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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 124 114 130
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 8 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.55% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 3.25% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 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 £37,500 £37,500
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
415 338 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.46% 16.98% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 380 281 284
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
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
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 31 July 2015.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (69.57%) LAN
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) VLAN
3 14 (60.87%) VPN
4 13 (56.52%) WAN
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%) Wireless
7 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
7 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (34.78%) VoIP
8 8 (34.78%) DNS
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) Citrix
9 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
9 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
10 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
10 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (26.09%) Wireshark

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) VLAN
3 14 (60.87%) VPN
4 13 (56.52%) WAN
4 13 (56.52%) OSPF
4 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
4 13 (56.52%) Firewall
5 11 (47.83%) BGP
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (47.83%) MPLS
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (47.83%) HSRP
6 9 (39.13%) Wireless
7 8 (34.78%) VoIP
7 8 (34.78%) DNS
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
9 6 (26.09%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (26.09%) PPP
9 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Network Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Technician
4 2 (8.70%) IT Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Technician
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 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 6 (26.09%) High Availability
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Network Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.35%) Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security
7 1 (4.35%) Data Management
7 1 (4.35%) Network Design
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) B2B
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Email Management
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
2 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
6 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
3 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 4 (17.39%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) SonicWALL
5 3 (13.04%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) EMC
6 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 2 (8.70%) Symantec
6 2 (8.70%) Sophos
6 2 (8.70%) Kaspersky
6 2 (8.70%) Veeam
6 2 (8.70%) AVG
7 1 (4.35%) Brocade
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago