Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > Midlands
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 197 219
Rank change year-on-year +86 +22 -28
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 310 188 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.75% 1.44% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.54% 8.29% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135 148 183
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -1.23%
10th Percentile £22,600 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +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 2,132 2,269 2,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.92% 17.41% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,534 1,676 1,928
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -1.28%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,100 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,375 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 11 November 2019.

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 11 November 2019. 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 +117 247 £40,500 -19.00% 35
East Midlands +1 63 £38,750 -4.32% 23
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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.

1 152 (49.03%) Telecoms
2 141 (45.48%) CCTV
3 138 (44.52%) Cisco
4 129 (41.61%) User Experience
5 107 (34.52%) Firewall
6 98 (31.61%) WAN
7 91 (29.35%) LAN
8 89 (28.71%) Windows
9 78 (25.16%) Cisco Certification
10 70 (22.58%) Microsoft
11 69 (22.26%) ITIL
12 67 (21.61%) Data Centre
13 65 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
14 54 (17.42%) CCNP
15 48 (15.48%) Linux
16 47 (15.16%) Service Management
16 47 (15.16%) Change Management
17 45 (14.52%) Project Management
18 44 (14.19%) CCNA
18 44 (14.19%) VPN
18 44 (14.19%) Degree
19 43 (13.87%) OSPF
20 41 (13.23%) Office 365
21 40 (12.90%) HNC
22 38 (12.26%) Azure
23 37 (11.94%) HND
23 37 (11.94%) Incident Management
24 36 (11.61%) DHCP
25 35 (11.29%) DNS
25 35 (11.29%) VoIP

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 10 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.61%) CMS
3 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (13.23%) Office 365
2 38 (12.26%) Azure
3 16 (5.16%) AWS
4 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.97%) IaaS
5 3 (0.97%) PaaS
5 3 (0.97%) SaaS
6 2 (0.65%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 107 (34.52%) Firewall
2 98 (31.61%) WAN
3 91 (29.35%) LAN
4 44 (14.19%) VPN
5 43 (13.87%) OSPF
6 36 (11.61%) DHCP
7 35 (11.29%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (11.29%) DNS
7 35 (11.29%) VoIP
8 34 (10.97%) BGP
8 34 (10.97%) MPLS
9 33 (10.65%) SMS
10 28 (9.03%) Network Security
11 22 (7.10%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (6.13%) IPsec
13 18 (5.81%) Internet
13 18 (5.81%) SAN
14 17 (5.48%) VLAN
15 15 (4.84%) HSRP
15 15 (4.84%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (2.90%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (2.26%) Rational Quality Manager
3 6 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.65%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.32%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
General
1 152 (49.03%) Telecoms
2 26 (8.39%) Finance
3 19 (6.13%) Public Sector
4 14 (4.52%) Retail
5 7 (2.26%) Legal
6 4 (1.29%) Electronics
6 4 (1.29%) Games
7 3 (0.97%) Environmental Health
7 3 (0.97%) Local Government
8 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (20.32%) Network Engineer
2 35 (11.29%) Support Engineer
3 30 (9.68%) IT Engineer
3 30 (9.68%) IT Support
4 26 (8.39%) IT Support Engineer
5 22 (7.10%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (5.48%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (5.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (5.16%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (4.19%) Network Systems Engineer
8 13 (4.19%) NOC Engineer
8 13 (4.19%) Provisioning Engineer
9 12 (3.87%) Analyst
9 12 (3.87%) Design Engineer
9 12 (3.87%) Installations Engineer
10 10 (3.23%) Architect
10 10 (3.23%) Network Architect
10 10 (3.23%) Team Leader
11 9 (2.90%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.94%) ONVIF
2 4 (1.29%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.32%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.32%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (0.32%) LINQ
3 1 (0.32%) Middleware
3 1 (0.32%) React
3 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 141 (45.48%) CCTV
2 129 (41.61%) User Experience
3 67 (21.61%) Data Centre
4 31 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 28 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.87%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (3.55%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.90%) Digital TV
8 9 (2.90%) e-Learning
9 7 (2.26%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.61%) CESG
10 5 (1.61%) Clustering
10 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.61%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.61%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.97%) Fibre Optics
13 2 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 89 (28.71%) Windows
2 48 (15.48%) Linux
3 27 (8.71%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.48%) Unix
5 16 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.52%) Windows 10
7 11 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (3.23%) HPUX
8 10 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.23%) Solaris
9 8 (2.58%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.61%) Android
12 4 (1.29%) CatOS
13 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.32%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (22.26%) ITIL
2 65 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (15.16%) Change Management
3 47 (15.16%) Service Management
4 45 (14.52%) Project Management
5 37 (11.94%) Incident Management
6 30 (9.68%) Network Management
7 25 (8.06%) Mentoring
8 24 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 24 (7.74%) Network Design
9 23 (7.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (7.42%) Critical Success Factor
9 23 (7.42%) Information Security
9 23 (7.42%) Load Balancing
10 21 (6.77%) Coaching
11 19 (6.13%) Antivirus Management
12 17 (5.48%) CRM
13 14 (4.52%) Document Management
13 14 (4.52%) Line Management
13 14 (4.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.45%) SQL
2 8 (2.58%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.97%) C
3 3 (0.97%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.32%) C#
4 1 (0.32%) Java
4 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.32%) Perl
4 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 78 (25.16%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (17.42%) CCNP
3 44 (14.19%) CCNA
3 44 (14.19%) Degree
4 40 (12.90%) HNC
5 37 (11.94%) HND
6 10 (3.23%) DBS Check
6 10 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.90%) CCDA
7 9 (2.90%) MCSE
8 8 (2.58%) CCDP
8 8 (2.58%) JNCIA
9 7 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (2.26%) ISTQB
9 7 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (2.26%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.94%) CCIE
10 6 (1.94%) CISSP
11 5 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.81%) SLA
2 6 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.61%) ISO 22301
3 5 (1.61%) PMO
4 2 (0.65%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (10.65%) Active Directory
1 33 (10.65%) Hyper-V
2 30 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.39%) Virtual Servers
4 17 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (4.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 11 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.58%) XenApp
7 8 (2.58%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.97%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (6.45%) SCCM
2 10 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (3.23%) WSUS
3 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (1.61%) Netcool
3 5 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.61%) TeMIP
4 2 (0.65%) Cacti
4 2 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.65%) Icinga
5 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.32%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 138 (44.52%) Cisco
2 70 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 35 (11.29%) VMware
4 30 (9.68%) CheckPoint
5 29 (9.35%) Palo Alto
6 26 (8.39%) Juniper
7 25 (8.06%) HP
8 24 (7.74%) F5
9 20 (6.45%) Meraki
10 19 (6.13%) SolarWinds
11 17 (5.48%) Forcepoint
12 14 (4.52%) Huawei
12 14 (4.52%) Oracle
13 12 (3.87%) Nokia
14 11 (3.55%) 3PAR
14 11 (3.55%) Aruba
14 11 (3.55%) McAfee
14 11 (3.55%) NetApp
14 11 (3.55%) Veeam
15 10 (3.23%) Red Hat