Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 230 152 243
Rank change year-on-year -78 +91 +49
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 95 58 99
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.89% 1.44% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.51% 8.76% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 69 52 95
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,316 £26,100
25th Percentile £28,750 £32,938 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £48,000 £55,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £59,875 £72,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.36% -1.11%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,459 662 2,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.64% 16.41% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,165 513 1,564
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,075
25th Percentile £32,000 £33,250 £29,208
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
75th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,900 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% -

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the Midlands

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in the Midlands

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in the Midlands

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -88 55 £36,500 -27.00% 20
East Midlands -61 39 £42,500 +21.43% 22
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 54 (56.84%) WAN
2 51 (53.68%) LAN
3 50 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 46 (48.42%) Windows
5 42 (44.21%) Microsoft 365
6 41 (43.16%) Active Directory
7 39 (41.05%) Firewall
8 38 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 37 (38.95%) Cisco
10 36 (37.89%) Azure
11 35 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (36.84%) VMware
12 31 (32.63%) Data Centre
13 26 (27.37%) ITIL
14 25 (26.32%) Social Skills
15 24 (25.26%) SharePoint
15 24 (25.26%) DHCP
15 24 (25.26%) DNS
16 23 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
17 22 (23.16%) CCNP
17 22 (23.16%) SCCM
18 19 (20.00%) Hyper-V
19 18 (18.95%) Azure Active Directory
19 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
19 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Office
19 18 (18.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Intune
21 16 (16.84%) SolarWinds
21 16 (16.84%) Wireless
21 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Excel

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 24 (25.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.42%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.21%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 42 (44.21%) Microsoft 365
2 36 (37.89%) Azure
3 18 (18.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (11.58%) OneDrive
5 6 (6.32%) Power Automate
5 6 (6.32%) Power Platform
5 6 (6.32%) PowerApps
6 3 (3.16%) SaaS
7 2 (2.11%) IaaS
8 1 (1.05%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (56.84%) WAN
2 51 (53.68%) LAN
3 39 (41.05%) Firewall
4 24 (25.26%) DHCP
4 24 (25.26%) DNS
5 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
6 16 (16.84%) Wireless
7 13 (13.68%) Network Security
8 11 (11.58%) VPN
9 10 (10.53%) VLAN
10 9 (9.47%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (6.32%) 802.15
11 6 (6.32%) Bluetooth
11 6 (6.32%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (6.32%) VoIP
11 6 (6.32%) ZigBee
11 6 (6.32%) Z-Wave
12 5 (5.26%) MPLS
12 5 (5.26%) SAN
12 5 (5.26%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
General
1 25 (26.32%) Social Skills
2 12 (12.63%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.32%) Legal
3 6 (6.32%) Retail
4 5 (5.26%) Law
5 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.21%) Public Sector
6 3 (3.16%) Automotive
6 3 (3.16%) Local Government
7 2 (2.11%) Banking
8 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 9 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (9.47%) IT Engineer
3 9 (9.47%) IT Manager
4 8 (8.42%) Analyst
4 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Hardware Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) IT Support
6 6 (6.32%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Architect
7 5 (5.26%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Floorwalker
8 4 (4.21%) LAN Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Network Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.16%) ISPF
3 1 (1.05%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.63%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.68%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (9.47%) Fibre Optics
4 6 (6.32%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.32%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.32%) User Experience
5 3 (3.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.16%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.16%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.16%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.16%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.11%) CCTV
6 2 (2.11%) Cyberattack
6 2 (2.11%) PKI
6 2 (2.11%) Wiki
7 1 (1.05%) EPoS
7 1 (1.05%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 46 (48.42%) Windows
2 38 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (14.74%) Windows 10
3 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (6.32%) Linux
5 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.11%) Android
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) ITIL
2 18 (18.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (14.74%) Computer Architecture
4 11 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (10.53%) Information Security
6 9 (9.47%) Security Management
7 8 (8.42%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.37%) Migration
9 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.32%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (6.32%) IT Strategy
9 6 (6.32%) Project Management
9 6 (6.32%) Security Patching
9 6 (6.32%) Six Sigma
10 5 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (5.26%) Preventative Maintenance
11 4 (4.21%) Data Entry
11 4 (4.21%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.63%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (23.16%) CCNP
3 14 (14.74%) CCDP
4 13 (13.68%) CISSP
4 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (12.63%) CISM
6 9 (9.47%) CCIE
6 9 (9.47%) CCIE Security
6 9 (9.47%) MCSA
6 9 (9.47%) MCSE
7 8 (8.42%) CCNA
7 8 (8.42%) Degree
8 6 (6.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (6.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 6 (6.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (3.16%) CISA
9 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.16%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.16%) GDPR
3 3 (3.16%) NIST
3 3 (3.16%) PMO
4 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (43.16%) Active Directory
2 35 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.32%) vSphere
6 3 (3.16%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.11%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.11%) Firmware
7 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (23.16%) SCCM
2 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (12.63%) WSUS
4 6 (6.32%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.11%) SCOM
7 1 (1.05%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 50 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 37 (38.95%) Cisco
3 35 (36.84%) VMware
4 16 (16.84%) SolarWinds
5 9 (9.47%) McAfee
5 9 (9.47%) Meraki
6 8 (8.42%) HP
7 7 (7.37%) WatchGuard
8 6 (6.32%) ConnectWise
9 5 (5.26%) Apple
9 5 (5.26%) Aruba
10 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.21%) Citrix
10 4 (4.21%) Dell
10 4 (4.21%) ProCurve
10 4 (4.21%) Veeam
11 3 (3.16%) Qualys
11 3 (3.16%) Rapid7
11 3 (3.16%) Ruckus Wireless
11 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow