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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 207 185 224
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +39
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 30 35 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.65% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.20% 4.35% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 5
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
938 805 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.27% 14.99% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 719 697 779
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,395
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -18 15 £33,000 +1.53% 3
Staffordshire +1 5 £45,000 +57.61%
Warwickshire +5 3 £40,000 +9.58%
Dudley - 1 £32,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 40 (57.14%) Firewall
2 35 (50.00%) Cisco
3 31 (44.29%) Windows
4 30 (42.86%) CCNA
4 30 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (40.00%) LAN
5 28 (40.00%) WAN
6 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 22 (31.43%) CCNP
7 22 (31.43%) VLAN
8 21 (30.00%) VPN
8 21 (30.00%) VoIP
9 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 18 (25.71%) VMware
10 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
11 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
12 15 (21.43%) DNS
12 15 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (21.43%) Windows 8
13 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 13 (18.57%) Hyper-V
14 13 (18.57%) SLA
15 11 (15.71%) Citrix
15 11 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (15.71%) CheckPoint
15 11 (15.71%) Windows XP
16 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
16 10 (14.29%) VMware ESX
16 10 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.71%) SAS
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) CMS
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (57.14%) Firewall
2 28 (40.00%) LAN
2 28 (40.00%) WAN
3 22 (31.43%) VLAN
4 21 (30.00%) VoIP
4 21 (30.00%) VPN
5 15 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (21.43%) DNS
6 8 (11.43%) SAN
6 8 (11.43%) Wireless
7 7 (10.00%) DHCP
7 7 (10.00%) Internet
7 7 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (10.00%) MPLS
8 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
9 5 (7.14%) Ethernet
9 5 (7.14%) IP Telephony
10 4 (5.71%) iSCSI
10 4 (5.71%) PBX
10 4 (5.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) GIS
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) JIRA
1 3 (4.29%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.43%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.71%) Automotive
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (18.57%) Consultant
3 9 (12.86%) Service Desk Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Service Desk Technician
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (5.71%) IT Technician
6 4 (5.71%) Network Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.29%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Implementation Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) IT Support
7 3 (4.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (4.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) CORBA
1 1 (1.43%) Middleware
1 1 (1.43%) Wayland
1 1 (1.43%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) iPhone
2 4 (5.71%) IVR
2 4 (5.71%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.29%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.86%) Verilog
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) CCTV
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) Economics
5 1 (1.43%) EPoS
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) Life Science
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.43%) PDA
5 1 (1.43%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Windows
2 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
3 15 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 11 (15.71%) Windows XP
5 10 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (10.00%) Linux
8 4 (5.71%) Android
8 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.43%) MeeGo
10 1 (1.43%) MVS
10 1 (1.43%) Tizen
10 1 (1.43%) Unix
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (10.00%) Data Privacy
3 7 (10.00%) ITIL
3 7 (10.00%) Network Design
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
4 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.71%) SIEM
5 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (4.29%) Coaching
6 3 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.29%) Migration
6 3 (4.29%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (4.29%) Presales
6 3 (4.29%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.29%) Service Management
6 3 (4.29%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (4.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) C
2 3 (4.29%) Embedded C
2 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.43%) C++
3 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (42.86%) CCNA
1 30 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (31.43%) CCNP
3 9 (12.86%) CCSA
4 7 (10.00%) CCSE
5 5 (7.14%) CCDA
5 5 (7.14%) CCDP
5 5 (7.14%) CCIE
5 5 (7.14%) CCIP
6 4 (5.71%) Degree
7 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.43%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.43%) MCITP
7 1 (1.43%) MCP
7 1 (1.43%) MCSA
7 1 (1.43%) MCSE
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) JTAG
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.57%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 10 (14.29%) XenApp
5 4 (5.71%) vSphere
6 2 (2.86%) Firmware
7 1 (1.43%) Postfix
7 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.86%) WSUS
3 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.43%) Nagios
3 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (50.00%) Cisco
2 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 18 (25.71%) VMware
4 11 (15.71%) CheckPoint
4 11 (15.71%) Citrix
5 10 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 10 (14.29%) SonicWALL
6 5 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.71%) Dell
7 4 (5.71%) Veeam
8 3 (4.29%) Avaya
8 3 (4.29%) HP
8 3 (4.29%) QNX
9 2 (2.86%) Acronis
9 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.86%) Sophos
10 1 (1.43%) AVG
10 1 (1.43%) F5
10 1 (1.43%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
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