Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 213 185
Rank change year-on-year -4 -28 +15
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 94 110 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.96% 1.07% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.52% 6.63% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 65 119 144
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -9.43% -20.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,200 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,250 £49,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% -

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 1,442 1,658 1,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.68% 16.06% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,086 1,309 1,433
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,700 £23,625
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,250
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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 +44 65 £41,250 +10.00% 6
Warwickshire +8 12 £39,500 -1.25% 1
Worcestershire +12 7 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Coventry -31 5 £36,500 -6.41% 2
Staffordshire -1 2 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Walsall -5 1 £18,000 -44.62%
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 59 (62.77%) Cisco
2 51 (54.26%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (47.87%) CCNP
4 44 (46.81%) LAN
5 39 (41.49%) Firewall
6 37 (39.36%) WAN
7 34 (36.17%) ITIL
8 33 (35.11%) CCNA
8 33 (35.11%) MPLS
9 30 (31.91%) WLAN
10 29 (30.85%) Presales
11 28 (29.79%) SolarWinds
12 27 (28.72%) CheckPoint
13 26 (27.66%) Cisco Wireless
14 25 (26.60%) OSPF
14 25 (26.60%) BGP
14 25 (26.60%) VPN
14 25 (26.60%) F5
14 25 (26.60%) Load Balancing
15 22 (23.40%) HP
15 22 (23.40%) Windows
15 22 (23.40%) VMware
16 21 (22.34%) Juniper
16 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
16 21 (22.34%) Data Centre
17 20 (21.28%) Project Management
18 19 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (19.15%) VLAN
19 18 (19.15%) Active Directory
20 17 (18.09%) Internet

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 8 (8.51%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.19%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (46.81%) LAN
2 39 (41.49%) Firewall
3 37 (39.36%) WAN
4 33 (35.11%) MPLS
5 30 (31.91%) WLAN
6 26 (27.66%) Cisco Wireless
7 25 (26.60%) BGP
7 25 (26.60%) OSPF
7 25 (26.60%) VPN
8 18 (19.15%) VLAN
9 17 (18.09%) Internet
10 16 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (15.96%) DHCP
11 15 (15.96%) VoIP
12 14 (14.89%) Cisco ISE
13 13 (13.83%) DNS
13 13 (13.83%) SSL
14 12 (12.77%) EIGRP
14 12 (12.77%) RFID
15 11 (11.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (17.02%) Retail
2 15 (15.96%) Manufacturing
3 14 (14.89%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.38%) Billing
4 6 (6.38%) Finance
5 2 (2.13%) French Language
5 2 (2.13%) German Language
5 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Polish Language
5 2 (2.13%) Russian Language
5 2 (2.13%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.77%) Presales Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Consultant
4 8 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Field Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Network Manager
4 8 (8.51%) Network Services Manager
4 8 (8.51%) Service Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Senior Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Senior Network Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Senior Service Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) IT Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) IT Support
7 5 (5.32%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) XMPP
2 2 (2.13%) VXML
3 1 (1.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.77%) Mobile Computing
3 10 (10.64%) FlexPod
4 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.45%) Algorithms
6 6 (6.38%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.19%) PDA
7 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (2.13%) iPad
8 2 (2.13%) iPhone
8 2 (2.13%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.06%) CCTV
9 1 (1.06%) CMDB
9 1 (1.06%) EPoS
9 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.06%) PKI
9 1 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.40%) Windows
2 14 (14.89%) Android
3 8 (8.51%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.26%) Linux
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) ITIL
2 29 (30.85%) Presales
3 25 (26.60%) Load Balancing
4 20 (21.28%) Project Management
5 15 (15.96%) Logistics
6 13 (13.83%) Mentoring
6 13 (13.83%) Service Delivery
7 12 (12.77%) Migration
8 11 (11.70%) Change Management
8 11 (11.70%) ITIL V3
8 11 (11.70%) SIEM
9 10 (10.64%) Application Performance Management
9 10 (10.64%) Converged Infrastructure
9 10 (10.64%) Performance Management
9 10 (10.64%) Security Management
10 9 (9.57%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (9.57%) Network Architecture
11 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (8.51%) Network Optimisation
11 8 (8.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.19%) C
1 3 (3.19%) SQL
2 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (54.26%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (47.87%) CCNP
3 33 (35.11%) CCNA
4 7 (7.45%) CCDP
4 7 (7.45%) CCIE
5 6 (6.38%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.19%) CCDA
7 3 (3.19%) CCIP
7 3 (3.19%) MCSE
8 2 (2.13%) MCP
8 2 (2.13%) VCP5
8 2 (2.13%) VCP6
9 1 (1.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.06%) CCIE Wireless
9 1 (1.06%) CISSP
9 1 (1.06%) Degree
9 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.13%) SLA
4 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 19 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (19.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.26%) VMware NSX
4 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.19%) XenApp
4 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) Cisco CUCM
1 12 (12.77%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (9.57%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (7.45%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (5.32%) QRadar
4 5 (5.32%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (3.19%) WSUS
6 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.06%) Nessus
6 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (62.77%) Cisco
2 28 (29.79%) SolarWinds
3 27 (28.72%) CheckPoint
4 25 (26.60%) F5
5 22 (23.40%) HP
5 22 (23.40%) VMware
6 21 (22.34%) Juniper
6 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
7 17 (18.09%) Meraki
8 16 (17.02%) Aruba
9 12 (12.77%) Fortinet
10 9 (9.57%) Brocade
11 6 (6.38%) Infoblox
11 6 (6.38%) Mitel
11 6 (6.38%) Sophos
11 6 (6.38%) Sourcefire
12 5 (5.32%) Symantec
12 5 (5.32%) Tripwire
13 4 (4.26%) Capita
13 4 (4.26%) McAfee