Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 135 169
Rank change year-on-year +22 +34 -10
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 72 53 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.20% 1.47% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.20% 10.31% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 66 34 26
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% +10.00% -46.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,875 £18,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,250 £52,625
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% +6.67% -

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 643 514 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.62% 14.26% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 417 357 415
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,600 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 51 (70.83%) Cisco
1 51 (70.83%) Firewall
2 41 (56.94%) WAN
3 34 (47.22%) LAN
4 32 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (34.72%) VMware
5 25 (34.72%) Windows
5 25 (34.72%) Hyper-V
6 24 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (31.94%) Data Centre
8 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
8 22 (30.56%) VPN
8 22 (30.56%) CCNP
9 21 (29.17%) ITIL
10 20 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (26.39%) VLAN
11 19 (26.39%) Meraki
11 19 (26.39%) CCNA
12 17 (23.61%) HP
13 15 (20.83%) Citrix
13 15 (20.83%) MPLS
14 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (18.06%) XenApp
15 13 (18.06%) XenDesktop
15 13 (18.06%) Palo Alto
15 13 (18.06%) BGP
15 13 (18.06%) NetApp
16 12 (16.67%) Active Directory
16 12 (16.67%) OSPF
16 12 (16.67%) Windows Server

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 9 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (15.28%) Office 365
3 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 51 (70.83%) Firewall
2 41 (56.94%) WAN
3 34 (47.22%) LAN
4 22 (30.56%) VPN
5 20 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (26.39%) VLAN
7 15 (20.83%) MPLS
8 13 (18.06%) BGP
9 12 (16.67%) OSPF
10 10 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (13.89%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (13.89%) SAN
11 9 (12.50%) RIP
11 9 (12.50%) Skype
12 7 (9.72%) Intelligent Network
12 7 (9.72%) VPLS
13 6 (8.33%) GSM
13 6 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (8.33%) ZigBee
14 5 (6.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Data Lake
1 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) CodeWarrior
1 6 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Automotive
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.89%) Consultant
3 9 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 9 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Network Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Network Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.89%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (9.72%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.17%) CMDB
5 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) EPoS
6 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.39%) Clustering
7 1 (1.39%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Windows
2 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.17%) Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) ITIL
2 10 (13.89%) Presales
3 9 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 9 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 8 (11.11%) Network Management
4 8 (11.11%) Service Management
5 7 (9.72%) Project Management
6 6 (8.33%) Change Management
6 6 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.94%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (5.56%) Migration
8 4 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) C
2 7 (9.72%) C++
3 1 (1.39%) Java
3 1 (1.39%) Perl
3 1 (1.39%) PHP
3 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (30.56%) CCNP
3 19 (26.39%) CCNA
4 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (12.50%) MCSE
6 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.33%) CCIE
8 3 (4.17%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.39%) CCDE
9 1 (1.39%) CCDP
9 1 (1.39%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.39%) CSSLP
9 1 (1.39%) GPEN
9 1 (1.39%) MCP
9 1 (1.39%) MCSA
9 1 (1.39%) OSCE
9 1 (1.39%) OSCP
9 1 (1.39%) OSWP
9 1 (1.39%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (34.72%) Hyper-V
2 24 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.06%) XenApp
3 13 (18.06%) XenDesktop
4 12 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 6 (8.33%) Firmware
6 4 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (5.56%) Nagios
2 4 (5.56%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (2.78%) SCCM
3 2 (2.78%) SCOM
4 1 (1.39%) CASB
4 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 51 (70.83%) Cisco
2 25 (34.72%) VMware
3 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 19 (26.39%) Meraki
5 17 (23.61%) HP
6 15 (20.83%) Citrix
7 13 (18.06%) NetApp
7 13 (18.06%) Palo Alto
8 12 (16.67%) Aruba
9 10 (13.89%) SolarWinds
10 9 (12.50%) Polycom
11 8 (11.11%) F5
11 8 (11.11%) Juniper
12 6 (8.33%) CheckPoint
13 5 (6.94%) Draytek
13 5 (6.94%) Fortinet
14 4 (5.56%) EqualLogic
14 4 (5.56%) ProCurve
14 4 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless
14 4 (5.56%) SonicWALL