The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless 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
Rank 95 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 17 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.21% 1.23% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.23% 4.82% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 18
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £22,500 £33,338
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Wireless
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
235 332 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.75% 25.42% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 217 296 269
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £23,000
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 Wales

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Wireless
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Wireless Salary Trend in Wales

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Wales

Wireless
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
South Wales -13 11 £47,500 +46.15%
North Wales - 3 £45,000 - 3
West Wales - 3 £50,000 -
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 39 (73.58%) Cisco
2 34 (64.15%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (62.26%) CCNP
4 32 (60.38%) Firewall
5 26 (49.06%) LAN
5 26 (49.06%) WAN
6 21 (39.62%) OSPF
6 21 (39.62%) BGP
6 21 (39.62%) EIGRP
7 19 (35.85%) HP
8 17 (32.08%) RIP
8 17 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (28.30%) Network Management
10 14 (26.42%) CCNA
11 13 (24.53%) CSS
11 13 (24.53%) VRRP
11 13 (24.53%) CheckPoint
11 13 (24.53%) ProCurve
11 13 (24.53%) HSRP
11 13 (24.53%) VLAN
12 12 (22.64%) Service Delivery
12 12 (22.64%) ITIL
13 9 (16.98%) SLA
13 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
13 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
13 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
13 9 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (15.09%) Network Security
14 8 (15.09%) Change Management
15 7 (13.21%) VPN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (7.55%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (60.38%) Firewall
2 26 (49.06%) LAN
2 26 (49.06%) WAN
3 21 (39.62%) OSPF
3 21 (39.62%) BGP
3 21 (39.62%) EIGRP
4 17 (32.08%) RIP
4 17 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (24.53%) VLAN
5 13 (24.53%) HSRP
5 13 (24.53%) VRRP
6 9 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (15.09%) Network Security
8 7 (13.21%) VPN
9 5 (9.43%) DNS
9 5 (9.43%) Internet
9 5 (9.43%) DHCP
10 4 (7.55%) Ethernet
10 4 (7.55%) PPP
10 4 (7.55%) PBX
General
1 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Network Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) Lead Network Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Head of IT
5 3 (5.66%) Tester
5 3 (5.66%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Professional Services Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Support
7 1 (1.89%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Field Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Network Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) CSS
2 4 (7.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Statistics
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) UNIX
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Network Management
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) Service Delivery
3 8 (15.09%) Change Management
4 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
4 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Information Security
6 4 (7.55%) Coaching
7 3 (5.66%) Change Control
7 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.66%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.89%) Logistics
9 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (64.15%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (62.26%) CCNP
3 14 (26.42%) CCNA
4 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
4 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) CCIE
5 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) SLA
2 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) OpenView
1 4 (7.55%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (7.55%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (73.58%) Cisco
2 19 (35.85%) HP
3 13 (24.53%) CheckPoint
3 13 (24.53%) ProCurve
4 5 (9.43%) F5
4 5 (9.43%) Ruckus Wireless
4 5 (9.43%) Meraki
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.55%) Nortel
5 4 (7.55%) Avaya
5 4 (7.55%) BMC
5 4 (7.55%) Remedy
5 4 (7.55%) 3Com
5 4 (7.55%) Nokia
5 4 (7.55%) Siemens
5 4 (7.55%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.89%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.89%) Motorola
6 1 (1.89%) Dell
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