The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 52 47 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.67% 3.58% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 25.00% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 6
Median salary £36,250 £50,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £39,750 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
78 104 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.47% 14.31% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75 82 110
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +6.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,650 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for WAN.

1 31 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (61.29%) DNS
3 18 (58.06%) Avaya
4 17 (54.84%) MPLS
5 16 (51.61%) DHCP
5 16 (51.61%) Windows
6 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
6 15 (48.39%) F5
7 14 (45.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (45.16%) BGP
7 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
7 14 (45.16%) Internet
7 14 (45.16%) Cisco
7 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
8 12 (38.71%) OSPF
8 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (35.48%) VPN
10 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
11 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (29.03%) Unified Communications
11 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (29.03%) XenServer
11 9 (29.03%) BIG-IP
11 9 (29.03%) CCNP
11 9 (29.03%) Citrix
11 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
12 8 (25.81%) Banking
12 8 (25.81%) Finance
12 8 (25.81%) Firewall

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.90%) Apache
4 4 (12.90%) JBoss
5 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (61.29%) DNS
3 17 (54.84%) MPLS
4 16 (51.61%) DHCP
5 14 (45.16%) BGP
5 14 (45.16%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (45.16%) Internet
6 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (38.71%) OSPF
7 11 (35.48%) VPN
8 9 (29.03%) BIG-IP
8 9 (29.03%) Unified Communications
9 8 (25.81%) Firewall
10 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
10 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (9.68%) FTP
11 3 (9.68%) IPsec
11 3 (9.68%) IPv4
11 3 (9.68%) IPv6
11 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Architect
1 9 (29.03%) Network Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco Network Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Support
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Service Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
3 7 (22.58%) Linux
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.45%) Unix
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Information Security
2 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.68%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) CCNP
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) RHCE
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) XenServer
2 8 (25.81%) XenApp
2 8 (25.81%) XenDesktop
3 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.68%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Avaya
2 15 (48.39%) F5
3 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
3 14 (45.16%) Cisco
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) Citrix
5 7 (22.58%) Aastra
5 7 (22.58%) Apple
5 7 (22.58%) VMware
6 5 (16.13%) Juniper
7 4 (12.90%) IBM
7 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
8 3 (9.68%) Intel
9 2 (6.45%) AppDynamics
9 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
10 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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