Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 255 264
Rank change year-on-year -24 +9 +25
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 40 67 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.64% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% 3.90% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 39 60 49
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,700 £23,050
90th Percentile £55,200 £52,500 £49,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%

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 1,471 1,718 1,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.01% 16.39% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,165 1,331 1,345
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Birmingham +16 13 £30,750 -6.82% 1
Coventry -8 10 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Staffordshire +13 8 £35,000 +64.71% 1
Warwickshire -14 2 £44,150 +0.91% 3
Shropshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 20 (50.00%) WAN
2 19 (47.50%) LAN
3 17 (42.50%) Windows
4 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
4 13 (32.50%) Firewall
5 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 10 (25.00%) Skype
6 9 (22.50%) Cisco
7 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (20.00%) Apple
7 8 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
8 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
8 7 (17.50%) DHCP
8 7 (17.50%) DNS
9 6 (15.00%) Mitel
9 6 (15.00%) SCCM
9 6 (15.00%) VPN
9 6 (15.00%) Bluetooth
9 6 (15.00%) PBX
9 6 (15.00%) ITIL
9 6 (15.00%) C#
9 6 (15.00%) CCNA
10 5 (12.50%) HP
10 5 (12.50%) Retail
10 5 (12.50%) Change Management
10 5 (12.50%) XAML

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 10 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) WAN
2 19 (47.50%) LAN
3 13 (32.50%) Firewall
4 10 (25.00%) Skype
5 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (17.50%) DHCP
6 7 (17.50%) DNS
7 6 (15.00%) Bluetooth
7 6 (15.00%) PBX
7 6 (15.00%) VPN
8 5 (12.50%) Unified Communications
9 4 (10.00%) MPLS
9 4 (10.00%) VoIP
10 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
10 3 (7.50%) Internet
10 3 (7.50%) Network Security
10 3 (7.50%) PABX
11 2 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (5.00%) HTTP
11 2 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) CocoaPods
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
1 5 (12.50%) Retail
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.00%) IT Support
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Field Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 2 (5.00%) Cocoa
2 2 (5.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (5.00%) Core Animation
2 2 (5.00%) Core Data
2 2 (5.00%) JSON
2 2 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.50%) RESTful
3 1 (2.50%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.00%) EMV
2 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.00%) Animation
3 2 (5.00%) AS400
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) CESG
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.50%) mPOS
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
2 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.50%) Android
3 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (15.00%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
5 3 (7.50%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Customer Acquisition
6 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.50%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) C#
2 5 (12.50%) XAML
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (7.50%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) CCDP
5 1 (2.50%) CCIE
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.50%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco
3 8 (20.00%) Apple
4 6 (15.00%) Mitel
5 5 (12.50%) HP
5 5 (12.50%) Virgin Media
5 5 (12.50%) Xamarin
6 4 (10.00%) MobileIron
6 4 (10.00%) Symantec
6 4 (10.00%) VMware
7 3 (7.50%) Dell
7 3 (7.50%) Meraki
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix
8 2 (5.00%) IBM
8 2 (5.00%) Ivanti
8 2 (5.00%) McAfee
8 2 (5.00%) Remedy
8 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.50%) Avaya
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle