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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 195 195 189
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 22 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 2.21% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 11
Average salary £31,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.04%
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
768 814 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.34% 15.62% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 659 706 730
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% -4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 15 £32,500 +9.24% 3
Dudley - 7 £29,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £52,500 - 1
Worcestershire -4 1 £50,000 +75.43%
Warwickshire - 1 £42,000 -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (65.96%) Cisco
2 25 (53.19%) Firewall
3 24 (51.06%) LAN
4 23 (48.94%) WAN
5 19 (40.43%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (40.43%) VLAN
6 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
6 18 (38.30%) Data Centre
7 17 (36.17%) VPN
7 17 (36.17%) VoIP
7 17 (36.17%) CCNP
8 16 (34.04%) OSPF
8 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
8 16 (34.04%) VMware
9 15 (31.91%) BGP
9 15 (31.91%) MPLS
9 15 (31.91%) Windows
9 15 (31.91%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (27.66%) DNS
11 12 (25.53%) Wireless
11 12 (25.53%) Degree
11 12 (25.53%) Load Balancing
11 12 (25.53%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (25.53%) HSRP
12 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
12 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
13 10 (21.28%) CCNA
13 10 (21.28%) SAN
13 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
1 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (10.64%) IIS
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.26%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (53.19%) Firewall
2 24 (51.06%) LAN
3 23 (48.94%) WAN
4 19 (40.43%) VLAN
5 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
6 17 (36.17%) VPN
6 17 (36.17%) VoIP
7 16 (34.04%) OSPF
8 15 (31.91%) BGP
8 15 (31.91%) MPLS
8 15 (31.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (27.66%) DNS
10 12 (25.53%) Wireless
10 12 (25.53%) HSRP
10 12 (25.53%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (21.28%) SAN
12 8 (17.02%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (14.89%) Wireshark
13 7 (14.89%) Spanning Tree
13 7 (14.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (8.51%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Network Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Telecoms Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Network Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Field Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) IT Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) GIS
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.51%) VxWorks
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.38%) Linux
6 3 (6.38%) UNIX
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Load Balancing
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Network Architecture
3 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.89%) High Availability
4 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.51%) Validation
5 4 (8.51%) UML
5 4 (8.51%) Requirements Management
5 4 (8.51%) Coaching
6 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.38%) Network Management
6 3 (6.38%) Time Management
6 3 (6.38%) B2B
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) C
2 4 (8.51%) C++
3 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (36.17%) CCNP
3 12 (25.53%) Degree
4 10 (21.28%) CCNA
5 6 (12.77%) CCDP
5 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
5 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) IEC 61508
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
2 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) XenServer
3 3 (6.38%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Nagios
2 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Cisco
2 16 (34.04%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) Juniper
4 5 (10.64%) NetApp
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.51%) Symantec
6 3 (6.38%) Brocade
6 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.38%) WatchGuard
6 3 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.38%) F5
7 2 (4.26%) AVG
7 2 (4.26%) Aruba
7 2 (4.26%) EMC
7 2 (4.26%) Apple
7 2 (4.26%) Avaya
7 2 (4.26%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.26%) Kaspersky
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