Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 272 279
Rank change year-on-year +21 +7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 47 53 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.18% 3.36% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 41 50 60
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,812 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.57% +14.17% +15.38%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £50,050
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 1,480 1,576 1,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.26% 16.05% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,098 1,268 1,413
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.28% +2.63%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,075 £60,000 £60,000
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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Solihull - 11 £40,000 -
Coventry +6 10 £65,000 +23.81% 4
Warwickshire - 7 £28,250 - 3
Birmingham -22 5 £60,000 +41.18% 5
Wolverhampton - 5 £42,500 -
Staffordshire +12 2 £35,000 -39.46% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £33,682 - 1
Shropshire +15 1 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 21 (44.68%) LAN
2 21 (44.68%) WAN
3 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
4 15 (31.91%) Data Centre
5 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
5 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
6 12 (25.53%) Cisco
6 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
6 12 (25.53%) ITIL
6 12 (25.53%) Analytics
7 11 (23.40%) Network Management
7 11 (23.40%) Firewall
8 10 (21.28%) Release Management
8 10 (21.28%) Skype
9 9 (19.15%) SCCM
9 9 (19.15%) CCNP
9 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (17.02%) Bluetooth
10 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
10 8 (17.02%) Change Control
11 7 (14.89%) Office 365
11 7 (14.89%) People Management
11 7 (14.89%) Contingency Planning
11 7 (14.89%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
11 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (12.77%) Finance
12 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
13 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business

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 (25.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) Yammer
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) LAN
1 21 (44.68%) WAN
2 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
3 11 (23.40%) Firewall
4 10 (21.28%) Skype
5 8 (17.02%) Bluetooth
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco Firepower
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (10.64%) MPLS
7 4 (8.51%) DNS
7 4 (8.51%) HTTP
7 4 (8.51%) Network Security
7 4 (8.51%) SSL
7 4 (8.51%) VoIP
8 3 (6.38%) DHCP
8 3 (6.38%) VLAN
8 3 (6.38%) VPN
8 3 (6.38%) Wireless
9 2 (4.26%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) CocoaPods
General
1 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Automotive
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (12.77%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (12.77%) IT Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 4 (8.51%) iOS Developer
6 4 (8.51%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Operations Manager
7 3 (6.38%) IT Support
7 3 (6.38%) Network Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Network Services Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Product Manager
8 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Cocoa
1 4 (8.51%) Cocoa Touch
1 4 (8.51%) Core Animation
1 4 (8.51%) Core Data
1 4 (8.51%) JSON
1 4 (8.51%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) RESTful
3 2 (4.26%) CarPlay
3 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.26%) RxSwift
3 2 (4.26%) Universal Windows Platform
4 1 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Animation
4 3 (6.38%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.38%) User Experience
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.26%) EMV
5 2 (4.26%) Infotainment
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
3 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) Android
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Analytics
1 12 (25.53%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Network Management
3 10 (21.28%) Release Management
4 8 (17.02%) Change Control
5 7 (14.89%) Contingency Planning
5 7 (14.89%) People Management
6 5 (10.64%) Business Process Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.51%) iOS Development
7 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.51%) Service Management
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.51%) Use Case
8 3 (6.38%) Coaching
8 3 (6.38%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Product Management
8 3 (6.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Apple Swift
1 4 (8.51%) Objective-C
2 2 (4.26%) C
2 2 (4.26%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) XAML
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) CCNP
1 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PMO
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Cisco
3 5 (10.64%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) Apple
5 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) F5
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Xamarin
7 1 (2.13%) Google
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) Mitel
7 1 (2.13%) Sonus
7 1 (2.13%) Virgin Media