Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 242 259
Rank change year-on-year -28 +17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 36 87 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.87% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.39% 5.63% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 80 83
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,225 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,375 £57,500 £50,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 1,508 1,544 1,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.07% 15.37% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,035 1,253 1,488
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +3 13 £43,000 -14.00% 2
Warwickshire +20 6 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Worcestershire +18 4 £50,000 +150.00%
Birmingham -54 4 £37,250 -6.88% 1
Staffordshire +6 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 £37,500 -
Shropshire +21 1 £52,500 +162.50%
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 22 (61.11%) LAN
2 21 (58.33%) WAN
3 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 12 (33.33%) ITIL
5 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 9 (25.00%) SLA
6 9 (25.00%) Cisco
6 9 (25.00%) Firewall
6 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (22.22%) Contingency Planning
7 8 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (22.22%) Network Management
7 8 (22.22%) PMO
8 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
8 7 (19.44%) VPN
8 7 (19.44%) Bluetooth
8 7 (19.44%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) Apple
9 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
9 6 (16.67%) Virtual Team
10 5 (13.89%) Core Data
10 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
10 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
10 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (13.89%) Core Animation
10 5 (13.89%) Cocoa Touch

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 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Office 365
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) LAN
2 21 (58.33%) WAN
3 9 (25.00%) Firewall
4 7 (19.44%) Bluetooth
4 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
4 7 (19.44%) VPN
5 5 (13.89%) HTTP
5 5 (13.89%) Skype
5 5 (13.89%) SSL
6 4 (11.11%) Network Security
6 4 (11.11%) VoIP
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.33%) MPLS
7 3 (8.33%) VLAN
7 3 (8.33%) Wireless
8 2 (5.56%) BGP
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (5.56%) EIGRP
8 2 (5.56%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) CocoaPods
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) PVCS
General
1 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Automotive
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Head of Operations
1 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) iOS Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Head of Infrastructure
5 3 (8.33%) Network Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Network Services Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Product Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Head of Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Head of IT
6 2 (5.56%) Head of IT Operations
6 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Cocoa
1 5 (13.89%) Cocoa Touch
1 5 (13.89%) Core Animation
1 5 (13.89%) Core Data
1 5 (13.89%) JSON
1 5 (13.89%) XML
2 4 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (5.56%) RxSwift
4 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 5 (13.89%) Animation
4 4 (11.11%) Smartphone
4 4 (11.11%) User Experience
5 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.56%) CMDB
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (5.56%) Infotainment
6 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (2.78%) Replication
7 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (22.22%) Contingency Planning
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (22.22%) Network Management
3 6 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
4 5 (13.89%) iOS Development
4 5 (13.89%) Validation
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.11%) Service Management
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) Use Case
6 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) Coaching
6 3 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (8.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Apple Swift
1 5 (13.89%) Objective-C
2 4 (11.11%) C
3 3 (8.33%) C++
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) VC++
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.89%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.56%) HND
6 1 (2.78%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) CWNA
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
2 8 (22.22%) PMO
3 2 (5.56%) MISRA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Apple
4 3 (8.33%) Aruba
4 3 (8.33%) Avaya
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) Capita
6 1 (2.78%) F5
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Meraki
6 1 (2.78%) Mitel
6 1 (2.78%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.78%) Sonus
6 1 (2.78%) Ubiquiti
6 1 (2.78%) Virgin Media