Period
to 23 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 139 167
Rank change year-on-year +15 +28 -17
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 77 48 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.01% 1.28% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.01% 8.87% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 55 64 34
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £35,750 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.85% -18.29% +50.86%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,875 £26,975
90th Percentile £92,250 £55,300 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -16.67% +23.53%

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 641 541 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.70% 14.37% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 396 411 540
Birmingham median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% - -
10th Percentile £24,375 £26,250 £25,588
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £61,275
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 56 (72.73%) Cisco
2 55 (71.43%) WAN
3 52 (67.53%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (55.84%) CCNP
4 43 (55.84%) Firewall
5 40 (51.95%) Load Balancing
5 40 (51.95%) LAN
5 40 (51.95%) SolarWinds
5 40 (51.95%) F5
5 40 (51.95%) Presales
6 39 (50.65%) Meraki
6 39 (50.65%) HP
7 36 (46.75%) ITIL
8 35 (45.45%) VMware
8 35 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (44.16%) Data Centre
10 29 (37.66%) Cisco Wireless
10 29 (37.66%) Juniper
11 26 (33.77%) MPLS
11 26 (33.77%) VLAN
12 25 (32.47%) CheckPoint
13 23 (29.87%) CCDP
13 23 (29.87%) VPN
14 22 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (25.97%) CCNA
15 20 (25.97%) SIEM
16 19 (24.68%) Network Management
16 19 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (24.68%) QRadar
16 19 (24.68%) Microsoft

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 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (71.43%) WAN
2 43 (55.84%) Firewall
3 40 (51.95%) LAN
4 29 (37.66%) Cisco Wireless
5 26 (33.77%) MPLS
5 26 (33.77%) VLAN
6 23 (29.87%) VPN
7 19 (24.68%) OSPF
8 18 (23.38%) Cisco Firepower
8 18 (23.38%) Network Security
8 18 (23.38%) TACACS
9 17 (22.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (20.78%) Cisco ISE
11 15 (19.48%) WLAN
12 11 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
13 6 (7.79%) DHCP
14 5 (6.49%) DNS
14 5 (6.49%) Ethernet
14 5 (6.49%) Internet
14 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (19.48%) Retail
2 9 (11.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Consultant
2 21 (27.27%) Architect
2 21 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (24.68%) Network Architect
4 18 (23.38%) Cisco Consultant
4 18 (23.38%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 18 (23.38%) Network Consultant
5 17 (22.08%) Presales Solution Architect
6 16 (20.78%) Network Security Architect
6 16 (20.78%) Security Architect
6 16 (20.78%) Security Solutions Architect
7 8 (10.39%) Network Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Presales Consultant
8 7 (9.09%) Cisco Presales Consultant
9 5 (6.49%) Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
10 4 (5.19%) Security Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Technical Manager
10 4 (5.19%) Technical Project Manager
11 3 (3.90%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) COM
2 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 34 (44.16%) Data Centre
2 18 (23.38%) Driving Licence
3 16 (20.78%) FlexPod
4 6 (7.79%) EPoS
5 5 (6.49%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.90%) CCTV
7 3 (3.90%) PKI
8 1 (1.30%) iPad
8 1 (1.30%) iPhone
8 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Load Balancing
1 40 (51.95%) Presales
2 36 (46.75%) ITIL
3 20 (25.97%) SIEM
4 19 (24.68%) Network Management
5 18 (23.38%) Network Architecture
6 16 (20.78%) Application Performance Management
6 16 (20.78%) Converged Infrastructure
6 16 (20.78%) DNA
6 16 (20.78%) ITIL V3
6 16 (20.78%) Migration
6 16 (20.78%) Performance Management
6 16 (20.78%) Security Management
6 16 (20.78%) Value Proposition
7 11 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 8 (10.39%) Logistics
8 8 (10.39%) Project Management
9 6 (7.79%) Change Management
9 6 (7.79%) SDLC
10 3 (3.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) C
3 1 (1.30%) C#
3 1 (1.30%) C++
3 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.30%) Python
3 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (67.53%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (55.84%) CCNP
3 23 (29.87%) CCDP
4 20 (25.97%) CCNA
5 16 (20.78%) CCIE
6 6 (7.79%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.60%) MCP
7 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.30%) CCDA
8 1 (1.30%) CCIP
8 1 (1.30%) CCSA
8 1 (1.30%) CCSP
8 1 (1.30%) CISSP
8 1 (1.30%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (20.78%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 35 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.78%) VMware NSX
3 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (24.68%) QRadar
2 18 (23.38%) WhatsUp Gold
3 16 (20.78%) CASB
3 16 (20.78%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.90%) Nessus
5 1 (1.30%) SCCM
5 1 (1.30%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 56 (72.73%) Cisco
2 40 (51.95%) F5
2 40 (51.95%) SolarWinds
3 39 (50.65%) HP
3 39 (50.65%) Meraki
4 35 (45.45%) VMware
5 29 (37.66%) Juniper
6 25 (32.47%) CheckPoint
7 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
8 18 (23.38%) Aruba
8 18 (23.38%) Infoblox
8 18 (23.38%) Tripwire
9 17 (22.08%) Fortinet
9 17 (22.08%) Sophos
10 16 (20.78%) McAfee
10 16 (20.78%) Palo Alto
10 16 (20.78%) Riverbed
11 4 (5.19%) Splunk
12 3 (3.90%) Capita
12 3 (3.90%) Mitel