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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 182 192 192
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 59 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.54% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.04% 3.70% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 53 21 17
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £51,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
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
977 783 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.64% 14.68% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 753 660 664
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 -1 30 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Walsall - 6 £45,000 -
Coventry +9 5 £33,500 +39.58%
Herefordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Worcestershire -3 4 £27,500 -43.58%
Dudley +6 2 £27,000 -6.89%
Staffordshire +4 2 £25,000 -52.38%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 50 (65.79%) Firewall
2 43 (56.58%) Windows
3 40 (52.63%) LAN
4 31 (40.79%) Cisco
4 31 (40.79%) Active Directory
5 29 (38.16%) SLA
6 27 (35.53%) WAN
6 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
7 25 (32.89%) Hyper-V
8 24 (31.58%) ITIL
9 23 (30.26%) MS Exchange
9 23 (30.26%) VMware
10 22 (28.95%) VLAN
10 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (27.63%) DNS
12 20 (26.32%) DHCP
12 20 (26.32%) Windows XP
12 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (25.00%) Citrix
13 19 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (23.68%) TCP/IP
14 18 (23.68%) VPN
14 18 (23.68%) Windows 8
15 17 (22.37%) Windows 2000 Server
15 17 (22.37%) CCNA
16 16 (21.05%) Office 365
17 15 (19.74%) Service Management
18 14 (18.42%) VMware ESX
18 14 (18.42%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 23 (30.26%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.58%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.05%) Office 365
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) SaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (65.79%) Firewall
2 40 (52.63%) LAN
3 27 (35.53%) WAN
4 22 (28.95%) VLAN
5 21 (27.63%) DNS
6 20 (26.32%) DHCP
7 18 (23.68%) TCP/IP
7 18 (23.68%) VPN
8 14 (18.42%) SAN
9 11 (14.47%) IPsec
10 9 (11.84%) VoIP
11 8 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (10.53%) OSPF
12 7 (9.21%) WLAN
13 6 (7.89%) SSL
14 5 (6.58%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (6.58%) ISDN
14 5 (6.58%) L2TP
14 5 (6.58%) MPLS
14 5 (6.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (11.84%) Retail
1 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.21%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.21%) Marketing
3 6 (7.89%) Automotive
4 2 (2.63%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Architect
4 9 (11.84%) Service Desk Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Technical Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Service Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Network Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) IT Support
8 5 (6.58%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) IT Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Technician
9 4 (5.26%) Service Desk Technician
9 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) Middleware
2 2 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Private Cloud
1 8 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (7.89%) Economics
3 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.26%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) EPoS
5 2 (2.63%) IVR
6 1 (1.32%) CCTV
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Handset
6 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.32%) PDA
6 1 (1.32%) Physics
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (56.58%) Windows
2 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
2 20 (26.32%) Windows XP
3 18 (23.68%) Windows 8
4 17 (22.37%) Windows 2000 Server
5 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
6 12 (15.79%) Linux
6 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (11.84%) Windows 10
9 7 (9.21%) Mac OS X
9 7 (9.21%) MVS
9 7 (9.21%) Unix
9 7 (9.21%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.63%) Android
10 2 (2.63%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) ITIL
2 19 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (19.74%) Service Management
4 11 (14.47%) ITSM
4 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
5 9 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (11.84%) Load Balancing
6 8 (10.53%) ITIL V3
6 8 (10.53%) Network Management
7 7 (9.21%) Incident Management
7 7 (9.21%) Project Planning
7 7 (9.21%) SOA
8 6 (7.89%) Project Management
9 5 (6.58%) Capacity Management
9 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.58%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (6.58%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (5.26%) Change Management
10 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) Tcl
2 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (2.63%) C#
4 2 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) C
5 1 (1.32%) C++
5 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.37%) CCNA
3 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (11.84%) CCNP
5 7 (9.21%) MCSE
6 6 (7.89%) A+ Certification
6 6 (7.89%) MCP
7 5 (6.58%) CCIE
7 5 (6.58%) CCIP
7 5 (6.58%) Degree
7 5 (6.58%) MCITP
7 5 (6.58%) MCSA
7 5 (6.58%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (5.26%) CCDA
8 4 (5.26%) CCDP
9 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (38.16%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (40.79%) Active Directory
2 25 (32.89%) Hyper-V
3 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (18.42%) VMware ESX
4 14 (18.42%) XenApp
5 5 (6.58%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.32%) Firmware
7 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Backup Exec
1 6 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (6.58%) AirWatch
2 5 (6.58%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.95%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Cisco
2 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
3 23 (30.26%) VMware
4 19 (25.00%) Citrix
5 14 (18.42%) HP
5 14 (18.42%) SonicWALL
6 13 (17.11%) Sophos
7 11 (14.47%) Veeam
8 9 (11.84%) Aruba
9 7 (9.21%) Avaya
10 6 (7.89%) NetApp
10 6 (7.89%) Symantec
11 5 (6.58%) AVG
11 5 (6.58%) CheckPoint
11 5 (6.58%) EMC
11 5 (6.58%) Kaseya
11 5 (6.58%) Kaspersky
11 5 (6.58%) NICE Systems
11 5 (6.58%) Ruckus Wireless
12 4 (5.26%) Canon
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