Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless
UK > Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 97 137
Rank change year-on-year -17 +40 -35
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 21 44 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.04% 2.14% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.42% 11.43% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 13
Wales median annual salary £39,355 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.04% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £23,000 £37,500 £25,350
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 327 385 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.23% 18.76% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 269 325 319
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,200 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £66,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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 -6 13 £37,500 -25.00% 4
West Wales +16 7 £47,500 +18.75%
North Wales - 1 £42,000 -
Wireless
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 10 (47.62%) Windows
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VPN
2 9 (42.86%) SLA
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (38.10%) SCCM
3 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
4 7 (33.33%) CCNP
5 6 (28.57%) VoIP
5 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) Office 365
5 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
6 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) WAN
6 5 (23.81%) LAN
7 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
7 4 (19.05%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
7 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared

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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) VPN
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) VoIP
3 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
5 2 (9.52%) VSAN
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) DNS
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless Security
6 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Deskside Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Deskside Support
3 4 (19.05%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
2 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.76%) BCP
4 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Presales
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 3 (14.29%) C
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
2 3 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam