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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 85 90 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 13 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.11% 1.24% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.20% 5.34% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 18
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,900 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -
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
250 281 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.31% 23.17% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 221 226 171
Average salary £41,500 £38,400 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.07% -7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,550 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +2 9 £50,000 +56.25% 1
Torfaen - 2 £41,500 -
Wireless
Wales

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 22 (61.11%) WAN
3 21 (58.33%) LAN
4 20 (55.56%) Firewall
5 19 (52.78%) CCNP
5 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
7 13 (36.11%) Finance
8 11 (30.56%) VPN
8 11 (30.56%) DNS
9 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
10 9 (25.00%) 802.1X
10 9 (25.00%) VPLS
10 9 (25.00%) Network Management
10 9 (25.00%) DHCP
10 9 (25.00%) Juniper
10 9 (25.00%) MPLS
10 9 (25.00%) OSPF
10 9 (25.00%) BGP
10 9 (25.00%) EIGRP
11 8 (22.22%) IPsec
11 8 (22.22%) Banking
11 8 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (22.22%) Capacity Management
11 8 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
11 8 (22.22%) Change Control
11 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
11 8 (22.22%) Problem Management
11 8 (22.22%) Data Centre

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) WAN
2 21 (58.33%) LAN
3 20 (55.56%) Firewall
4 11 (30.56%) DNS
4 11 (30.56%) VPN
5 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (25.00%) BGP
6 9 (25.00%) DHCP
6 9 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 9 (25.00%) MPLS
6 9 (25.00%) OSPF
6 9 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
6 9 (25.00%) VPLS
7 8 (22.22%) IPsec
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (13.89%) Unified Communications
10 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
11 2 (5.56%) NAS
11 2 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
2 13 (36.11%) Finance
3 8 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) LAN Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) WAN Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Network Support
4 7 (19.44%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Juniper Support
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) CentOS
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Network Management
2 8 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 8 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (22.22%) Change Control
2 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 8 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 8 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) CCNP
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) CCIE
2 3 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) CCVP
4 1 (2.78%) CCDP
4 1 (2.78%) CCIP
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) iptables
1 2 (5.56%) NFS
1 2 (5.56%) Squid
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 9 (25.00%) Juniper
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) EMC
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) F5
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft