Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 188 179
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 21 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.55% 0.51% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 3.05% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 10
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.79% +1.54% +18.18%
10th Percentile £24,600 £27,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,200 £42,500 £33,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +20.37%

Wi-Fi is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 599 786 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.55% 16.60% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 461 522 683
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,125 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 16 (76.19%) LAN
3 11 (52.38%) VPN
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) DHCP
6 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
6 8 (38.10%) Presales
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
7 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (33.33%) CCNP
8 6 (28.57%) SLA
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (28.57%) Internet
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (23.81%) Network Security
9 5 (23.81%) VLAN
9 5 (23.81%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (23.81%) Change Management
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) IIS
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (23.81%) CCNA
10 4 (19.05%) CCDP
10 4 (19.05%) DNS

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 16 (76.19%) LAN
3 11 (52.38%) VPN
4 9 (42.86%) DHCP
5 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) Internet
7 5 (23.81%) Network Security
7 5 (23.81%) VLAN
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) MPLS
8 4 (19.05%) OSPF
8 4 (19.05%) VoIP
9 3 (14.29%) BGP
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (14.29%) DMZ
9 3 (14.29%) FTP
9 3 (14.29%) PABX
10 2 (9.52%) Skype
10 2 (9.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Applications Support
2 4 (19.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Switch Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) CESG
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Presales
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
2 5 (23.81%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Release Management
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (23.81%) CCNA
4 4 (19.05%) CCDP
5 1 (4.76%) CCIE
5 1 (4.76%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
2 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 2 (9.52%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (9.52%) AirMagnet
3 2 (9.52%) Aruba
3 2 (9.52%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) LANDesk
3 2 (9.52%) Meru Networks
3 2 (9.52%) Motorola
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy
3 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) Meraki
4 1 (4.76%) Mitel
4 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec