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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 84 69
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 18 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.81% 1.14% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.59% 5.58% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 29
Median salary £37,047 £30,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.46% -28.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £67,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Wireless 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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 143 269 286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.40% 20.49% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 132 221 253
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -7.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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
South Wales +21 14 £35,094 -10.01%
Mid Wales +2 1 - -
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 19 (57.58%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (42.42%) CCNA
4 11 (33.33%) ITIL
4 11 (33.33%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco
7 7 (21.21%) Dell
7 7 (21.21%) SLA
8 6 (18.18%) CCNP
8 6 (18.18%) VMware
9 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.15%) Motorola
9 5 (15.15%) DHCP
9 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.15%) Office 365
9 5 (15.15%) FortiGate
9 5 (15.15%) Brocade
9 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
10 4 (12.12%) Veeam
10 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
10 4 (12.12%) VLAN
10 4 (12.12%) Mitel
10 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.12%) LAN
10 4 (12.12%) MCSE
10 4 (12.12%) MCP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) SAN
3 4 (12.12%) VLAN
3 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.06%) HSRP
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security
5 2 (6.06%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) FWSM
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.03%) NX-OS
6 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (6.06%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.06%) Electronics
1 2 (6.06%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Wireless Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Unified Communications Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 3 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Project Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.03%) CESG
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.06%) Android
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (12.12%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Coaching
5 2 (6.06%) Compliance Audit
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (6.06%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) SysML
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCNA
3 6 (18.18%) CCNP
4 4 (12.12%) MCP
4 4 (12.12%) MCSE
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.09%) CISA
5 3 (9.09%) CISSP
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco
3 7 (21.21%) Dell
4 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) Brocade
5 5 (15.15%) Motorola
6 4 (12.12%) Apple
6 4 (12.12%) Mitel
6 4 (12.12%) Veeam
7 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.09%) Infoblox
8 2 (6.06%) EMC
8 2 (6.06%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
9 1 (3.03%) Aruba
9 1 (3.03%) F5
9 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.03%) Juniper