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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 155 156 173
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 84 79 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.37% 1.34% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.99% 8.79% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 67 74 37
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £22,950 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
934 899 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.25% 15.19% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 768 816 701
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 52 £45,000 -35.71% 6
Warwickshire +7 7 £29,000 +9.43% 1
Solihull +10 5 £25,000 -5.66%
Worcestershire +3 4 £39,375 +9.08%
Shropshire -13 4 £35,000 -6.04% 1
Coventry -1 3 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Dudley -3 2 £20,500 -29.31%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 119 (75.32%) Cisco
2 95 (60.13%) WAN
3 83 (52.53%) Firewall
4 81 (51.27%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (48.73%) LAN
6 68 (43.04%) CCNA
7 60 (37.97%) CCNP
8 52 (32.91%) VoIP
9 49 (31.01%) VPN
10 45 (28.48%) Windows
10 45 (28.48%) Data Centre
11 43 (27.22%) HP
12 38 (24.05%) Juniper
12 38 (24.05%) Cisco Wireless
13 37 (23.42%) OSPF
14 35 (22.15%) Microsoft
15 34 (21.52%) Active Directory
15 34 (21.52%) EIGRP
16 32 (20.25%) MPLS
16 32 (20.25%) Cisco ASA
17 31 (19.62%) VMware
18 30 (18.99%) ITIL
19 29 (18.35%) BGP
19 29 (18.35%) Windows Server
20 28 (17.72%) Telecoms
21 26 (16.46%) Presales
22 25 (15.82%) SSL
23 24 (15.19%) VPLS
23 24 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
24 23 (14.56%) VLAN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.96%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.33%) Skype for Business
3 8 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.16%) IIS
6 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.80%) Office 365
2 5 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.53%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 95 (60.13%) WAN
2 83 (52.53%) Firewall
3 77 (48.73%) LAN
4 52 (32.91%) VoIP
5 49 (31.01%) VPN
6 38 (24.05%) Cisco Wireless
7 37 (23.42%) OSPF
8 34 (21.52%) EIGRP
9 32 (20.25%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (20.25%) MPLS
10 29 (18.35%) BGP
11 25 (15.82%) SSL
12 24 (15.19%) VPLS
13 23 (14.56%) VLAN
14 22 (13.92%) TCP/IP
15 18 (11.39%) DHCP
15 18 (11.39%) IP Telephony
16 17 (10.76%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (10.76%) IPsec
17 15 (9.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (17.72%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.53%) Automotive
4 3 (1.90%) Finance
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 53 (33.54%) Network Engineer
2 40 (25.32%) Analyst
3 33 (20.89%) Network Analyst
4 27 (17.09%) Network Support
5 20 (12.66%) Network Support Analyst
5 20 (12.66%) Support Analyst
6 19 (12.03%) Consultant
7 15 (9.49%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (8.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 14 (8.86%) Cisco Support
8 14 (8.86%) Support Engineer
9 13 (8.23%) Cisco Analyst
9 13 (8.23%) Cisco Consultant
9 13 (8.23%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 13 (8.23%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 13 (8.23%) Network Consultant
10 11 (6.96%) IT Engineer
11 9 (5.70%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (5.70%) Network Support Engineer
12 8 (5.06%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.16%) WAP
2 1 (0.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.48%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.33%) IVR
3 9 (5.70%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.53%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.90%) PKI
7 2 (1.27%) EPoS
7 2 (1.27%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.63%) CCTV
8 1 (0.63%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) EFT
8 1 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.63%) Handset
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Physics
8 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.48%) Windows
2 29 (18.35%) Windows Server
3 24 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (14.56%) Linux
5 17 (10.76%) Windows 7
6 15 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (8.86%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.33%) Unix
9 9 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.53%) VyOS
11 4 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.90%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.90%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.27%) Android
13 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.63%) Solaris
14 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.99%) ITIL
2 26 (16.46%) Presales
3 20 (12.66%) Network Design
4 14 (8.86%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (6.96%) Project Management
5 11 (6.96%) Service Management
6 10 (6.33%) Migration
7 9 (5.70%) Load Balancing
8 8 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (4.43%) Change Management
9 7 (4.43%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.43%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.43%) Supplier Management
10 6 (3.80%) SIEM
11 5 (3.16%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (3.16%) Threat Modelling
12 4 (2.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 4 (2.53%) Network Management
12 4 (2.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 3 (1.90%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.06%) SQL
2 4 (2.53%) C
3 2 (1.27%) C++
3 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.63%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.63%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 81 (51.27%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (43.04%) CCNA
3 60 (37.97%) CCNP
4 18 (11.39%) CCDA
5 13 (8.23%) CISSP
6 11 (6.96%) CCDP
7 9 (5.70%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.16%) Degree
10 4 (2.53%) CCIE
10 4 (2.53%) MCSA
10 4 (2.53%) MCSE
11 3 (1.90%) CCVP
11 3 (1.90%) CISM
11 3 (1.90%) MCITP
11 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.27%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.27%) MCP
12 2 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.96%) SLA
2 4 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.90%) COBIT
3 3 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (21.52%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.92%) Hyper-V
3 20 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.16%) vSphere
4 5 (3.16%) XenApp
5 4 (2.53%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.53%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.53%) XenServer
6 2 (1.27%) Firmware
6 2 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.27%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.27%) pfSense
6 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.63%) vCloud
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (5.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (5.70%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (3.16%) SCCM
3 3 (1.90%) Nessus
4 2 (1.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.63%) Cacti
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 119 (75.32%) Cisco
2 43 (27.22%) HP
3 38 (24.05%) Juniper
4 35 (22.15%) Microsoft
5 31 (19.62%) VMware
6 21 (13.29%) SolarWinds
7 18 (11.39%) Palo Alto
8 17 (10.76%) Aruba
8 17 (10.76%) Meraki
9 15 (9.49%) F5
10 14 (8.86%) Avaya
11 12 (7.59%) Riverbed
12 11 (6.96%) IBM
13 10 (6.33%) Citrix
13 10 (6.33%) SonicWALL
14 9 (5.70%) Red Hat
15 8 (5.06%) Aerohive Networks
15 8 (5.06%) CheckPoint
15 8 (5.06%) Remedy
16 6 (3.80%) Dell
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