Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Wireless
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 203 178
Rank change year-on-year -31 -25 +44
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 94 147 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 1.28% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 7.98% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 68 129 190
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% +10.71% -30.00%
10th Percentile £25,925 £24,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £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 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 1598 1842 1729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.76% 16.04% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1430 1531
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £23,875 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,125 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 November 2017.

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 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
Birmingham +18 58 £52,500 +26.51% 4
Coventry +10 10 £37,500 +10.29% 3
Staffordshire +13 9 £32,500 +14.04% 2
Worcestershire -8 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Warwickshire -13 5 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Shropshire -10 4 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Walsall +4 1 £18,000 -52.00%
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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 68 (72.34%) Cisco
2 55 (58.51%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (54.26%) Firewall
4 49 (52.13%) CCNP
5 41 (43.62%) WAN
6 36 (38.30%) ITIL
7 34 (36.17%) LAN
7 34 (36.17%) CCNA
8 33 (35.11%) VPN
9 31 (32.98%) CheckPoint
9 31 (32.98%) MPLS
10 29 (30.85%) BGP
10 29 (30.85%) Presales
11 28 (29.79%) Load Balancing
12 27 (28.72%) Network Security
12 27 (28.72%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (28.72%) SolarWinds
12 27 (28.72%) HP
13 26 (27.66%) Data Centre
14 25 (26.60%) Cisco Nexus
14 25 (26.60%) Aruba
15 24 (25.53%) OSPF
16 23 (24.47%) TCP/IP
16 23 (24.47%) VLAN
17 22 (23.40%) F5
18 21 (22.34%) Cisco Wireless
19 20 (21.28%) Meraki
19 20 (21.28%) Fortinet
19 20 (21.28%) Network Design
20 19 (20.21%) Ethernet

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 (6.38%) CMS
1 6 (6.38%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (54.26%) Firewall
2 41 (43.62%) WAN
3 34 (36.17%) LAN
4 33 (35.11%) VPN
5 31 (32.98%) MPLS
6 29 (30.85%) BGP
7 27 (28.72%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (28.72%) Network Security
8 25 (26.60%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (25.53%) OSPF
10 23 (24.47%) TCP/IP
10 23 (24.47%) VLAN
11 21 (22.34%) Cisco Wireless
12 19 (20.21%) Cisco ISE
12 19 (20.21%) Ethernet
13 18 (19.15%) IPsec
14 16 (17.02%) SSL
15 14 (14.89%) SNMP
16 12 (12.77%) Unified Communications
16 12 (12.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (14.89%) Billing
2 13 (13.83%) Finance
3 12 (12.77%) Retail
4 9 (9.57%) Manufacturing
5 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.26%) Advertising
7 2 (2.13%) Electronics
8 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.06%) Automotive
8 1 (1.06%) Law
8 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (30.85%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.70%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (11.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (8.51%) Network Specialist
4 7 (7.45%) Consultant
4 7 (7.45%) Presales Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Field Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Implementation Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Network Consultant
6 5 (5.32%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Unified Communications Specialist
8 3 (3.19%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 3 (3.19%) Cisco Specialist
8 3 (3.19%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Network Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) Middleware
2 2 (2.13%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.06%) COM
3 1 (1.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.89%) FlexPod
3 9 (9.57%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.51%) Driving Licence
5 7 (7.45%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (4.26%) CCTV
6 4 (4.26%) EPoS
7 3 (3.19%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.13%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.06%) iPad
9 1 (1.06%) iPhone
9 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Windows
2 11 (11.70%) Android
3 7 (7.45%) Linux
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.06%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.30%) ITIL
2 29 (30.85%) Presales
3 28 (29.79%) Load Balancing
4 20 (21.28%) Network Design
5 19 (20.21%) Service Delivery
6 17 (18.09%) Project Management
7 16 (17.02%) ITIL V3
7 16 (17.02%) Mentoring
7 16 (17.02%) Migration
8 15 (15.96%) SIEM
8 15 (15.96%) Time Management
9 14 (14.89%) Application Performance Management
9 14 (14.89%) Converged Infrastructure
9 14 (14.89%) Line Management
9 14 (14.89%) Performance Management
9 14 (14.89%) Security Management
10 12 (12.77%) WAN Optimisation
11 9 (9.57%) Network Management
11 9 (9.57%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (8.51%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.83%) C
2 2 (2.13%) C#
2 2 (2.13%) C++
2 2 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.06%) PHP
3 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (58.51%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (52.13%) CCNP
3 34 (36.17%) CCNA
4 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.26%) CCDA
5 4 (4.26%) CCDP
5 4 (4.26%) Degree
5 4 (4.26%) MCSE
6 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.13%) CCSA
8 1 (1.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.06%) CCIP
8 1 (1.06%) CCSP
8 1 (1.06%) CISSP
8 1 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.06%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.89%) QA
2 5 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.32%) SLA
3 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (2.13%) GDPR
5 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.19%) XenApp
4 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (9.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (5.32%) FortiGate
4 4 (4.26%) QRadar
4 4 (4.26%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.06%) Nessus
6 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 68 (72.34%) Cisco
2 31 (32.98%) CheckPoint
3 27 (28.72%) HP
3 27 (28.72%) SolarWinds
4 25 (26.60%) Aruba
5 22 (23.40%) F5
6 20 (21.28%) Fortinet
6 20 (21.28%) Meraki
7 16 (17.02%) Brocade
8 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
8 15 (15.96%) VMware
9 14 (14.89%) Sourcefire
10 8 (8.51%) Palo Alto
11 6 (6.38%) Juniper
12 5 (5.32%) Aerohive Networks
12 5 (5.32%) Apple
12 5 (5.32%) McAfee
12 5 (5.32%) Nokia
12 5 (5.32%) Oracle
12 5 (5.32%) SonicWALL