Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 196 189
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 -4
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 28 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.73% 0.47% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.83% 2.79% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 4
Birmingham median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +34.33% -33.00%
10th Percentile £30,725 £36,250 £30,650
90th Percentile £60,250 £54,007 £37,400
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year -11.11% +33.33% -20.59%

WLAN 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 580 788 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.21% 16.68% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 453 528 682
Birmingham median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,178
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% -0.44% +0.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Birmingham

WLAN
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN in Birmingham.

Salary trend for WLAN in Birmingham

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WLAN in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 22 (78.57%) WAN
2 20 (71.43%) LAN
3 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) RFID
3 14 (50.00%) Mobile Computing
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (42.86%) Cisco
5 12 (42.86%) Firewall
5 12 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (42.86%) Android
6 11 (39.29%) CCNA
7 10 (35.71%) Retail
8 8 (28.57%) CCNP
8 8 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (28.57%) SOTI
8 8 (28.57%) AirWatch
9 7 (25.00%) Wireless
9 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (21.43%) Unix
10 6 (21.43%) MPLS
10 6 (21.43%) Presales
10 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (21.43%) VLAN
11 5 (17.86%) F5
11 5 (17.86%) Change Control
11 5 (17.86%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (17.86%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 5 (17.86%) BGP

WLAN
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:

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) WAN
2 20 (71.43%) LAN
3 14 (50.00%) RFID
4 12 (42.86%) Firewall
5 7 (25.00%) Wireless
6 6 (21.43%) MPLS
6 6 (21.43%) VLAN
7 5 (17.86%) BGP
7 5 (17.86%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) DNS
8 4 (14.29%) Extranet
8 4 (14.29%) Internet
8 4 (14.29%) OSPF
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (7.14%) DHCP
9 2 (7.14%) DWDM
9 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
9 2 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 10 (35.71%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (17.86%) Finance
4 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 4 (14.29%) Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Field Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Integration Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 4 (14.29%) Software Integration Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Network Manager
7 3 (10.71%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Manager
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (7.14%) Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco Support
8 2 (7.14%) Network Support
8 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Mobile Computing
2 12 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Android
3 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 6 (21.43%) Unix
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (21.43%) Presales
3 5 (17.86%) Change Control
3 5 (17.86%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) SDLC
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Release Management
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Validation
6 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Network Management
7 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (39.29%) CCNA
3 8 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) CCDP
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) AirWatch
2 2 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) SOTI
3 5 (17.86%) F5
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (7.14%) Aruba
5 2 (7.14%) CA
5 2 (7.14%) Capita
5 2 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Motorola
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds