Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 221 200
Rank change year-on-year +11 -21 +11
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 108 109 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.11% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.11% 7.40% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 75 118 121
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -16.67% +23.53%
10th Percentile £24,450 £27,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £56,375 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 1,518 1,472 1,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.06% 15.05% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,035 1,175 1,451
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +28 76 £52,500 +50.00% 5
Worcestershire +27 11 £32,411 -18.97% 2
Warwickshire +5 9 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Herefordshire +29 3 £45,000 +30.43%
Dudley - 2 £23,000 -
Staffordshire -8 1 - -
Coventry -19 1 £62,500 +35.87%
Wolverhampton -19 1 £26,000 -20.00%
Brierley Hill - 1 - -
Wireless
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 70 (64.81%) Cisco
2 66 (61.11%) WAN
3 58 (53.70%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (47.22%) LAN
4 51 (47.22%) Firewall
5 49 (45.37%) CCNP
6 46 (42.59%) VMware
7 42 (38.89%) HP
7 42 (38.89%) ITIL
8 41 (37.96%) Load Balancing
8 41 (37.96%) SolarWinds
8 41 (37.96%) F5
9 40 (37.04%) Presales
10 39 (36.11%) Meraki
10 39 (36.11%) Data Centre
10 39 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
12 34 (31.48%) VPN
13 32 (29.63%) Juniper
13 32 (29.63%) Cisco Wireless
14 29 (26.85%) VLAN
15 28 (25.93%) MPLS
16 27 (25.00%) CheckPoint
17 26 (24.07%) CCNA
17 26 (24.07%) Windows
18 23 (21.30%) CCDP
19 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
20 20 (18.52%) Network Security
20 20 (18.52%) Aruba
20 20 (18.52%) SIEM

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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (61.11%) WAN
2 51 (47.22%) Firewall
2 51 (47.22%) LAN
3 34 (31.48%) VPN
4 32 (29.63%) Cisco Wireless
5 29 (26.85%) VLAN
6 28 (25.93%) MPLS
7 20 (18.52%) Network Security
7 20 (18.52%) WLAN
8 19 (17.59%) OSPF
9 17 (15.74%) Cisco Firepower
9 17 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (15.74%) TACACS
10 16 (14.81%) Cisco ISE
11 14 (12.96%) VoIP
12 13 (12.04%) DHCP
12 13 (12.04%) Internet
13 11 (10.19%) DNS
13 11 (10.19%) Software-Defined Networking
14 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (14.81%) Retail
2 10 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.70%) Finance
5 2 (1.85%) French Language
5 2 (1.85%) German Language
5 2 (1.85%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.85%) Russian Language
5 2 (1.85%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Architect
2 22 (20.37%) Consultant
2 22 (20.37%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (17.59%) Network Architect
4 17 (15.74%) Cisco Consultant
4 17 (15.74%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 17 (15.74%) Network Consultant
4 17 (15.74%) Network Engineer
4 17 (15.74%) Presales Solution Architect
5 16 (14.81%) Network Security Architect
5 16 (14.81%) Security Architect
5 16 (14.81%) Security Solutions Architect
6 9 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) IT Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) IT Support
8 7 (6.48%) Presales Consultant
9 6 (5.56%) Cisco Presales Consultant
9 6 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) COM
2 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 39 (36.11%) Data Centre
2 17 (15.74%) Driving Licence
3 16 (14.81%) FlexPod
4 6 (5.56%) EPoS
5 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.63%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.78%) CCTV
7 3 (2.78%) Fintech
7 3 (2.78%) PDA
7 3 (2.78%) PKI
8 2 (1.85%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.85%) EMV
9 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.93%) CMDB
9 1 (0.93%) iPad
9 1 (0.93%) iPhone
9 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.07%) Windows
2 14 (12.96%) Linux
3 8 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.70%) Android
7 3 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.93%) Unix
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.89%) ITIL
2 41 (37.96%) Load Balancing
3 40 (37.04%) Presales
4 20 (18.52%) SIEM
5 18 (16.67%) Network Management
6 17 (15.74%) Network Architecture
7 16 (14.81%) Application Performance Management
7 16 (14.81%) Converged Infrastructure
7 16 (14.81%) DNA
7 16 (14.81%) ITIL V3
7 16 (14.81%) Migration
7 16 (14.81%) Performance Management
7 16 (14.81%) Security Management
7 16 (14.81%) Value Proposition
8 13 (12.04%) Service Delivery
9 12 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 9 (8.33%) Project Management
11 8 (7.41%) Change Management
11 8 (7.41%) Logistics
12 7 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.26%) SQL
2 4 (3.70%) VB
3 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.78%) VBScript
4 2 (1.85%) C
5 1 (0.93%) C#
5 1 (0.93%) C++
5 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (53.70%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (45.37%) CCNP
3 26 (24.07%) CCNA
4 23 (21.30%) CCDP
5 17 (15.74%) CCIE
6 8 (7.41%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (4.63%) MCP
7 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.85%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.85%) MCSA
8 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.85%) SCSE
8 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.85%) VCP5
8 2 (1.85%) VCP6
8 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.93%) CCIE Wireless
9 1 (0.93%) CCSP
9 1 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 39 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 16 (14.81%) VMware NSX
4 3 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.85%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 18 (16.67%) QRadar
2 17 (15.74%) WhatsUp Gold
3 16 (14.81%) CASB
3 16 (14.81%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.78%) Nessus
4 3 (2.78%) SCCM
4 3 (2.78%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.78%) WSUS
5 2 (1.85%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.93%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 70 (64.81%) Cisco
2 46 (42.59%) VMware
3 42 (38.89%) HP
4 41 (37.96%) F5
4 41 (37.96%) SolarWinds
5 39 (36.11%) Meraki
6 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
7 32 (29.63%) Juniper
8 27 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 20 (18.52%) Aruba
10 19 (17.59%) Tripwire
11 18 (16.67%) Infoblox
12 17 (15.74%) Fortinet
12 17 (15.74%) Sophos
13 16 (14.81%) McAfee
13 16 (14.81%) Palo Alto
13 16 (14.81%) Riverbed
14 4 (3.70%) MobileIron
14 4 (3.70%) Splunk
14 4 (3.70%) Symantec