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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 163 167
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 48 79 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.28% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.55% 8.35% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 44 64 42
Median salary £35,000 £41,000 £36,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.63% +12.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £30,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.17%  

Wireless is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 733 946 777
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.30% 15.31% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 602 755 665
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Wireless as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +30 19 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Warwickshire +21 7 £35,000 -16.66% 1
Coventry +15 7 £46,000 +42.63% 1
Shropshire +1 7 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Staffordshire +10 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Worcestershire -16 4 £40,750 -4.11% 1
Wolverhampton +1 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Walsall - 2 £32,500 -
West Bromwich - 2 £32,500 -
Solihull -24 1 £41,500 +93.02%
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 73 (71.57%) Cisco
2 60 (58.82%) Firewall
3 59 (57.84%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (50.00%) CCNA
5 46 (45.10%) CCNP
6 39 (38.24%) LAN
7 37 (36.27%) VPN
8 33 (32.35%) WAN
9 32 (31.37%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (31.37%) SolarWinds
10 30 (29.41%) Windows
11 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
11 26 (25.49%) MPLS
12 24 (23.53%) VMware
13 23 (22.55%) BGP
14 22 (21.57%) OSPF
15 21 (20.59%) VLAN
16 19 (18.63%) TCP/IP
17 17 (16.67%) VoIP
17 17 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
17 17 (16.67%) Windows Server
18 16 (15.69%) Meraki
18 16 (15.69%) ITIL
19 15 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
20 14 (13.73%) DHCP
20 14 (13.73%) Active Directory
20 14 (13.73%) HP
20 14 (13.73%) Hyper-V
20 14 (13.73%) Network Security
21 13 (12.75%) WLAN

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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) G Suite
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (58.82%) Firewall
2 39 (38.24%) LAN
3 37 (36.27%) VPN
4 33 (32.35%) WAN
5 32 (31.37%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (25.49%) MPLS
7 23 (22.55%) BGP
8 22 (21.57%) OSPF
9 21 (20.59%) VLAN
10 19 (18.63%) TCP/IP
11 17 (16.67%) VoIP
11 17 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (13.73%) DHCP
13 14 (13.73%) Network Security
14 13 (12.75%) DNS
14 13 (12.75%) WLAN
15 11 (10.78%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (10.78%) TACACS
16 10 (9.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (0.98%) GIS
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (9.80%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.90%) Automotive
3 4 (3.92%) Electronics
3 4 (3.92%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) German Language
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (15.69%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.78%) Network Support
3 11 (10.78%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (9.80%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Administrator
5 9 (8.82%) Analyst
6 8 (7.84%) Project Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Network Support
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) IT Support
9 5 (4.90%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Consultant
9 5 (4.90%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.90%) Network Administrator
9 5 (4.90%) Network Specialist
9 5 (4.90%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.90%) Middleware
3 2 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.90%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.94%) Fintech
4 3 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.96%) Handset
6 1 (0.98%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.41%) Windows
2 17 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.76%) Linux
4 8 (7.84%) Unix
5 7 (6.86%) VyOS
6 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.90%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.92%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.96%) Android
10 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) ITIL
2 12 (11.76%) Project Management
3 9 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.84%) Contract Management
4 8 (7.84%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.90%) Change Control
5 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.90%) Software Engineering
6 4 (3.92%) Business Continuity
6 4 (3.92%) Coaching
6 4 (3.92%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (3.92%) ITIL V3
6 4 (3.92%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.92%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.92%) Presales
6 4 (3.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (2.94%) Fault Management
7 3 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) C
2 6 (5.88%) Java
3 5 (4.90%) C#
3 5 (4.90%) C++
4 4 (3.92%) Python
4 4 (3.92%) SQL
5 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.98%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (57.84%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (50.00%) CCNA
3 46 (45.10%) CCNP
4 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (9.80%) MCSE
6 9 (8.82%) CCSP
6 9 (8.82%) Degree
7 8 (7.84%) CWNA
8 5 (4.90%) MCP
9 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.96%) CCDA
10 2 (1.96%) CCDP
10 2 (1.96%) CCIE
10 2 (1.96%) CISMP
10 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.96%) MCSA
10 2 (1.96%) PMP
10 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.98%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) SLA
2 7 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.92%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.98%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (13.73%) Active Directory
1 14 (13.73%) Hyper-V
2 11 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.90%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.94%) pfSense
4 3 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.96%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.96%) XenApp
6 1 (0.98%) Firmware
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (7.84%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (6.86%) Nagios
3 3 (2.94%) WSUS
4 2 (1.96%) SCCM
4 2 (1.96%) WMI
5 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.98%) QRadar
Vendors
1 73 (71.57%) Cisco
2 32 (31.37%) SolarWinds
3 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
4 24 (23.53%) VMware
5 16 (15.69%) Meraki
6 14 (13.73%) HP
7 12 (11.76%) Palo Alto
8 9 (8.82%) SonicWALL
9 8 (7.84%) Aruba
10 7 (6.86%) Brocade
10 7 (6.86%) ProCurve
10 7 (6.86%) Ubiquiti
11 6 (5.88%) CheckPoint
11 6 (5.88%) Citrix
11 6 (5.88%) Dell
12 4 (3.92%) Remedy
13 3 (2.94%) Draytek
13 3 (2.94%) Intel Security
13 3 (2.94%) Oracle
14 2 (1.96%) IronPort
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Training, Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Training, Overtime,
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago