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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / West Midlands
Rank 179 198 195
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 39 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.89% 2.54% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 19
Median salary £46,000 £25,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+82.17% -27.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £22,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,200 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
797 747 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.45% 14.27% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 647 644 693
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +16.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 24 January 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 24 January 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
Coventry +25 16 £46,000 +24.32% 1
Herefordshire - 10 £50,000 -
Warwickshire +25 7 £43,750 +21.52% 2
Birmingham +1 4 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Staffordshire -2 1 £20,000 -11.11%
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 48 (73.85%) Cisco
2 39 (60.00%) LAN
3 37 (56.92%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (50.77%) CCNA
5 32 (49.23%) WAN
6 31 (47.69%) CCNP
7 27 (41.54%) Firewall
8 18 (27.69%) Windows
8 18 (27.69%) SolarWinds
9 16 (24.62%) Wireless
10 14 (21.54%) VoIP
10 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
11 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 13 (20.00%) Palo Alto
12 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
13 11 (16.92%) VPN
13 11 (16.92%) DNS
13 11 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (16.92%) VLAN
14 10 (15.38%) Network Design
14 10 (15.38%) C
15 9 (13.85%) Internet
15 9 (13.85%) Manufacturing
15 9 (13.85%) Network Security
15 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
16 8 (12.31%) Incident Management
16 8 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
16 8 (12.31%) Meraki
16 8 (12.31%) 802.1X
16 8 (12.31%) VMware

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 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (60.00%) LAN
2 32 (49.23%) WAN
3 27 (41.54%) Firewall
4 16 (24.62%) Wireless
5 14 (21.54%) VoIP
6 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
7 11 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (16.92%) DNS
7 11 (16.92%) VLAN
7 11 (16.92%) VPN
8 9 (13.85%) Internet
8 9 (13.85%) Network Security
9 8 (12.31%) 802.11
9 8 (12.31%) BGP
9 8 (12.31%) WLAN
10 7 (10.77%) IP Telephony
10 7 (10.77%) OSPF
11 5 (7.69%) Bluetooth
11 5 (7.69%) FWSM
11 5 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
1 1 (1.54%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (13.85%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) Electronics
4 3 (4.62%) Retail
5 2 (3.08%) Automotive
5 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) IT Technician
4 6 (9.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Technician
5 5 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Network Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.62%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.54%) CORBA
2 1 (1.54%) Wayland
2 1 (1.54%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) iPhone
2 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) EPoS
3 2 (3.08%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.54%) IVR
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.23%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.15%) Android
5 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.08%) Linux
8 1 (1.54%) MeeGo
8 1 (1.54%) Tizen
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Network Design
2 8 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (12.31%) Incident Management
3 6 (9.23%) ITIL
4 5 (7.69%) Contract Management
4 5 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.15%) Project Management
6 3 (4.62%) Change Management
6 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.62%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.62%) SIEM
7 2 (3.08%) Case Management
7 2 (3.08%) Change Control
7 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.08%) High Availability
7 2 (3.08%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) C
2 3 (4.62%) Embedded C
2 3 (4.62%) Java
3 2 (3.08%) C#
3 2 (3.08%) C++
4 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.54%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (56.92%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (50.77%) CCNA
3 31 (47.69%) CCNP
4 8 (12.31%) CWNA
5 5 (7.69%) CCDA
5 5 (7.69%) CCSP
6 4 (6.15%) CCIE
6 4 (6.15%) CCIP
6 4 (6.15%) CCSA
6 4 (6.15%) CCSE
7 3 (4.62%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) CCDP
8 1 (1.54%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) JTAG
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 48 (73.85%) Cisco
2 18 (27.69%) SolarWinds
3 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
4 8 (12.31%) Meraki
4 8 (12.31%) VMware
5 7 (10.77%) Dell
6 5 (7.69%) SonicWALL
7 3 (4.62%) Citrix
7 3 (4.62%) Mitel
8 2 (3.08%) Avaya
8 2 (3.08%) F5
8 2 (3.08%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.08%) Remedy
8 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.54%) Apple
9 1 (1.54%) Google
9 1 (1.54%) Intel
9 1 (1.54%) MobileIron
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