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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 166 159 183
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 71 62 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.16% 1.15% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.85% 7.94% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 57 55 32
Median salary £42,000 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.82% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
904 781 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.80% 14.46% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 712 671 720
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 23 £45,000 +55.17% 2
Warwickshire +7 14 £42,000 +58.49%
Coventry +4 10 £30,000 -18.36%
Worcestershire +1 9 £50,000 +38.51% 4
Solihull +14 4 - -
Dudley 0 1 £20,500 -29.31%
Wolverhampton -15 1 £40,000 +61.61%
Staffordshire -18 1 £50,000 +122.22%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 112 (78.32%) Cisco
2 91 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (59.44%) WAN
4 81 (56.64%) CCNA
5 75 (52.45%) LAN
6 74 (51.75%) CCNP
7 71 (49.65%) Firewall
8 56 (39.16%) Data Centre
9 54 (37.76%) Juniper
9 54 (37.76%) VoIP
10 44 (30.77%) Windows
11 43 (30.07%) HP
12 41 (28.67%) VPN
13 39 (27.27%) Microsoft
14 38 (26.57%) Cisco Wireless
15 36 (25.17%) Telecoms
16 34 (23.78%) MPLS
16 34 (23.78%) CCDA
16 34 (23.78%) VMware
16 34 (23.78%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (22.38%) Active Directory
18 30 (20.98%) Presales
18 30 (20.98%) Windows Server
19 29 (20.28%) Network Design
20 25 (17.48%) Meraki
21 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2012
21 24 (16.78%) OSPF
21 24 (16.78%) Avaya
21 24 (16.78%) SSL
21 24 (16.78%) VLAN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.99%) Skype for Business
2 6 (4.20%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.50%) IIS
4 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.50%) Office 365
3 4 (2.80%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 85 (59.44%) WAN
2 75 (52.45%) LAN
3 71 (49.65%) Firewall
4 54 (37.76%) VoIP
5 41 (28.67%) VPN
6 38 (26.57%) Cisco Wireless
7 34 (23.78%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (23.78%) MPLS
8 24 (16.78%) OSPF
8 24 (16.78%) SSL
8 24 (16.78%) VLAN
9 23 (16.08%) EIGRP
10 22 (15.38%) BGP
10 22 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 22 (15.38%) VPLS
11 20 (13.99%) ADSL
11 20 (13.99%) IPsec
11 20 (13.99%) iSCSI
12 19 (13.29%) Cisco PIX
12 19 (13.29%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.70%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (25.17%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.20%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.10%) Automotive
3 3 (2.10%) Finance
4 2 (1.40%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (39.16%) Network Engineer
2 28 (19.58%) Consultant
3 26 (18.18%) Analyst
4 25 (17.48%) Network Analyst
5 22 (15.38%) Network Consultant
6 19 (13.29%) Cisco Consultant
6 19 (13.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 18 (12.59%) Cisco Engineer
8 17 (11.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 15 (10.49%) Network Support
10 13 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
10 13 (9.09%) Support Analyst
10 13 (9.09%) Support Engineer
11 11 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
12 8 (5.59%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (4.90%) Architect
13 7 (4.90%) Field Engineer
13 7 (4.90%) Network Manager
13 7 (4.90%) Project Manager
13 7 (4.90%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 56 (39.16%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.29%) IVR
3 4 (2.80%) NHS
3 4 (2.80%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.40%) EPoS
4 2 (1.40%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.70%) CCTV
5 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.70%) EFT
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) Physics
5 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (30.77%) Windows
2 30 (20.98%) Windows Server
3 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (10.49%) Linux
4 15 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 11 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.80%) Unix
9 4 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.40%) Android
10 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.98%) Presales
2 29 (20.28%) Network Design
3 16 (11.19%) Load Balancing
4 12 (8.39%) Project Management
5 10 (6.99%) Migration
6 8 (5.59%) ITIL
7 7 (4.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (4.20%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.50%) Network Management
9 5 (3.50%) Service Management
10 4 (2.80%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 4 (2.80%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 3 (2.10%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (2.10%) Data Protection
11 3 (2.10%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.10%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (2.10%) Threat Modelling
12 2 (1.40%) Fault Management
12 2 (1.40%) Incident Management
12 2 (1.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.20%) SQL
2 3 (2.10%) C
3 2 (1.40%) C++
3 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.70%) Java
4 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 91 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (56.64%) CCNA
3 74 (51.75%) CCNP
4 34 (23.78%) CCDA
5 23 (16.08%) CCDP
6 19 (13.29%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.59%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.50%) CCSA
8 5 (3.50%) CCSE
9 4 (2.80%) CCIE
9 4 (2.80%) CISSP
10 3 (2.10%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.10%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.40%) CCNP Voice
11 2 (1.40%) Degree
11 2 (1.40%) MCITP
11 2 (1.40%) MCSE
11 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.70%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) COBIT
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (22.38%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.49%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.59%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.50%) vSphere
5 5 (3.50%) XenApp
6 4 (2.80%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.80%) XenServer
7 2 (1.40%) Firmware
7 2 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.40%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) Cacti
1 2 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (1.40%) SCCM
2 1 (0.70%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.70%) Nessus
2 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.70%) Nmap
2 1 (0.70%) QRadar
2 1 (0.70%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 112 (78.32%) Cisco
2 54 (37.76%) Juniper
3 43 (30.07%) HP
4 39 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 34 (23.78%) VMware
6 25 (17.48%) Meraki
7 24 (16.78%) Avaya
8 18 (12.59%) IBM
9 14 (9.79%) Citrix
10 12 (8.39%) Aruba
10 12 (8.39%) F5
11 10 (6.99%) CheckPoint
12 8 (5.59%) Aerohive Networks
12 8 (5.59%) Palo Alto
12 8 (5.59%) Red Hat
13 6 (4.20%) SonicWALL
14 5 (3.50%) Dell
14 5 (3.50%) SolarWinds
15 4 (2.80%) Extreme Networks
15 4 (2.80%) Ruckus Wireless
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bens O/T Car Laptop etc
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands (County)
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago