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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 132 126 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.044% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.86% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% -48.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.05%
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
411 350 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.03% 16.29% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 324 318 277
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (58.33%) CRM
1 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
1 7 (58.33%) Wireless
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) L2TP
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Sales Executive
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) Sophos
2 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky
2 1 (8.33%) Kaseya
2 1 (8.33%) AVG
2 1 (8.33%) Ruckus Wireless