The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 63 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.46% 0.74% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 5.36% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £32,000 £51,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.56% +20.58%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Wireless
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
126 56 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.47% 13.90% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 111 48 42
Average salary £38,250 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Wireless
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the Cardiff region.

Wireless Salary Trend in Cardiff

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless.

1 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco
3 13 (81.25%) LAN
4 12 (75.00%) Firewall
5 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (56.25%) CCNP
6 9 (56.25%) CCNA
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (50.00%) VPN
7 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
7 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (37.50%) VMware
8 6 (37.50%) SAN
8 6 (37.50%) ITIL
9 5 (31.25%) VoIP
9 5 (31.25%) SLA
9 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (31.25%) Network Management
10 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
10 4 (25.00%) Degree
10 4 (25.00%) HP
10 4 (25.00%) MPLS
10 4 (25.00%) WLAN
10 4 (25.00%) Windows
11 3 (18.75%) Juniper
11 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
11 3 (18.75%) Citrix
11 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
11 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (81.25%) LAN
3 12 (75.00%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (50.00%) VPN
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (37.50%) SAN
7 5 (31.25%) VoIP
8 4 (25.00%) WLAN
8 4 (25.00%) MPLS
9 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
10 2 (12.50%) NAS
10 2 (12.50%) DNS
10 2 (12.50%) DHCP
10 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 1 (6.25%) OSPF
11 1 (6.25%) BGP
11 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
11 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
General
1 3 (18.75%) Welsh Language
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Network Management
4 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
5 3 (18.75%) Line Management
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Network Design
7 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
2 9 (56.25%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCENT
4 1 (6.25%) CCDA
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
2 3 (18.75%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) Mitel
5 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
5 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
6 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) F5