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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 207 189 175
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 23 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.42% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% 2.67% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 9
Average salary £31,750 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £26,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
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
800 786 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.22% 15.60% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 680 698 592
Average salary £42,500 £35,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.14% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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
Birmingham -3 6 £32,500 +4.00% 5
Coventry - 5 £36,000 - 1
Dudley - 5 £25,000 -
Staffordshire -2 3 £25,000 -13.04%
Warwickshire -14 2 £36,000 +5.88%
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 37 (67.27%) LAN
1 37 (67.27%) Firewall
2 27 (49.09%) Windows
3 26 (47.27%) WAN
4 22 (40.00%) ITIL
5 21 (38.18%) Cisco
5 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
5 21 (38.18%) Service Management
6 18 (32.73%) SLA
7 17 (30.91%) VPN
7 17 (30.91%) Load Balancing
8 16 (29.09%) VMware
9 15 (27.27%) ITSM
9 15 (27.27%) WLAN
9 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
11 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
11 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
12 12 (21.82%) Incident Management
12 12 (21.82%) SAN
12 12 (21.82%) Private Cloud
13 11 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (20.00%) VLAN
13 11 (20.00%) Citrix
13 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (20.00%) Middleware
13 11 (20.00%) Windows XP
13 11 (20.00%) SOA
14 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (18.18%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (67.27%) Firewall
1 37 (67.27%) LAN
2 26 (47.27%) WAN
3 17 (30.91%) VPN
4 15 (27.27%) WLAN
5 12 (21.82%) SAN
6 11 (20.00%) VLAN
7 6 (10.91%) VoIP
7 6 (10.91%) Wireless
8 5 (9.09%) ISDN
8 5 (9.09%) MPLS
9 4 (7.27%) ADSL
9 4 (7.27%) DHCP
9 4 (7.27%) DNS
9 4 (7.27%) PSTN
9 4 (7.27%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.45%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (5.45%) Network Security
10 3 (5.45%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 9 (16.36%) Marketing
3 8 (14.55%) Automotive
3 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.91%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Service Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) IT Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Service Desk Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Network Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 4 (7.27%) IT Support
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Incident Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Major Incident Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Network Support
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Private Cloud
2 11 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
4 7 (12.73%) Economics
5 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
6 4 (7.27%) Driving Licence
6 4 (7.27%) SecurID
7 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.64%) Replication
8 1 (1.82%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.82%) Handset
8 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.82%) IVR
8 1 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Mac OS X
3 9 (16.36%) MVS
3 9 (16.36%) Unix
3 9 (16.36%) Windows 8
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.73%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.45%) Windows NT
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) ITIL
2 21 (38.18%) Service Management
3 17 (30.91%) Load Balancing
4 15 (27.27%) ITSM
5 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
6 12 (21.82%) Incident Management
7 11 (20.00%) SOA
8 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.91%) Project Planning
9 5 (9.09%) Change Management
9 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (9.09%) ERP
9 5 (9.09%) Project Management
10 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
10 4 (7.27%) Coaching
10 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.27%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
10 4 (7.27%) Workflow
11 3 (5.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (16.36%) CCNA
4 7 (12.73%) A+ Certification
4 7 (12.73%) CCNP
4 7 (12.73%) MCP
5 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.45%) MCSE
8 2 (3.64%) Degree
9 1 (1.82%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.73%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
3 9 (16.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (14.55%) VMware ESX
5 7 (12.73%) XenApp
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.64%) vSphere
8 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) AirWatch
1 2 (3.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Cisco
1 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.09%) VMware
3 11 (20.00%) Citrix
4 7 (12.73%) SonicWALL
5 6 (10.91%) HP
6 5 (9.09%) Juniper
7 4 (7.27%) Aruba
7 4 (7.27%) Avaya
7 4 (7.27%) Canon
8 3 (5.45%) SAP
8 3 (5.45%) Tandberg
9 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.64%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.64%) NICE Systems
9 2 (3.64%) Remedy
9 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.82%) Brocade
10 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.82%) Splunk
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Law Society
Salary: From £35,373 to £41,616 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago