Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 140 107
Rank change year-on-year +40 -33 +14
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 43 18 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.07% 0.69% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.03% 4.01% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 43
Wales median annual salary £52,500 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.58% +34.75%
10th Percentile £33,549 £25,875 £34,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £86,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Wireless 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 390 449 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.80% 17.10% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 333 340 412
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%
10th Percentile £25,800 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £64,000 £55,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Wales

Wireless
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Wireless in Wales

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Wales

Wireless
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
Mid Wales +20 27 £65,000 -
South Wales +31 12 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West Wales -15 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 31 (72.09%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (55.81%) F5
3 23 (53.49%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (53.49%) CCNP
4 22 (51.16%) Coaching
5 21 (48.84%) CCNA
6 20 (46.51%) ITIL
6 20 (46.51%) Service Management
6 20 (46.51%) Change Control
6 20 (46.51%) IT Strategy
6 20 (46.51%) Runbook
6 20 (46.51%) Infoblox
7 19 (44.19%) SLA
8 18 (41.86%) SolarWinds
9 17 (39.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (39.53%) TOGAF
10 16 (37.21%) ITSM
10 16 (37.21%) Service Delivery
10 16 (37.21%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (37.21%) Problem Management
10 16 (37.21%) Cisco ISE
10 16 (37.21%) User Experience
11 12 (27.91%) Firewall
12 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
13 8 (18.60%) SIEM
14 7 (16.28%) BIG-IP
14 7 (16.28%) FortiGate
14 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (16.28%) CESG

Wireless
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 16 (37.21%) Cisco ISE
2 12 (27.91%) Firewall
3 7 (16.28%) BIG-IP
4 4 (9.30%) LAN
4 4 (9.30%) VPN
4 4 (9.30%) WAN
4 4 (9.30%) Wireshark
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
5 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.65%) DHCP
6 2 (4.65%) Intranet
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security
6 2 (4.65%) SMTP
6 2 (4.65%) SSH
6 2 (4.65%) VLAN
7 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.33%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (6.98%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Network Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Lead Network Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) IT Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) IT Security Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Wireless Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Principal Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Information Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) User Experience
2 7 (16.28%) CESG
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Continuous Improvement
2 22 (51.16%) Coaching
3 20 (46.51%) Change Control
3 20 (46.51%) IT Strategy
3 20 (46.51%) ITIL
3 20 (46.51%) Runbook
3 20 (46.51%) Service Management
4 17 (39.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (39.53%) TOGAF
5 16 (37.21%) ITSM
5 16 (37.21%) Problem Management
5 16 (37.21%) Service Delivery
6 8 (18.60%) SIEM
7 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (6.98%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (4.65%) Change Management
9 2 (4.65%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C
1 2 (4.65%) C++
1 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (53.49%) CCNP
3 21 (48.84%) CCNA
4 16 (37.21%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.98%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.65%) MCP
6 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) CISM
7 1 (2.33%) CISSP
7 1 (2.33%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.33%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) F5
3 20 (46.51%) Infoblox
4 18 (41.86%) SolarWinds
5 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
6 5 (11.63%) Brocade
6 5 (11.63%) Motorola
7 2 (4.65%) Mitel
8 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) IBM
8 1 (2.33%) Juniper
8 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto