The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 65 58
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 12 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.41% 0.86% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 4.41% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 12
Median salary £35,094 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.44% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,500 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £76,250 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Wireless is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 66 136 153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 13.28% 19.43% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 62 123 128
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Wireless as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Cardiff

Wireless
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Wireless in Cardiff

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Cardiff over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (65.00%) CCNA
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (35.00%) Dell
5 6 (30.00%) SLA
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) Brocade
6 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (25.00%) Office 365
6 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (25.00%) Motorola
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
7 4 (20.00%) Apple
7 4 (20.00%) CCNP
7 4 (20.00%) MCSE
7 4 (20.00%) Veeam
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) LAN
9 2 (10.00%) Network Security
9 2 (10.00%) Cisco
9 2 (10.00%) WAN
9 2 (10.00%) VPN
9 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
10 1 (5.00%) Internet

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) FWSM
5 1 (5.00%) HSRP
5 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (5.00%) IVR
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
1 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CCNA
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Dell
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Brocade
4 5 (25.00%) Motorola
5 4 (20.00%) Apple
5 4 (20.00%) Veeam
6 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) Aruba
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) Mitel