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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 89 94 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 14 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.08% 1.24% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 5.36% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 17
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £31,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%
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
261 317 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.06% 23.09% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 231 247 194
Average salary £41,500 £38,400 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.07% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 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
South Wales +2 13 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Wireless
UK

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 25 (60.98%) Cisco
2 23 (56.10%) WAN
3 22 (53.66%) LAN
4 21 (51.22%) Firewall
4 21 (51.22%) Telecoms
5 20 (48.78%) CCNP
5 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (31.71%) Finance
7 12 (29.27%) DNS
8 11 (26.83%) VPN
8 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (24.39%) Spanning Tree
9 10 (24.39%) 802.1X
9 10 (24.39%) VPLS
9 10 (24.39%) Network Management
9 10 (24.39%) DHCP
9 10 (24.39%) Juniper
9 10 (24.39%) MPLS
9 10 (24.39%) OSPF
9 10 (24.39%) BGP
9 10 (24.39%) EIGRP
10 9 (21.95%) IPsec
10 9 (21.95%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (21.95%) Problem Management
10 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
10 9 (21.95%) Capacity Management
11 8 (19.51%) Change Control
11 8 (19.51%) WAN Optimisation
11 8 (19.51%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (4.88%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) WAN
2 22 (53.66%) LAN
3 21 (51.22%) Firewall
4 12 (29.27%) DNS
5 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (26.83%) VPN
6 10 (24.39%) BGP
6 10 (24.39%) DHCP
6 10 (24.39%) EIGRP
6 10 (24.39%) MPLS
6 10 (24.39%) OSPF
6 10 (24.39%) Spanning Tree
6 10 (24.39%) VPLS
7 9 (21.95%) IPsec
8 8 (19.51%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (14.63%) Unified Communications
10 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
11 2 (4.88%) Network Security
11 2 (4.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
General
1 21 (51.22%) Telecoms
2 13 (31.71%) Finance
3 8 (19.51%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) LAN Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) WAN Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Network Support
4 7 (17.07%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior IT Support
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Network Support
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Juniper Support
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Development Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Product Development Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Product Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) CentOS
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Network Management
2 9 (21.95%) Capacity Management
2 9 (21.95%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (21.95%) Problem Management
3 8 (19.51%) Change Control
3 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
3 8 (19.51%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) Logistics
5 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.32%) Product Management
6 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Communications Security
7 1 (2.44%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.44%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) CCNP
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) CCIE
2 3 (7.32%) CCNA
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) CCVP
4 1 (2.44%) CCDP
4 1 (2.44%) CCIP
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) iptables
1 2 (4.88%) NFS
1 2 (4.88%) Squid
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Cisco
2 10 (24.39%) Juniper
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) EMC
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £36k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + shift allowance + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago