The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless 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 Wireless over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 86 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 11 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.87% 1.47% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.14% 5.65% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 17
Average salary £47,500 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.03% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £22,500 £33,117
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Wireless
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
214 283 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.97% 25.99% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 202 265 223
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Wireless
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Wireless Salary Trend in South Wales

Wireless
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in South Wales

Wireless
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 Wireless within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Cardiff -11 11 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Wireless
Wales

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 33 (78.57%) Cisco
2 31 (73.81%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (71.43%) CCNP
4 29 (69.05%) Firewall
5 21 (50.00%) BGP
5 21 (50.00%) OSPF
5 21 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 17 (40.48%) RIP
6 17 (40.48%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (38.10%) WAN
7 16 (38.10%) LAN
8 15 (35.71%) Network Management
9 14 (33.33%) CCNA
10 13 (30.95%) HP
10 13 (30.95%) CSS
10 13 (30.95%) VRRP
10 13 (30.95%) CheckPoint
10 13 (30.95%) ProCurve
10 13 (30.95%) HSRP
10 13 (30.95%) VLAN
11 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
11 9 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
11 9 (21.43%) ITIL
11 9 (21.43%) SLA
12 7 (16.67%) VPN
12 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
13 5 (11.90%) Finance
13 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (9.52%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) Firewall
2 21 (50.00%) OSPF
2 21 (50.00%) BGP
2 21 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 17 (40.48%) RIP
3 17 (40.48%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (38.10%) LAN
4 16 (38.10%) WAN
5 13 (30.95%) VRRP
5 13 (30.95%) HSRP
5 13 (30.95%) VLAN
6 9 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (16.67%) VPN
8 4 (9.52%) DNS
8 4 (9.52%) Internet
8 4 (9.52%) MPLS
8 4 (9.52%) DHCP
8 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
8 4 (9.52%) PPP
8 4 (9.52%) PBX
General
1 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Lead Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Field Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.38%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) CSS
2 4 (9.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Statistics
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Network Management
2 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Change Management
4 4 (9.52%) Information Security
4 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.14%) Change Control
5 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.38%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (71.43%) CCNP
3 14 (33.33%) CCNA
4 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) SLA
2 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) OpenView
1 4 (9.52%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (9.52%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Cisco
2 13 (30.95%) HP
2 13 (30.95%) CheckPoint
2 13 (30.95%) ProCurve
3 5 (11.90%) F5
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) Nortel
4 4 (9.52%) Avaya
4 4 (9.52%) BMC
4 4 (9.52%) Nokia
4 4 (9.52%) Siemens
4 4 (9.52%) Remedy
4 4 (9.52%) 3Com
4 4 (9.52%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.38%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.38%) Motorola
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
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