The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 100 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.075% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £36,500 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%
DWDM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
265 214 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.64% 16.04% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 233 196 191
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DWDM
Salary Trend in Wales

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

DWDM Salary Trend in Wales

DWDM
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
North Wales +4 4 £36,500 -3.94%
DWDM
UK

DWDM
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing DWDM 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 DWDM.

1 6 (60.00%) SDH
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Nortel
2 4 (40.00%) MPLS
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 4 (40.00%) Nokia
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Huawei
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) Ciena
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) CCIE
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) GSM
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (10.00%) PABX
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing DWDM 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 DWDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SDH
2 4 (40.00%) MPLS
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) GSM
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) PABX
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) NOC Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCIE
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 4 (40.00%) Nokia
1 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (40.00%) Huawei
1 4 (40.00%) F5
1 4 (40.00%) Ciena
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Nortel
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper