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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 16 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 5.08% 3.45% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 25.42% 10.34% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 11
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +109.30%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Change Control
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) F5
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago