Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > Midlands
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 145 209
Rank change year-on-year -20 +64 -1
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 92 228 192
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.37% 1.94% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.90% 10.18% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 44 179 186
Median annual salary £40,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.29% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £19,650 £23,250
90th Percentile £58,705 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,164 2,239 2,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.36% 19.08% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1,587 1,631
Median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £64,700 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the Midlands

Wireless
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wireless in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Wireless in the Midlands

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wireless in the Midlands over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Wireless in the Midlands

Wireless
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +11 74 £41,500 -7.78% 7
East Midlands +7 18 £38,633 +3.02% 4
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 39 (42.39%) LAN
2 36 (39.13%) WAN
3 35 (38.04%) Windows
4 31 (33.70%) Cisco
4 31 (33.70%) Firewall
5 27 (29.35%) Telecoms
6 25 (27.17%) Data Centre
7 24 (26.09%) VMware
7 24 (26.09%) CCTV
8 23 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 20 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (21.74%) ITIL
11 19 (20.65%) CCNP
11 19 (20.65%) MPLS
11 19 (20.65%) OSPF
12 18 (19.57%) VPN
12 18 (19.57%) User Experience
12 18 (19.57%) Windows Server
13 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
13 16 (17.39%) EIGRP
13 16 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (16.30%) BGP
15 14 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (15.22%) VLAN
15 14 (15.22%) Meraki
16 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 13 (14.13%) HP

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Office 365
2 4 (4.35%) Azure
3 2 (2.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.17%) IaaS
3 2 (2.17%) PaaS
3 2 (2.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.09%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (42.39%) LAN
2 36 (39.13%) WAN
3 31 (33.70%) Firewall
4 19 (20.65%) MPLS
4 19 (20.65%) OSPF
5 18 (19.57%) VPN
6 16 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (17.39%) EIGRP
7 15 (16.30%) BGP
8 14 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (15.22%) VLAN
9 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 11 (11.96%) Internet
10 11 (11.96%) Spanning Tree
11 8 (8.70%) SMS
11 8 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (7.61%) IP Telephony
12 7 (7.61%) WLAN
13 6 (6.52%) DHCP
13 6 (6.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.17%) Big Data
2 2 (2.17%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (2.17%) DB2
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (29.35%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.96%) Public Sector
3 6 (6.52%) Finance
3 6 (6.52%) Local Government
4 4 (4.35%) Retail
5 3 (3.26%) Automotive
5 3 (3.26%) Electronics
6 2 (2.17%) Banking
6 2 (2.17%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
3 8 (8.70%) Team Leader
4 6 (6.52%) Analyst
4 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Coordinator
5 5 (5.43%) Installations Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Design Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Network Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Account Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Server Support
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Account Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Support Team Leader
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.17%) Data Centre
2 24 (26.09%) CCTV
3 18 (19.57%) User Experience
4 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.70%) e-Learning
6 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.43%) PKI
8 4 (4.35%) Digital TV
9 2 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.17%) EMC VNX
9 2 (2.17%) HP Storage
9 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (1.09%) CMDB
10 1 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.09%) Social Network
10 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.04%) Windows
2 18 (19.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.78%) Linux
4 7 (7.61%) Windows 10
4 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.43%) Unix
5 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.17%) Android
6 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.17%) ThreadX
6 2 (2.17%) VMS
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) CatOS
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (21.74%) ITIL
3 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.87%) Service Management
6 8 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 8 (8.70%) Project Management
7 7 (7.61%) Business Continuity
7 7 (7.61%) Network Design
7 7 (7.61%) Network Management
8 6 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (6.52%) Network Architecture
9 5 (5.43%) Antivirus Management
9 5 (5.43%) Change Management
9 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (5.43%) WAN Optimisation
10 4 (4.35%) Information Security
10 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) C
3 2 (2.17%) C++
3 2 (2.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (20.65%) CCNP
3 10 (10.87%) Degree
4 7 (7.61%) CCIE
4 7 (7.61%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 7 (7.61%) CCNA
5 6 (6.52%) HNC
6 3 (3.26%) HND
6 3 (3.26%) MCSE
6 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.17%) CISSP
7 2 (2.17%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.09%) APMP
8 1 (1.09%) CCDP
8 1 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.17%) ISO 22301
2 2 (2.17%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) P3O
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.61%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.35%) SCCM
2 4 (4.35%) SCOM
3 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco CME
3 2 (2.17%) Nessus
3 2 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.09%) OpenView
4 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Cisco
2 24 (26.09%) VMware
3 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 14 (15.22%) Meraki
5 13 (14.13%) HP
6 12 (13.04%) CheckPoint
7 11 (11.96%) Palo Alto
8 9 (9.78%) Virgin Media
9 8 (8.70%) Avaya
10 7 (7.61%) Fortinet
10 7 (7.61%) Oracle
11 5 (5.43%) Arqiva
12 4 (4.35%) 3PAR
12 4 (4.35%) Juniper
12 4 (4.35%) McAfee
12 4 (4.35%) Veeam
13 2 (2.17%) Apple
13 2 (2.17%) Forcepoint
13 2 (2.17%) Remedy
13 2 (2.17%) Symantec