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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 1.56% 13.46% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 77.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 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
9 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 14.06% 17.31% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 10
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +69.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 June 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 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Change Control
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Mitel
6 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) IPsec
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Junos
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Mitel
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago