Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > West Midlands
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 134 192
Rank change year-on-year +1 +58 +17
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 74 158 112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.67% 2.05% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.06% 10.13% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33 120 104
Median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% -14.29% +50.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £26,925
90th Percentile £58,705 £70,250 £64,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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 817 1,560 1,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.41% 20.24% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 610 1,134 1,019
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £61,450
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Wireless as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wireless in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Wireless in the West Midlands

Wireless
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wireless in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 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
Staffordshire +38 21 £44,000 +82.00% 6
Warwickshire +2 19 £62,000 +24.00%
Birmingham -13 19 £41,500 -2.35%
Worcestershire +22 5 £27,500 -42.11%
Solihull +5 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 38 (51.35%) LAN
2 34 (45.95%) WAN
3 25 (33.78%) Cisco
3 25 (33.78%) Firewall
3 25 (33.78%) Telecoms
4 24 (32.43%) Windows
5 22 (29.73%) CCTV
5 22 (29.73%) Data Centre
6 19 (25.68%) OSPF
7 18 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (22.97%) MPLS
8 17 (22.97%) CCNP
8 17 (22.97%) ITIL
8 17 (22.97%) VMware
8 17 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (21.62%) EIGRP
9 16 (21.62%) User Experience
9 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (20.27%) VPN
11 14 (18.92%) BGP
11 14 (18.92%) VLAN
11 14 (18.92%) Meraki
11 14 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (17.57%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
13 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (14.86%) HP
14 11 (14.86%) Spanning Tree
14 11 (14.86%) Palo Alto

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 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (51.35%) LAN
2 34 (45.95%) WAN
3 25 (33.78%) Firewall
4 19 (25.68%) OSPF
5 17 (22.97%) MPLS
6 16 (21.62%) EIGRP
7 15 (20.27%) VPN
8 14 (18.92%) BGP
8 14 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (18.92%) VLAN
9 13 (17.57%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (14.86%) Spanning Tree
11 9 (12.16%) Internet
12 8 (10.81%) SMS
13 7 (9.46%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (8.11%) DHCP
14 6 (8.11%) DNS
14 6 (8.11%) WLAN
15 5 (6.76%) Cisco Wireless
15 5 (6.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) Big Data
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
General
1 25 (33.78%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.46%) Public Sector
3 6 (8.11%) Local Government
4 3 (4.05%) Automotive
4 3 (4.05%) Finance
5 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Network Engineer
2 9 (12.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (8.11%) Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Coordinator
5 5 (6.76%) Installations Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Account Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Network Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Server Support
7 3 (4.05%) Service Desk Operator
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Account Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Commercial Officer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) CCTV
1 22 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 16 (21.62%) User Experience
3 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.81%) e-Learning
5 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.41%) Digital TV
7 3 (4.05%) PKI
8 2 (2.70%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.35%) CMDB
9 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.35%) Social Network
9 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.46%) Linux
3 7 (9.46%) Windows 10
4 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.05%) Unix
6 2 (2.70%) Android
6 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.70%) VMS
7 1 (1.35%) CatOS
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) ITIL
1 17 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (10.81%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.81%) Project Management
4 8 (10.81%) Service Management
5 7 (9.46%) Network Design
5 7 (9.46%) Network Management
6 6 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (8.11%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.76%) Antivirus Management
7 5 (6.76%) Business Continuity
7 5 (6.76%) Change Management
7 5 (6.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (6.76%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (5.41%) Logistics
8 4 (5.41%) Presales
8 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.41%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) C
2 4 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.97%) CCNP
3 10 (13.51%) Degree
4 7 (9.46%) CCIE
4 7 (9.46%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 7 (9.46%) CCNA
5 6 (8.11%) HNC
6 3 (4.05%) HND
6 3 (4.05%) MCSE
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.70%) CISSP
7 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.35%) APMP
8 1 (1.35%) CCDP
8 1 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) ISO 22301
2 2 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) P3O
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.46%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.41%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) SCOM
3 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.70%) Nessus
3 2 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.35%) OpenView
4 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) Cisco
2 17 (22.97%) VMware
3 14 (18.92%) Meraki
4 11 (14.86%) HP
4 11 (14.86%) Palo Alto
5 10 (13.51%) CheckPoint
6 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.16%) Virgin Media
7 7 (9.46%) Fortinet
8 5 (6.76%) Arqiva
8 5 (6.76%) Oracle
9 4 (5.41%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.41%) McAfee
9 4 (5.41%) Veeam
10 2 (2.70%) ArcSight
10 2 (2.70%) Forcepoint
10 2 (2.70%) Google
10 2 (2.70%) Huawei
10 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.70%) Splunk