The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank - 91 90
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.78% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.78% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 2
Average salary - £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
Wi-Fi
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
260 209 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.08% 16.24% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 227 191 192
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 £27,900 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £47,850 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Wales

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) ProCurve
3 4 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) McAfee
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) CCSP
3 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) JBoss
6 1 (10.00%) Apache
6 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) 4G
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Interface Designer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCSP
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (40.00%) ProCurve
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Intel
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft