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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 116 105 115
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 16 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.89% 0.48% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.11% 3.52% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 4
Average salary £32,500 £29,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% -13.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,550 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,750 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
313 256 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.48% 13.67% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 264 232 261
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,275 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 29 May 2015.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 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%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) LAN
2 16 (69.57%) Firewall
3 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 15 (65.22%) VLAN
4 13 (56.52%) OSPF
4 13 (56.52%) WAN
5 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
5 12 (52.17%) VPN
6 11 (47.83%) MPLS
6 11 (47.83%) BGP
6 11 (47.83%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (47.83%) HSRP
6 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (43.48%) VoIP
7 10 (43.48%) Windows
8 9 (39.13%) DNS
8 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
9 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (34.78%) CCNP
9 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
9 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (30.43%) Wireless
10 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
10 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) LAN
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) VLAN
3 13 (56.52%) OSPF
3 13 (56.52%) WAN
4 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
4 12 (52.17%) VPN
5 11 (47.83%) MPLS
5 11 (47.83%) BGP
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (47.83%) HSRP
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (43.48%) VoIP
7 9 (39.13%) DNS
8 7 (30.43%) Wireless
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (26.09%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
9 6 (26.09%) SAN
9 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Network Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Network Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Field Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) 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 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) 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%) High Availability
2 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) B2B
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Web Design
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CCNP
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCDP
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) CCNA
6 1 (4.35%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
3 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) NetApp
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) AVG
6 2 (8.70%) Kaspersky
6 2 (8.70%) WatchGuard
6 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
6 2 (8.70%) Sophos
6 2 (8.70%) Symantec
6 2 (8.70%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Brocade
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam
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