Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 141 136
Rank change year-on-year +59 -5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 83 65 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.98% 1.68% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.34% 10.12% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 67
Birmingham median annual salary £40,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.86% +23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,100 £29,750
90th Percentile £69,550 £98,750 £56,625
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -19.05% +40.00% -10.71%

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 622 642 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.35% 16.55% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 480 412 457
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £43,429 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% +2.19% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,300 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,325 £67,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 19 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 53 (63.86%) Cisco
2 51 (61.45%) Firewall
3 44 (53.01%) Data Centre
4 43 (51.81%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (39.76%) CCNA
5 33 (39.76%) ITIL
5 33 (39.76%) Palo Alto
6 32 (38.55%) WAN
7 30 (36.14%) CCNP
7 30 (36.14%) Load Balancing
8 28 (33.73%) Virtual Team
9 26 (31.33%) Incident Management
10 25 (30.12%) Line Management
11 24 (28.92%) Project Management
12 23 (27.71%) OSPF
12 23 (27.71%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (25.30%) Finance
14 20 (24.10%) Telecoms
15 19 (22.89%) CCTV
15 19 (22.89%) User Experience
15 19 (22.89%) F5
16 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (21.69%) EIGRP
17 15 (18.07%) Management Information System
17 15 (18.07%) Office 365
17 15 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (15.66%) LAN
19 10 (12.05%) VPN
19 10 (12.05%) Windows
19 10 (12.05%) Service Management

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 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) CMS
2 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (18.07%) Office 365
3 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.41%) SaaS
5 1 (1.20%) IaaS
5 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (61.45%) Firewall
2 32 (38.55%) WAN
3 23 (27.71%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (27.71%) OSPF
4 18 (21.69%) EIGRP
5 13 (15.66%) LAN
6 10 (12.05%) VPN
7 8 (9.64%) MPLS
8 6 (7.23%) Network Security
9 5 (6.02%) BGP
9 5 (6.02%) GSM
9 5 (6.02%) SMS
9 5 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.02%) ZigBee
10 4 (4.82%) DNS
11 3 (3.61%) DHCP
11 3 (3.61%) RSVP
11 3 (3.61%) SAN
11 3 (3.61%) VoIP
12 2 (2.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) CodeWarrior
1 5 (6.02%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.02%) Public Sector
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (44.58%) Network Engineer
2 21 (25.30%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (6.02%) Architect
3 5 (6.02%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (6.02%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 5 (6.02%) Firmware Engineer
3 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (4.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (3.61%) Network Architect
5 3 (3.61%) Provisioning Engineer
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (2.41%) IT Engineer
6 2 (2.41%) Network Consultant
6 2 (2.41%) Network Technician
6 2 (2.41%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (2.41%) NOC Technician
6 2 (2.41%) Security Technician
6 2 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (2.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (2.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 44 (53.01%) Data Centre
2 28 (33.73%) Virtual Team
3 19 (22.89%) CCTV
3 19 (22.89%) User Experience
4 15 (18.07%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.02%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (6.02%) Private Cloud
5 5 (6.02%) Public Cloud
6 4 (4.82%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.41%) Clustering
7 2 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.20%) iPad
8 1 (1.20%) iPhone
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Windows
2 9 (10.84%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) HPUX
3 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Solaris
3 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.20%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) ITIL
2 30 (36.14%) Load Balancing
3 26 (31.33%) Incident Management
4 25 (30.12%) Line Management
5 24 (28.92%) Project Management
6 15 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (12.05%) Service Management
8 9 (10.84%) Change Management
8 9 (10.84%) Critical Success Factor
8 9 (10.84%) Migration
9 6 (7.23%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (7.23%) Presales
10 5 (6.02%) Business Continuity
10 5 (6.02%) DevOps
10 5 (6.02%) Network Architecture
10 5 (6.02%) Network Design
10 5 (6.02%) Network Management
11 4 (4.82%) Coaching
11 4 (4.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (51.81%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (39.76%) CCNA
3 30 (36.14%) CCNP
4 8 (9.64%) Degree
5 7 (8.43%) HNC
5 7 (8.43%) HND
6 5 (6.02%) CCIE
7 2 (2.41%) MCSA
7 2 (2.41%) MCSE
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.20%) CCDP
8 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) Firmware
3 3 (3.61%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.20%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) Cacti
2 2 (2.41%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.41%) Icinga
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 53 (63.86%) Cisco
2 33 (39.76%) Palo Alto
3 19 (22.89%) F5
4 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.23%) Aruba
6 5 (6.02%) BT
6 5 (6.02%) IBM
6 5 (6.02%) Meraki
6 5 (6.02%) VMware
7 4 (4.82%) Juniper
7 4 (4.82%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.61%) HP
8 3 (3.61%) Nokia
8 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.41%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle
9 2 (2.41%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.20%) BMC
10 1 (1.20%) Citrix
10 1 (1.20%) Veeam