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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 38 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.85% 6.59% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 27.34% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 8
Average salary £46,000 £39,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.45% +26.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 139 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.34% 24.09% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 137 116 72
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +23.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,400 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 50 (98.04%) LAN
2 47 (92.16%) Firewall
3 46 (90.20%) Cisco
4 38 (74.51%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (60.78%) CCNP
6 24 (47.06%) CCNA
7 22 (43.14%) MPLS
8 20 (39.22%) BGP
9 18 (35.29%) CheckPoint
9 18 (35.29%) VPN
9 18 (35.29%) VMware
10 17 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (31.37%) DHCP
12 14 (27.45%) Windows
13 13 (25.49%) Internet
13 13 (25.49%) Wireless
14 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
14 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
15 11 (21.57%) DNS
15 11 (21.57%) OSPF
16 10 (19.61%) SAN
16 10 (19.61%) CCIP
16 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
16 10 (19.61%) SLA
16 10 (19.61%) ITIL
16 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (19.61%) Advertising
17 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
17 9 (17.65%) Network Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (9.80%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (98.04%) LAN
2 47 (92.16%) Firewall
3 22 (43.14%) MPLS
4 20 (39.22%) BGP
5 18 (35.29%) VPN
6 17 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (31.37%) DHCP
8 13 (25.49%) Internet
8 13 (25.49%) Wireless
9 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 11 (21.57%) DNS
10 11 (21.57%) OSPF
11 10 (19.61%) SAN
11 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (13.73%) SSH
12 7 (13.73%) Telnet
12 7 (13.73%) HSRP
12 7 (13.73%) PuTTY
12 7 (13.73%) SecureCRT
13 6 (11.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.96%) OLTP
1 1 (1.96%) OLAP
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 10 (19.61%) Advertising
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
3 5 (9.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Network Engineer
2 18 (35.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 6 (11.76%) Operations Team Leader
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Network Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Network Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (1.96%) Server Technician
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Support Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Clustering
1 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) AIX
4 2 (3.92%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 10 (19.61%) ITIL
3 9 (17.65%) Network Management
4 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.76%) Network Design
6 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.84%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.96%) Email Migration
8 1 (1.96%) High Availability
8 1 (1.96%) Change Control
8 1 (1.96%) Change Management
8 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.96%) Migration
8 1 (1.96%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Python
1 2 (3.92%) Perl
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) AWK
Qualifications
1 38 (74.51%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (60.78%) CCNP
3 24 (47.06%) CCNA
4 10 (19.61%) CCIP
5 7 (13.73%) CCIE
6 5 (9.80%) CCDP
7 2 (3.92%) Degree
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.96%) CCENT
8 1 (1.96%) MCSE
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.92%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) UAG
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.96%) XenServer
6 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
2 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.96%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 46 (90.20%) Cisco
2 18 (35.29%) CheckPoint
2 18 (35.29%) VMware
3 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) F5
4 7 (13.73%) SolarWinds
4 7 (13.73%) NetApp
4 7 (13.73%) Juniper
5 4 (7.84%) JBoss
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.88%) Dell
7 2 (3.92%) Intel
7 2 (3.92%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) Avaya
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle
7 2 (3.92%) WatchGuard
7 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.96%) IBM
8 1 (1.96%) Nokia
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago