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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.56% 0.60% 4.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.62% 2.61% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 20
Median salary £42,500 £23,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+84.78% -38.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £20,600 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
104 153 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.17% 23.11% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 89 122 85
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,450 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 33 (94.29%) LAN
2 32 (91.43%) Cisco
3 27 (77.14%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (74.29%) Firewall
5 23 (65.71%) Juniper
6 17 (48.57%) SolarWinds
7 16 (45.71%) F5
7 16 (45.71%) VMware
7 16 (45.71%) CCNP
8 15 (42.86%) CheckPoint
9 14 (40.00%) CCNA
10 12 (34.29%) Linux
11 11 (31.43%) CA
11 11 (31.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (31.43%) Vyatta
11 11 (31.43%) VyOS
11 11 (31.43%) Brocade
11 11 (31.43%) Extreme Networks
12 10 (28.57%) CCSE
12 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (28.57%) Driving Licence
12 10 (28.57%) CCSA
12 10 (28.57%) VPN
13 9 (25.71%) VoIP
13 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
13 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (22.86%) High Availability
14 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
14 8 (22.86%) Network Management
15 7 (20.00%) Finance

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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (94.29%) LAN
2 26 (74.29%) Firewall
3 11 (31.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (28.57%) VPN
5 9 (25.71%) VoIP
6 7 (20.00%) DNS
6 7 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 7 (20.00%) WLAN
7 6 (17.14%) BGP
7 6 (17.14%) IPsec
7 6 (17.14%) MPLS
7 6 (17.14%) OSPF
7 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (14.29%) NX-OS
9 4 (11.43%) FTP
9 4 (11.43%) Internet
9 4 (11.43%) Wireless
10 3 (8.57%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Advertising
4 2 (5.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (5.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (2.86%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Architect
4 1 (2.86%) AWS Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Senior Performance Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
3 6 (17.14%) Client/Server
4 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (8.57%) Clustering
5 3 (8.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (5.71%) Replication
7 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) VyOS
3 5 (14.29%) CatOS
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) High Availability
1 8 (22.86%) Network Management
2 5 (14.29%) Time Management
3 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.57%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.57%) Software Distribution
4 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design
5 2 (5.71%) Presales
6 1 (2.86%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.86%) Python
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (77.14%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (45.71%) CCNP
3 14 (40.00%) CCNA
4 10 (28.57%) CCSA
4 10 (28.57%) CCSE
5 5 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) MCTS
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.86%) CCDP
7 1 (2.86%) CCIP
7 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) WSUS
2 1 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) OpenView
2 1 (2.86%) OPNET
2 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco
2 23 (65.71%) Juniper
3 17 (48.57%) SolarWinds
4 16 (45.71%) F5
4 16 (45.71%) VMware
5 15 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 11 (31.43%) Brocade
6 11 (31.43%) CA
6 11 (31.43%) Extreme Networks
6 11 (31.43%) Vyatta
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.71%) Citrix
8 2 (5.71%) HP
9 1 (2.86%) BMC
9 1 (2.86%) Compuware
9 1 (2.86%) IBM
9 1 (2.86%) NetApp
9 1 (2.86%) NetScout
9 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
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CPS Group UK
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CPS Group UK
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