Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 143 148
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 56 52 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.56% 1.36% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.62% 9.04% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 49 37 59
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.63% -42.14%
10th Percentile £30,800 £32,300 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,500 £60,250 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +15.38% +12.23%

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 582 575 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.18% 15.07% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 400 448 517
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £27,450 £25,750 £22,900
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.79% -1.28% +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 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 42 (75.00%) Cisco
2 41 (73.21%) Firewall
3 35 (62.50%) WAN
4 29 (51.79%) LAN
5 26 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (41.07%) CCNP
6 23 (41.07%) VPN
7 21 (37.50%) VMware
8 20 (35.71%) ITIL
8 20 (35.71%) Windows
8 20 (35.71%) HP
8 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (33.93%) Meraki
9 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
9 19 (33.93%) VLAN
10 17 (30.36%) Data Centre
11 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (26.79%) OSPF
12 14 (25.00%) MPLS
12 14 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
13 13 (23.21%) Network Management
13 13 (23.21%) F5
14 11 (19.64%) SolarWinds
14 11 (19.64%) Presales
14 11 (19.64%) Cisco Wireless
14 11 (19.64%) Citrix
14 11 (19.64%) CCNA
14 11 (19.64%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (17.86%) BGP

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 (16.07%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (73.21%) Firewall
2 35 (62.50%) WAN
3 29 (51.79%) LAN
4 23 (41.07%) VPN
5 19 (33.93%) VLAN
6 15 (26.79%) OSPF
7 14 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (25.00%) MPLS
8 11 (19.64%) Cisco Wireless
8 11 (19.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (17.86%) BGP
9 10 (17.86%) Cisco Firepower
10 9 (16.07%) RIP
10 9 (16.07%) SAN
10 9 (16.07%) Skype
11 8 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (10.71%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (8.93%) Network Security
13 5 (8.93%) TACACS
13 5 (8.93%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) CodeWarrior
1 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (12.50%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Automotive
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Consultant
3 9 (16.07%) Network Systems Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Network Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Security Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Presales Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Project Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) COM
2 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.07%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (8.93%) Driving Licence
5 4 (7.14%) EPoS
6 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.57%) CCTV
7 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.79%) CESG
8 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.79%) CMDB
8 1 (1.79%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.79%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.79%) iPhone
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Network Management
3 11 (19.64%) Presales
4 9 (16.07%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 9 (16.07%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 8 (14.29%) Network Architecture
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Service Management
8 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 4 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (7.14%) SDLC
8 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.14%) Statistics
9 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.36%) Migration
9 3 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) C
3 3 (5.36%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (41.07%) CCNP
3 11 (19.64%) CCNA
4 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (16.07%) MCSE
6 7 (12.50%) CCIE
7 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.57%) CCDP
9 1 (1.79%) CCDE
9 1 (1.79%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.79%) CSSLP
9 1 (1.79%) GPEN
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.79%) MCP
9 1 (1.79%) MCSA
9 1 (1.79%) OSCE
9 1 (1.79%) OSCP
9 1 (1.79%) OSWP
9 1 (1.79%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
3 10 (17.86%) XenApp
3 10 (17.86%) XenDesktop
4 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.57%) Firmware
5 2 (3.57%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (8.93%) QRadar
2 5 (8.93%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (7.14%) Nagios
3 4 (7.14%) Stealthwatch
4 3 (5.36%) SCCM
5 2 (3.57%) CASB
5 2 (3.57%) SCOM
6 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) Cisco
2 21 (37.50%) VMware
3 20 (35.71%) HP
4 19 (33.93%) Meraki
4 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
5 13 (23.21%) F5
6 11 (19.64%) Citrix
6 11 (19.64%) SolarWinds
7 10 (17.86%) NetApp
8 9 (16.07%) Polycom
9 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
9 6 (10.71%) Juniper
10 5 (8.93%) Aruba
10 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
10 5 (8.93%) Palo Alto
10 5 (8.93%) Tripwire
11 4 (7.14%) Draytek
11 4 (7.14%) Sophos
12 3 (5.36%) SonicWALL
13 2 (3.57%) Infoblox