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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 160 152 134
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 67 60 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 1.21% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.42% 7.78% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 55 48 47
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,750 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
796 771 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.24% 15.60% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 680 685 593
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Worcestershire - 13 £42,500 - 1
Warwickshire -20 10 £47,500 +13.09%
Coventry -2 9 £35,000 -8.19% 1
Birmingham -22 9 £42,500 -20.93% 2
Wolverhampton - 7 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 7 £47,500 - 2
Staffordshire -14 6 £29,375 +17.50% 1
Solihull +13 3 - - 1
Herefordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (79.29%) Cisco
2 83 (59.29%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (55.00%) WAN
4 73 (52.14%) Firewall
5 69 (49.29%) LAN
6 67 (47.86%) CCNA
7 66 (47.14%) CCNP
8 46 (32.86%) VPN
9 45 (32.14%) HP
10 44 (31.43%) Data Centre
11 40 (28.57%) VoIP
12 37 (26.43%) VMware
12 37 (26.43%) Cisco ASA
13 36 (25.71%) Cisco Wireless
14 35 (25.00%) Windows
15 33 (23.57%) Microsoft
15 33 (23.57%) MPLS
16 32 (22.86%) VLAN
17 28 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (20.00%) Telecoms
18 25 (17.86%) Juniper
19 24 (17.14%) Active Directory
20 20 (14.29%) Project Management
20 20 (14.29%) Meraki
20 20 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
21 19 (13.57%) Windows Server
21 19 (13.57%) CCDA
22 18 (12.86%) ITIL
22 18 (12.86%) Load Balancing
23 17 (12.14%) ADSL

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.57%) Lync
4 1 (0.71%) Apache
4 1 (0.71%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.43%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Office 365
2 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (55.00%) WAN
2 73 (52.14%) Firewall
3 69 (49.29%) LAN
4 46 (32.86%) VPN
5 40 (28.57%) VoIP
6 37 (26.43%) Cisco ASA
7 36 (25.71%) Cisco Wireless
8 33 (23.57%) MPLS
9 32 (22.86%) VLAN
10 20 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (12.14%) ADSL
12 16 (11.43%) Network Security
13 14 (10.00%) DNS
14 12 (8.57%) EIGRP
14 12 (8.57%) TCP/IP
15 11 (7.86%) BGP
15 11 (7.86%) Cisco PIX
15 11 (7.86%) SSL
15 11 (7.86%) VPLS
15 11 (7.86%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) MySQL
2 1 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.71%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.71%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.71%) Mocha
2 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.86%) Finance
2 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 62 (44.29%) Network Engineer
2 23 (16.43%) Analyst
3 18 (12.86%) Support Engineer
4 17 (12.14%) Network Analyst
5 16 (11.43%) Consultant
6 15 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 15 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (10.71%) Network Consultant
7 12 (8.57%) Network Support
7 12 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
8 11 (7.86%) Administrator
8 11 (7.86%) Network Support Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) Graduate
9 9 (6.43%) Graduate Network Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) Network Administrator
9 9 (6.43%) Network Support Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) Cisco Consultant
10 8 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
1 1 (0.71%) Backbone.js
1 1 (0.71%) HTML
1 1 (0.71%) HTML5
1 1 (0.71%) jQuery
1 1 (0.71%) LAMP
1 1 (0.71%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 44 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.14%) IVR
3 9 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.29%) NHS
5 5 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (2.14%) SecurID
6 3 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.71%) CCTV
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.00%) Windows
2 19 (13.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.71%) Linux
6 7 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.29%) Unix
7 6 (4.29%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.57%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.71%) Android
11 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.29%) Project Management
2 18 (12.86%) ITIL
2 18 (12.86%) Load Balancing
3 16 (11.43%) Network Design
4 15 (10.71%) Presales
5 9 (6.43%) Business Continuity
5 9 (6.43%) Information Security
6 8 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.29%) Network Management
8 6 (4.29%) Security Operations
8 6 (4.29%) SIEM
8 6 (4.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (4.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.57%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.57%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.86%) BCP
10 4 (2.86%) Computer Security
10 4 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.71%) C
2 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.71%) PHP
2 1 (0.71%) Python
2 1 (0.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (59.29%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (47.86%) CCNA
3 66 (47.14%) CCNP
4 19 (13.57%) CCDA
5 16 (11.43%) CCDP
6 14 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (7.86%) MCSE
7 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (6.43%) SC Cleared
9 8 (5.71%) CCSA
10 6 (4.29%) CCIE
10 6 (4.29%) CISM
10 6 (4.29%) CISSP
11 5 (3.57%) CCSE
11 5 (3.57%) Degree
11 5 (3.57%) SANS
12 4 (2.86%) CISMP
12 4 (2.86%) HP ASE
13 3 (2.14%) JNCIE
13 3 (2.14%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (2.86%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (5.71%) QRadar
3 6 (4.29%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.86%) WMI
5 3 (2.14%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (2.14%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.43%) Cacti
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.71%) Nagios
7 1 (0.71%) Nessus
7 1 (0.71%) Nmap
7 1 (0.71%) Opsview
7 1 (0.71%) SCOM
7 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 111 (79.29%) Cisco
2 45 (32.14%) HP
3 37 (26.43%) VMware
4 33 (23.57%) Microsoft
5 25 (17.86%) Juniper
6 20 (14.29%) Meraki
7 16 (11.43%) CheckPoint
7 16 (11.43%) F5
8 15 (10.71%) Citrix
9 13 (9.29%) Avaya
10 10 (7.14%) IBM
11 9 (6.43%) NetScout
11 9 (6.43%) Remedy
11 9 (6.43%) WatchGuard
12 8 (5.71%) Palo Alto
13 7 (5.00%) Aruba
13 7 (5.00%) SolarWinds
14 6 (4.29%) Dell
14 6 (4.29%) McAfee
14 6 (4.29%) Nokia
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Car + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + On-call, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Intapeople
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM plc
Salary: £16500 - £19500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus shift allowance and annual bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Telford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Telford
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago