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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 116 100 114
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.27% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.55% 1.37% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £31,250 £23,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.97% -25.39%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -14.28%
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
275 291 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.25% 19.56% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 245 248 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 March 2015.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco
4 7 (50.00%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) SAN
5 6 (42.86%) NetApp
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) VoIP
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (35.71%) VLAN
6 5 (35.71%) Retail

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
1 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (35.71%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) SAN
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) VoIP
4 5 (35.71%) VLAN
4 5 (35.71%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 1 (7.14%) PABX
6 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Field Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
1 5 (35.71%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Network Management
2 1 (7.14%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) B2B
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCDP
3 1 (7.14%) VCP4
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) NetApp
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) WatchGuard
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Brocade
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet