61%) Linux
7 5 (5.43%) Android
8 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.35%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) Network Design
2 20 (21.74%) ITIL
3 11 (11.96%) CRM
4 10 (10.87%) Service Delivery
5 9 (9.78%) Change Management
6 6 (6.52%) Time Management
6 6 (6.52%) Fault Management
7 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.26%) Network Management
7 3 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.26%) Software Distribution
7 3 (3.26%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.17%) Change Control
8 2 (2.17%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.17%) Project Management
8 2 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.17%) C
3 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (20.65%) CCNA
3 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 13 (14.13%) CCNP
4 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (9.78%) MCSE
5 9 (9.78%) Degree
6 6 (6.52%) MCITP
7 4 (4.35%) CCIE
8 3 (3.26%) MCSA
8 3 (3.26%) MCP
9 2 (2.17%) HNC
9 2 (2.17%) HND
10 1 (1.09%) CCVP
10 1 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.09%) CCIP
10 1 (1.09%) CCA
10 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.09%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) DO-178B
System Software
1 20 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.35%) vSphere
5 3 (3.26%) XenApp
5 3 (3.26%) XenServer
5 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.17%) Postfix
6 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) SCCM
1 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.26%) SCOM
2 3 (3.26%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.17%) XenMobile
3 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.09%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (66.30%) Cisco
2 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.09%) VMware
4 21 (22.83%) Juniper
5 16 (17.39%) Citrix
6 15 (16.30%) F5
7 10 (10.87%) CheckPoint
8 9 (9.78%) HP
9 6 (6.52%) Nortel
10 5 (5.43%) Apple
10 5 (5.43%) Dell
10 5 (5.43%) Avaya
11 4 (4.35%) Symantec
11 4 (4.35%) NetApp
12 3 (3.26%) Kaspersky
13 2 (2.17%) Adobe
13 2 (2.17%) Remedy
14 1 (1.09%) Sophos
14 1 (1.09%) CA
14 1 (1.09%) CommVault
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