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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 158 146 174
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 53 37 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.83% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.77% 5.41% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 33 22
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
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
783 684 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.28% 15.33% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 673 563 702
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Staffordshire +4 12 £19,500 -11.36% 1
Warwickshire -2 11 £42,000 +1.20% 1
Birmingham -16 8 £50,000 -6.54% 5
Coventry -17 7 £36,750 -4.54% 2
Wolverhampton - 7 £36,000 -
Dudley - 2 - - 1
Solihull -3 1 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Worcestershire -5 1 £80,000 +100.00%
Shropshire - 1 £34,500 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 76 (61.79%) Cisco
2 55 (44.72%) LAN
3 47 (38.21%) Firewall
4 44 (35.77%) Windows
5 41 (33.33%) WAN
5 41 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (29.27%) VPN
7 35 (28.46%) VMware
8 33 (26.83%) DNS
9 31 (25.20%) DHCP
10 27 (21.95%) Active Directory
10 27 (21.95%) CCNP
10 27 (21.95%) ITIL
11 26 (21.14%) MS Exchange
12 25 (20.33%) Service Delivery
12 25 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (19.51%) MPLS
13 24 (19.51%) CCNA
14 23 (18.70%) Microsoft
14 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (18.70%) F5
15 21 (17.07%) CheckPoint
15 21 (17.07%) Management Information System
16 20 (16.26%) Citrix
17 18 (14.63%) Security Cleared
17 18 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (14.63%) Network Design
17 18 (14.63%) Windows 7
18 16 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2010
18 16 (13.01%) VLAN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 26 (21.14%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.07%) Lync
6 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 55 (44.72%) LAN
2 47 (38.21%) Firewall
3 41 (33.33%) WAN
4 36 (29.27%) VPN
5 33 (26.83%) DNS
6 31 (25.20%) DHCP
7 24 (19.51%) MPLS
8 16 (13.01%) VLAN
8 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
9 15 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (10.57%) Internet
11 12 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (9.76%) Network Security
12 11 (8.94%) SAN
12 11 (8.94%) VoIP
13 10 (8.13%) OSPF
14 9 (7.32%) Broadband
15 8 (6.50%) BGP
15 8 (6.50%) Intranet
15 8 (6.50%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (11.38%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.25%) Marketing
4 3 (2.44%) Retail
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (14.63%) Analyst
1 18 (14.63%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.01%) Architect
3 14 (11.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (9.76%) Network Architect
5 11 (8.94%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) IT Support
6 10 (8.13%) Support Technician
7 9 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Senior Network Architect
7 9 (7.32%) Senior Architect
8 8 (6.50%) IT Support Technician
9 5 (4.07%) Network Manager
9 5 (4.07%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.07%) Administrator
9 5 (4.07%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Consultant
10 4 (3.25%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) HTML
1 1 (0.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.81%) DTV
3 1 (0.81%) EPoS
3 1 (0.81%) Handset
3 1 (0.81%) Statistics
3 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.81%) Telematics
3 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (35.77%) Windows
2 25 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (14.63%) Windows 7
5 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.94%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.32%) Android
7 8 (6.50%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.25%) Solaris
9 2 (1.63%) Linux
9 2 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.81%) CentOS
10 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.95%) ITIL
2 25 (20.33%) Service Delivery
3 18 (14.63%) Network Design
4 14 (11.38%) Network Management
5 11 (8.94%) Service Management
6 9 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.32%) Project Management
6 9 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (6.50%) Change Control
7 8 (6.50%) Change Management
7 8 (6.50%) Validation
8 7 (5.69%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (5.69%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.88%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.88%) ITIL V3
10 5 (4.07%) Network Architecture
10 5 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.07%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.63%) Perl
1 2 (1.63%) PHP
2 1 (0.81%) SQL
2 1 (0.81%) Python
2 1 (0.81%) Ruby
2 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.81%) C
2 1 (0.81%) C++
2 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (21.95%) CCNP
3 24 (19.51%) CCNA
4 18 (14.63%) Security Cleared
5 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.94%) MCSE
6 11 (8.94%) SC Cleared
7 9 (7.32%) MCITP
7 9 (7.32%) CCSE
8 7 (5.69%) CCSA
8 7 (5.69%) MCTS
9 5 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.63%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.63%) Degree
11 2 (1.63%) CCENT
12 1 (0.81%) MCSA
12 1 (0.81%) CCIE
12 1 (0.81%) CCIP
12 1 (0.81%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) SLA
2 9 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.81%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.44%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.63%) vSphere
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.81%) XenApp
7 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) SCCM
2 2 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.81%) Nagios
3 1 (0.81%) Nessus
3 1 (0.81%) Nmap
3 1 (0.81%) Cacti
Vendors
1 76 (61.79%) Cisco
2 35 (28.46%) VMware
3 23 (18.70%) Microsoft
3 23 (18.70%) F5
4 21 (17.07%) CheckPoint
5 20 (16.26%) Citrix
6 16 (13.01%) Juniper
7 12 (9.76%) Apple
8 10 (8.13%) Riverbed
9 9 (7.32%) SolarWinds
9 9 (7.32%) Websense
10 7 (5.69%) Nokia
10 7 (5.69%) HP
11 5 (4.07%) Dell
12 4 (3.25%) Remedy
13 3 (2.44%) WatchGuard
13 3 (2.44%) NetApp
13 3 (2.44%) Sage
14 2 (1.63%) EMC
14 2 (1.63%) Draytek
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Bonus 17.5 + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Explore Group
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago