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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 149 169 105
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -64
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 83 50 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.42% 0.93% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.26% 5.72% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 78 40 67
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
896 874 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.31% 16.27% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 811 716 804
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -6 32 £70,000 +33.33% 6
Wolverhampton - 13 £26,500 -
Staffordshire +19 11 £22,750 -33.08%
Solihull +17 11 £26,500 -37.64% 1
Warwickshire -9 9 £26,500 -
Worcestershire -4 8 £36,097 +20.32% 5
Coventry -5 8 £50,000 -20.00%
Shropshire -5 3 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 £43,750 -
Dudley - 1 £29,000 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 95 (69.34%) Cisco
2 76 (55.47%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (55.47%) LAN
3 68 (49.64%) WAN
4 49 (35.77%) CCNA
5 48 (35.04%) Windows
6 39 (28.47%) Firewall
7 38 (27.74%) Microsoft
8 36 (26.28%) VPN
9 35 (25.55%) DNS
10 34 (24.82%) CCNP
11 28 (20.44%) HP
11 28 (20.44%) TCP/IP
11 28 (20.44%) Data Centre
12 27 (19.71%) DHCP
13 26 (18.98%) ITIL
13 26 (18.98%) Active Directory
14 24 (17.52%) MS Office
14 24 (17.52%) VoIP
14 24 (17.52%) MS Exchange
15 22 (16.06%) VMware
15 22 (16.06%) VLAN
16 21 (15.33%) Network Security
16 21 (15.33%) Wireless Security
16 21 (15.33%) SLA
16 21 (15.33%) Citrix
16 21 (15.33%) CheckPoint
17 19 (13.87%) Wi-Fi
18 18 (13.14%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (13.14%) Load Balancing

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (17.52%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.46%) IIS
6 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.46%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (17.52%) MS Office
2 15 (10.95%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.30%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 76 (55.47%) LAN
2 68 (49.64%) WAN
3 39 (28.47%) Firewall
4 36 (26.28%) VPN
5 35 (25.55%) DNS
6 28 (20.44%) TCP/IP
7 27 (19.71%) DHCP
8 24 (17.52%) VoIP
9 22 (16.06%) VLAN
10 21 (15.33%) Network Security
10 21 (15.33%) Wireless Security
11 19 (13.87%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (13.14%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (12.41%) Wireshark
14 16 (11.68%) OSPF
15 15 (10.95%) BGP
15 15 (10.95%) MPLS
15 15 (10.95%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (9.49%) EIGRP
17 12 (8.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (4.38%) Retail
2 5 (3.65%) Front Office
2 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.19%) Automotive
5 2 (1.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (25.55%) Network Engineer
2 28 (20.44%) Analyst
3 20 (14.60%) Support Engineer
4 15 (10.95%) Architect
5 14 (10.22%) Network Architect
6 12 (8.76%) Consultant
7 11 (8.03%) Desktop Support
7 11 (8.03%) Network Consultant
7 11 (8.03%) Cisco Architect
7 11 (8.03%) Network Design Architect
8 10 (7.30%) Network Security Consultant
8 10 (7.30%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 10 (7.30%) Sales Consultant
8 10 (7.30%) Security Consultant
9 9 (6.57%) Network Analyst
9 9 (6.57%) Help Desk Analyst
10 8 (5.84%) Graduate
10 8 (5.84%) Network Support
10 8 (5.84%) Graduate Network Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.73%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.44%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.11%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.92%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) iPhone
7 2 (1.46%) Handset
7 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.73%) GIS
8 1 (0.73%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.04%) Windows
2 16 (11.68%) Windows 7
3 13 (9.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (8.03%) Windows XP
5 10 (7.30%) UNIX
5 10 (7.30%) Windows 8
6 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.84%) Linux
7 2 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.98%) ITIL
2 18 (13.14%) Load Balancing
3 16 (11.68%) Service Delivery
4 15 (10.95%) Network Design
5 13 (9.49%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (5.84%) High Availability
6 8 (5.84%) SIEM
7 7 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.11%) Computer Security
7 7 (5.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (4.38%) Line Management
8 6 (4.38%) Change Management
8 6 (4.38%) Project Management
9 5 (3.65%) Service Management
9 5 (3.65%) Information Security
9 5 (3.65%) Web Design
9 5 (3.65%) Converged Infrastructure
10 4 (2.92%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.92%) Resource Management
11 3 (2.19%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.46%) C
1 2 (1.46%) C++
1 2 (1.46%) Java
1 2 (1.46%) Perl
1 2 (1.46%) PHP
1 2 (1.46%) Python
1 2 (1.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (55.47%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (35.77%) CCNA
3 34 (24.82%) CCNP
4 14 (10.22%) HP ASE
5 13 (9.49%) MCITP
5 13 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (8.76%) MCSE
7 10 (7.30%) MCTS
8 7 (5.11%) CISSP
8 7 (5.11%) CISM
9 4 (2.92%) CCVP
9 4 (2.92%) Degree
9 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.19%) CCSE
10 3 (2.19%) CCIP
11 2 (1.46%) CCIE
11 2 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.46%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.46%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.33%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (18.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.30%) Terminal Server
4 4 (2.92%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.46%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (5.11%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.65%) SCCM
4 4 (2.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.92%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.46%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.46%) Nessus
5 2 (1.46%) Nmap
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 95 (69.34%) Cisco
2 38 (27.74%) Microsoft
3 28 (20.44%) HP
4 22 (16.06%) VMware
5 21 (15.33%) CheckPoint
5 21 (15.33%) Citrix
6 14 (10.22%) Huawei
7 11 (8.03%) F5
8 10 (7.30%) Juniper
9 9 (6.57%) Remedy
10 8 (5.84%) NetScout
11 7 (5.11%) McAfee
12 6 (4.38%) SAP
13 3 (2.19%) WatchGuard
13 3 (2.19%) Siemens
13 3 (2.19%) Apple
14 2 (1.46%) Symantec
14 2 (1.46%) Mitel
14 2 (1.46%) Sourcefire
14 2 (1.46%) NetApp
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Salary: £34649.00 - £37545.00 per annum
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