Period
to 3 December 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 3 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > Midlands
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 114 198
Rank change year-on-year -42 +84 +5
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 57 307 187
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.18% 2.72% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.07% 14.43% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 54 152 162
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -8.89% -
10th Percentile £19,900 £23,500 £29,150
90th Percentile £59,625 £57,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +5.26%

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 806 2,128 2,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.75% 18.88% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 644 1,554 1,642
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £23,140
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -51 40 £40,000 -10.23% 15
East Midlands +32 15 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 34 (59.65%) Cisco
2 32 (56.14%) Firewall
3 22 (38.60%) LAN
4 21 (36.84%) WAN
5 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
6 19 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (29.82%) Windows
8 16 (28.07%) CCNA
9 13 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (21.05%) VPN
11 11 (19.30%) CCNP
11 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
11 11 (19.30%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (19.30%) Palo Alto
12 10 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
12 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (15.79%) VoIP
13 9 (15.79%) Juniper
13 9 (15.79%) MPLS
13 9 (15.79%) VMware
13 9 (15.79%) ITSM
13 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (15.79%) SolarWinds
13 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (15.79%) FortiGate
14 8 (14.04%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (14.04%) F5
14 8 (14.04%) Aruba
14 8 (14.04%) Cisco Wireless

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 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Cloudflare
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.75%) PaaS
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (56.14%) Firewall
2 22 (38.60%) LAN
3 21 (36.84%) WAN
4 13 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (21.05%) VPN
6 11 (19.30%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (15.79%) MPLS
8 9 (15.79%) VoIP
9 8 (14.04%) Cisco ISE
9 8 (14.04%) Cisco Wireless
9 8 (14.04%) SAN
10 7 (12.28%) Internet
10 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
11 6 (10.53%) BIG-IP
11 6 (10.53%) DNS
11 6 (10.53%) EIGRP
11 6 (10.53%) OSPF
11 6 (10.53%) Software-Defined Networking
12 5 (8.77%) Network Security
General
1 7 (12.28%) Public Sector
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Finance
4 3 (5.26%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Police
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) IT Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) IT Support
5 6 (10.53%) Network Support
5 6 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Voice Network Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Voice Support Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
7 3 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Presales Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) CCTV
5 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.75%) Handset
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.77%) Android
5 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.26%) Linux
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.75%) Unix
8 1 (1.75%) VMS
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) ITSM
1 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (14.04%) ITIL
3 6 (10.53%) Presales
4 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.02%) Availability Management
5 4 (7.02%) Release Management
6 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (5.26%) IT Asset Management
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Security Management
7 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.51%) Business Development
7 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.51%) Information Security
7 2 (3.51%) Innovative Thinking
7 2 (3.51%) IT Strategy
7 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.75%) C
2 1 (1.75%) C++
2 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (28.07%) CCNA
3 11 (19.30%) CCNP
4 5 (8.77%) Degree
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.02%) MCSE
6 3 (5.26%) LPIC
6 3 (5.26%) MCP
7 2 (3.51%) CCDP
7 2 (3.51%) CISSP
8 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.75%) CCDA
8 1 (1.75%) CCIE
8 1 (1.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (1.75%) CISM
8 1 (1.75%) MCSA
8 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.51%) vSphere
6 1 (1.75%) NFS
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 8 (14.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (10.53%) WSUS
4 4 (7.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco CME
6 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.75%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Cisco
2 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
3 11 (19.30%) Palo Alto
4 9 (15.79%) Juniper
4 9 (15.79%) SolarWinds
4 9 (15.79%) VMware
5 8 (14.04%) Aruba
5 8 (14.04%) F5
6 6 (10.53%) ServiceNow
7 5 (8.77%) Apple
7 5 (8.77%) Avaya
7 5 (8.77%) Fortinet
7 5 (8.77%) Meraki
8 4 (7.02%) Symantec
9 3 (5.26%) HP
9 3 (5.26%) Ruckus Wireless
9 3 (5.26%) WatchGuard
10 2 (3.51%) Ericsson
10 2 (3.51%) Forcepoint