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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 24 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.68% 3.37% 4.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.74% 18.59% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 26
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £26,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £57,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
97 156 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.88% 18.12% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 79 149 130
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 September 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 39 (100.00%) LAN
2 20 (51.28%) Firewall
3 19 (48.72%) Windows
4 16 (41.03%) Cisco
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
5 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (35.90%) Avaya
7 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 12 (30.77%) VPN
8 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
9 11 (28.21%) DNS
9 11 (28.21%) CCNP
9 11 (28.21%) VMware
10 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
10 10 (25.64%) DHCP
10 10 (25.64%) Linux
11 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
11 9 (23.08%) Information Security
12 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (20.51%) VoIP
12 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
12 8 (20.51%) F5
13 7 (17.95%) MPLS
13 7 (17.95%) OSPF
13 7 (17.95%) BGP
13 7 (17.95%) ITIL
13 7 (17.95%) Finance
13 7 (17.95%) Wireless
14 6 (15.38%) WLAN
14 6 (15.38%) CCNA

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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.26%) Apache
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.69%) JBoss
4 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (100.00%) LAN
2 20 (51.28%) Firewall
3 12 (30.77%) VPN
4 11 (28.21%) DNS
5 10 (25.64%) DHCP
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (20.51%) VoIP
7 7 (17.95%) BGP
7 7 (17.95%) MPLS
7 7 (17.95%) OSPF
7 7 (17.95%) Wireless
8 6 (15.38%) WLAN
9 5 (12.82%) BIG-IP
9 5 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (12.82%) HTTP
9 5 (12.82%) Internet
9 5 (12.82%) IPsec
9 5 (12.82%) SSL
9 5 (12.82%) Unified Communications
10 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
3 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco Network Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Network Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Head of Security
5 4 (10.26%) Head of Technology
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Apache Flex
1 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.13%) Replication
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.56%) BYOD
6 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Informatics
6 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.64%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.26%) Unix
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.69%) VyOS
7 1 (2.56%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Information Security
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
3 5 (12.82%) Data Security
3 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.82%) Information Assurance
3 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (12.82%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (12.82%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
3 5 (12.82%) SDLC
3 5 (12.82%) Security Testing
3 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
3 5 (12.82%) Threat Modelling
3 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.21%) CCNP
3 6 (15.38%) CCNA
4 5 (12.82%) CISSP
5 3 (7.69%) CCSA
5 3 (7.69%) CCSE
6 2 (5.13%) MCTS
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) XenApp
2 5 (12.82%) XenDesktop
2 5 (12.82%) XenServer
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Cisco
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) Avaya
3 11 (28.21%) VMware
4 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
4 8 (20.51%) F5
5 6 (15.38%) Citrix
5 6 (15.38%) Dell
6 4 (10.26%) Aastra
6 4 (10.26%) Apple
6 4 (10.26%) Juniper
6 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.69%) Brocade
7 3 (7.69%) CA
7 3 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (7.69%) HP
7 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.69%) Vyatta
8 2 (5.13%) IBM
8 2 (5.13%) Intel
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