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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 148 169 128
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -41
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 62 40 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.76% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.19% 5.00% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 55 31 51
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
757 800 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.35% 15.16% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 650 691 730
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -3.33% 9
Staffordshire +16 9 £22,500 +18.42%
Wolverhampton - 9 £24,750 -
Dudley - 7 £29,000 -
Worcestershire +1 6 £36,097 +31.26%
Coventry -3 5 £36,750 -33.18% 1
Shropshire -6 1 £34,500 -13.75%
Warwickshire -11 1 £26,500 -34.96%
Solihull - 1 £26,500 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 66 (56.90%) Cisco
2 61 (52.59%) LAN
3 54 (46.55%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (45.69%) WAN
5 50 (43.10%) Windows
6 42 (36.21%) Firewall
7 39 (33.62%) DNS
8 37 (31.90%) VPN
9 34 (29.31%) Microsoft
9 34 (29.31%) CCNA
9 34 (29.31%) CCNP
10 32 (27.59%) DHCP
10 32 (27.59%) ITIL
11 31 (26.72%) Active Directory
11 31 (26.72%) Service Delivery
12 28 (24.14%) VMware
13 27 (23.28%) MS Exchange
14 25 (21.55%) Citrix
14 25 (21.55%) Windows 7
15 24 (20.69%) TCP/IP
16 21 (18.10%) MPLS
16 21 (18.10%) MS Office
17 20 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (17.24%) VLAN
18 19 (16.38%) Cisco IOS
18 19 (16.38%) VoIP
18 19 (16.38%) Data Centre
19 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
20 17 (14.66%) MS Excel
20 17 (14.66%) Management Information System

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (23.28%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.72%) Lync
5 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (18.10%) MS Office
2 17 (14.66%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (52.59%) LAN
2 53 (45.69%) WAN
3 42 (36.21%) Firewall
4 39 (33.62%) DNS
5 37 (31.90%) VPN
6 32 (27.59%) DHCP
7 24 (20.69%) TCP/IP
8 21 (18.10%) MPLS
9 20 (17.24%) VLAN
10 19 (16.38%) Cisco IOS
10 19 (16.38%) VoIP
11 16 (13.79%) Network Security
12 15 (12.93%) OSPF
13 13 (11.21%) BGP
13 13 (11.21%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (11.21%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (10.34%) EIGRP
15 11 (9.48%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (9.48%) Wireshark
16 10 (8.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.86%) CANoe
General
1 7 (6.03%) Finance
1 7 (6.03%) Retail
2 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.45%) Marketing
3 4 (3.45%) Automotive
3 4 (3.45%) Front Office
4 2 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (19.83%) Analyst
1 23 (19.83%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.38%) Support Engineer
3 11 (9.48%) Desktop Support
4 10 (8.62%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (7.76%) Architect
5 9 (7.76%) Network Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) IT Support
6 8 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.03%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Network Architect
8 6 (5.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Network Support
8 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Administrator
9 5 (4.31%) Support Technician
9 5 (4.31%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) HTML
1 1 (0.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Data Centre
2 17 (14.66%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.03%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.31%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.72%) iPhone
6 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) Handset
6 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.86%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) DTV
7 1 (0.86%) Telematics
7 1 (0.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 50 (43.10%) Windows
2 25 (21.55%) Windows 7
3 20 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.93%) Windows XP
6 12 (10.34%) Windows 8
7 8 (6.90%) Linux
8 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.31%) UNIX
9 5 (4.31%) Android
10 4 (3.45%) Solaris
11 2 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.86%) CentOS
12 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) ITIL
2 31 (26.72%) Service Delivery
3 13 (11.21%) Network Design
4 12 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 10 (8.62%) Network Management
6 9 (7.76%) Change Management
6 9 (7.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (6.90%) High Availability
7 8 (6.90%) Validation
7 8 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.03%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (6.03%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (6.03%) ITIL V3
8 7 (6.03%) Change Control
9 5 (4.31%) Service Management
9 5 (4.31%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.31%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.31%) Information Security
9 5 (4.31%) Line Management
10 4 (3.45%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.59%) Perl
1 3 (2.59%) PHP
2 2 (1.72%) Ruby
2 2 (1.72%) C
2 2 (1.72%) C++
2 2 (1.72%) Python
2 2 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (46.55%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (29.31%) CCNA
2 34 (29.31%) CCNP
3 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.48%) MCSE
3 11 (9.48%) MCITP
3 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
4 10 (8.62%) CCSE
5 9 (7.76%) MCTS
6 7 (6.03%) CCSA
7 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.59%) CCIP
8 3 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.59%) Degree
8 3 (2.59%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.72%) CCENT
9 2 (1.72%) CISM
9 2 (1.72%) CISSP
10 1 (0.86%) CCIE
10 1 (0.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) SLA
2 7 (6.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.86%) QA
4 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (26.72%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.90%) Terminal Server
4 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) SCCM
2 2 (1.72%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.72%) Nmap
2 2 (1.72%) Nessus
2 2 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.86%) Nagios
3 1 (0.86%) Cacti
Vendors
1 66 (56.90%) Cisco
2 34 (29.31%) Microsoft
3 28 (24.14%) VMware
4 25 (21.55%) Citrix
5 13 (11.21%) Juniper
5 13 (11.21%) CheckPoint
6 9 (7.76%) F5
7 8 (6.90%) Apple
8 7 (6.03%) Nokia
9 6 (5.17%) HP
10 5 (4.31%) Remedy
11 4 (3.45%) SAP
12 3 (2.59%) WatchGuard
12 3 (2.59%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.59%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.72%) Splunk
13 2 (1.72%) Mitel
13 2 (1.72%) Draytek
13 2 (1.72%) Brocade
13 2 (1.72%) IPFX
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