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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 197 208 181
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 13 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 0.88% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 7
Average salary £27,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% +21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
879 904 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.34% 16.24% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 723 763 735
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £57,500
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
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 1 August 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
(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 +20 10 £27,000 -29.87% 2
Staffordshire - 2 £22,500 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) LAN
2 13 (41.94%) WAN
2 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
3 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
4 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 8
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (29.03%) Wireless
6 8 (25.81%) Firewall
6 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
6 8 (25.81%) Perforce
6 8 (25.81%) Embedded C
6 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
6 8 (25.81%) VPN
6 8 (25.81%) PVCS
6 8 (25.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (25.81%) C
6 8 (25.81%) C++
6 8 (25.81%) .NET
6 8 (25.81%) MFC
7 7 (22.58%) CRM
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco
7 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
8 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (19.35%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (9.68%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.13%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) LAN
1 13 (41.94%) WAN
2 9 (29.03%) Wireless
3 8 (25.81%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
3 8 (25.81%) VPN
4 6 (19.35%) DHCP
5 5 (16.13%) SAN
6 4 (12.90%) Internet
7 3 (9.68%) VLAN
8 2 (6.45%) DNS
9 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.23%) VoIP
9 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) PVCS
1 8 (25.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
1 6 (19.35%) Electronics
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Sales Executive
2 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
1 8 (25.81%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
2 10 (32.26%) Windows 8
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) CRM
2 6 (19.35%) System Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) B2B
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Embedded C
1 8 (25.81%) C
1 8 (25.81%) C++
2 6 (19.35%) VB
3 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CCNP
1 2 (6.45%) CCNA
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.23%) XenServer
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
2 4 (12.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.23%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Perforce
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 6 (19.35%) Symantec
4 6 (19.35%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Meraki
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) CA
6 1 (3.23%) CommVault
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Dell KACE
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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