The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 122 115 107
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 0.51% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% 3.21% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 2
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +43.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £35,000 £23,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Wi-Fi
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
315 280 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.12% 15.73% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 272 256 259
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) VLAN
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 8 (50.00%) SLA
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
5 7 (43.75%) VMware ESX
5 7 (43.75%) VPN
5 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) Citrix
6 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 6 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (37.50%) XenApp
6 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (37.50%) SonicWALL
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (25.00%) IPsec
8 4 (25.00%) SSL
8 4 (25.00%) CCNA
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) VLAN
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 7 (43.75%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) IPsec
5 4 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) VoIP
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) PABX
8 1 (6.25%) DMZ
8 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Service Desk Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
4 6 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCVP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
2 7 (43.75%) VMware ESX
3 6 (37.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) SonicWALL
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Aruba
4 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 2 (12.50%) Remedy
4 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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