The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 181 181 199
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 23 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.25% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% 1.45% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 4
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,700 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £39,650
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -18.12%
Wi-Fi
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
769 759 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.41% 17.57% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 683 593 685
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the West Midlands region.

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 11 £35,000 +75.00% 1
Staffordshire +9 6 £28,750 +15.00%
Herefordshire -2 2 £19,500 -56.66%
Solihull - 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -9 1 £34,000 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (70.97%) Firewall
2 18 (58.06%) WAN
3 17 (54.84%) Windows
4 16 (51.61%) LAN
4 16 (51.61%) SAN
5 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
5 15 (48.39%) Cisco
6 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
7 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
8 12 (38.71%) VMware
8 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
10 10 (32.26%) CCNA
11 9 (29.03%) CCNP
11 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
12 8 (25.81%) VLAN
12 8 (25.81%) VoIP
12 8 (25.81%) ITIL
13 7 (22.58%) SQL
13 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
13 7 (22.58%) VPN
13 7 (22.58%) DNS
13 7 (22.58%) NetApp
14 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (19.35%) Juniper

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2013
1 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (19.35%) IIS
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) Firewall
2 18 (58.06%) WAN
3 16 (51.61%) LAN
3 16 (51.61%) SAN
4 8 (25.81%) VLAN
4 8 (25.81%) VoIP
5 7 (22.58%) VPN
5 7 (22.58%) DNS
6 5 (16.13%) Internet
7 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
8 2 (6.45%) OSPF
8 2 (6.45%) Wireless
8 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.45%) PABX
9 1 (3.23%) DHCP
9 1 (3.23%) IPsec
9 1 (3.23%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Field Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Network Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Technician
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) VxWorks
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Time Management
3 5 (16.13%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.68%) B2B
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) UML
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Matrix Management
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Network Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C
2 2 (6.45%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNA
3 9 (29.03%) CCNP
4 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.45%) MCITP
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) MCSA
7 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
2 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
4 5 (16.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Nagios
2 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) NetApp
4 6 (19.35%) Juniper
5 5 (16.13%) WatchGuard
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix
7 3 (9.68%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) Apple
8 2 (6.45%) F5
8 2 (6.45%) Brocade
8 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.23%) Kaspersky
9 1 (3.23%) Kaseya
9 1 (3.23%) AVG
9 1 (3.23%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (3.23%) HP
9 1 (3.23%) EMC
9 1 (3.23%) Sophos
Worcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Kenilworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago