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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 167 137 130
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -7
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 46 74 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 1.34% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.05% 8.35% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 44
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £20,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £55,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
910 886 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.63% 16.03% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 740 766 670
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +24 29 £52,500 +20.00% 4
Worcestershire +4 5 £30,000 -6.25%
Shropshire -4 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Solihull -1 2 £42,500 +150.00%
Coventry -27 2 £56,250 +12.50%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +2 1 - -
Staffordshire -13 1 £34,000 +3.03%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 56 (63.64%) Cisco
2 37 (42.05%) Firewall
3 35 (39.77%) Windows
4 32 (36.36%) LAN
5 27 (30.68%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
6 26 (29.55%) WAN
6 26 (29.55%) VMware
7 22 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
8 21 (23.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (21.59%) Citrix
9 19 (21.59%) VPN
10 18 (20.45%) Juniper
10 18 (20.45%) Management Information System
10 18 (20.45%) Network Design
11 17 (19.32%) CCNA
11 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
11 17 (19.32%) ITIL
12 16 (18.18%) Windows 7
13 15 (17.05%) WLAN
14 14 (15.91%) CCNP
14 14 (15.91%) DNS
14 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (15.91%) SC Cleared
14 14 (15.91%) Security Cleared
15 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (13.64%) Telecoms
16 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.82%) IIS
7 4 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.41%) Lync
9 2 (2.27%) Apache
10 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Office
2 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.14%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.05%) Firewall
2 32 (36.36%) LAN
3 26 (29.55%) WAN
4 19 (21.59%) VPN
5 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
6 15 (17.05%) WLAN
7 14 (15.91%) DNS
8 10 (11.36%) DHCP
9 9 (10.23%) SAN
9 9 (10.23%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (10.23%) IP Telephony
9 9 (10.23%) VLAN
9 9 (10.23%) Network Security
10 8 (9.09%) DWDM
11 7 (7.95%) MPLS
11 7 (7.95%) VoIP
12 6 (6.82%) Ethernet
12 6 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (6.82%) Internet
13 5 (5.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MSI
2 2 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (17.05%) Architect
2 14 (15.91%) Network Engineer
3 12 (13.64%) Network Architect
4 11 (12.50%) Consultant
4 11 (12.50%) Administrator
5 10 (11.36%) Sales Executive
5 10 (11.36%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (9.09%) Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Network Architect
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Architect
7 7 (7.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.55%) IT Administrator
9 4 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.55%) Network Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Network Support
10 3 (3.41%) Network Administrator
10 3 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.95%) Statistics
3 4 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.41%) Replication
4 3 (3.41%) Clustering
5 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.14%) NHS
6 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Windows
2 21 (23.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.82%) Linux
7 5 (5.68%) Android
8 4 (4.55%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.41%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) Network Design
2 17 (19.32%) ITIL
3 10 (11.36%) CRM
4 9 (10.23%) Service Delivery
5 8 (9.09%) Change Management
6 6 (6.82%) Fault Management
7 5 (5.68%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.55%) Time Management
8 4 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.55%) Network Management
9 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.41%) Software Distribution
9 3 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.27%) Project Management
10 2 (2.27%) Change Control
10 2 (2.27%) Security Testing
10 2 (2.27%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
11 1 (1.14%) SIEM
11 1 (1.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) SQL
2 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (30.68%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (19.32%) CCNA
3 14 (15.91%) CCNP
3 14 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 14 (15.91%) Security Cleared
4 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (10.23%) MCSE
6 7 (7.95%) MCITP
7 6 (6.82%) Degree
7 6 (6.82%) CCIE
8 3 (3.41%) MCP
9 2 (2.27%) MCSA
9 2 (2.27%) CISSP
9 2 (2.27%) CCIP
9 2 (2.27%) CEH
9 2 (2.27%) CISMP
9 2 (2.27%) MCTS
10 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.14%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.95%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.82%) vSphere
5 4 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.41%) XenApp
7 2 (2.27%) XenServer
7 2 (2.27%) Postfix
8 1 (1.14%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.55%) SCCM
3 3 (3.41%) SCOM
3 3 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.41%) XenMobile
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.14%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 56 (63.64%) Cisco
2 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 26 (29.55%) VMware
3 19 (21.59%) Citrix
4 18 (20.45%) Juniper
5 12 (13.64%) F5
6 10 (11.36%) HP
7 8 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.82%) Nortel
9 5 (5.68%) Apple
9 5 (5.68%) Symantec
9 5 (5.68%) Dell
10 4 (4.55%) NetApp
10 4 (4.55%) Kaspersky
11 3 (3.41%) Remedy
11 3 (3.41%) Avaya
12 2 (2.27%) Adobe
13 1 (1.14%) CA
13 1 (1.14%) CommVault
13 1 (1.14%) Sophos
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