The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 184 195 188
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 16 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.040% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 0.24% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 5
Average salary £41,250 £24,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -41.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £19,350 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,150 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
746 831 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.14% 16.58% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 641 700 560
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Wi-Fi
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 9 £45,000 - 2
Birmingham +8 6 £23,500 -25.39%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
3 12 (44.44%) Cisco
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
4 11 (40.74%) WAN
5 10 (37.04%) Firewall
5 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (33.33%) LAN
7 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
7 8 (29.63%) MS Office
8 7 (25.93%) PVCS
8 7 (25.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (25.93%) C
8 7 (25.93%) C++
8 7 (25.93%) .NET
8 7 (25.93%) MFC
8 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
8 7 (25.93%) VPN
8 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
8 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
8 7 (25.93%) Perforce
9 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
9 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (40.74%) MS Exchange
1 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (14.81%) Lync
4 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (11.11%) IIS
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) WAN
2 10 (37.04%) Firewall
3 9 (33.33%) LAN
4 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
4 7 (25.93%) VPN
5 6 (22.22%) Internet
6 4 (14.81%) Wireless
7 3 (11.11%) VLAN
7 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) SSL
8 1 (3.70%) SAN
8 1 (3.70%) PBX
8 1 (3.70%) VoIP
8 1 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) PVCS
1 7 (25.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (18.52%) Electronics
1 5 (18.52%) Banking
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Support Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Manager
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
1 7 (25.93%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
1 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
6 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
1 5 (18.52%) System Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C
1 7 (25.93%) C++
1 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
2 5 (18.52%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CCNA
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 2 (7.41%) XenApp
5 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (18.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Perforce
4 5 (18.52%) Symantec
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Meraki
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Google
Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k+ Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension & Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Burntwood, Staffordshire
TechCare Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago