The first table below looks at the demand for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 109 117 97
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.058% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 0.31% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £23,500 £31,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.39% -47.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
268 323 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.77% 18.57% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 238 259 216
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wi-Fi
West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Birmingham region.

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (62.50%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 5 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VPN

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki