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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 112 109 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 15 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 0.58% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 3.82% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Average salary £31,250 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.74% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £27,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
412 288 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.21% 15.08% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 367 245 278
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (73.91%) LAN
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) VPN
3 14 (60.87%) WAN
3 14 (60.87%) VLAN
4 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
4 13 (56.52%) Firewall
4 13 (56.52%) OSPF
5 11 (47.83%) BGP
5 11 (47.83%) MPLS
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (47.83%) HSRP
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (43.48%) CCNP
6 10 (43.48%) Windows
7 9 (39.13%) VoIP
7 9 (39.13%) DNS
7 9 (39.13%) Wireless
7 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
7 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
9 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
9 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
9 6 (26.09%) PPP
9 6 (26.09%) CCDP
9 6 (26.09%) ITIL

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (26.09%) MS Exchange
1 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) WAN
2 14 (60.87%) VPN
2 14 (60.87%) VLAN
3 13 (56.52%) OSPF
3 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
3 13 (56.52%) Firewall
4 11 (47.83%) BGP
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (47.83%) MPLS
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (47.83%) HSRP
5 9 (39.13%) Wireless
5 9 (39.13%) DNS
5 9 (39.13%) VoIP
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
7 6 (26.09%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (26.09%) PPP
7 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Network Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) IT Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
2 6 (26.09%) High Availability
3 5 (21.74%) Network Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Email Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.35%) Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security
7 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.35%) Data Management
7 1 (4.35%) Network Design
7 1 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CCNP
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCDP
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
5 3 (13.04%) CCVP
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) XenServer
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) NetApp
5 3 (13.04%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) EMC
6 2 (8.70%) Symantec
6 2 (8.70%) Sophos
6 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
6 2 (8.70%) Kaspersky
6 2 (8.70%) Veeam
6 2 (8.70%) AVG
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Brocade
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint