Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 174 206
Rank change year-on-year -39 +32 +31
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 203 302 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.31% 1.67% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 10.46% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 170 301 268
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +15.28% -28.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £24,475
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 2370 2886 2737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.35% 15.91% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1920 2204 2348
Midlands median annual salary £38,750 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.64% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the Midlands

Wireless
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Wireless in the Midlands

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
East Midlands -15 95 £42,500 - 9
West Midlands -31 94 £45,000 +16.13% 14
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 118 (58.13%) Cisco
2 102 (50.25%) Cisco Certification
3 98 (48.28%) Firewall
4 89 (43.84%) CCNP
5 68 (33.50%) CCNA
6 66 (32.51%) WAN
7 61 (30.05%) VPN
7 61 (30.05%) LAN
8 59 (29.06%) Windows
9 49 (24.14%) ITIL
10 46 (22.66%) TCP/IP
11 45 (22.17%) HP
12 43 (21.18%) MPLS
12 43 (21.18%) BGP
13 41 (20.20%) Cisco ASA
14 37 (18.23%) OSPF
14 37 (18.23%) CheckPoint
14 37 (18.23%) VLAN
15 36 (17.73%) Microsoft
15 36 (17.73%) Network Security
16 35 (17.24%) VMware
17 34 (16.75%) Cisco Wireless
18 32 (15.76%) Cisco Nexus
19 31 (15.27%) SolarWinds
19 31 (15.27%) Data Centre
20 30 (14.78%) Presales
21 28 (13.79%) Hyper-V
21 28 (13.79%) Load Balancing
22 27 (13.30%) C
23 26 (12.81%) Ethernet

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 9 (4.43%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.45%) IBM Notes
3 6 (2.96%) CMS
4 5 (2.46%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.46%) WordPress
5 4 (1.97%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.48%) IIS
7 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.96%) Office 365
3 3 (1.48%) IaaS
3 3 (1.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (48.28%) Firewall
2 66 (32.51%) WAN
3 61 (30.05%) LAN
3 61 (30.05%) VPN
4 46 (22.66%) TCP/IP
5 43 (21.18%) BGP
5 43 (21.18%) MPLS
6 41 (20.20%) Cisco ASA
7 37 (18.23%) OSPF
7 37 (18.23%) VLAN
8 36 (17.73%) Network Security
9 34 (16.75%) Cisco Wireless
10 32 (15.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 26 (12.81%) Ethernet
12 24 (11.82%) Cisco ISE
13 23 (11.33%) SAN
14 22 (10.84%) Bluetooth
14 22 (10.84%) WLAN
15 20 (9.85%) Internet
16 18 (8.87%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.48%) JIRA
1 3 (1.48%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 22 (10.84%) Electronics
2 20 (9.85%) Finance
3 16 (7.88%) Telecoms
4 15 (7.39%) Billing
5 14 (6.90%) Retail
6 11 (5.42%) Back Office
7 9 (4.43%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.97%) Advertising
9 2 (0.99%) Automotive
10 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.49%) Law
10 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (35.96%) Network Engineer
2 27 (13.30%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (11.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (7.39%) Support Engineer
5 14 (6.90%) Embedded Engineer
6 13 (6.40%) Consultant
7 12 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.91%) IT Support
8 11 (5.42%) Network Consultant
9 10 (4.93%) Design Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) Firmware Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) IT Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Network Specialist
10 9 (4.43%) Support Technician
11 8 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.94%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.48%) Middleware
2 2 (0.99%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.49%) COM
3 1 (0.49%) CSS
3 1 (0.49%) HTML
3 1 (0.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.27%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.90%) FlexPod
3 13 (6.40%) Driving Licence
4 11 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.43%) Clustering
5 9 (4.43%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (3.45%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (2.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.97%) CCTV
8 4 (1.97%) EPoS
9 3 (1.48%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.48%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.48%) VHDL
10 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.49%) BBC
11 1 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.06%) Windows
2 24 (11.82%) Windows Server
3 21 (10.34%) Linux
4 20 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (8.37%) Android
7 10 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.94%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.94%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.99%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.49%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.14%) ITIL
2 30 (14.78%) Presales
3 28 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 25 (12.32%) Network Management
5 23 (11.33%) Network Design
6 22 (10.84%) Service Delivery
7 21 (10.34%) Time Management
8 18 (8.87%) Mentoring
8 18 (8.87%) Project Management
9 17 (8.37%) Line Management
10 16 (7.88%) ITIL V3
10 16 (7.88%) Migration
11 15 (7.39%) Security Management
11 15 (7.39%) SIEM
12 14 (6.90%) Application Performance Management
12 14 (6.90%) Converged Infrastructure
12 14 (6.90%) Performance Management
13 13 (6.40%) Software Engineering
14 12 (5.91%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (5.91%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.30%) C
2 15 (7.39%) Java
3 14 (6.90%) C++
4 13 (6.40%) C#
5 12 (5.91%) Embedded C
6 9 (4.43%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.97%) Python
8 3 (1.48%) Embedded C++
8 3 (1.48%) Perl
9 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 102 (50.25%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (43.84%) CCNP
3 68 (33.50%) CCNA
4 14 (6.90%) Degree
5 11 (5.42%) CASP
6 10 (4.93%) CCIE
7 9 (4.43%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (3.94%) CCDP
9 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.46%) CCDE
10 5 (2.46%) CCSP
10 5 (2.46%) MCSE
11 4 (1.97%) CCDA
11 4 (1.97%) CCVP
11 4 (1.97%) HP APS
11 4 (1.97%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.48%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.48%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.48%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.87%) SLA
2 15 (7.39%) QA
3 5 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.99%) GDPR
6 2 (0.99%) PMO
7 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.49%) MISRA
7 1 (0.49%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (13.79%) Hyper-V
2 25 (12.32%) Firmware
3 21 (10.34%) Active Directory
4 18 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.48%) XenApp
6 3 (1.48%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (7.88%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (4.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (3.45%) SmoothWall
4 5 (2.46%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.97%) QRadar
5 4 (1.97%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.99%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.49%) Nessus
7 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 118 (58.13%) Cisco
2 45 (22.17%) HP
3 37 (18.23%) CheckPoint
4 36 (17.73%) Microsoft
5 35 (17.24%) VMware
6 31 (15.27%) SolarWinds
7 26 (12.81%) F5
8 25 (12.32%) Aruba
8 25 (12.32%) Meraki
9 24 (11.82%) Juniper
10 20 (9.85%) Fortinet
11 19 (9.36%) Brocade
12 14 (6.90%) Sourcefire
13 13 (6.40%) Riverbed
14 12 (5.91%) Dell
14 12 (5.91%) Palo Alto
15 9 (4.43%) Apple
15 9 (4.43%) EMC
16 8 (3.94%) Motorola
16 8 (3.94%) SonicWALL