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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 167 166 171
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 72 54 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.15% 1.01% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.38% 6.87% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 58 45 36
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,875 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £65,450 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
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
976 786 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.64% 14.70% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 752 663 664
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 -18 15 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Warwickshire +2 14 £42,000 - 1
Worcestershire +3 11 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Coventry +8 10 £30,000 -18.36%
Solihull +22 8 £21,500 -57.00% 1
Wolverhampton +1 4 £40,000 +11.11%
Staffordshire +5 3 £40,000 +66.49%
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 113 (80.14%) Cisco
2 91 (64.54%) Cisco Certification
3 80 (56.74%) CCNA
3 80 (56.74%) WAN
4 74 (52.48%) CCNP
5 72 (51.06%) LAN
5 72 (51.06%) Firewall
6 59 (41.84%) VoIP
7 53 (37.59%) Data Centre
8 52 (36.88%) Juniper
9 45 (31.91%) VPN
10 40 (28.37%) HP
10 40 (28.37%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (27.66%) Windows
12 38 (26.95%) Microsoft
13 36 (25.53%) Cisco Wireless
14 34 (24.11%) CCDA
14 34 (24.11%) MPLS
14 34 (24.11%) VMware
15 33 (23.40%) Telecoms
16 31 (21.99%) VLAN
17 29 (20.57%) Active Directory
18 28 (19.86%) Network Design
19 27 (19.15%) Windows Server
19 27 (19.15%) Presales
20 26 (18.44%) Meraki
21 24 (17.02%) Avaya
21 24 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
22 23 (16.31%) CCDP
22 23 (16.31%) Windows Server 2012

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (6.38%) Skype for Business
2 7 (4.96%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.55%) IIS
4 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.55%) Office 365
3 4 (2.84%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 80 (56.74%) WAN
2 72 (51.06%) Firewall
2 72 (51.06%) LAN
3 59 (41.84%) VoIP
4 45 (31.91%) VPN
5 40 (28.37%) Cisco ASA
6 36 (25.53%) Cisco Wireless
7 34 (24.11%) MPLS
8 31 (21.99%) VLAN
9 21 (14.89%) VPLS
10 20 (14.18%) ADSL
10 20 (14.18%) BGP
10 20 (14.18%) Cisco PIX
10 20 (14.18%) EIGRP
10 20 (14.18%) SSL
11 19 (13.48%) IPsec
11 19 (13.48%) iSCSI
11 19 (13.48%) OSPF
11 19 (13.48%) TCP/IP
12 18 (12.77%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) DB2
2 1 (0.71%) MySQL
2 1 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.71%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.71%) Mocha
1 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (23.40%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.13%) Finance
3 3 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 60 (42.55%) Network Engineer
2 27 (19.15%) Consultant
3 22 (15.60%) Analyst
3 22 (15.60%) Network Analyst
4 21 (14.89%) Network Consultant
5 18 (12.77%) Cisco Consultant
5 18 (12.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (12.77%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 18 (12.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Network Support
8 9 (6.38%) Architect
8 9 (6.38%) Network Manager
8 9 (6.38%) Network Support Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Designer
9 7 (4.96%) Field Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
1 1 (0.71%) Backbone.js
1 1 (0.71%) HTML
1 1 (0.71%) HTML5
1 1 (0.71%) jQuery
1 1 (0.71%) LAMP
1 1 (0.71%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 53 (37.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.96%) IVR
3 5 (3.55%) NHS
4 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.42%) EPoS
4 2 (1.42%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.71%) CCTV
5 1 (0.71%) EFT
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.71%) Physics
5 1 (0.71%) Replication
5 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.66%) Windows
2 27 (19.15%) Windows Server
3 23 (16.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.80%) Linux
5 11 (7.80%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.38%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.84%) Unix
9 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.71%) Android
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.86%) Network Design
2 27 (19.15%) Presales
3 15 (10.64%) Load Balancing
4 13 (9.22%) Project Management
5 9 (6.38%) Migration
6 6 (4.26%) ITIL
6 6 (4.26%) Network Management
7 5 (3.55%) Network Architecture
7 5 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.13%) Service Management
8 3 (2.13%) Time Management
9 2 (1.42%) Capacity Management
9 2 (1.42%) Data Protection
9 2 (1.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.42%) Fault Management
9 2 (1.42%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.42%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (1.42%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.55%) SQL
2 2 (1.42%) C
2 2 (1.42%) C++
2 2 (1.42%) Python
2 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.71%) Java
3 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.71%) PHP
3 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 91 (64.54%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (56.74%) CCNA
3 74 (52.48%) CCNP
4 34 (24.11%) CCDA
5 23 (16.31%) CCDP
6 19 (13.48%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.96%) CCSA
9 5 (3.55%) CCSE
10 3 (2.13%) CCIE
10 3 (2.13%) Degree
10 3 (2.13%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.13%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.42%) CCNP Voice
11 2 (1.42%) MCITP
11 2 (1.42%) MCSE
11 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.71%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (20.57%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.67%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.55%) vSphere
5 5 (3.55%) XenApp
6 4 (2.84%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.84%) XenServer
7 2 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.42%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.71%) Firmware
8 1 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Cacti
1 2 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (1.42%) SCCM
2 1 (0.71%) Nagios
2 1 (0.71%) Nessus
2 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.71%) Nmap
2 1 (0.71%) Opsview
2 1 (0.71%) QRadar
2 1 (0.71%) SCOM
2 1 (0.71%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.71%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 113 (80.14%) Cisco
2 52 (36.88%) Juniper
3 40 (28.37%) HP
4 38 (26.95%) Microsoft
5 34 (24.11%) VMware
6 26 (18.44%) Meraki
7 24 (17.02%) Avaya
8 18 (12.77%) IBM
9 16 (11.35%) Citrix
10 13 (9.22%) CheckPoint
11 12 (8.51%) Aruba
11 12 (8.51%) F5
12 6 (4.26%) Nokia
12 6 (4.26%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.26%) SonicWALL
13 5 (3.55%) Aerohive Networks
13 5 (3.55%) Dell
13 5 (3.55%) NetApp
13 5 (3.55%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.84%) Ruckus Wireless
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ICOMM Technologies
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago