Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 293 263
Rank change year-on-year +67 -30 0
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 57 34 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.34% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.79% 2.23% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 55 35 57
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £32,900 £25,200 £26,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,600 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,504 1,523 1,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.51% 15.24% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,114 1,239 1,371
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in the West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi 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 6 months to 17 December 2018. 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
Coventry +18 15 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Birmingham +3 13 £43,250 +8.13% 8
Solihull - 11 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 8 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +37 5 £24,000 -44.57% 3
Staffordshire +19 2 £41,250 +17.86% 1
Shropshire +2 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) LAN
2 23 (40.35%) WAN
3 20 (35.09%) Firewall
4 18 (31.58%) Cisco
5 17 (29.82%) Data Centre
6 16 (28.07%) Network Management
7 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 15 (26.32%) CCNP
8 14 (24.56%) ITIL
9 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
10 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
10 12 (21.05%) Change Control
11 11 (19.30%) Analytics
11 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (19.30%) Skype
11 11 (19.30%) Cisco Firepower
11 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
12 10 (17.54%) Release Management
13 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (15.79%) Wireless
13 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
14 8 (14.04%) CheckPoint
14 8 (14.04%) SCCM
15 7 (12.28%) Cisco ISE
15 7 (12.28%) Office 365
15 7 (12.28%) People Management
15 7 (12.28%) Contingency Planning

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring 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 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.28%) Office 365
3 5 (8.77%) Yammer
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (40.35%) LAN
1 23 (40.35%) WAN
2 20 (35.09%) Firewall
3 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (19.30%) Cisco Firepower
4 11 (19.30%) Skype
5 9 (15.79%) Wireless
6 7 (12.28%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (10.53%) BGP
7 6 (10.53%) GSM
7 6 (10.53%) OSPF
7 6 (10.53%) ZigBee
8 5 (8.77%) Bluetooth
8 5 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (8.77%) DHCP
8 5 (8.77%) DNS
8 5 (8.77%) VPN
9 4 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) CodeWarrior
1 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.51%) CocoaPods
General
1 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.28%) Automotive
3 5 (8.77%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Network Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Firmware Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 4 (7.02%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Operations Manager
7 3 (5.26%) IT Support
7 3 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Cocoa
1 2 (3.51%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (3.51%) Core Animation
1 2 (3.51%) Core Data
1 2 (3.51%) Entity Framework
1 2 (3.51%) JSON
1 2 (3.51%) Universal Windows Platform
1 2 (3.51%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.75%) CarPlay
2 1 (1.75%) ReactiveCocoa
2 1 (1.75%) RESTful
2 1 (1.75%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Animation
3 2 (3.51%) EMV
3 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) CMDB
4 1 (1.75%) Infotainment
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.51%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.75%) Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) watchOS
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Network Management
2 14 (24.56%) ITIL
3 12 (21.05%) Change Control
4 11 (19.30%) Analytics
4 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
5 10 (17.54%) Release Management
6 7 (12.28%) Contingency Planning
6 7 (12.28%) People Management
7 5 (8.77%) Business Process Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.02%) DNA
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.26%) Project Management
9 3 (5.26%) Use Case
10 2 (3.51%) CRM
10 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.51%) Service Management
10 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) C
1 7 (12.28%) C++
2 2 (3.51%) Apple Swift
2 2 (3.51%) C#
2 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
2 2 (3.51%) XAML
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) CCNP
1 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.51%) CCNA
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) PMO
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (10.53%) Firmware
3 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) SCCM
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Cisco
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.04%) CheckPoint
4 6 (10.53%) F5
4 6 (10.53%) VMware
5 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.51%) Apple
7 2 (3.51%) HP
7 2 (3.51%) Huawei
7 2 (3.51%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.75%) Aruba
8 1 (1.75%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix
8 1 (1.75%) IBM
8 1 (1.75%) Juniper
8 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.75%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.75%) Ubiquiti
8 1 (1.75%) Veeam