Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 195 212
Rank change year-on-year +51 +17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 151 122 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.94% 1.29% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.58% 8.31% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 117 82 120
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.43% -14.63%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £61,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,576 1,468 1,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.30% 15.53% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,157 1,009 1,173
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in the West Midlands

Wireless
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Wireless in the West Midlands

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Wireless in the West Midlands

Wireless
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 May 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
Birmingham +23 88 £42,500 - 1
Warwickshire +13 26 £50,000 +72.41% 1
Worcestershire -16 13 £47,500 +72.73% 1
Solihull - 9 £42,500 -
Dudley +7 8 £40,000 +73.91%
Coventry +34 7 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £24,176 -
Herefordshire - 2 £36,450 -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 110 (72.85%) Cisco
2 87 (57.62%) Firewall
3 83 (54.97%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (40.40%) Data Centre
5 59 (39.07%) WAN
6 57 (37.75%) CCNP
7 49 (32.45%) CCNA
8 46 (30.46%) Palo Alto
9 43 (28.48%) VMware
10 40 (26.49%) Windows
10 40 (26.49%) Load Balancing
11 36 (23.84%) LAN
12 35 (23.18%) Microsoft
12 35 (23.18%) Finance
12 35 (23.18%) Hyper-V
13 34 (22.52%) Office 365
14 32 (21.19%) Cisco ASA
15 31 (20.53%) Meraki
16 29 (19.21%) ITIL
17 28 (18.54%) Project Management
18 26 (17.22%) Active Directory
18 26 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (17.22%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (17.22%) Virtual Team
19 24 (15.89%) Aruba
19 24 (15.89%) Incident Management
20 22 (14.57%) Degree
21 21 (13.91%) VPN
21 21 (13.91%) MPLS
22 20 (13.25%) Linux

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 6 (3.97%) MS Exchange
1 6 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.65%) IIS
3 2 (1.32%) Apache
3 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 34 (22.52%) Office 365
2 26 (17.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.65%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.66%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (57.62%) Firewall
2 59 (39.07%) WAN
3 36 (23.84%) LAN
4 32 (21.19%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (13.91%) MPLS
5 21 (13.91%) VPN
6 20 (13.25%) EIGRP
7 18 (11.92%) OSPF
8 16 (10.60%) TCP/IP
9 14 (9.27%) VoIP
10 13 (8.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (7.28%) DHCP
11 11 (7.28%) Network Security
12 9 (5.96%) BGP
12 9 (5.96%) GSM
12 9 (5.96%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (5.96%) Wireless Security
12 9 (5.96%) ZigBee
13 8 (5.30%) DNS
13 8 (5.30%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) MySQL
2 1 (0.66%) Big Data
2 1 (0.66%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (5.96%) CodeWarrior
1 9 (5.96%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (23.18%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Advertising
3 6 (3.97%) Retail
4 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.65%) Automotive
5 4 (2.65%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 58 (38.41%) Network Engineer
2 22 (14.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (9.27%) Analyst
4 11 (7.28%) Architect
4 11 (7.28%) Network Analyst
5 9 (5.96%) Firmware Engineer
5 9 (5.96%) Network Team Leader
5 9 (5.96%) Team Leader
6 8 (5.30%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.64%) Consultant
7 7 (4.64%) Network Architect
7 7 (4.64%) Network Security Consultant
7 7 (4.64%) Security Consultant
8 6 (3.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (3.97%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) Project Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.97%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.99%) FreeSWITCH
3 2 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.66%) .NET
4 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.66%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.66%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.66%) LINQ
4 1 (0.66%) React
Miscellaneous
1 61 (40.40%) Data Centre
2 26 (17.22%) Virtual Team
3 18 (11.92%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.28%) CCTV
5 7 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.97%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.97%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.31%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.65%) SCADA
8 4 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.99%) Clustering
9 3 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.32%) CMDB
10 2 (1.32%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.49%) Windows
2 20 (13.25%) Linux
2 20 (13.25%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.28%) Windows 10
4 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.65%) CatOS
6 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) CentOS
7 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.66%) Android
8 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.66%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.49%) Load Balancing
2 29 (19.21%) ITIL
3 28 (18.54%) Project Management
4 24 (15.89%) Incident Management
5 20 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (10.60%) Line Management
7 15 (9.93%) Service Delivery
8 14 (9.27%) Change Management
9 13 (8.61%) Network Design
9 13 (8.61%) Software Engineering
10 12 (7.95%) Service Management
11 11 (7.28%) Migration
12 10 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (6.62%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 10 (6.62%) Network Virtualisation
12 10 (6.62%) Presales
13 9 (5.96%) Network Architecture
13 9 (5.96%) Network Management
14 8 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (5.30%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.27%) SQL
2 7 (4.64%) C
3 6 (3.97%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.31%) C++
5 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.66%) C#
6 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 83 (54.97%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (37.75%) CCNP
3 49 (32.45%) CCNA
4 22 (14.57%) Degree
5 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
6 13 (8.61%) MCSE
6 13 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (8.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (5.96%) CCSE
7 9 (5.96%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.65%) MCSA
9 2 (1.32%) CCIE
9 2 (1.32%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.32%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.66%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (0.66%) CHECK Team Member
10 1 (0.66%) Cyber Scheme
10 1 (0.66%) PhD
10 1 (0.66%) Tigerscheme
10 1 (0.66%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.58%) SLA
2 11 (7.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.32%) QA
4 1 (0.66%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (23.18%) Hyper-V
2 26 (17.22%) Active Directory
2 26 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.96%) Firmware
4 7 (4.64%) XenApp
5 5 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.31%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.99%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (3.97%) SCCM
2 2 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.32%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 110 (72.85%) Cisco
2 46 (30.46%) Palo Alto
3 43 (28.48%) VMware
4 35 (23.18%) Microsoft
5 31 (20.53%) Meraki
6 24 (15.89%) Aruba
7 20 (13.25%) F5
8 17 (11.26%) HP
9 13 (8.61%) CheckPoint
10 12 (7.95%) Citrix
10 12 (7.95%) Juniper
11 11 (7.28%) Fortinet
11 11 (7.28%) SolarWinds
12 7 (4.64%) Veeam
13 6 (3.97%) IBM
13 6 (3.97%) ProCurve
14 5 (3.31%) Dell
14 5 (3.31%) NetApp
14 5 (3.31%) Sophos
14 5 (3.31%) Symantec