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 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 200 201 197
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 25 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 1.57% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 12
Average salary £32,250 £27,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £27,000 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
898 894 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.33% 16.56% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 808 732 799
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -10 8 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Staffordshire +12 7 £65,000 +188.88% 2
Worcestershire - 3 £20,000 -
Solihull +17 2 £31,250 - 1
Coventry - 2 £60,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £24,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £36,500 -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (69.09%) Cisco
2 32 (58.18%) LAN
3 31 (56.36%) WAN
4 28 (50.91%) VPN
5 27 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (45.45%) TCP/IP
7 24 (43.64%) CCNP
7 24 (43.64%) Firewall
8 23 (41.82%) VLAN
9 21 (38.18%) VMware
9 21 (38.18%) OSPF
10 20 (36.36%) Data Centre
11 19 (34.55%) BGP
11 19 (34.55%) CCNA
11 19 (34.55%) Wireless
12 17 (30.91%) MPLS
12 17 (30.91%) DNS
12 17 (30.91%) VoIP
12 17 (30.91%) Windows
13 15 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (25.45%) Citrix
14 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
15 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
15 12 (21.82%) HSRP
15 12 (21.82%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (20.00%) EIGRP
16 11 (20.00%) Degree
16 11 (20.00%) Load Balancing
17 10 (18.18%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.64%) Lync
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (58.18%) LAN
2 31 (56.36%) WAN
3 28 (50.91%) VPN
4 25 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 24 (43.64%) Firewall
6 23 (41.82%) VLAN
7 21 (38.18%) OSPF
8 19 (34.55%) BGP
8 19 (34.55%) Wireless
9 17 (30.91%) MPLS
9 17 (30.91%) DNS
9 17 (30.91%) VoIP
10 15 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (21.82%) HSRP
11 12 (21.82%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (20.00%) EIGRP
13 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (12.73%) Spanning Tree
14 7 (12.73%) Wireshark
14 7 (12.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Network Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Telecoms Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.27%) IT Support
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Technician
6 2 (3.64%) IT Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Network Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (1.82%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.82%) CSS
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.82%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.82%) GIS
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.45%) Linux
5 3 (5.45%) UNIX
5 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.64%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (16.36%) Network Architecture
2 9 (16.36%) Project Management
3 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
3 8 (14.55%) ITIL
4 7 (12.73%) High Availability
5 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.27%) Change Management
7 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.27%) Network Management
7 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.27%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.64%) B2B
9 2 (3.64%) UML
9 2 (3.64%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Validation
9 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (3.64%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) C
3 2 (3.64%) C++
4 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (43.64%) CCNP
3 19 (34.55%) CCNA
4 11 (20.00%) Degree
5 6 (10.91%) CCDP
5 6 (10.91%) CCVP
6 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.55%) VMware ESX
2 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.09%) XenApp
4 3 (5.45%) XenServer
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Cisco
2 21 (38.18%) VMware
3 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.45%) Citrix
4 5 (9.09%) Juniper
5 4 (7.27%) HP
5 4 (7.27%) Brocade
5 4 (7.27%) Fortinet
5 4 (7.27%) SonicWALL
5 4 (7.27%) F5
6 3 (5.45%) Sophos
6 3 (5.45%) Siemens
6 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.45%) Symantec
7 2 (3.64%) Mitel
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) NetApp
7 2 (3.64%) Avaya
7 2 (3.64%) AVG
7 2 (3.64%) Kaspersky
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
EE
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago