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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.44% 3.89% 4.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 24.07% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 27
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £30,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
149 108 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.75% 16.17% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 119 83 98
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) VoIP
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) MCSA
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) McAfee

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) VoIP
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) VPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) IPv4
5 1 (10.00%) IPv6
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Welsh Language
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) People Management
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Product Management
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
2 2 (20.00%) MCTS
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee
4 2 (20.00%) BT
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Lotus
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Mitel
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + 25 days a/l, healthcare, training budget
Posted: 12 days ago