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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 159 103 137
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +34
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 47 111 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 2.01% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.55% 12.00% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 37 65 44
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
847 925 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.91% 16.71% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 700 776 739
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 +28 34 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Shropshire -1 3 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Solihull -5 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +2 1 - -
Worcestershire 0 1 £27,500 - 1
Staffordshire -14 1 £34,000 +3.03%
Coventry -43 1 £62,500 +31.57%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 50 (56.18%) Cisco
2 33 (37.08%) Windows
3 32 (35.96%) LAN
3 32 (35.96%) Firewall
4 28 (31.46%) WAN
5 27 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (25.84%) MS Exchange
7 22 (24.72%) VPN
7 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
8 21 (23.60%) VMware
9 20 (22.47%) Active Directory
9 20 (22.47%) Citrix
10 19 (21.35%) ITIL
11 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
12 17 (19.10%) Management Information System
12 17 (19.10%) Juniper
12 17 (19.10%) CCNA
13 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (16.85%) TCP/IP
13 15 (16.85%) SC Cleared
13 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
13 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (15.73%) CCNP
15 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (14.61%) MS Office
15 13 (14.61%) Network Design
16 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (13.48%) F5
16 12 (13.48%) MCSE
16 12 (13.48%) SLA

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (25.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.62%) Lync
7 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Office
2 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.12%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.96%) LAN
1 32 (35.96%) Firewall
2 28 (31.46%) WAN
3 22 (24.72%) VPN
4 15 (16.85%) TCP/IP
5 10 (11.24%) DNS
5 10 (11.24%) IP Telephony
6 9 (10.11%) DHCP
6 9 (10.11%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (10.11%) SAN
7 8 (8.99%) DWDM
7 8 (8.99%) MPLS
7 8 (8.99%) WLAN
8 7 (7.87%) VoIP
9 6 (6.74%) Ethernet
9 6 (6.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (5.62%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (5.62%) Unified Communications
11 4 (4.49%) VLAN
11 4 (4.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MSI
General
1 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Law
3 1 (1.12%) Legal
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (20.22%) Architect
2 15 (16.85%) Analyst
3 12 (13.48%) Network Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Network Architect
4 10 (11.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Consultant
4 10 (11.24%) Sales Executive
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Network Architect
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Architect
6 7 (7.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.49%) Cisco Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.37%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.87%) Statistics
3 3 (3.37%) Replication
3 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.37%) Clustering
4 2 (2.25%) NHS
4 2 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.12%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.12%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.08%) Windows
2 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
3 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (13.48%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.49%) Windows Vista
6 4 (4.49%) Android
7 3 (3.37%) Linux
7 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.12%) UNIX
9 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) ITIL
2 13 (14.61%) Network Design
3 11 (12.36%) CRM
4 9 (10.11%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.99%) Change Management
6 6 (6.74%) Fault Management
7 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.62%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.37%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.37%) Security Testing
8 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.37%) Network Management
8 3 (3.37%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.37%) Software Distribution
9 2 (2.25%) Change Control
9 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (2.25%) Time Management
9 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.62%) SQL
2 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (19.10%) CCNA
3 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (16.85%) SC Cleared
3 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
4 14 (15.73%) CCNP
5 12 (13.48%) MCSE
6 8 (8.99%) CCIE
6 8 (8.99%) MCITP
7 5 (5.62%) Degree
7 5 (5.62%) MCTS
8 3 (3.37%) CISMP
8 3 (3.37%) CISSP
8 3 (3.37%) CEH
8 3 (3.37%) MCP
9 2 (2.25%) CCIP
10 1 (1.12%) CCA
10 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.12%) HNC
10 1 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (22.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.74%) vSphere
4 5 (5.62%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.62%) XenApp
5 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.25%) XenServer
6 2 (2.25%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) SCCM
2 4 (4.49%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.37%) SCOM
3 3 (3.37%) XenMobile
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.12%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.12%) WSUS
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 50 (56.18%) Cisco
2 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
3 21 (23.60%) VMware
4 20 (22.47%) Citrix
5 17 (19.10%) Juniper
6 12 (13.48%) F5
7 10 (11.24%) HP
8 6 (6.74%) Nortel
9 5 (5.62%) Symantec
9 5 (5.62%) Apple
10 4 (4.49%) NetApp
10 4 (4.49%) Dell
11 3 (3.37%) Remedy
11 3 (3.37%) Kaspersky
12 2 (2.25%) Adobe
13 1 (1.12%) EMC
13 1 (1.12%) CA
13 1 (1.12%) CommVault
13 1 (1.12%) Avaya
13 1 (1.12%) Sage
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago