Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 142 148
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 63 59 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.70% 1.54% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.38% 10.46% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 51 61 52
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% - -39.29%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £25,775
90th Percentile £98,750 £57,500 £52,700
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% -10.71% +29.23%

Wireless is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 607 564 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.34% 14.72% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 419 436 510
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +2.56%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Birmingham

Wireless
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Wireless in Birmingham

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 48 (76.19%) Cisco
2 43 (68.25%) WAN
3 42 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (63.49%) Firewall
5 35 (55.56%) CCNP
6 32 (50.79%) LAN
7 31 (49.21%) Meraki
8 28 (44.44%) Data Centre
8 28 (44.44%) Presales
8 28 (44.44%) HP
9 26 (41.27%) F5
10 25 (39.68%) VMware
11 24 (38.10%) VPN
11 24 (38.10%) ITIL
11 24 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (38.10%) SolarWinds
12 22 (34.92%) Load Balancing
13 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (31.75%) Cisco Wireless
14 20 (31.75%) MPLS
14 20 (31.75%) VLAN
15 19 (30.16%) Network Management
16 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
17 16 (25.40%) CCDP
17 16 (25.40%) Juniper
17 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (23.81%) Cisco Firepower
18 15 (23.81%) OSPF
19 14 (22.22%) CCNA
19 14 (22.22%) Windows

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (68.25%) WAN
2 40 (63.49%) Firewall
3 32 (50.79%) LAN
4 24 (38.10%) VPN
5 20 (31.75%) Cisco Wireless
5 20 (31.75%) MPLS
5 20 (31.75%) VLAN
6 15 (23.81%) Cisco Firepower
6 15 (23.81%) OSPF
7 14 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (20.63%) Cisco ISE
9 11 (17.46%) TACACS
10 10 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (14.29%) Network Security
12 6 (9.52%) Software-Defined Networking
13 5 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (7.94%) VPLS
14 4 (6.35%) BGP
14 4 (6.35%) RFID
14 4 (6.35%) WLAN
General
1 13 (20.63%) Retail
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Architect
1 16 (25.40%) Solutions Architect
2 14 (22.22%) Consultant
2 14 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 12 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Cisco Consultant
4 11 (17.46%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 11 (17.46%) Network Consultant
5 10 (15.87%) Presales Solution Architect
6 9 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
6 9 (14.29%) Security Architect
6 9 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
7 6 (9.52%) Presales Consultant
8 5 (7.94%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Cisco Presales Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Security Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.46%) Driving Licence
3 8 (12.70%) FlexPod
4 6 (9.52%) EPoS
5 5 (7.94%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (6.35%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.76%) CCTV
7 3 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.59%) iPad
9 1 (1.59%) iPhone
9 1 (1.59%) PKI
9 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Presales
2 24 (38.10%) ITIL
3 22 (34.92%) Load Balancing
4 19 (30.16%) Network Management
5 14 (22.22%) Network Architecture
6 10 (15.87%) Migration
6 10 (15.87%) SIEM
7 9 (14.29%) Application Performance Management
7 9 (14.29%) DNA
7 9 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 9 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 9 (14.29%) Security Management
8 8 (12.70%) Converged Infrastructure
8 8 (12.70%) Value Proposition
9 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 6 (9.52%) SDLC
11 5 (7.94%) Project Management
11 5 (7.94%) Service Management
12 4 (6.35%) Capacity Management
12 4 (6.35%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) C
3 1 (1.59%) C++
3 1 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) Perl
3 1 (1.59%) PHP
3 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (55.56%) CCNP
3 16 (25.40%) CCDP
4 14 (22.22%) CCNA
5 13 (20.63%) CCIE
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.76%) MCSE
8 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.59%) CCDA
9 1 (1.59%) CCIP
9 1 (1.59%) CCSA
9 1 (1.59%) CCSP
9 1 (1.59%) CISSP
9 1 (1.59%) MCP
9 1 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (7.94%) SLA
4 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.29%) VMware NSX
3 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.76%) XenApp
4 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (17.46%) QRadar
2 11 (17.46%) WhatsUp Gold
3 9 (14.29%) CASB
4 4 (6.35%) Nagios
4 4 (6.35%) Stealthwatch
5 2 (3.17%) SCCM
6 1 (1.59%) Nessus
6 1 (1.59%) SCOM
6 1 (1.59%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 48 (76.19%) Cisco
2 31 (49.21%) Meraki
3 28 (44.44%) HP
4 26 (41.27%) F5
5 25 (39.68%) VMware
6 24 (38.10%) SolarWinds
7 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 16 (25.40%) Juniper
9 12 (19.05%) CheckPoint
10 11 (17.46%) Sophos
10 11 (17.46%) Tripwire
11 10 (15.87%) Aruba
12 9 (14.29%) Fortinet
12 9 (14.29%) Infoblox
12 9 (14.29%) Palo Alto
12 9 (14.29%) Riverbed
13 8 (12.70%) McAfee
14 4 (6.35%) Citrix
14 4 (6.35%) Draytek
15 3 (4.76%) Polycom