Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 143 142
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 56 72 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.45% 1.51% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.40% 9.06% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 39 58 46
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £41,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.51% -40.71% +33.33%
10th Percentile £32,400 £24,750 £29,375
90th Percentile £60,250 £50,000 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% +11.43% -30.00%

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 596 795 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.39% 16.70% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 462 530 674
Birmingham median annual salary £40,125 £40,000 £40,178
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% -0.44% +0.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,975 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 43 (76.79%) Cisco
2 40 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (69.64%) CCNP
4 28 (50.00%) Firewall
5 27 (48.21%) ITIL
5 27 (48.21%) Load Balancing
5 27 (48.21%) Presales
6 26 (46.43%) Network Security
6 26 (46.43%) WAN
7 25 (44.64%) SolarWinds
8 24 (42.86%) CheckPoint
8 24 (42.86%) MPLS
9 23 (41.07%) LAN
9 23 (41.07%) HP
10 22 (39.29%) CCNA
10 22 (39.29%) BGP
11 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
12 20 (35.71%) F5
12 20 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (33.93%) Aruba
13 19 (33.93%) VLAN
13 19 (33.93%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (32.14%) Meraki
14 18 (32.14%) Data Centre
14 18 (32.14%) VPN
15 17 (30.36%) OSPF
15 17 (30.36%) IPsec
15 17 (30.36%) Cisco Wireless
16 16 (28.57%) Ethernet
17 15 (26.79%) Project 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 6 (10.71%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 26 (46.43%) Network Security
2 26 (46.43%) WAN
3 24 (42.86%) MPLS
4 23 (41.07%) LAN
5 22 (39.29%) BGP
6 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 20 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (33.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (33.93%) VLAN
9 18 (32.14%) VPN
10 17 (30.36%) Cisco Wireless
10 17 (30.36%) IPsec
10 17 (30.36%) OSPF
11 16 (28.57%) Ethernet
12 15 (26.79%) Cisco ISE
13 13 (23.21%) SNMP
13 13 (23.21%) SSL
14 9 (16.07%) WLAN
15 8 (14.29%) Unified Communications
General
1 13 (23.21%) Billing
2 11 (19.64%) Finance
3 10 (17.86%) Retail
4 8 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Presales Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Field Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Network Specialist
5 5 (8.93%) Network Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Unified Communications Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Junior
8 2 (3.57%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.79%) COM
2 1 (1.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 13 (23.21%) FlexPod
3 7 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
4 6 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (8.93%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Android
3 6 (10.71%) Linux
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) ITIL
1 27 (48.21%) Load Balancing
1 27 (48.21%) Presales
2 15 (26.79%) Migration
2 15 (26.79%) Project Management
3 14 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 14 (25.00%) Network Design
3 14 (25.00%) SIEM
4 13 (23.21%) Application Performance Management
4 13 (23.21%) Converged Infrastructure
4 13 (23.21%) Line Management
4 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
4 13 (23.21%) Performance Management
4 13 (23.21%) Security Management
4 13 (23.21%) Service Delivery
4 13 (23.21%) Time Management
5 9 (16.07%) Network Management
5 9 (16.07%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (14.29%) Network Architecture
7 7 (12.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (69.64%) CCNP
3 22 (39.29%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.79%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (7.14%) QRadar
3 4 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 43 (76.79%) Cisco
2 25 (44.64%) SolarWinds
3 24 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 23 (41.07%) HP
5 20 (35.71%) F5
6 19 (33.93%) Aruba
7 18 (32.14%) Meraki
8 15 (26.79%) Brocade
9 13 (23.21%) Fortinet
9 13 (23.21%) Sourcefire
10 7 (12.50%) Palo Alto
11 5 (8.93%) Juniper
11 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
12 4 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
12 4 (7.14%) Motorola
12 4 (7.14%) Tripwire
12 4 (7.14%) VMware
13 3 (5.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 2 (3.57%) CA