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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 181 192
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 43 59 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.95% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.96% 6.19% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 37 53 20
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,100 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +15.94%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 722 953 786
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.41% 15.27% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 582 733 663
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +18 30 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Warwickshire - 4 £38,000 -
Coventry +5 3 £37,500 +11.94%
Worcestershire -8 3 £41,500 +50.90%
Staffordshire +7 1 - - 1
Herefordshire -23 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £20,000 - 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 52 (59.77%) LAN
2 47 (54.02%) Cisco
3 45 (51.72%) WAN
4 40 (45.98%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (43.68%) CCNP
6 32 (36.78%) CCNA
7 28 (32.18%) VoIP
8 24 (27.59%) Wireless
9 19 (21.84%) Firewall
10 18 (20.69%) VLAN
11 17 (19.54%) Telecoms
12 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
13 15 (17.24%) Mitel
14 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
14 14 (16.09%) Windows
15 13 (14.94%) SolarWinds
16 12 (13.79%) Network Security
16 12 (13.79%) WLAN
16 12 (13.79%) 802.1X
17 11 (12.64%) Palo Alto
17 11 (12.64%) ITIL
17 11 (12.64%) Network Design
18 10 (11.49%) MPLS
19 9 (10.34%) Project Management
19 9 (10.34%) DNS
19 9 (10.34%) Presales
19 9 (10.34%) Windows Server
20 8 (9.20%) Meraki
20 8 (9.20%) Cisco ASA
20 8 (9.20%) Avaya

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 (4.60%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.15%) IIS
3 1 (1.15%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Workfront
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) SaaS
2 5 (5.75%) Office 365
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (59.77%) LAN
2 45 (51.72%) WAN
3 28 (32.18%) VoIP
4 24 (27.59%) Wireless
5 19 (21.84%) Firewall
6 18 (20.69%) VLAN
7 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
8 12 (13.79%) Network Security
8 12 (13.79%) WLAN
9 10 (11.49%) MPLS
10 9 (10.34%) DNS
11 8 (9.20%) 802.11
11 8 (9.20%) BGP
11 8 (9.20%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (9.20%) OSPF
12 7 (8.05%) ADSL
12 7 (8.05%) Bluetooth
12 7 (8.05%) DHCP
12 7 (8.05%) Internet
12 7 (8.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.15%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.15%) Subversion
1 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (19.54%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.05%) Electronics
3 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.75%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Automotive
4 3 (3.45%) Finance
5 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.09%) Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Telecoms Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Architect
6 6 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Network Specialist
7 5 (5.75%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Project Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.30%) Middleware
3 1 (1.15%) .NET
3 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) IVR
2 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.30%) EPoS
4 2 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.75%) Android
4 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.60%) Linux
5 4 (4.60%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.64%) ITIL
1 11 (12.64%) Network Design
2 9 (10.34%) Presales
2 9 (10.34%) Project Management
3 7 (8.05%) Change Management
3 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (8.05%) Contract Management
3 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (8.05%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (8.05%) Problem Management
3 7 (8.05%) Project Planning
4 6 (6.90%) Change Control
4 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 3 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (3.45%) IT Strategy
5 3 (3.45%) Service Management
5 3 (3.45%) SIEM
5 3 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) C
2 5 (5.75%) C#
2 5 (5.75%) Java
2 5 (5.75%) SQL
3 4 (4.60%) C++
4 2 (2.30%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.30%) Python
5 1 (1.15%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (45.98%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (43.68%) CCNP
3 32 (36.78%) CCNA
4 8 (9.20%) CWNA
5 5 (5.75%) CCDA
5 5 (5.75%) CCSP
6 4 (4.60%) CCIE
6 4 (4.60%) CCIP
7 3 (3.45%) CCDP
7 3 (3.45%) CCSA
7 3 (3.45%) CCSE
7 3 (3.45%) Degree
8 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.15%) Firmware
4 1 (1.15%) Postfix
4 1 (1.15%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (5.75%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (54.02%) Cisco
2 15 (17.24%) Mitel
3 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
4 13 (14.94%) SolarWinds
5 11 (12.64%) Palo Alto
6 8 (9.20%) Avaya
6 8 (9.20%) Meraki
7 7 (8.05%) MobileIron
8 4 (4.60%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (4.60%) AirMagnet
8 4 (4.60%) Aruba
8 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.60%) Citrix
8 4 (4.60%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (4.60%) HP
8 4 (4.60%) Meru Networks
8 4 (4.60%) Motorola
9 3 (3.45%) F5
9 3 (3.45%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.45%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Flexible Hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Page International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 30% managerial bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, West Midlands
RCDTS
Salary: £47,500 - £52,500
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago