Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 117 125
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8 +42
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.26% 1.05% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 6.50% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 18
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +36.36%
10th Percentile £22,800 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £48,900 £55,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%

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 319 323 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.35% 16.18% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 267 288 382
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £23,450 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £56,150
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -26 5 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Ivanti
2 2 (40.00%) IPv4
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) IPv4
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Ivanti
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle