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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 133 164 129
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -35
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 85 49 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 0.91% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.77% 5.45% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 76 44 51
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,550 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
870 899 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.45% 16.75% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 779 729 778
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,937
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 28 £70,000 +33.33% 4
Solihull +22 14 £26,500 -37.64% 1
Wolverhampton - 14 £26,500 -
Warwickshire +14 11 £26,500 -
Staffordshire +13 11 £28,500 -16.17% 2
Coventry -3 11 £50,000 -11.11% 4
Worcestershire -1 7 £36,097 +20.32%
Shropshire -5 3 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 100 (68.03%) Cisco
2 79 (53.74%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (52.38%) LAN
4 70 (47.62%) WAN
5 51 (34.69%) Windows
6 50 (34.01%) CCNA
7 43 (29.25%) HP
8 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 42 (28.57%) Firewall
9 39 (26.53%) VPN
10 35 (23.81%) CCNP
11 33 (22.45%) DNS
12 31 (21.09%) Data Centre
13 27 (18.37%) ITIL
13 27 (18.37%) MS Office
13 27 (18.37%) Wireless Security
14 26 (17.69%) TCP/IP
14 26 (17.69%) VMware
15 25 (17.01%) Active Directory
15 25 (17.01%) DHCP
15 25 (17.01%) VLAN
16 23 (15.65%) MS Exchange
16 23 (15.65%) SLA
17 22 (14.97%) CheckPoint
17 22 (14.97%) VoIP
18 21 (14.29%) Citrix
18 21 (14.29%) Network Security
18 21 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
19 20 (13.61%) Load Balancing
20 19 (12.93%) Wireshark

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (15.65%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.04%) Lync
6 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (18.37%) MS Office
2 15 (10.20%) MS Excel
3 13 (8.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 77 (52.38%) LAN
2 70 (47.62%) WAN
3 42 (28.57%) Firewall
4 39 (26.53%) VPN
5 33 (22.45%) DNS
6 27 (18.37%) Wireless Security
7 26 (17.69%) TCP/IP
8 25 (17.01%) DHCP
8 25 (17.01%) VLAN
9 22 (14.97%) VoIP
10 21 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (14.29%) Network Security
11 19 (12.93%) Wireshark
11 19 (12.93%) MPLS
12 17 (11.56%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (10.88%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (10.20%) OSPF
15 14 (9.52%) BGP
16 12 (8.16%) EIGRP
17 11 (7.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (1.36%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (5.44%) Front Office
1 8 (5.44%) Retail
2 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.04%) Finance
3 3 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (29.93%) Network Engineer
2 29 (19.73%) Analyst
3 26 (17.69%) Support Engineer
4 17 (11.56%) Architect
4 17 (11.56%) Network Architect
5 15 (10.20%) Consultant
6 14 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 14 (9.52%) Network Consultant
7 13 (8.84%) Cisco Architect
7 13 (8.84%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 13 (8.84%) Network Design Architect
8 12 (8.16%) Network Security Consultant
8 12 (8.16%) Sales Consultant
8 12 (8.16%) Security Consultant
9 11 (7.48%) Graduate
9 11 (7.48%) Graduate Network Engineer
10 10 (6.80%) Network Support
11 9 (6.12%) Operations Analyst
11 9 (6.12%) Security Operations Analyst
11 9 (6.12%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.09%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.44%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.40%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.36%) iPhone
8 2 (1.36%) Handset
9 1 (0.68%) GIS
9 1 (0.68%) CMDB
9 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.69%) Windows
2 18 (12.24%) Windows 7
3 16 (10.88%) Windows XP
4 13 (8.84%) Linux
5 12 (8.16%) UNIX
6 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.04%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.37%) ITIL
2 20 (13.61%) Load Balancing
3 16 (10.88%) Network Design
4 14 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 13 (8.84%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (6.80%) SIEM
7 9 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (6.12%) Project Management
7 9 (6.12%) Computer Security
8 8 (5.44%) Web Design
8 8 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.76%) High Availability
9 7 (4.76%) Information Security
10 6 (4.08%) Line Management
11 5 (3.40%) Converged Infrastructure
11 5 (3.40%) Change Management
11 5 (3.40%) Resource Management
12 4 (2.72%) Software Testing
13 3 (2.04%) Time Management
13 3 (2.04%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.36%) C
1 2 (1.36%) C++
1 2 (1.36%) Java
1 2 (1.36%) Perl
1 2 (1.36%) PHP
1 2 (1.36%) Python
1 2 (1.36%) Ruby
2 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (53.74%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (34.01%) CCNA
3 35 (23.81%) CCNP
4 18 (12.24%) HP ASE
5 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (6.80%) MCSE
6 10 (6.80%) MCITP
7 9 (6.12%) MCTS
7 9 (6.12%) CISM
7 9 (6.12%) CISSP
8 5 (3.40%) CCVP
8 5 (3.40%) Degree
9 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.04%) CCIP
11 2 (1.36%) CCIE
11 2 (1.36%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.36%) CCDP
11 2 (1.36%) CCENT
12 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.65%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (17.01%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.12%) Terminal Server
4 5 (3.40%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.72%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.72%) SCCM
4 2 (1.36%) Zenoss
4 2 (1.36%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (1.36%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.36%) Nessus
4 2 (1.36%) Nmap
5 1 (0.68%) WMI
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 100 (68.03%) Cisco
2 43 (29.25%) HP
3 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 26 (17.69%) VMware
5 22 (14.97%) CheckPoint
6 21 (14.29%) Citrix
7 18 (12.24%) Huawei
8 14 (9.52%) F5
9 11 (7.48%) NetScout
9 11 (7.48%) Remedy
10 10 (6.80%) Juniper
11 9 (6.12%) McAfee
12 6 (4.08%) SAP
12 6 (4.08%) WatchGuard
13 4 (2.72%) Meraki
14 3 (2.04%) Splunk
14 3 (2.04%) Siemens
14 3 (2.04%) Apple
15 2 (1.36%) Draytek
15 2 (1.36%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Coventry
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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