Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 250 272
Rank change year-on-year +9 +22 +10
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 88 99 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.80% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.62% 5.29% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 81 84 46
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +13.04%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £24,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 1565 1872 1696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.46% 15.12% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1268 1493 1486
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,050 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £65,000
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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +46 56 £40,000 +33.33%
Coventry +19 15 £50,000 +49.25%
Warwickshire +15 5 £34,000 -17.58% 1
Staffordshire +12 3 £57,812 +28.47%
Worcestershire -11 3 £20,000 -27.27%
Herefordshire -29 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 £20,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 58 (65.91%) LAN
2 56 (63.64%) WAN
3 32 (36.36%) Cisco
4 27 (30.68%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
6 25 (28.41%) Windows
7 24 (27.27%) VoIP
8 23 (26.14%) CCNP
9 22 (25.00%) VLAN
10 21 (23.86%) VPN
11 20 (22.73%) Firewall
12 19 (21.59%) Presales
13 17 (19.32%) Windows Server
13 17 (19.32%) Wireless
13 17 (19.32%) Telecoms
13 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
13 17 (19.32%) CCNA
14 16 (18.18%) DHCP
15 15 (17.05%) MPLS
15 15 (17.05%) Mitel
16 14 (15.91%) Network Security
17 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (14.77%) ITIL
17 13 (14.77%) SQL
18 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 11 (12.50%) DNS
18 11 (12.50%) Palo Alto
19 10 (11.36%) Ethernet
19 10 (11.36%) Avaya
19 10 (11.36%) OSPF

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 (10.23%) IIS
2 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.27%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.14%) SAS
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Workfront
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.23%) SaaS
3 8 (9.09%) Office 365
4 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (65.91%) LAN
2 56 (63.64%) WAN
3 24 (27.27%) VoIP
4 22 (25.00%) VLAN
5 21 (23.86%) VPN
6 20 (22.73%) Firewall
7 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
7 17 (19.32%) Wireless
8 16 (18.18%) DHCP
9 15 (17.05%) MPLS
10 14 (15.91%) Network Security
11 11 (12.50%) DNS
12 10 (11.36%) Ethernet
12 10 (11.36%) OSPF
13 9 (10.23%) BGP
13 9 (10.23%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (10.23%) DMZ
14 8 (9.09%) Bluetooth
14 8 (9.09%) Internet
15 7 (7.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
3 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.41%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.14%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (19.32%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.95%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.68%) Automotive
3 5 (5.68%) Finance
3 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (14.77%) Analyst
1 13 (14.77%) IT Manager
1 13 (14.77%) Network Engineer
2 9 (10.23%) Architect
3 7 (7.95%) Applications Support
3 7 (7.95%) Network Manager
4 6 (6.82%) Service Analyst
4 6 (6.82%) Service Manager
4 6 (6.82%) Support Engineer
4 6 (6.82%) Switch Engineer
4 6 (6.82%) Telecoms Analyst
4 6 (6.82%) Wireless Engineer
4 6 (6.82%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Project Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Project Support Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Technical Services Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) 802.1X
1 6 (6.82%) Middleware
2 2 (2.27%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.82%) IVR
3 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.27%) EMV
5 2 (2.27%) Replication
5 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.14%) EPoS
6 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.41%) Windows
2 17 (19.32%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.82%) Linux
4 6 (6.82%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.55%) Android
5 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.59%) Presales
2 13 (14.77%) ITIL
3 10 (11.36%) Project Management
4 9 (10.23%) Configuration Management
4 9 (10.23%) Release Management
5 8 (9.09%) Change Management
5 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (9.09%) Time Management
6 7 (7.95%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (7.95%) Problem Management
6 7 (7.95%) Project Planning
7 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.68%) Change Control
8 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.68%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.55%) Service Management
10 3 (3.41%) CMMI
10 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) C#
3 6 (6.82%) C
4 5 (5.68%) C++
5 4 (4.55%) Java
6 2 (2.27%) XAML
7 1 (1.14%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.14%) Python
7 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (30.68%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (26.14%) CCNP
3 17 (19.32%) CCNA
4 8 (9.09%) CCDP
5 3 (3.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.14%) CCIE
6 1 (1.14%) CCSA
6 1 (1.14%) CCSE
6 1 (1.14%) CCSP
6 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.14%) MCSA
6 1 (1.14%) MCSE
6 1 (1.14%) MCTS
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) PCI DSS
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.27%) Firmware
3 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.14%) Postfix
4 1 (1.14%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.14%) Nagios
2 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (36.36%) Cisco
2 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.05%) Mitel
4 11 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 10 (11.36%) Avaya
6 6 (6.82%) Aerohive Networks
6 6 (6.82%) AirMagnet
6 6 (6.82%) Aruba
6 6 (6.82%) Extreme Networks
6 6 (6.82%) HP
6 6 (6.82%) Meru Networks
6 6 (6.82%) MobileIron
6 6 (6.82%) Motorola
7 5 (5.68%) Citrix
8 4 (4.55%) LANDesk
8 4 (4.55%) Remedy
8 4 (4.55%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.41%) Green Hills
9 3 (3.41%) QNX
10 2 (2.27%) VMware