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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 107 123 107
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 17 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.93% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.42% 3.04% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 4
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -13.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.53% -1.41%  

Wireless is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 265 362 267
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.47% 15.40% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 203 288 226
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Wireless as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Birmingham

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 24 (64.86%) Cisco
2 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (59.46%) Firewall
4 20 (54.05%) VPN
5 18 (48.65%) LAN
6 17 (45.95%) CCNA
7 15 (40.54%) WAN
8 14 (37.84%) CCNP
9 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
9 12 (32.43%) Windows
10 10 (27.03%) TACACS
10 10 (27.03%) MPLS
11 9 (24.32%) DHCP
11 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
12 8 (21.62%) WAAS
12 8 (21.62%) VMware
12 8 (21.62%) VLAN
12 8 (21.62%) BGP
13 7 (18.92%) OSPF
13 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
13 7 (18.92%) Cisco Wireless
14 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (16.22%) Internet
14 6 (16.22%) EIGRP
14 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
14 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
14 6 (16.22%) Network Security
15 5 (13.51%) SQL Server

Wireless
Top Related 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 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) VPN
3 18 (48.65%) LAN
4 15 (40.54%) WAN
5 10 (27.03%) MPLS
5 10 (27.03%) TACACS
6 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (24.32%) DHCP
7 8 (21.62%) BGP
7 8 (21.62%) VLAN
7 8 (21.62%) WAAS
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (18.92%) OSPF
9 6 (16.22%) EIGRP
9 6 (16.22%) Internet
9 6 (16.22%) Network Security
10 4 (10.81%) DNS
10 4 (10.81%) SAN
10 4 (10.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Support Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Network Support
4 9 (24.32%) Network Support Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Analyst
6 6 (16.22%) IT Support
6 6 (16.22%) Project Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Support
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.41%) Handset
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Change Control
1 4 (10.81%) Project Management
2 3 (8.11%) DNA
2 3 (8.11%) Fault Management
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Logistics
2 3 (8.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (8.11%) Workflow
3 2 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (5.41%) Line Management
3 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.41%) Network Management
3 2 (5.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (5.41%) Presales
3 2 (5.41%) Process Management
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.70%) Coaching
4 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (45.95%) CCNA
3 14 (37.84%) CCNP
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.81%) MCSE
6 2 (5.41%) DBS Check
6 2 (5.41%) MCSA
6 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CCENT
7 1 (2.70%) CCIE
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Cisco
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
3 8 (21.62%) VMware
4 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.51%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Aruba
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) RedPrairie
7 1 (2.70%) 3Com
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) Draytek
7 1 (2.70%) F5
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) Meraki
7 1 (2.70%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.70%) Polycom
7 1 (2.70%) Sophos
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas
7 1 (2.70%) ZyXEL
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