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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 158 158 175
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 56 41 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 0.84% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.10% 5.47% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 45 37 22
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £59,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
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
789 750 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.01% 15.31% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 667 644 729
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Birmingham -3 17 £35,000 - 5
Staffordshire +1 9 £19,500 -11.36% 1
Warwickshire -4 8 £42,000 +1.20%
Wolverhampton - 7 £36,000 -
Coventry -14 6 £36,750 -4.54%
Dudley - 5 £29,000 -
Worcestershire +3 2 £80,000 +100.00% 3
Shropshire - 1 £34,500 -
Solihull - 1 £50,000 - 1
Walsall - 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 71 (60.17%) Cisco
2 59 (50.00%) LAN
3 47 (39.83%) Firewall
4 46 (38.98%) WAN
5 45 (38.14%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (34.75%) Windows
7 37 (31.36%) VPN
7 37 (31.36%) DNS
8 36 (30.51%) VMware
9 32 (27.12%) DHCP
10 31 (26.27%) CCNP
11 29 (24.58%) ITIL
11 29 (24.58%) Service Delivery
12 26 (22.03%) MPLS
13 25 (21.19%) CCNA
13 25 (21.19%) Active Directory
14 24 (20.34%) MS Exchange
15 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
15 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (17.80%) Management Information System
16 21 (17.80%) Citrix
17 20 (16.95%) CheckPoint
17 20 (16.95%) VLAN
18 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
18 19 (16.10%) F5
19 17 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (14.41%) Network Design
20 16 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
20 16 (13.56%) Windows 7

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (20.34%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.69%) IIS
5 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.69%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (50.00%) LAN
2 47 (39.83%) Firewall
3 46 (38.98%) WAN
4 37 (31.36%) VPN
4 37 (31.36%) DNS
5 32 (27.12%) DHCP
6 26 (22.03%) MPLS
7 20 (16.95%) VLAN
8 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
9 16 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (12.71%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (11.86%) Network Security
12 13 (11.02%) Internet
12 13 (11.02%) OSPF
12 13 (11.02%) VoIP
13 11 (9.32%) BGP
14 10 (8.47%) EIGRP
14 10 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (7.63%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (6.78%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.85%) CANoe
General
1 12 (10.17%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.39%) Marketing
4 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (15.25%) Analyst
1 18 (15.25%) Network Engineer
2 14 (11.86%) Architect
3 12 (10.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (9.32%) IT Support
5 10 (8.47%) Network Architect
5 10 (8.47%) Support Technician
5 10 (8.47%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) IT Support Technician
7 7 (5.93%) Senior Network Architect
7 7 (5.93%) Network Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Senior Architect
8 6 (5.08%) Administrator
8 6 (5.08%) Network Support
9 5 (4.24%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.39%) Network Consultant
10 4 (3.39%) Consultant
10 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) HTML
1 1 (0.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.54%) Handset
2 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.69%) iPhone
3 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.85%) CMDB
4 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.85%) Telematics
4 1 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.75%) Windows
2 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (13.56%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.47%) Windows XP
5 9 (7.63%) Android
6 8 (6.78%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.39%) Solaris
8 2 (1.69%) Linux
8 2 (1.69%) UNIX
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.58%) ITIL
1 29 (24.58%) Service Delivery
2 17 (14.41%) Network Design
3 14 (11.86%) Network Management
4 11 (9.32%) Load Balancing
5 9 (7.63%) Change Management
5 9 (7.63%) Service Management
6 8 (6.78%) Validation
6 8 (6.78%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (6.78%) Change Control
7 7 (5.93%) ITIL V3
7 7 (5.93%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.93%) Project Management
7 7 (5.93%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.08%) High Availability
9 5 (4.24%) Line Management
9 5 (4.24%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.24%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.54%) Perl
1 3 (2.54%) PHP
2 2 (1.69%) Python
2 2 (1.69%) Ruby
2 2 (1.69%) C
2 2 (1.69%) C++
2 2 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (38.14%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (26.27%) CCNP
3 25 (21.19%) CCNA
4 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.47%) CCSE
6 9 (7.63%) SC Cleared
7 8 (6.78%) MCITP
7 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (6.78%) MCSE
8 7 (5.93%) CCSA
9 6 (5.08%) MCTS
10 3 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.54%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.54%) Degree
10 3 (2.54%) CCIP
10 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.69%) CCENT
12 1 (0.85%) RHCE
12 1 (0.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) SLA
2 7 (5.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.85%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (21.19%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.63%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (2.54%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.69%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) SCCM
2 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.69%) Nessus
2 2 (1.69%) Nmap
2 2 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.85%) Nagios
3 1 (0.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 71 (60.17%) Cisco
2 36 (30.51%) VMware
3 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
4 21 (17.80%) Citrix
5 20 (16.95%) CheckPoint
6 19 (16.10%) F5
7 14 (11.86%) Juniper
8 11 (9.32%) Apple
9 8 (6.78%) HP
10 7 (5.93%) Nokia
10 7 (5.93%) Riverbed
11 6 (5.08%) SolarWinds
11 6 (5.08%) Websense
12 4 (3.39%) Remedy
12 4 (3.39%) WatchGuard
12 4 (3.39%) Dell
13 3 (2.54%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.54%) Sourcefire
14 2 (1.69%) Brocade
14 2 (1.69%) Mitel
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