The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 79 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.57% 1.24% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 6.36% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 4
Average salary £42,500 £33,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.81% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Wi-Fi
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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
249 236 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.60% 19.52% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 229 211 234
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the South Wales region.

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in South Wales

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bridgend - 4 £42,750 -
Cardiff -18 2 £32,500 -2.25% 1
Wi-Fi
Wales

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi.

1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CCSP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 4 (66.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) 4G
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Interface Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) UI Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 4 (66.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) CCSP
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) ProCurve
3 1 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) VMware