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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 215 200 197
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 7 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 1.23% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 6
Average salary £22,500 £38,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.55% -33.04%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
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
927 893 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.55% 16.41% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 750 756 663
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 - 5 £22,500 -
Birmingham -9 1 £32,500 -15.58%
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) WAN
2 11 (44.00%) VPN
2 11 (44.00%) LAN
3 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (36.00%) Wireless
4 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (32.00%) SAN
4 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (28.00%) Firewall
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) CRM
5 7 (28.00%) ITIL
5 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (24.00%) DHCP
6 6 (24.00%) CCNA
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 5 (20.00%) CCNP
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.00%) PVCS
8 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (12.00%) IIS
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) WAN
1 11 (44.00%) LAN
1 11 (44.00%) VPN
2 9 (36.00%) Wireless
3 8 (32.00%) SAN
4 7 (28.00%) Firewall
5 6 (24.00%) DHCP
6 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (16.00%) VLAN
7 2 (8.00%) DNS
7 2 (8.00%) VoIP
8 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.00%) NAS
8 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
8 1 (4.00%) L2TP
8 1 (4.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) PVCS
1 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (16.00%) Electronics
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Sales Executive
2 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
1 7 (28.00%) CRM
2 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) System Testing
4 2 (8.00%) B2B
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
1 4 (16.00%) C++
1 4 (16.00%) VB
1 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CCNA
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) MCITP
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenServer
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Perforce
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec
3 3 (12.00%) Juniper
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.00%) Kaspersky
5 1 (4.00%) Kaseya
5 1 (4.00%) AVG
5 1 (4.00%) Dell KACE
5 1 (4.00%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) Meraki
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) CommVault
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago