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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank - 89 86
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 0 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.27% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.04% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 11
Average salary - £22,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
WLAN
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
215 288 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.02% 26.04% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 203 267 228
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 £27,500 £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% -

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WLAN
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

WLAN Salary Trend in South Wales

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 4 (100.00%) ADSL
1 4 (100.00%) Broadband
1 4 (100.00%) ISDN
1 4 (100.00%) PBX
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) PPP
1 4 (100.00%) RIP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) OpenView
1 4 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (100.00%) Nortel
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
1 4 (100.00%) BMC
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia
1 4 (100.00%) Siemens
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) FDDI

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing WLAN 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 WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) ADSL
1 4 (100.00%) Broadband
1 4 (100.00%) ISDN
1 4 (100.00%) PBX
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) PPP
1 4 (100.00%) RIP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) FDDI
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) OpenView
1 4 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Nortel
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
1 4 (100.00%) BMC
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia
1 4 (100.00%) Siemens
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Remedy
1 4 (100.00%) 3Com
1 4 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 4 (100.00%) F5