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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
England / West Midlands
Rank 167 155 155
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 49 67 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 1.26% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.26% 8.79% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 49 56 53
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
783 762 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.43% 14.32% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 632 659 708
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,791 £60,000 £55,000
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry +23 21 £40,000 +8.10% 3
Birmingham +7 9 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Warwickshire +22 7 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Staffordshire +1 3 £28,500 +8.57%
Shropshire -15 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Worcestershire -19 2 £34,750 -18.23%
Walsall - 2 £38,750 -
Solihull -9 1 £41,500 -
Herefordshire -26 1 £44,000 -12.00%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 73 (67.59%) Cisco
2 72 (66.67%) Firewall
3 58 (53.70%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (43.52%) CCNA
5 46 (42.59%) LAN
6 40 (37.04%) WAN
7 38 (35.19%) Windows
8 37 (34.26%) CCNP
9 33 (30.56%) VPN
10 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
11 30 (27.78%) DHCP
12 27 (25.00%) VoIP
12 27 (25.00%) VLAN
13 26 (24.07%) Windows Server
14 25 (23.15%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
15 23 (21.30%) DNS
15 23 (21.30%) ITIL
15 23 (21.30%) VMware
16 21 (19.44%) HP
16 21 (19.44%) TCP/IP
17 20 (18.52%) OSPF
17 20 (18.52%) Meraki
18 19 (17.59%) BGP
19 18 (16.67%) WLAN
19 18 (16.67%) Network Security
19 18 (16.67%) SolarWinds
20 17 (15.74%) Hyper-V
21 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
22 15 (13.89%) Wi-Fi

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 8 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.19%) MS Office
3 6 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.78%) SaaS
3 2 (1.85%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 72 (66.67%) Firewall
2 46 (42.59%) LAN
3 40 (37.04%) WAN
4 33 (30.56%) VPN
5 30 (27.78%) DHCP
6 27 (25.00%) VLAN
6 27 (25.00%) VoIP
7 25 (23.15%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (21.30%) DNS
9 21 (19.44%) TCP/IP
10 20 (18.52%) OSPF
11 19 (17.59%) BGP
12 18 (16.67%) Network Security
12 18 (16.67%) WLAN
13 15 (13.89%) Cisco Wireless
13 15 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (12.96%) MPLS
15 13 (12.04%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (11.11%) EIGRP
17 11 (10.19%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) GIS
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (10.19%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.63%) Automotive
3 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.78%) Electronics
5 2 (1.85%) Finance
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
6 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (39.81%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.81%) Analyst
3 14 (12.96%) Administrator
4 10 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Network Administrator
6 8 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (7.41%) Senior Support Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Architect
7 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Network Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Network Architect
8 6 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Network Specialist
9 5 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.70%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.70%) WAP
3 3 (2.78%) Middleware
4 2 (1.85%) Web Services
5 1 (0.93%) CSS
5 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.78%) PKI
3 3 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.85%) FMCG
4 2 (1.85%) Handset
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Fintech
5 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.93%) iPad
5 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.19%) Windows
2 26 (24.07%) Windows Server
3 13 (12.04%) Linux
4 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.48%) Unix
5 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.63%) Solaris
8 4 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.85%) Android
9 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.93%) VyOS
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) ITIL
2 12 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 12 (11.11%) Project Management
3 9 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 8 (7.41%) Logistics
4 8 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.48%) Contract Management
5 7 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.48%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (6.48%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.56%) DNA
6 6 (5.56%) High Availability
6 6 (5.56%) Workflow
7 5 (4.63%) Coaching
7 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 5 (4.63%) ITIL V3
7 5 (4.63%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.63%) Resource Management
8 4 (3.70%) Network Management
8 4 (3.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.11%) Java
2 9 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (2.78%) C
3 3 (2.78%) C#
3 3 (2.78%) C++
3 3 (2.78%) Python
4 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.93%) PHP
5 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (53.70%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (43.52%) CCNA
3 37 (34.26%) CCNP
4 11 (10.19%) Degree
4 11 (10.19%) MCSE
4 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (8.33%) CCSP
6 8 (7.41%) CWNA
7 7 (6.48%) MCSA
8 6 (5.56%) CCSA
9 5 (4.63%) JNCIA
9 5 (4.63%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.85%) CCDP
11 2 (1.85%) CCIE
11 2 (1.85%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.85%) PMP
12 1 (0.93%) CCDA
12 1 (0.93%) CISM
12 1 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) ISO 9001
1 5 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.63%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
2 17 (15.74%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.78%) vSphere
4 3 (2.78%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.85%) XenApp
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.93%) pfSense
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (6.48%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (3.70%) WSUS
4 3 (2.78%) Nagios
4 3 (2.78%) SCCM
5 2 (1.85%) Opsview
5 2 (1.85%) SCOM
6 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.93%) QRadar
Vendors
1 73 (67.59%) Cisco
2 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 23 (21.30%) VMware
4 21 (19.44%) HP
5 20 (18.52%) Meraki
6 18 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 14 (12.96%) CheckPoint
7 14 (12.96%) Palo Alto
8 9 (8.33%) Juniper
9 8 (7.41%) Draytek
9 8 (7.41%) RedPrairie
10 7 (6.48%) Fortinet
10 7 (6.48%) Huawei
11 6 (5.56%) Citrix
11 6 (5.56%) Dell
11 6 (5.56%) NETGEAR
12 4 (3.70%) F5
12 4 (3.70%) Remedy
12 4 (3.70%) SonicWALL
13 3 (2.78%) Aruba
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