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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 206 192 218
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 28 39 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.69% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.11% 4.47% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 7
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £63,250 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
899 873 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.71% 15.34% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 719 783 728
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Staffordshire +1 7 £45,000 +40.62%
Birmingham -21 7 £31,500 -3.07%
Warwickshire +15 4 £43,750 +19.86%
Worcestershire +10 1 £40,000 +100.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 55 (63.22%) Firewall
2 43 (49.43%) Windows
3 38 (43.68%) Cisco
4 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
5 33 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (37.93%) CCNA
6 32 (36.78%) VLAN
7 31 (35.63%) LAN
8 29 (33.33%) WAN
9 28 (32.18%) Hyper-V
10 26 (29.89%) CCNP
10 26 (29.89%) MS Exchange
10 26 (29.89%) VMware
10 26 (29.89%) Windows 8
11 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
11 25 (28.74%) SLA
12 23 (26.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2003
13 22 (25.29%) Windows XP
13 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (25.29%) Windows Server
14 21 (24.14%) VoIP
14 21 (24.14%) Windows 2000 Server
15 20 (22.99%) Citrix
16 19 (21.84%) DNS
17 18 (20.69%) VMware ESX
17 18 (20.69%) VPN
17 18 (20.69%) XenApp
17 18 (20.69%) SonicWALL

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 26 (29.89%) MS Exchange
2 22 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.60%) SAS
5 2 (2.30%) CMS
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.15%) Apache
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (63.22%) Firewall
2 32 (36.78%) VLAN
3 31 (35.63%) LAN
4 29 (33.33%) WAN
5 21 (24.14%) VoIP
6 19 (21.84%) DNS
7 18 (20.69%) VPN
8 16 (18.39%) DHCP
9 14 (16.09%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
10 12 (13.79%) SAN
11 10 (11.49%) IPsec
11 10 (11.49%) Wireless
12 9 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (9.20%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (9.20%) Internet
13 8 (9.20%) MPLS
13 8 (9.20%) OSPF
14 5 (5.75%) L2TP
14 5 (5.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) JIRA
1 3 (3.45%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.15%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 12 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Automotive
4 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.30%) Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Finance
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.94%) Consultant
2 13 (14.94%) Service Desk Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Architect
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Architect
4 8 (9.20%) Technical Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Technical Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 4 (4.60%) IT Support
8 4 (4.60%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Network Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Technician
8 4 (4.60%) Service Desk Technician
8 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) .NET
1 1 (1.15%) CORBA
1 1 (1.15%) Middleware
1 1 (1.15%) Wayland
1 1 (1.15%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Smartphone
2 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) IVR
3 3 (3.45%) EPoS
3 3 (3.45%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.30%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Verilog
5 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.15%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.15%) CCTV
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.15%) Physics
5 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (49.43%) Windows
2 26 (29.89%) Windows 8
3 22 (25.29%) Windows Server
3 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (25.29%) Windows XP
4 21 (24.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (12.64%) Linux
7 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (9.20%) Windows 10
9 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.75%) Windows 2000
11 4 (4.60%) Android
11 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.15%) MeeGo
12 1 (1.15%) MVS
12 1 (1.15%) Tizen
12 1 (1.15%) Unix
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (14.94%) ITIL
3 8 (9.20%) Network Management
3 8 (9.20%) Project Management
4 7 (8.05%) Data Privacy
4 7 (8.05%) Network Design
5 6 (6.90%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.75%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (5.75%) Service Management
6 5 (5.75%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.60%) SIEM
7 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.45%) Coaching
8 3 (3.45%) Presales
8 3 (3.45%) Threat Modelling
8 3 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) Tcl
2 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.60%) C
3 4 (4.60%) SQL
4 3 (3.45%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.30%) C++
6 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.15%) C#
6 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (37.93%) CCNA
1 33 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (29.89%) CCNP
3 9 (10.34%) CCSA
4 7 (8.05%) CCIE
4 7 (8.05%) CCIP
4 7 (8.05%) CCSE
4 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.90%) CCDA
5 6 (6.90%) CCDP
5 6 (6.90%) Degree
5 6 (6.90%) MCSE
6 5 (5.75%) MCITP
6 5 (5.75%) MCSA
6 5 (5.75%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.15%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.15%) MCP
7 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.74%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) JTAG
3 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
2 28 (32.18%) Hyper-V
3 23 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (20.69%) VMware ESX
4 18 (20.69%) XenApp
5 8 (9.20%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (5.75%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.60%) vSphere
8 3 (3.45%) Firmware
9 1 (1.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (8.05%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (5.75%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.30%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.30%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.30%) WSUS
4 1 (1.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (43.68%) Cisco
2 26 (29.89%) VMware
3 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
4 20 (22.99%) Citrix
5 18 (20.69%) SonicWALL
6 13 (14.94%) Sophos
7 12 (13.79%) CheckPoint
7 12 (13.79%) Veeam
8 10 (11.49%) Palo Alto
9 8 (9.20%) HP
10 5 (5.75%) AVG
10 5 (5.75%) EMC
10 5 (5.75%) Kaseya
10 5 (5.75%) Kaspersky
10 5 (5.75%) NetApp
10 5 (5.75%) Ruckus Wireless
10 5 (5.75%) Symantec
11 4 (4.60%) Aruba
11 4 (4.60%) Avaya
12 3 (3.45%) QNX