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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 191 175 203
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 28 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.35% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 2.22% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 3
Average salary £40,000 £36,875 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.47% +47.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £45,000 £30,200
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
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
784 766 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.75% 15.59% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 662 663 750
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -5 13 £32,500 +38.29% 3
Dudley - 6 £29,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £52,500 -
Warwickshire -8 4 £42,000 -
Worcestershire 0 3 £48,750 +71.05%
Solihull - 2 £40,000 -
Coventry -26 1 £24,000 -46.66%
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (62.00%) Cisco
2 28 (56.00%) Firewall
3 24 (48.00%) LAN
4 23 (46.00%) WAN
5 19 (38.00%) VLAN
6 18 (36.00%) Telecoms
6 18 (36.00%) VMware
6 18 (36.00%) Windows
6 18 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (34.00%) VoIP
8 16 (32.00%) CCNP
9 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 15 (30.00%) VPN
10 14 (28.00%) DNS
10 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
10 14 (28.00%) OSPF
10 14 (28.00%) Hyper-V
10 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (26.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (26.00%) MPLS
11 13 (26.00%) BGP
12 12 (24.00%) SAN
12 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
12 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (24.00%) Degree
13 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
13 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (22.00%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (14.00%) IIS
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (56.00%) Firewall
2 24 (48.00%) LAN
3 23 (46.00%) WAN
4 19 (38.00%) VLAN
5 17 (34.00%) VoIP
6 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (30.00%) VPN
7 14 (28.00%) DNS
7 14 (28.00%) OSPF
8 13 (26.00%) BGP
8 13 (26.00%) MPLS
8 13 (26.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (24.00%) SAN
10 11 (22.00%) Wireless
11 10 (20.00%) HSRP
11 10 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (14.00%) Ethernet
13 6 (12.00%) PPP
13 6 (12.00%) EIGRP
13 6 (12.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (36.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Network Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Field Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.00%) IT Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.00%) VxWorks
5 4 (8.00%) Linux
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.00%) UNIX
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (16.00%) ITIL
3 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.00%) Network Architecture
4 6 (12.00%) High Availability
5 5 (10.00%) Time Management
5 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.00%) Requirements Management
6 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.00%) UML
6 4 (8.00%) Validation
6 4 (8.00%) Coaching
7 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.00%) Network Management
7 3 (6.00%) B2B
7 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) C
2 4 (8.00%) C++
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (32.00%) CCNP
3 12 (24.00%) Degree
4 10 (20.00%) CCNA
5 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) CCDP
7 2 (4.00%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) IEC 61508
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.00%) XenApp
4 2 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Nagios
2 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Cisco
2 18 (36.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.00%) Citrix
3 7 (14.00%) NetApp
4 5 (10.00%) Symantec
4 5 (10.00%) WatchGuard
4 5 (10.00%) Juniper
5 3 (6.00%) Brocade
5 3 (6.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (6.00%) F5
5 3 (6.00%) Apple
5 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) EMC
6 2 (4.00%) Avaya
6 2 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (4.00%) Kaspersky
6 2 (4.00%) Aruba
6 2 (4.00%) Sophos
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago