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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 155 151 173
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 85 72 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 1.25% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.16% 8.04% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 67 65 41
Median salary £42,500 £29,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.55% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,950 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £53,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
928 896 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.02% 15.56% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 742 802 729
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,479
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 45 £45,000 +55.17% 8
Warwickshire +15 11 £42,000 +58.49%
Worcestershire +5 8 £50,000 +38.51% 1
Coventry +6 6 £30,000 -40.00%
Shropshire -14 3 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Solihull +9 2 £25,000 -5.66% 2
Dudley 0 2 £20,500 -29.31%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 124 (75.61%) Cisco
2 100 (60.98%) WAN
3 94 (57.32%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (51.83%) Firewall
5 83 (50.61%) LAN
6 80 (48.78%) CCNA
7 74 (45.12%) CCNP
8 58 (35.37%) VoIP
9 53 (32.32%) Data Centre
10 50 (30.49%) Juniper
10 50 (30.49%) VPN
11 48 (29.27%) Windows
12 43 (26.22%) HP
13 40 (24.39%) Microsoft
13 40 (24.39%) Cisco Wireless
14 37 (22.56%) Cisco ASA
14 37 (22.56%) Active Directory
14 37 (22.56%) MPLS
15 36 (21.95%) VMware
16 35 (21.34%) Telecoms
17 34 (20.73%) OSPF
18 33 (20.12%) Windows Server
19 31 (18.90%) EIGRP
20 30 (18.29%) CCDA
21 29 (17.68%) SSL
22 28 (17.07%) BGP
22 28 (17.07%) Presales
23 27 (16.46%) Network Design
24 26 (15.85%) VLAN
24 26 (15.85%) VPLS

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.93%) Skype for Business
2 9 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.05%) IIS
6 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.66%) Office 365
3 4 (2.44%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 100 (60.98%) WAN
2 85 (51.83%) Firewall
3 83 (50.61%) LAN
4 58 (35.37%) VoIP
5 50 (30.49%) VPN
6 40 (24.39%) Cisco Wireless
7 37 (22.56%) Cisco ASA
7 37 (22.56%) MPLS
8 34 (20.73%) OSPF
9 31 (18.90%) EIGRP
10 29 (17.68%) SSL
11 28 (17.07%) BGP
12 26 (15.85%) VLAN
12 26 (15.85%) VPLS
13 24 (14.63%) TCP/IP
14 20 (12.20%) IPsec
15 19 (11.59%) ADSL
15 19 (11.59%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (10.98%) Unified Communications
17 17 (10.37%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.61%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (21.34%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.27%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.44%) Automotive
4 3 (1.83%) Finance
5 2 (1.22%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (34.76%) Network Engineer
2 37 (22.56%) Analyst
3 32 (19.51%) Network Analyst
4 26 (15.85%) Network Support
5 24 (14.63%) Consultant
6 21 (12.80%) Network Support Analyst
6 21 (12.80%) Support Analyst
7 18 (10.98%) Network Consultant
8 17 (10.37%) Cisco Engineer
9 16 (9.76%) Cisco Consultant
9 16 (9.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 16 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 16 (9.76%) Support Engineer
10 12 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
11 10 (6.10%) Cisco Support
11 10 (6.10%) IT Engineer
11 10 (6.10%) Project Manager
12 9 (5.49%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (4.88%) Cisco Analyst
13 8 (4.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.83%) WAP
2 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (32.32%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.32%) IVR
3 8 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.44%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.83%) NHS
6 2 (1.22%) EPoS
6 2 (1.22%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.22%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.61%) CCTV
7 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) Physics
7 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.27%) Windows
2 33 (20.12%) Windows Server
3 25 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (13.41%) Linux
5 17 (10.37%) Windows 7
6 15 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (8.54%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (5.49%) Unix
9 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.83%) VyOS
11 3 (1.83%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.22%) Android
12 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.61%) Solaris
13 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.07%) Presales
2 27 (16.46%) Network Design
3 25 (15.24%) ITIL
4 15 (9.15%) Project Management
5 14 (8.54%) Load Balancing
6 11 (6.71%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (6.10%) Migration
7 10 (6.10%) Service Management
7 10 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (3.66%) Change Management
8 6 (3.66%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.05%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.05%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (3.05%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.05%) SIEM
9 5 (3.05%) Threat Modelling
10 4 (2.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 4 (2.44%) Network Management
10 4 (2.44%) Supplier Management
10 4 (2.44%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.27%) SQL
2 4 (2.44%) C
3 2 (1.22%) C++
3 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.61%) Java
4 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 94 (57.32%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (48.78%) CCNA
3 74 (45.12%) CCNP
4 30 (18.29%) CCDA
5 19 (11.59%) CCDP
6 14 (8.54%) Security Cleared
7 12 (7.32%) CISSP
8 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.66%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.05%) Degree
10 4 (2.44%) CCSA
10 4 (2.44%) MCSA
10 4 (2.44%) MCSE
11 3 (1.83%) CCIE
11 3 (1.83%) CCSE
11 3 (1.83%) CISM
11 3 (1.83%) MCITP
12 2 (1.22%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.22%) JNCIE
12 2 (1.22%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.71%) SLA
2 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.83%) COBIT
3 3 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (22.56%) Active Directory
2 26 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.80%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.05%) VMware Server
4 5 (3.05%) vSphere
4 5 (3.05%) XenApp
5 4 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.44%) XenServer
6 2 (1.22%) Firmware
6 2 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.22%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.22%) pfSense
6 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.61%) vCloud
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (3.05%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (3.05%) SCCM
3 3 (1.83%) Nessus
4 2 (1.22%) Cacti
4 2 (1.22%) Nagios
5 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.61%) Nmap
5 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.61%) QRadar
5 1 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.61%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 124 (75.61%) Cisco
2 50 (30.49%) Juniper
3 43 (26.22%) HP
4 40 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 36 (21.95%) VMware
6 21 (12.80%) Avaya
7 20 (12.20%) Meraki
8 19 (11.59%) Palo Alto
9 18 (10.98%) F5
10 17 (10.37%) SolarWinds
11 16 (9.76%) IBM
12 13 (7.93%) Aruba
13 11 (6.71%) Citrix
13 11 (6.71%) Riverbed
14 9 (5.49%) CheckPoint
14 9 (5.49%) Red Hat
14 9 (5.49%) SonicWALL
15 8 (4.88%) Aerohive Networks
16 6 (3.66%) Dell
17 5 (3.05%) NetApp
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