The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 160 105 134
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +29
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 49 113 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 2.03% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.66% 12.40% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40 67 46
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
866 911 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.12% 16.41% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 716 769 742
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wireless
England

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 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 29 July 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 +27 33 £52,500 +27.27% 3
Worcestershire +1 4 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Shropshire -1 3 £40,000 +17.64%
Solihull -13 3 £42,500 +8.28%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -4 1 - -
Staffordshire -12 1 £34,000 +3.03%
Coventry -42 1 £62,500 +31.57%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 52 (57.78%) Cisco
2 36 (40.00%) Windows
3 32 (35.56%) LAN
3 32 (35.56%) Firewall
4 28 (31.11%) WAN
5 27 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 25 (27.78%) VMware
7 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
7 23 (25.56%) Citrix
7 23 (25.56%) MS Exchange
8 21 (23.33%) VPN
9 18 (20.00%) ITIL
9 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
10 17 (18.89%) Juniper
10 17 (18.89%) Management Information System
11 16 (17.78%) CCNA
11 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (16.67%) Network Design
12 15 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
13 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
14 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (14.44%) CCNP
14 13 (14.44%) MS Office
14 13 (14.44%) DNS
15 12 (13.33%) Windows XP
15 12 (13.33%) MCSE

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (25.56%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.56%) Lync
7 4 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (4.44%) IIS
8 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.22%) Apache
10 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) MS Office
2 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.11%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.56%) LAN
1 32 (35.56%) Firewall
2 28 (31.11%) WAN
3 21 (23.33%) VPN
4 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
5 13 (14.44%) DNS
6 11 (12.22%) DHCP
7 10 (11.11%) WLAN
7 10 (11.11%) IP Telephony
8 9 (10.00%) SAN
8 9 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (8.89%) DWDM
9 8 (8.89%) MPLS
10 7 (7.78%) Network Security
11 6 (6.67%) VLAN
11 6 (6.67%) Unified Communications
11 6 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (6.67%) Ethernet
11 6 (6.67%) VoIP
12 4 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 11 (12.22%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Architect
2 15 (16.67%) Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Network Architect
5 10 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Consultant
5 10 (11.11%) Sales Executive
6 8 (8.89%) Administrator
7 7 (7.78%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Senior Network Architect
7 7 (7.78%) Senior Architect
8 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Network Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (3.33%) Network Administrator
11 3 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.78%) Statistics
3 3 (3.33%) Replication
3 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.22%) NHS
4 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.11%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.00%) Windows
2 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.44%) Linux
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Vista
5 4 (4.44%) Android
6 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.11%) UNIX
8 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) ITIL
2 15 (16.67%) Network Design
3 11 (12.22%) CRM
4 9 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.89%) Change Management
6 6 (6.67%) Fault Management
7 5 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.56%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.33%) Network Management
8 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.33%) Software Distribution
9 2 (2.22%) Change Control
9 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (2.22%) Security Testing
9 2 (2.22%) Time Management
9 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.22%) Project Management
9 2 (2.22%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (17.78%) CCNA
3 15 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
4 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
5 13 (14.44%) CCNP
6 12 (13.33%) MCSE
7 8 (8.89%) CCIE
7 8 (8.89%) MCITP
8 5 (5.56%) Degree
8 5 (5.56%) MCTS
9 3 (3.33%) MCP
10 2 (2.22%) CISSP
10 2 (2.22%) CCIP
10 2 (2.22%) CEH
10 2 (2.22%) CISMP
11 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.11%) CCVP
11 1 (1.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) COBIT
2 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.67%) vSphere
4 5 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.56%) XenApp
5 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.22%) XenServer
6 2 (2.22%) Postfix
6 2 (2.22%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) SCCM
2 4 (4.44%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.33%) SCOM
3 3 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.33%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.11%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (57.78%) Cisco
2 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (27.78%) VMware
3 23 (25.56%) Citrix
4 17 (18.89%) Juniper
5 11 (12.22%) F5
6 10 (11.11%) HP
7 6 (6.67%) Nortel
8 5 (5.56%) Apple
8 5 (5.56%) Symantec
9 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.44%) NetApp
9 4 (4.44%) Dell
10 3 (3.33%) Remedy
10 3 (3.33%) Kaspersky
11 2 (2.22%) Adobe
12 1 (1.11%) EMC
12 1 (1.11%) CA
12 1 (1.11%) CommVault
12 1 (1.11%) Avaya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago