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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 117 129 130
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.36% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 1.02% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -29.87%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
386 391 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.78% 17.68% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 354 309 326
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 18 (72.00%) VMware
2 17 (68.00%) VLAN
2 17 (68.00%) LAN
3 16 (64.00%) Cisco
4 15 (60.00%) VPN
5 13 (52.00%) WAN
5 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (52.00%) Windows
5 13 (52.00%) Firewall
6 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (44.00%) HSRP
7 11 (44.00%) BGP
7 11 (44.00%) MPLS
7 11 (44.00%) OSPF
7 11 (44.00%) Wireless
8 10 (40.00%) VMware ESX
8 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (40.00%) CCNP
8 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (32.00%) Citrix
9 8 (32.00%) DNS
9 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
9 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (28.00%) VoIP
10 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) LAN
1 17 (68.00%) VLAN
2 15 (60.00%) VPN
3 13 (52.00%) WAN
3 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (52.00%) Firewall
4 11 (44.00%) Wireless
4 11 (44.00%) MPLS
4 11 (44.00%) OSPF
4 11 (44.00%) BGP
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (44.00%) HSRP
5 8 (32.00%) DNS
6 7 (28.00%) VoIP
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (24.00%) Wireshark
7 6 (24.00%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
7 6 (24.00%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Network Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Network Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) IT Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support
4 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
1 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (24.00%) High Availability
2 5 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Email Management
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.00%) Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (40.00%) CCNP
2 6 (24.00%) CCDP
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) CCNA
4 4 (16.00%) CCVP
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (24.00%) XenApp
5 2 (8.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) VMware
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) Citrix
5 6 (24.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (8.00%) Kaspersky
6 2 (8.00%) Veeam
6 2 (8.00%) AVG
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) Sophos
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.00%) F5