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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 183 204 203
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 34 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 0.99% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 7
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £36,250 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
866 907 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.46% 16.81% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 777 737 780
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Staffordshire +7 8 £30,275 +34.55% 1
Birmingham +4 7 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Coventry - 7 £60,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £20,000 - 2
Herefordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Solihull - 2 £35,750 -
West Bromwich - 1 £24,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £36,500 -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (67.86%) LAN
2 34 (60.71%) WAN
3 30 (53.57%) VPN
3 30 (53.57%) Cisco
4 28 (50.00%) VMware
5 27 (48.21%) Firewall
6 25 (44.64%) VLAN
7 24 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 21 (37.50%) Windows
8 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (33.93%) CCNP
9 19 (33.93%) OSPF
10 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
10 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (30.36%) DNS
11 17 (30.36%) Wireless
12 16 (28.57%) BGP
12 16 (28.57%) Data Centre
13 15 (26.79%) CCNA
13 15 (26.79%) Citrix
14 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 14 (25.00%) MPLS
14 14 (25.00%) VoIP
15 12 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (21.43%) HSRP
15 12 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (19.64%) VMware ESX
16 11 (19.64%) EIGRP
17 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
17 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (67.86%) LAN
2 34 (60.71%) WAN
3 30 (53.57%) VPN
4 27 (48.21%) Firewall
5 25 (44.64%) VLAN
6 24 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 19 (33.93%) OSPF
8 17 (30.36%) DNS
8 17 (30.36%) Wireless
9 16 (28.57%) BGP
10 14 (25.00%) VoIP
10 14 (25.00%) MPLS
11 12 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (21.43%) HSRP
12 11 (19.64%) EIGRP
13 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (14.29%) DMZ
15 7 (12.50%) DHCP
15 7 (12.50%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Architect
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 7 (12.50%) IT Support
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) IT Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Network Support
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Technician
8 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.36%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (5.36%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.79%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
1 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
2 9 (16.07%) Project Management
3 8 (14.29%) ITIL
3 8 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 7 (12.50%) High Availability
5 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (10.71%) Change Management
6 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.93%) Resource Management
7 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.36%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
8 3 (5.36%) Network Management
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.79%) Coaching
9 1 (1.79%) Application Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.79%) VBA
3 1 (1.79%) C
3 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (33.93%) CCNP
3 15 (26.79%) CCNA
4 9 (16.07%) Degree
5 6 (10.71%) CCDP
6 5 (8.93%) CCVP
7 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 4 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (19.64%) VMware ESX
4 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
5 7 (12.50%) XenApp
6 3 (5.36%) vSphere
7 2 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Cisco
2 28 (50.00%) VMware
3 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 15 (26.79%) Citrix
5 6 (10.71%) SonicWALL
6 5 (8.93%) Sophos
6 5 (8.93%) Juniper
7 4 (7.14%) F5
8 3 (5.36%) Splunk
8 3 (5.36%) Brocade
8 3 (5.36%) Fortinet
8 3 (5.36%) Siemens
8 3 (5.36%) HP
9 2 (3.57%) EMC
9 2 (3.57%) Symantec
9 2 (3.57%) Kaspersky
9 2 (3.57%) Veeam
9 2 (3.57%) AVG
9 2 (3.57%) NetApp
10 1 (1.79%) Riverbed
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