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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 174 207 203
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -4
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 60 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.63% 2.60% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 50 13 13
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -35.55%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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
905 768 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.73% 14.42% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 709 661 708
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,500
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 31 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 23 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Herefordshire - 8 £50,000 -
Walsall - 6 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 6 £41,250 -
Dudley +2 2 £27,000 -6.89%
Halesowen - 2 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £33,750 - 1
Coventry - 2 £33,500 -
Staffordshire -6 1 £25,000 -52.38% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 56 (61.54%) Firewall
2 49 (53.85%) Windows
3 40 (43.96%) LAN
4 38 (41.76%) Active Directory
5 36 (39.56%) Cisco
6 32 (35.16%) WAN
7 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
7 31 (34.07%) VLAN
8 30 (32.97%) VMware
8 30 (32.97%) Hyper-V
8 30 (32.97%) SLA
8 30 (32.97%) MS Exchange
9 27 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (27.47%) DNS
10 25 (27.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (26.37%) Windows 8
11 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (25.27%) Windows Server
12 23 (25.27%) VPN
12 23 (25.27%) Citrix
12 23 (25.27%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (25.27%) Windows XP
12 23 (25.27%) DHCP
13 22 (24.18%) ITIL
13 22 (24.18%) CCNA
14 21 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
14 21 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
15 18 (19.78%) VMware ESX
15 18 (19.78%) XenApp
15 18 (19.78%) SonicWALL

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 30 (32.97%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.49%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.20%) SAS
7 1 (1.10%) CMS
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.58%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (61.54%) Firewall
2 40 (43.96%) LAN
3 32 (35.16%) WAN
4 31 (34.07%) VLAN
5 25 (27.47%) DNS
6 23 (25.27%) DHCP
6 23 (25.27%) VPN
7 18 (19.78%) TCP/IP
8 15 (16.48%) SAN
8 15 (16.48%) VoIP
9 12 (13.19%) IPsec
10 8 (8.79%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (8.79%) OSPF
10 8 (8.79%) Wireless
11 7 (7.69%) MPLS
11 7 (7.69%) SSL
12 6 (6.59%) ISDN
12 6 (6.59%) Network Security
13 5 (5.49%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (5.49%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.89%) Retail
3 7 (7.69%) Automotive
3 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.40%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Finance
5 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Analyst
4 11 (12.09%) Architect
5 8 (8.79%) Senior Architect
5 8 (8.79%) Technical Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
7 6 (6.59%) Consultant
7 6 (6.59%) Network Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) IT Support
8 5 (5.49%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (4.40%) IT Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Technician
9 4 (4.40%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) Middleware
2 2 (2.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Private Cloud
2 5 (5.49%) RSA SecurID
2 5 (5.49%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.40%) Economics
3 4 (4.40%) IVR
4 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) EPoS
4 2 (2.20%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) Handset
5 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) iPad
5 1 (1.10%) PDA
5 1 (1.10%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.85%) Windows
2 24 (26.37%) Windows 8
2 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (25.27%) Windows Server
3 23 (25.27%) Windows XP
4 21 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
5 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (12.09%) Linux
7 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (9.89%) Windows 10
9 6 (6.59%) Windows 2000
10 4 (4.40%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.40%) MVS
10 4 (4.40%) Unix
10 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.30%) Android
11 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (24.18%) ITIL
3 13 (14.29%) Service Management
4 9 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (9.89%) ITSM
5 8 (8.79%) ITIL V3
5 8 (8.79%) Network Management
5 8 (8.79%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.69%) Project Management
6 7 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 6 (6.59%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.49%) Capacity Management
8 5 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.49%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.49%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (5.49%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (5.49%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 4 (4.40%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.40%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.79%) Tcl
2 6 (6.59%) SQL
3 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.20%) C
4 2 (2.20%) C#
4 2 (2.20%) VB
5 1 (1.10%) C++
5 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (24.18%) CCNA
3 13 (14.29%) CCNP
4 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.69%) CCIE
5 7 (7.69%) CCIP
5 7 (7.69%) MCSE
6 6 (6.59%) CCDA
6 6 (6.59%) CCDP
6 6 (6.59%) Degree
7 5 (5.49%) MCITP
7 5 (5.49%) MCSA
7 5 (5.49%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (4.40%) A+ Certification
8 4 (4.40%) MCP
9 3 (3.30%) CCSA
10 2 (2.20%) CCSE
10 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (32.97%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (41.76%) Active Directory
2 30 (32.97%) Hyper-V
3 27 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (19.78%) VMware ESX
4 18 (19.78%) XenApp
5 5 (5.49%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.40%) vSphere
7 2 (2.20%) Firmware
8 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Backup Exec
1 6 (6.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (5.49%) AirWatch
2 5 (5.49%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.30%) SCCM
4 2 (2.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (39.56%) Cisco
2 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
3 30 (32.97%) VMware
4 23 (25.27%) Citrix
5 18 (19.78%) SonicWALL
6 15 (16.48%) HP
7 13 (14.29%) Sophos
7 13 (14.29%) Veeam
8 9 (9.89%) Aruba
9 8 (8.79%) CheckPoint
10 7 (7.69%) Avaya
11 6 (6.59%) NetApp
11 6 (6.59%) Symantec
12 5 (5.49%) AVG
12 5 (5.49%) Canon
12 5 (5.49%) EMC
12 5 (5.49%) Juniper
12 5 (5.49%) Kaseya
12 5 (5.49%) Kaspersky
12 5 (5.49%) Ruckus Wireless
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bens O/T Car Laptop etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands (County)
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Small Heath, Birmingham
Connect Distribution
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago