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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.72% 2.62% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.39% 23.64% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 2
Average salary £35,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,400 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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 Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
124 55 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.16% 11.09% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 116 46 42
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £52,500
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 19 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (86.00%) LAN
2 42 (84.00%) Cisco
3 37 (74.00%) Firewall
4 31 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (54.00%) VPN
6 20 (40.00%) VMware
6 20 (40.00%) CCNP
7 19 (38.00%) Wireless
7 19 (38.00%) CheckPoint
7 19 (38.00%) MPLS
8 17 (34.00%) CCNA
9 15 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (30.00%) DNS
10 14 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (26.00%) Windows
12 12 (24.00%) BGP
12 12 (24.00%) Internet
12 12 (24.00%) CCIE
12 12 (24.00%) VMware ESX
13 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (22.00%) OSPF
13 11 (22.00%) DHCP
13 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
14 10 (20.00%) Service Delivery
14 10 (20.00%) Network Design
14 10 (20.00%) Juniper
14 10 (20.00%) NetApp
14 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
15 9 (18.00%) Degree

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.00%) IIS
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.00%) JBoss
7 1 (2.00%) Apache
7 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.00%) SaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (86.00%) LAN
2 37 (74.00%) Firewall
3 27 (54.00%) VPN
4 19 (38.00%) MPLS
4 19 (38.00%) Wireless
5 15 (30.00%) DNS
5 15 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (24.00%) Internet
7 12 (24.00%) BGP
8 11 (22.00%) OSPF
8 11 (22.00%) DHCP
9 9 (18.00%) VoIP
10 7 (14.00%) FTP
10 7 (14.00%) SAN
11 6 (12.00%) IPv4
11 6 (12.00%) IPv6
12 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.00%) VPLS
13 4 (8.00%) WLAN
General
1 5 (10.00%) Advertising
2 4 (8.00%) Welsh Language
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Network Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.00%) Linux
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (20.00%) Network Design
2 10 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (18.00%) Network Management
4 8 (16.00%) ITIL
5 6 (12.00%) Time Management
6 3 (6.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.00%) Software Deployment
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Line Management
6 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
6 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Ruby
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.00%) C#
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (40.00%) CCNP
3 17 (34.00%) CCNA
4 12 (24.00%) CCIE
5 9 (18.00%) Degree
6 4 (8.00%) CCIP
7 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) CCENT
8 1 (2.00%) CCDA
8 1 (2.00%) CCDP
8 1 (2.00%) MCSE
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) VMware ESX
2 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.00%) ISA Server
6 3 (6.00%) ProxySG
6 3 (6.00%) XenServer
6 3 (6.00%) vSphere
6 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) Cisco
2 20 (40.00%) VMware
3 19 (38.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.00%) Juniper
4 10 (20.00%) NetApp
5 9 (18.00%) Citrix
5 9 (18.00%) F5
6 4 (8.00%) LANDesk
6 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (8.00%) HP
7 3 (6.00%) Google
7 3 (6.00%) Mitel
8 1 (2.00%) Intel
8 1 (2.00%) Avaya
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