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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 166 165 149
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 60 39 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 0.74% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.27% 4.76% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57 30 32
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £18,400 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
957 819 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.65% 15.59% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 793 668 643
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,383 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,800
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +10 31 £45,000 - 6
Warwickshire +3 9 £41,500 +95.75% 1
Worcestershire +4 8 £31,500 -10.00%
Solihull +2 4 £38,000 +117.14% 4
Coventry -13 4 £46,116 +28.99%
Shropshire 0 2 £45,000 -18.18%
West Bromwich - 2 £18,250 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 72 (66.67%) Cisco
2 46 (42.59%) Firewall
3 39 (36.11%) Windows
4 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 30 (27.78%) LAN
6 26 (24.07%) MS Exchange
6 26 (24.07%) ITIL
7 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
7 25 (23.15%) VMware
7 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (21.30%) Network Design
9 22 (20.37%) F5
9 22 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (19.44%) VPN
11 19 (17.59%) WLAN
11 19 (17.59%) WAN
11 19 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 18 (16.67%) Juniper
13 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (15.74%) Citrix
13 17 (15.74%) SC Cleared
14 16 (14.81%) CheckPoint
14 16 (14.81%) Management Information System
15 15 (13.89%) Finance
15 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (13.89%) CCNA
15 15 (13.89%) Windows XP
15 15 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (13.89%) Windows 7

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 26 (24.07%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (12.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (9.26%) Lync
6 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (5.56%) IIS
8 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.85%) Apache
11 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.93%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (42.59%) Firewall
2 30 (27.78%) LAN
3 21 (19.44%) VPN
4 19 (17.59%) WLAN
4 19 (17.59%) WAN
5 14 (12.96%) DNS
5 14 (12.96%) SAN
6 13 (12.04%) TCP/IP
7 10 (9.26%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (9.26%) DHCP
8 9 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (8.33%) MPLS
9 8 (7.41%) VoIP
9 8 (7.41%) Network Security
10 7 (6.48%) VLAN
11 6 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (5.56%) Broadband
11 6 (5.56%) Internet
11 6 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (4.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.78%) MSI
3 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (13.89%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Law
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (18.52%) Architect
2 16 (14.81%) Network Architect
3 14 (12.96%) Network Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Support Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Senior Network Architect
5 12 (11.11%) Senior Architect
6 10 (9.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Consultant
6 10 (9.26%) Analyst
7 9 (8.33%) Sales Executive
8 8 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (7.41%) Administrator
9 6 (5.56%) Network Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Support Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
12 3 (2.78%) Product Manager
12 3 (2.78%) IT Administrator
12 3 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.93%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) Statistics
3 4 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.85%) EPoS
6 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.93%) Handset
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.11%) Windows
2 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (13.89%) Windows 7
3 15 (13.89%) Windows XP
3 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.48%) Linux
5 4 (3.70%) Windows Vista
5 4 (3.70%) Android
6 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.07%) ITIL
2 23 (21.30%) Network Design
3 12 (11.11%) CRM
4 8 (7.41%) Service Management
4 8 (7.41%) Change Management
4 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.56%) Project Management
6 6 (5.56%) Time Management
6 6 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.70%) Fault Management
7 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.78%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.78%) Software Distribution
8 3 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.78%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.63%) SQL
2 2 (1.85%) C
3 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 17 (15.74%) SC Cleared
3 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (13.89%) CCNA
5 11 (10.19%) MCSE
6 10 (9.26%) CCNP
6 10 (9.26%) Degree
7 6 (5.56%) MCSA
8 5 (4.63%) MCITP
9 4 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.78%) CCIE
10 3 (2.78%) MCP
10 3 (2.78%) HNC
10 3 (2.78%) HND
11 1 (0.93%) CCIP
11 1 (0.93%) CCDP
11 1 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.93%) CCVP
11 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.96%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.56%) XenServer
4 6 (5.56%) vSphere
5 5 (4.63%) XenApp
6 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.85%) Postfix
7 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) SCCM
2 3 (2.78%) SCOM
2 3 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.93%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.93%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 72 (66.67%) Cisco
2 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 25 (23.15%) VMware
4 22 (20.37%) F5
5 18 (16.67%) Juniper
6 17 (15.74%) Citrix
7 16 (14.81%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.48%) HP
9 6 (5.56%) Dell
9 6 (5.56%) NetApp
9 6 (5.56%) Websense
9 6 (5.56%) Riverbed
9 6 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.63%) Apple
10 5 (4.63%) Avaya
11 4 (3.70%) Open-E
12 3 (2.78%) Nortel
12 3 (2.78%) Symantec
13 2 (1.85%) Sage
13 2 (1.85%) Adobe
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum £28k - £35k plus Pension + bonus + h
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30k - 36k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Rugby
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago