Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 125 130
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 26 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.37% 1.05% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.10% 6.94% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 19
Wales median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% - -12.79%
10th Percentile £28,175 £31,750 £26,450
90th Percentile £53,625 £55,250 £42,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.29%

Wi-Fi 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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 321 360 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.94% 15.17% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 262 278 432
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,250 £56,150
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Wales

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in Wales

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Wales over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in Wales

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
South Wales +33 26 £39,250 +4.67% 5
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 Wales region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco
3 13 (50.00%) LAN
3 13 (50.00%) WAN
4 12 (46.15%) ITIL
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
4 12 (46.15%) Linux
4 12 (46.15%) Avaya
5 11 (42.31%) VPN
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
7 9 (34.62%) Unix
7 9 (34.62%) Performance Management
7 9 (34.62%) Unified Communications
8 8 (30.77%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (30.77%) VoIP
8 8 (30.77%) SAN
8 8 (30.77%) VMware
8 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
9 7 (26.92%) CCNP
9 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (23.08%) Network Security
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 6 (23.08%) Service Management
10 6 (23.08%) H.323

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (11.54%) CMS
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
3 2 (7.69%) G Suite
3 2 (7.69%) IaaS
3 2 (7.69%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) LAN
2 13 (50.00%) WAN
3 11 (42.31%) VPN
4 9 (34.62%) Unified Communications
5 8 (30.77%) SAN
5 8 (30.77%) VoIP
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (23.08%) H.323
6 6 (23.08%) Network Security
6 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 5 (19.23%) BGP
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (19.23%) Skype
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (15.38%) WLAN
9 2 (7.69%) DHCP
9 2 (7.69%) DNS
9 2 (7.69%) Wireless
10 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Lead Network Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) Telephony Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Avaya Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Unix
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) AIX
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Performance Management
3 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (23.08%) Service Management
5 5 (19.23%) Coaching
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (19.23%) Network Management
5 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
6 4 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
8 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
8 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) People Management
8 2 (7.69%) Release Management
8 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.85%) CAD
9 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) Avaya Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) Avaya
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
5 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.69%) Google
7 2 (7.69%) Nortel
8 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) F5
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) Meraki
8 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.85%) Splunk