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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 158 172 111
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -61
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 71 48 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.24% 0.88% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.12% 5.61% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64 37 65
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
874 856 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.26% 15.67% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 784 726 777
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 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 2 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 -19 28 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Staffordshire +21 11 £22,750 -34.05%
Wolverhampton - 11 £26,500 -
Solihull +17 8 £26,500 -37.64%
Worcestershire +3 8 £36,097 +31.26% 1
Coventry 0 8 £50,000 +72.41%
Warwickshire -11 7 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Dudley - 4 £29,000 -
Shropshire -7 1 £34,500 -13.75%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 81 (64.29%) Cisco
2 66 (52.38%) LAN
3 64 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (46.83%) WAN
5 52 (41.27%) Windows
6 48 (38.10%) CCNA
7 42 (33.33%) Firewall
8 41 (32.54%) VPN
9 37 (29.37%) DNS
10 36 (28.57%) CCNP
10 36 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 30 (23.81%) TCP/IP
12 29 (23.02%) DHCP
13 27 (21.43%) ITIL
13 27 (21.43%) Active Directory
14 25 (19.84%) Citrix
14 25 (19.84%) MS Exchange
15 24 (19.05%) MS Office
15 24 (19.05%) VMware
16 22 (17.46%) Service Delivery
16 22 (17.46%) VoIP
16 22 (17.46%) VLAN
17 20 (15.87%) SLA
17 20 (15.87%) Data Centre
18 19 (15.08%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (15.08%) MPLS
19 18 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
19 18 (14.29%) Windows 7
20 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
21 16 (12.70%) OSPF

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 25 (19.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.59%) IIS
6 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (19.05%) MS Office
2 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (52.38%) LAN
2 59 (46.83%) WAN
3 42 (33.33%) Firewall
4 41 (32.54%) VPN
5 37 (29.37%) DNS
6 30 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 29 (23.02%) DHCP
8 22 (17.46%) VoIP
8 22 (17.46%) VLAN
9 19 (15.08%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (15.08%) MPLS
10 18 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (12.70%) Wireshark
11 16 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (12.70%) OSPF
12 15 (11.90%) BGP
13 14 (11.11%) EIGRP
13 14 (11.11%) Network Security
14 11 (8.73%) WLAN
15 10 (7.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.79%) CANoe
General
1 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.97%) Retail
3 4 (3.17%) Automotive
3 4 (3.17%) Front Office
3 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.38%) Finance
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (29.37%) Network Engineer
2 31 (24.60%) Analyst
3 18 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.73%) Desktop Support
5 10 (7.94%) Help Desk Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) Network Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Network Support
7 8 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.56%) Security Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) Graduate
8 7 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Security Operations Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) Graduate Network Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) HTML
1 1 (0.79%) VXML
1 1 (0.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.59%) iPhone
6 2 (1.59%) Handset
6 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.79%) DTV
7 1 (0.79%) GIS
7 1 (0.79%) Telematics
7 1 (0.79%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 52 (41.27%) Windows
2 18 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 12 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.94%) UNIX
6 7 (5.56%) Linux
7 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.38%) Solaris
9 2 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.43%) ITIL
2 22 (17.46%) Service Delivery
3 13 (10.32%) Load Balancing
4 11 (8.73%) Network Design
4 11 (8.73%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (7.94%) Change Management
6 8 (6.35%) High Availability
6 8 (6.35%) SIEM
7 7 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (5.56%) Validation
7 7 (5.56%) Computer Security
8 6 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.76%) Project Management
8 6 (4.76%) Line Management
9 5 (3.97%) ITIL V3
9 5 (3.97%) Converged Infrastructure
9 5 (3.97%) Service Management
9 5 (3.97%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (3.97%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.59%) C
1 2 (1.59%) C++
1 2 (1.59%) Java
1 2 (1.59%) Perl
1 2 (1.59%) PHP
1 2 (1.59%) Python
1 2 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (38.10%) CCNA
3 36 (28.57%) CCNP
4 14 (11.11%) MCSE
4 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (11.11%) MCITP
5 12 (9.52%) MCTS
6 7 (5.56%) CISSP
6 7 (5.56%) CCSE
6 7 (5.56%) CISM
7 5 (3.97%) CCSA
8 4 (3.17%) CCVP
8 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.38%) Degree
9 3 (2.38%) CCIP
10 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.59%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.59%) CCENT
11 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.87%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.73%) Terminal Server
4 4 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (3.97%) SCCM
3 4 (3.17%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.59%) Nessus
5 2 (1.59%) Nmap
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 81 (64.29%) Cisco
2 36 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 25 (19.84%) Citrix
4 24 (19.05%) VMware
5 13 (10.32%) HP
6 12 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 10 (7.94%) Juniper
7 10 (7.94%) Remedy
8 7 (5.56%) McAfee
8 7 (5.56%) NetScout
9 6 (4.76%) F5
10 5 (3.97%) SAP
10 5 (3.97%) Nokia
11 3 (2.38%) Siemens
11 3 (2.38%) Apple
11 3 (2.38%) WatchGuard
12 2 (1.59%) Draytek
12 2 (1.59%) IPFX
12 2 (1.59%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.59%) Brocade
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