Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 249 266 220
Rank change year-on-year +17 -46 +42
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 37 49 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.50% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 3.38% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 73
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +1.28% +30.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £23,900 £26,750
90th Percentile £59,750 £51,500 £56,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +10.26% -2.50%

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 1,602 1,448 1,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.17% 14.90% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,154 1,015 1,211
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019. 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 +13 15 £42,500 +50.44% 3
Solihull - 8 £42,500 - 1
Coventry +11 6 £50,000 +16.28%
Wolverhampton - 3 £47,500 -
Staffordshire +4 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Warwickshire +4 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Worcestershire -25 1 £28,000 -44.00%
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 18 (48.65%) WAN
2 17 (45.95%) LAN
2 17 (45.95%) Firewall
3 16 (43.24%) Cisco
4 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (35.14%) CCNP
6 12 (32.43%) Wireless
7 11 (29.73%) Firmware
7 11 (29.73%) CodeWarrior
7 11 (29.73%) Eclipse
7 11 (29.73%) GSM
7 11 (29.73%) ZigBee
8 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
9 9 (24.32%) Windows
9 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
9 9 (24.32%) Office 365
10 8 (21.62%) ITIL
11 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
11 7 (18.92%) VMware
11 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (18.92%) Change Control
11 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
12 6 (16.22%) SCCM
12 6 (16.22%) Automotive
12 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
12 6 (16.22%) C
12 6 (16.22%) C++
13 5 (13.51%) VPN
13 5 (13.51%) DNS

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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) WAN
2 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) LAN
3 12 (32.43%) Wireless
4 11 (29.73%) GSM
4 11 (29.73%) ZigBee
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (13.51%) BGP
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco Firepower
6 5 (13.51%) DHCP
6 5 (13.51%) DNS
6 5 (13.51%) OSPF
6 5 (13.51%) VPN
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (10.81%) Network Security
7 4 (10.81%) VLAN
7 4 (10.81%) VoIP
8 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
8 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) CodeWarrior
1 11 (29.73%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Firmware Engineer
1 11 (29.73%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.41%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) PMI
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) CESG
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Change Control
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) Network Management
5 4 (10.81%) DNA
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) Presales
6 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.11%) Release Management
6 3 (8.11%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) C
1 6 (16.22%) C++
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (35.14%) CCNP
3 3 (8.11%) CCDP
3 3 (8.11%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) CCIE
4 2 (5.41%) CCIE Service Provider
4 2 (5.41%) CCSP
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
4 2 (5.41%) JNCIE
4 2 (5.41%) JNCIP
4 2 (5.41%) MCP
4 2 (5.41%) MCSE
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.41%) PMP
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) PMO
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Firmware
2 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
2 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) BT
4 4 (10.81%) F5
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) Juniper
5 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) Huawei
6 2 (5.41%) Meraki
6 2 (5.41%) Mitel
7 1 (2.70%) Aruba
7 1 (2.70%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.70%) Sophos
7 1 (2.70%) Ubiquiti
7 1 (2.70%) Veeam