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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / West Midlands
Rank 162 210 189
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -21
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 41 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.74% 3.52% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 22
Median salary £40,000 £31,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.98% -9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,850 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,650 £46,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%

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
714 881 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.42% 14.88% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 596 724 702
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £58,761
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +13 14 £39,500 +21.53% 2
Coventry +24 11 £43,000 +16.21% 1
Herefordshire - 9 £50,000 -
Warwickshire +36 6 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Worcestershire -11 1 £20,000 -27.27%
Shropshire - 1 £20,000 - 3
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 52 (68.42%) Cisco
2 47 (61.84%) LAN
3 41 (53.95%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (52.63%) WAN
5 35 (46.05%) CCNA
6 34 (44.74%) CCNP
7 27 (35.53%) Firewall
8 21 (27.63%) VoIP
9 18 (23.68%) SolarWinds
10 16 (21.05%) Windows
10 16 (21.05%) Wireless
11 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
12 11 (14.47%) C
12 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
12 11 (14.47%) VPN
12 11 (14.47%) DNS
12 11 (14.47%) Network Design
12 11 (14.47%) Palo Alto
13 10 (13.16%) Network Security
13 10 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
13 10 (13.16%) ITIL
13 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
14 9 (11.84%) Manufacturing
15 8 (10.53%) CWNA
15 8 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
15 8 (10.53%) Internet
15 8 (10.53%) 802.11
15 8 (10.53%) OSPF
15 8 (10.53%) BGP

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 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Office
2 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (61.84%) LAN
2 40 (52.63%) WAN
3 27 (35.53%) Firewall
4 21 (27.63%) VoIP
5 16 (21.05%) Wireless
6 11 (14.47%) DNS
6 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
6 11 (14.47%) VPN
7 10 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (13.16%) Network Security
8 8 (10.53%) 802.11
8 8 (10.53%) BGP
8 8 (10.53%) Internet
8 8 (10.53%) OSPF
8 8 (10.53%) VLAN
8 8 (10.53%) WLAN
9 7 (9.21%) IP Telephony
10 5 (6.58%) Bluetooth
10 5 (6.58%) FWSM
10 5 (6.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) GIS
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
1 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.84%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.89%) Electronics
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Automotive
6 1 (1.32%) Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.47%) Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) IT Technician
5 6 (7.89%) Service Desk Technician
5 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Network Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Network Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Field Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.32%) CORBA
2 1 (1.32%) Wayland
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) iPhone
2 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.63%) EPoS
5 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) IVR
5 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.32%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.32%) Infotainment
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 7 (9.21%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.58%) Android
4 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.63%) Linux
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.32%) MeeGo
8 1 (1.32%) Tizen
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.47%) Network Design
2 10 (13.16%) ITIL
3 8 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 7 (9.21%) Change Management
4 7 (9.21%) Problem Management
4 7 (9.21%) Project Management
4 7 (9.21%) Project Planning
5 6 (7.89%) Change Control
5 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.58%) Contract Management
6 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.58%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.95%) Service Management
8 3 (3.95%) SIEM
9 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) C
2 4 (5.26%) Java
3 3 (3.95%) C#
3 3 (3.95%) C++
3 3 (3.95%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (53.95%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (46.05%) CCNA
3 34 (44.74%) CCNP
4 8 (10.53%) CWNA
5 5 (6.58%) CCDA
5 5 (6.58%) CCSP
6 4 (5.26%) CCIE
6 4 (5.26%) CCIP
7 3 (3.95%) CCSA
7 3 (3.95%) CCSE
7 3 (3.95%) Degree
8 1 (1.32%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) JTAG
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) Postfix
3 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (68.42%) Cisco
2 18 (23.68%) SolarWinds
3 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.47%) Palo Alto
5 8 (10.53%) Meraki
6 7 (9.21%) Dell
7 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.89%) Mitel
7 6 (7.89%) VMware
8 4 (5.26%) Avaya
9 3 (3.95%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.95%) Remedy
9 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.63%) F5
10 2 (2.63%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.63%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.32%) Apple
11 1 (1.32%) New Relic
11 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.32%) Veritas
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