Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 204 220
Rank change year-on-year +109 +16 -16
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 231 99 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.05% 1.12% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 6.63% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 94 78 99
West Midlands median annual salary £44,278 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.66% +40.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £30,025 £26,250 £27,200
90th Percentile £56,600 £75,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,000 £47,500 £46,433
% change year-on-year -11.58% +2.30% +3.18%

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 1,525 1,493 1,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.12% 16.95% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,121 1,086 1,265
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £24,508
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,800 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.58% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +52 67 £43,028 -18.04% 14
Warwickshire +46 64 £38,000 -23.23% 8
Solihull - 13 £38,500 - 7
Coventry +17 8 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Worcestershire -9 8 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Staffordshire +10 5 £27,000 -22.86% 3
Dudley 0 5 £40,000 +68.42%
Herefordshire -16 2 £36,450 -19.00%
West Bromwich - 2 - - 1
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 122 (52.81%) CCTV
2 117 (50.65%) Telecoms
3 108 (46.75%) User Experience
4 104 (45.02%) Cisco
5 83 (35.93%) Firewall
6 74 (32.03%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 62 (26.84%) ITIL
9 56 (24.24%) CCNP
10 53 (22.94%) WAN
10 53 (22.94%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (19.48%) CCNA
12 44 (19.05%) Degree
13 43 (18.61%) Microsoft
14 42 (18.18%) Windows
15 40 (17.32%) OSPF
15 40 (17.32%) Project Management
16 39 (16.88%) Incident Management
17 36 (15.58%) Cisco ASA
17 36 (15.58%) Service Management
17 36 (15.58%) HNC
17 36 (15.58%) LAN
18 35 (15.15%) Palo Alto
19 33 (14.29%) HND
20 32 (13.85%) VPN
20 32 (13.85%) Management Information System
21 30 (12.99%) MPLS
21 30 (12.99%) Linux
21 30 (12.99%) Load Balancing
22 27 (11.69%) Finance

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 5 (2.16%) CMS
1 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.43%) Apache
3 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.39%) Azure
1 24 (10.39%) Office 365
2 14 (6.06%) AWS
3 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.87%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (35.93%) Firewall
2 53 (22.94%) WAN
3 40 (17.32%) OSPF
4 36 (15.58%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (15.58%) LAN
5 32 (13.85%) VPN
6 30 (12.99%) MPLS
7 27 (11.69%) SMS
8 25 (10.82%) BGP
9 18 (7.79%) Network Security
10 16 (6.93%) EIGRP
11 15 (6.49%) DHCP
11 15 (6.49%) VoIP
12 14 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (5.19%) DNS
13 12 (5.19%) IPsec
14 11 (4.76%) Multicast
14 11 (4.76%) SAN
14 11 (4.76%) VRRP
15 10 (4.33%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.43%) CodeWarrior
2 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.43%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 117 (50.65%) Telecoms
2 27 (11.69%) Finance
3 10 (4.33%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.46%) Retail
5 5 (2.16%) Advertising
6 3 (1.30%) Environmental Health
6 3 (1.30%) Legal
6 3 (1.30%) Local Government
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 2 (0.87%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (22.08%) Network Engineer
2 22 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (5.63%) Provisioning Engineer
4 12 (5.19%) Analyst
4 12 (5.19%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (5.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (4.76%) Architect
5 11 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
6 9 (3.90%) Installations Engineer
6 9 (3.90%) Network Architect
6 9 (3.90%) Network Systems Engineer
7 8 (3.46%) IT Engineer
7 8 (3.46%) IT Support
8 7 (3.03%) Design Engineer
8 7 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (3.03%) NOC Technician
8 7 (3.03%) Project Engineer
8 7 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.60%) ONVIF
2 2 (0.87%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.87%) AngularJS
2 2 (0.87%) Entity Framework
2 2 (0.87%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (0.87%) LINQ
2 2 (0.87%) React
3 1 (0.43%) .NET
3 1 (0.43%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 122 (52.81%) CCTV
2 108 (46.75%) User Experience
3 63 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 32 (13.85%) Management Information System
5 20 (8.66%) Virtual Team
6 10 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.33%) Driving Licence
7 8 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (3.03%) Private Cloud
9 6 (2.60%) Digital TV
9 6 (2.60%) e-Learning
10 5 (2.16%) CESG
10 5 (2.16%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.30%) SCADA
12 3 (1.30%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.87%) Clustering
13 2 (0.87%) Learning Management System
13 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.18%) Windows
2 30 (12.99%) Linux
3 11 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.33%) HPUX
4 10 (4.33%) Solaris
4 10 (4.33%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.46%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.30%) Unix
8 3 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.87%) Android
9 2 (0.87%) CatOS
10 1 (0.43%) CentOS
10 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.84%) ITIL
2 53 (22.94%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (17.32%) Project Management
4 39 (16.88%) Incident Management
5 36 (15.58%) Service Management
6 30 (12.99%) Load Balancing
7 24 (10.39%) Change Management
7 24 (10.39%) Network Management
8 23 (9.96%) Critical Success Factor
9 20 (8.66%) Network Design
10 19 (8.23%) Line Management
11 17 (7.36%) Information Security
12 16 (6.93%) CRM
12 16 (6.93%) Migration
13 15 (6.49%) Project Delivery
14 14 (6.06%) Coaching
14 14 (6.06%) People Management
15 11 (4.76%) Antivirus Management
15 11 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.63%) SQL
2 4 (1.73%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.30%) C
4 2 (0.87%) C#
4 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.43%) C++
5 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 74 (32.03%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (24.24%) CCNP
3 45 (19.48%) CCNA
4 44 (19.05%) Degree
5 36 (15.58%) HNC
6 33 (14.29%) HND
7 10 (4.33%) JNCIA
8 7 (3.03%) CCDA
9 6 (2.60%) CCIE
9 6 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.16%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (2.16%) CISSP
10 5 (2.16%) DBS Check
10 5 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.16%) MCSE
10 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.73%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.30%) CCDP
13 2 (0.87%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.87%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.36%) SLA
2 8 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.16%) ISO 22301
3 5 (2.16%) PMO
4 1 (0.43%) NEBOSH
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 19 (8.23%) Hyper-V
2 18 (7.79%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.93%) Virtual Servers
4 13 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (3.03%) XenApp
6 7 (3.03%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.30%) Firmware
9 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (5.19%) SCCM
2 3 (1.30%) WSUS
3 2 (0.87%) Cacti
3 2 (0.87%) Icinga
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.43%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 104 (45.02%) Cisco
2 43 (18.61%) Microsoft
3 35 (15.15%) Palo Alto
4 22 (9.52%) Juniper
4 22 (9.52%) VMware
5 18 (7.79%) F5
6 16 (6.93%) Meraki
7 14 (6.06%) CheckPoint
8 13 (5.63%) HP
8 13 (5.63%) Nokia
9 11 (4.76%) Aruba
10 10 (4.33%) Forcepoint
10 10 (4.33%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.90%) Huawei
11 9 (3.90%) Oracle
12 7 (3.03%) Citrix
12 7 (3.03%) NetApp
13 6 (2.60%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.60%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.60%) Veeam