Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 132 109
Rank change year-on-year +31 -23 +1
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 12 10 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.84% 0.46% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.10% 2.79% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 35
South Wales median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +43.94%
10th Percentile £33,549 £26,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £63,000 £86,250 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £52,500 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.58% +34.75%

Wireless is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 293 358 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.53% 16.51% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 272 315 378
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500
10th Percentile £24,075 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,625 £67,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in South Wales

Wireless
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Wireless in South Wales

Wireless
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless in South Wales

Wireless
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +36 7 £35,094 -57.46% 1
Newport -3 2 £56,250 +44.23%
Torfaen - 2 £50,000 -
Wireless
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 5 (41.67%) Motorola
1 5 (41.67%) Brocade
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) SMTP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Firmware
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Internal Audit
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design

Wireless
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) SMTP
2 2 (16.67%) SSH
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Coaching
1 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) Human Factors
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) SysML
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PCI QSA
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Brocade
1 5 (41.67%) Motorola
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto