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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 187 182 203
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 26 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.33% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 2.13% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 3
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -16.45%
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
792 703 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.24% 15.47% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 681 581 709
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Staffordshire - 9 £43,750 -
Birmingham -8 6 £35,000 +48.93% 2
Warwickshire -5 5 £42,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £48,750 -
Solihull - 3 £40,000 - 1
Dudley - 2 - - 1
Coventry -28 1 £24,000 -41.81%
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 26 (60.47%) Cisco
2 25 (58.14%) Firewall
3 22 (51.16%) WAN
4 20 (46.51%) Telecoms
5 19 (44.19%) LAN
6 17 (39.53%) Windows
7 15 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (30.23%) SAN
8 13 (30.23%) VoIP
8 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
8 13 (30.23%) CCNP
8 13 (30.23%) VMware
8 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
8 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (25.58%) CCNA
10 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
11 10 (23.26%) DNS
12 9 (20.93%) VPN
12 9 (20.93%) VLAN
12 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
13 8 (18.60%) Degree
13 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
13 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
13 8 (18.60%) SQL
14 7 (16.28%) IIS
14 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
1 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (16.28%) IIS
4 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.65%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) Firewall
2 22 (51.16%) WAN
3 19 (44.19%) LAN
4 13 (30.23%) VoIP
4 13 (30.23%) SAN
5 10 (23.26%) DNS
6 9 (20.93%) VLAN
6 9 (20.93%) VPN
7 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
7 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
7 7 (16.28%) Wireless
8 6 (13.95%) OSPF
9 5 (11.63%) BGP
9 5 (11.63%) Internet
9 5 (11.63%) MPLS
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (6.98%) PABX
10 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
11 2 (4.65%) HSRP
11 2 (4.65%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (46.51%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Field Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Network Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Telecoms Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Network Manager
8 1 (2.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.30%) VxWorks
4 4 (9.30%) Linux
5 3 (6.98%) UNIX
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
2 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Asset Management
3 5 (11.63%) Time Management
4 4 (9.30%) Coaching
4 4 (9.30%) Validation
4 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
4 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
4 4 (9.30%) UML
5 3 (6.98%) B2B
5 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.98%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.98%) Network Management
6 2 (4.65%) High Availability
6 2 (4.65%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) C
2 4 (9.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.23%) CCNP
3 11 (25.58%) CCNA
4 8 (18.60%) Degree
4 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
4 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) CCVP
6 1 (2.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
2 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Nagios
2 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Cisco
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Juniper
4 6 (13.95%) NetApp
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.63%) Citrix
5 5 (11.63%) WatchGuard
6 3 (6.98%) F5
6 3 (6.98%) Brocade
6 3 (6.98%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.98%) Apple
6 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.98%) Symantec
7 2 (4.65%) Avaya
7 2 (4.65%) Mitel
7 2 (4.65%) Aruba
8 1 (2.33%) HP
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