The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 158 174 168
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 43 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.72% 3.53% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 39 22 25
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,100 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
752 849 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.17% 16.67% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 644 718 557
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wireless
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 21 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Staffordshire +1 8 £22,000 -23.47%
Warwickshire +17 5 £41,500 -
Coventry +14 4 £38,500 +48.07%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £22,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
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England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 57 (57.58%) Cisco
2 50 (50.51%) WAN
3 49 (49.49%) LAN
3 49 (49.49%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (43.43%) Windows
5 34 (34.34%) Active Directory
6 32 (32.32%) CCNA
6 32 (32.32%) Firewall
7 29 (29.29%) Citrix
7 29 (29.29%) VPN
8 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
8 28 (28.28%) VMware
9 23 (23.23%) MS Exchange
9 23 (23.23%) ITIL
10 22 (22.22%) CCNP
11 19 (19.19%) Juniper
12 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (17.17%) MCSE
13 16 (16.16%) CCIE
13 16 (16.16%) TCP/IP
14 15 (15.15%) SLA
14 15 (15.15%) VoIP
14 15 (15.15%) Windows 7
15 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (14.14%) Degree
15 14 (14.14%) MPLS
16 13 (13.13%) MS Office
16 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (12.12%) VLAN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (23.23%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (9.09%) Lync
5 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.01%) IIS
8 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Office
2 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 50 (50.51%) WAN
2 49 (49.49%) LAN
3 32 (32.32%) Firewall
4 29 (29.29%) VPN
5 16 (16.16%) TCP/IP
6 15 (15.15%) VoIP
7 14 (14.14%) MPLS
8 12 (12.12%) DNS
8 12 (12.12%) VLAN
8 12 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (11.11%) DHCP
10 10 (10.10%) SAN
10 10 (10.10%) Unified Communications
10 10 (10.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (8.08%) WLAN
12 7 (7.07%) IP Telephony
12 7 (7.07%) BGP
13 5 (5.05%) Network Security
13 5 (5.05%) Ethernet
13 5 (5.05%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MSI
1 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.02%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 3 (3.03%) Advertising
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Local Government
6 1 (1.01%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (18.18%) Analyst
2 13 (13.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (12.12%) Architect
3 12 (12.12%) Consultant
4 9 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 9 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Desktop Support
5 8 (8.08%) Cisco Consultant
6 6 (6.06%) IT Support
6 6 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Technical Design Authority
7 5 (5.05%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.05%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.05%) Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.04%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) HTML
1 3 (3.03%) CSS
1 3 (3.03%) Web Services
1 3 (3.03%) RSS
1 3 (3.03%) Application Packaging
1 3 (3.03%) HTML5
1 3 (3.03%) REST
1 3 (3.03%) CSS3
1 3 (3.03%) Worklight
2 2 (2.02%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (2.02%) Dojo
2 2 (2.02%) Ajax
2 2 (2.02%) JSON
2 2 (2.02%) XML
3 1 (1.01%) WCF
3 1 (1.01%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Blackberry
1 6 (6.06%) Handset
1 6 (6.06%) PDA
1 6 (6.06%) iPhone
1 6 (6.06%) iPad
2 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.04%) Clustering
3 4 (4.04%) Statistics
3 4 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.03%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.02%) Replication
5 2 (2.02%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.02%) NHS
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.01%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 43 (43.43%) Windows
2 15 (15.15%) Windows 7
3 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.09%) Android
7 8 (8.08%) Apple iOS
8 6 (6.06%) Windows Phone
8 6 (6.06%) Windows Phone 7
8 6 (6.06%) Windows 2000
9 5 (5.05%) Linux
9 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.02%) UNIX
10 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) ITIL
2 12 (12.12%) Asset Management
3 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 9 (9.09%) Change Control
5 8 (8.08%) Project Management
6 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.07%) Network Design
7 6 (6.06%) Service Management
7 6 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.05%) TOGAF
8 5 (5.05%) Fault Management
9 4 (4.04%) Security Testing
9 4 (4.04%) Time Management
9 4 (4.04%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.04%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (4.04%) Change Management
10 3 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.03%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.02%) VBScript
3 2 (2.02%) VB
4 1 (1.01%) ABAP
4 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (49.49%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (32.32%) CCNA
3 22 (22.22%) CCNP
4 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (17.17%) MCSE
5 16 (16.16%) CCIE
6 14 (14.14%) Degree
7 10 (10.10%) MCTS
7 10 (10.10%) MCITP
7 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
7 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
8 6 (6.06%) CEH
8 6 (6.06%) CISSP
9 4 (4.04%) MCP
9 4 (4.04%) CCVP
9 4 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (4.04%) CISMP
9 4 (4.04%) CCSP
10 3 (3.03%) CCDA
10 3 (3.03%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.15%) SLA
2 6 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (4.04%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.03%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.02%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (34.34%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.07%) Terminal Server
3 7 (7.07%) vSphere
4 5 (5.05%) XenApp
4 5 (5.05%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.03%) KVM
5 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.10%) SCCM
2 5 (5.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.03%) SCOM
4 2 (2.02%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.02%) XenMobile
4 2 (2.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.02%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (57.58%) Cisco
2 29 (29.29%) Citrix
3 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
3 28 (28.28%) VMware
4 19 (19.19%) Juniper
5 11 (11.11%) HP
6 9 (9.09%) Dell
6 9 (9.09%) F5
7 6 (6.06%) MobileIron
8 5 (5.05%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.04%) Nortel
9 4 (4.04%) NetApp
9 4 (4.04%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (3.03%) Aruba
11 2 (2.02%) Sencha
11 2 (2.02%) Kaspersky
11 2 (2.02%) Veeam
11 2 (2.02%) RightFax
11 2 (2.02%) Motorola
11 2 (2.02%) EMC
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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