The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 4.11% 21.43% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 69.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
WAN
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 20.55% 30.95% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 9
Average salary £27,500 £36,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.65% +69.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

WAN
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Bridgend region.

WAN Salary Trend in Bridgend

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Change Control
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Junos
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Websense
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) ADSL
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) SLA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Junos
3 1 (16.67%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) IT Support
1 1 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Websense
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix