The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.64% 1.96% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.15% 10.24% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 10
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% +6.20%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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 Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 127 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.72% 19.16% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 90 110 53
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

WAN
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

WAN Salary Trend in Cardiff

WAN
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 53 (96.36%) LAN
2 41 (74.55%) Cisco
3 36 (65.45%) Firewall
4 29 (52.73%) Telecoms
5 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (47.27%) Juniper
7 24 (43.64%) VPN
8 22 (40.00%) Data Centre
9 20 (36.36%) MPLS
10 19 (34.55%) Wireless
10 19 (34.55%) CCNP
10 19 (34.55%) F5
11 18 (32.73%) Network Management
11 18 (32.73%) DNS
12 17 (30.91%) Finance
12 17 (30.91%) OSPF
12 17 (30.91%) CheckPoint
12 17 (30.91%) SolarWinds
13 16 (29.09%) Load Balancing
13 16 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (29.09%) BGP
14 15 (27.27%) IPsec
15 14 (25.45%) VMware
16 12 (21.82%) Problem Management
16 12 (21.82%) Capacity Management
17 11 (20.00%) VoIP
18 10 (18.18%) DHCP
18 10 (18.18%) Linux
18 10 (18.18%) CCNA
18 10 (18.18%) EIGRP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (96.36%) LAN
2 36 (65.45%) Firewall
3 24 (43.64%) VPN
4 20 (36.36%) MPLS
5 19 (34.55%) Wireless
6 18 (32.73%) DNS
7 17 (30.91%) OSPF
8 16 (29.09%) BGP
8 16 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (27.27%) IPsec
10 11 (20.00%) VoIP
11 10 (18.18%) DHCP
11 10 (18.18%) EIGRP
11 10 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
11 10 (18.18%) VPLS
12 9 (16.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
13 8 (14.55%) FTP
13 8 (14.55%) NetScaler
13 8 (14.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (52.73%) Telecoms
2 17 (30.91%) Finance
3 8 (14.55%) Banking
4 5 (9.09%) Advertising
5 2 (3.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (87.27%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) LAN Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) WAN Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (3.64%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (1.82%) Architect
6 1 (1.82%) Consultant
6 1 (1.82%) Network Designer
6 1 (1.82%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) Client/Server
2 8 (14.55%) Driving Licence
3 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (5.45%) Clustering
6 2 (3.64%) Replication
7 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) VyOS
3 7 (12.73%) CatOS
3 7 (12.73%) Windows
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Network Management
2 16 (29.09%) Load Balancing
3 12 (21.82%) Capacity Management
3 12 (21.82%) Problem Management
4 9 (16.36%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (16.36%) WAN Optimisation
5 8 (14.55%) Change Control
5 8 (14.55%) High Availability
6 7 (12.73%) Time Management
7 6 (10.91%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL
8 3 (5.45%) Software Distribution
8 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.45%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.64%) Presales
10 1 (1.82%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.82%) Converged Infrastructure
10 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) Java
1 1 (1.82%) Perl
1 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.82%) Python
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
1 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (34.55%) CCNP
3 10 (18.18%) CCNA
4 9 (16.36%) CCSA
4 9 (16.36%) CCSE
5 7 (12.73%) Degree
6 2 (3.64%) MCTS
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.82%) CCDP
7 1 (1.82%) CCIP
7 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.64%) XenApp
4 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) WSUS
2 1 (1.82%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.82%) Nagios
2 1 (1.82%) OpenView
2 1 (1.82%) OPNET
2 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 41 (74.55%) Cisco
2 26 (47.27%) Juniper
3 19 (34.55%) F5
4 17 (30.91%) CheckPoint
4 17 (30.91%) SolarWinds
5 14 (25.45%) VMware
6 9 (16.36%) Brocade
6 9 (16.36%) CA
6 9 (16.36%) Vyatta
7 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.45%) Citrix
9 2 (3.64%) HP
10 1 (1.82%) Apple
10 1 (1.82%) Avaya
10 1 (1.82%) BMC
10 1 (1.82%) Compuware
10 1 (1.82%) IBM
10 1 (1.82%) NetApp
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle
10 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
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