Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 122 129
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.17% 0.90% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 5.76% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 13
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £39,000 £27,300 £31,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £56,950 £55,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -

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 281 295 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.46% 15.62% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 234 237 282
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,750 £55,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 -12 3 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) xDSL
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) ZyXEL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (33.33%) Openreach
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) xDSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) RTP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) Openreach
2 1 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) ZyXEL