Period
to 18 December 2017

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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 265 259
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 +53
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 35 65 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 3.68% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 57 51
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,550 £20,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

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 1524 1767 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.18% 16.02% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1241 1383 1403
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 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
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 18 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 14 £40,000 +21.21%
Coventry +7 9 £45,000 -2.17%
Staffordshire +12 8 £35,000 -22.22%
Shropshire - 2 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -10 1 £43,300 +8.25%
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, 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 19 (54.29%) WAN
2 18 (51.43%) LAN
3 15 (42.86%) Windows
4 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (25.71%) Cisco
6 9 (25.71%) Firewall
6 9 (25.71%) Skype for Business
6 9 (25.71%) Skype
7 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
7 8 (22.86%) DHCP
8 7 (20.00%) VPN
8 7 (20.00%) Apple
8 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
9 6 (17.14%) CCNA
9 6 (17.14%) DNS
9 6 (17.14%) VoIP
9 6 (17.14%) Mitel
10 5 (14.29%) PBX
10 5 (14.29%) SQL
10 5 (14.29%) C#
10 5 (14.29%) HP
10 5 (14.29%) Internet
10 5 (14.29%) Virgin Media
10 5 (14.29%) Unified Communications
10 5 (14.29%) Change Management
10 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS

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 9 (25.71%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Office 365
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) WAN
2 18 (51.43%) LAN
3 9 (25.71%) Firewall
3 9 (25.71%) Skype
4 8 (22.86%) DHCP
4 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
5 7 (20.00%) VPN
6 6 (17.14%) DNS
6 6 (17.14%) VoIP
7 5 (14.29%) Internet
7 5 (14.29%) PBX
7 5 (14.29%) Unified Communications
8 4 (11.43%) Bluetooth
8 4 (11.43%) MPLS
9 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.57%) Network Security
9 3 (8.57%) PABX
10 2 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (5.71%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (5.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.86%) CocoaPods
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) IT Support
4 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.71%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.86%) Cocoa
2 1 (2.86%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (2.86%) Core Animation
2 1 (2.86%) Core Data
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) RESTful
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.57%) EMV
3 2 (5.71%) AS400
4 1 (2.86%) Animation
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) CESG
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 4 (11.43%) Android
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Change Management
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (8.57%) Presales
3 3 (8.57%) Resource Management
3 3 (8.57%) Service Management
3 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.71%) Customer Acquisition
4 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.71%) Release Management
4 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) C#
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) XAML
3 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) C++
3 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CCNA
3 3 (8.57%) CCNP
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) CCDP
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.86%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco
3 7 (20.00%) Apple
4 6 (17.14%) Mitel
5 5 (14.29%) HP
5 5 (14.29%) Virgin Media
6 4 (11.43%) VMware
6 4 (11.43%) Xamarin
7 3 (8.57%) Dell
7 3 (8.57%) Meraki
7 3 (8.57%) MobileIron
7 3 (8.57%) Symantec
8 2 (5.71%) Citrix
8 2 (5.71%) IBM
8 2 (5.71%) LANDesk
8 2 (5.71%) McAfee
8 2 (5.71%) Remedy
8 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.86%) Avaya
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle