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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 63 69 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 13 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.64% 0.59% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.55% 2.86% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 11
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £34,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
152 140 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.19% 20.80% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 129 116 92
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 14 (73.68%) Cisco
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) CCNP
3 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 10 (52.63%) OSPF
4 10 (52.63%) BGP
4 10 (52.63%) EIGRP
4 10 (52.63%) VRRP
4 10 (52.63%) VLAN
4 10 (52.63%) HP
4 10 (52.63%) RIP
4 10 (52.63%) CSS
4 10 (52.63%) ProCurve
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (52.63%) HSRP
5 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
5 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Information Security
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (10.53%) CCIE
8 2 (10.53%) CCNA
9 1 (5.26%) Dell
9 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 1 (5.26%) ITIL

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) VLAN
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (52.63%) RIP
2 10 (52.63%) OSPF
2 10 (52.63%) BGP
2 10 (52.63%) EIGRP
2 10 (52.63%) VRRP
2 10 (52.63%) HSRP
3 3 (15.79%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Lead Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) ProCurve
2 10 (52.63%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft