Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 130 140
Rank change year-on-year +27 +10 -7
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.42% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.05% 1.96% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.50% - -
Wales median annual salary £28,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year -30.00% - -

WLAN 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 292 357 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.35% 16.34% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 271 313 371
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in South Wales

WLAN
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for WLAN in South Wales

WLAN
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WLAN in South Wales

WLAN
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 WLAN within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 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
Newport - 5 £39,250 -
Cardiff +30 1 £40,000 -20.00%
WLAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
2 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 5 (83.33%) Skype
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP

WLAN
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Skype
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
3 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Supervisor
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Supervisor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CatOS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Network Segmentation
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk