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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 172 156
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 65 73 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.28% 1.20% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 8.17% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 58 57 60
Median salary £35,750 £42,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.88% +46.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 780 893 875
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.31% 14.65% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 611 709 780
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +3 31 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Warwickshire +10 9 £35,000 -16.66%
Staffordshire - 9 £32,500 - 3
Coventry -2 6 £55,000 +83.33%
Worcestershire -3 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Shropshire +12 4 £55,000 +62.96% 3
Wolverhampton - 2 £29,250 - 1
Walsall - 1 £36,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £34,500 -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 83 (74.77%) Cisco
2 61 (54.95%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (50.45%) CCNA
4 51 (45.95%) Firewall
5 50 (45.05%) CCNP
6 47 (42.34%) WAN
7 44 (39.64%) LAN
8 34 (30.63%) VPN
9 31 (27.93%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (27.93%) SolarWinds
10 29 (26.13%) VMware
11 28 (25.23%) Windows
12 26 (23.42%) MPLS
13 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
14 21 (18.92%) Wi-Fi
14 21 (18.92%) Aruba
15 20 (18.02%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (18.02%) Presales
15 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
15 20 (18.02%) BGP
15 20 (18.02%) TCP/IP
15 20 (18.02%) HP
15 20 (18.02%) ITIL
16 18 (16.22%) VLAN
16 18 (16.22%) Data Centre
17 17 (15.32%) Hyper-V
17 17 (15.32%) CheckPoint
17 17 (15.32%) WLAN
18 16 (14.41%) DHCP
18 16 (14.41%) SNMP

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 (6.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.80%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.31%) Office 365
3 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (45.95%) Firewall
2 47 (42.34%) WAN
3 44 (39.64%) LAN
4 34 (30.63%) VPN
5 31 (27.93%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (23.42%) MPLS
7 21 (18.92%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (18.02%) BGP
8 20 (18.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (18.02%) TCP/IP
9 18 (16.22%) VLAN
10 17 (15.32%) WLAN
11 16 (14.41%) DHCP
11 16 (14.41%) OSPF
11 16 (14.41%) SNMP
12 15 (13.51%) DNS
13 13 (11.71%) Ethernet
13 13 (11.71%) TACACS
14 12 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (10.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.90%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (13.51%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Automotive
3 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.70%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.70%) Electronics
6 2 (1.80%) Billing
6 2 (1.80%) Retail
7 1 (0.90%) German Language
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (46.85%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 12 (10.81%) Network Support
3 12 (10.81%) Project Engineer
4 11 (9.91%) Network Support Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Wireless Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Consultant
7 8 (7.21%) Network Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Network Support
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Support Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Implementation Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Switch Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Design Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) 802.1X
2 7 (6.31%) Middleware
3 1 (0.90%) .NET
3 1 (0.90%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.31%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (4.50%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.80%) Fintech
7 2 (1.80%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.90%) EPoS
8 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.23%) Windows
2 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.71%) Linux
4 9 (8.11%) Android
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.31%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.31%) Unix
5 7 (6.31%) VyOS
5 7 (6.31%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.70%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.80%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) ITIL
1 20 (18.02%) Presales
2 16 (14.41%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (9.91%) Service Delivery
4 10 (9.01%) Project Management
5 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 9 (8.11%) Network Design
5 9 (8.11%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (7.21%) Network Management
7 7 (6.31%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (6.31%) Process Management
8 6 (5.41%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.50%) Change Control
9 5 (4.50%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (4.50%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (4.50%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.50%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.50%) Release Management
9 5 (4.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.71%) C
2 7 (6.31%) C#
2 7 (6.31%) C++
3 6 (5.41%) Java
4 3 (2.70%) Python
4 3 (2.70%) SQL
5 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.90%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (54.95%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (50.45%) CCNA
3 50 (45.05%) CCNP
4 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (11.71%) MCSE
6 12 (10.81%) Degree
7 6 (5.41%) MCP
8 5 (4.50%) CCDP
8 5 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (4.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.60%) CCDA
9 4 (3.60%) CISMP
9 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.70%) CCSP
10 3 (2.70%) CWNA
10 3 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.70%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.80%) CCIE
11 2 (1.80%) CCSA
11 2 (1.80%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) SLA
2 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.80%) QA
4 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.90%) GDPR
5 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (15.32%) Hyper-V
2 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.50%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.70%) pfSense
6 1 (0.90%) Firmware
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (6.31%) Nagios
2 5 (4.50%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.60%) WMI
4 3 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.80%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (74.77%) Cisco
2 31 (27.93%) SolarWinds
3 29 (26.13%) VMware
4 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
5 21 (18.92%) Aruba
6 20 (18.02%) HP
7 17 (15.32%) CheckPoint
8 12 (10.81%) Palo Alto
9 10 (9.01%) Brocade
10 8 (7.21%) Meraki
11 7 (6.31%) Aerohive Networks
11 7 (6.31%) Extreme Networks
11 7 (6.31%) Fortinet
11 7 (6.31%) Juniper
11 7 (6.31%) Motorola
11 7 (6.31%) Oracle
11 7 (6.31%) ProCurve
11 7 (6.31%) SonicWALL
11 7 (6.31%) Ubiquiti
12 6 (5.41%) AirMagnet
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + £26,000-£30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago