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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 40 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.67% 6.92% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.43% 29.20% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23 39 8
Average salary £46,000 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £58,000 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
140 137 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.33% 23.70% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 130 120 69
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 51 (100.00%) LAN
2 48 (94.12%) Firewall
3 46 (90.20%) Cisco
4 40 (78.43%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (62.75%) CCNP
6 24 (47.06%) CCNA
7 21 (41.18%) MPLS
7 21 (41.18%) BGP
7 21 (41.18%) VPN
8 19 (37.25%) CheckPoint
8 19 (37.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (31.37%) VMware
9 16 (31.37%) DHCP
10 15 (29.41%) Wireless
11 14 (27.45%) Internet
12 12 (23.53%) OSPF
12 12 (23.53%) DNS
12 12 (23.53%) ITIL
12 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
13 11 (21.57%) Advertising
13 11 (21.57%) Windows
13 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
13 11 (21.57%) SLA
14 10 (19.61%) CCIP
14 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (19.61%) Network Management
14 10 (19.61%) F5
15 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (17.65%) Service Delivery
15 9 (17.65%) CCIE

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (100.00%) LAN
2 48 (94.12%) Firewall
3 21 (41.18%) MPLS
3 21 (41.18%) BGP
3 21 (41.18%) VPN
4 19 (37.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (31.37%) DHCP
6 15 (29.41%) Wireless
7 14 (27.45%) Internet
8 12 (23.53%) OSPF
8 12 (23.53%) DNS
9 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
10 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (15.69%) SAN
12 7 (13.73%) SSH
12 7 (13.73%) Telnet
12 7 (13.73%) HSRP
12 7 (13.73%) PuTTY
12 7 (13.73%) SecureCRT
13 6 (11.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
1 1 (1.96%) OLAP
1 1 (1.96%) OLTP
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 11 (21.57%) Advertising
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
2 6 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 18 (35.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Network Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Team Leader
4 5 (9.80%) Operations Team Leader
4 5 (9.80%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (9.80%) Network Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (1.96%) Server Technician
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Network Architect
7 1 (1.96%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.92%) CentOS
4 2 (3.92%) AIX
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
1 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 10 (19.61%) Network Management
3 9 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 8 (15.69%) Network Design
5 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.96%) Project Management
8 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.96%) Time Management
8 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.96%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Testing
8 1 (1.96%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Perl
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
1 2 (3.92%) Python
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) AWK
Qualifications
1 40 (78.43%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (62.75%) CCNP
3 24 (47.06%) CCNA
4 10 (19.61%) CCIP
5 9 (17.65%) CCIE
6 6 (11.76%) CCDP
7 3 (5.88%) Degree
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.96%) CCDA
8 1 (1.96%) MCSE
8 1 (1.96%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.80%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.96%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 46 (90.20%) Cisco
2 19 (37.25%) CheckPoint
3 16 (31.37%) VMware
4 10 (19.61%) F5
5 8 (15.69%) Juniper
5 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
6 7 (13.73%) SolarWinds
6 7 (13.73%) NetApp
7 3 (5.88%) JBoss
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.96%) Avaya
8 1 (1.96%) Nokia
8 1 (1.96%) HP
8 1 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) Intel
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle
8 1 (1.96%) IBM
8 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + 10% pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
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