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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 86 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.12% 0.48% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 2.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Median salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - -6.97%  

WLAN 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 South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 131 242 297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.21% 19.48% 25.34%
Number of salaries quoted 124 213 228
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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
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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bridgend - 1 - -
WLAN
Wales

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) BladeLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security

WLAN
Top Related 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) RIP
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CGI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) BladeLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Aruba
1 2 (66.67%) BMC
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Nortel
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware