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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 65 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.61% 3.74% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 19.19% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 15
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £30,550 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
140 99 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.44% 19.49% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 114 83 76
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 18 (72.00%) LAN
3 16 (64.00%) VPN
4 13 (52.00%) Firewall
5 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (44.00%) VoIP
6 11 (44.00%) Citrix
6 11 (44.00%) VMware
7 9 (36.00%) Windows
7 9 (36.00%) Juniper
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (32.00%) CCNP
8 8 (32.00%) CCNA
8 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (32.00%) MPLS
9 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
9 7 (28.00%) VMware ESX
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (24.00%) Wireless
10 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
11 5 (20.00%) Linux
11 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 5 (20.00%) DNS
11 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
11 5 (20.00%) Degree
11 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) Lync
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Office 365
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (8.00%) SaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) LAN
2 16 (64.00%) VPN
3 13 (52.00%) Firewall
4 11 (44.00%) VoIP
5 8 (32.00%) MPLS
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (24.00%) Wireless
8 5 (20.00%) DNS
9 4 (16.00%) SAN
9 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
9 4 (16.00%) OSPF
9 4 (16.00%) BGP
9 4 (16.00%) VPLS
10 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (12.00%) Network Security
10 3 (12.00%) Frame Relay
10 3 (12.00%) WLAN
10 3 (12.00%) DHCP
10 3 (12.00%) Internet
General
1 4 (16.00%) Welsh Language
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (16.00%) Network Design
2 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.00%) Time Management
3 3 (12.00%) Line Management
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNP
2 8 (32.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) MCTS
6 2 (8.00%) MCITP
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (8.00%) MCSE
6 2 (8.00%) MCSA
6 2 (8.00%) CCIE
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) XenServer
4 3 (12.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) ProxySG
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) Citrix
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) Juniper
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.00%) Mitel
6 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) NetApp
6 3 (12.00%) LANDesk
6 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.00%) F5
7 2 (8.00%) Lotus
7 2 (8.00%) Google
7 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 2 (8.00%) McAfee
7 2 (8.00%) BT
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Velindre
Salary: From £30,764 to £40,558 per annum
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