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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 22 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.35% 3.64% 5.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.50% 22.32% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 28
Median salary £33,750 £47,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.94% +32.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £37,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
80 112 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.20% 16.30% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 72 103 109
Median salary £67,500 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.28%
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 December 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 47 (100.00%) LAN
2 26 (55.32%) Windows
3 24 (51.06%) Avaya
4 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
5 21 (44.68%) DNS
6 19 (40.43%) DHCP
7 18 (38.30%) Firewall
8 17 (36.17%) Telecoms
8 17 (36.17%) Cisco
9 16 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (34.04%) VPN
10 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
10 15 (31.91%) MPLS
10 15 (31.91%) F5
10 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
11 14 (29.79%) VMware
11 14 (29.79%) Linux
12 13 (27.66%) CCNP
13 12 (25.53%) CheckPoint
13 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
13 12 (25.53%) Information Security
14 11 (23.40%) Finance
15 10 (21.28%) Internet
15 10 (21.28%) OSPF
15 10 (21.28%) BGP
15 10 (21.28%) Banking
15 10 (21.28%) BIG-IP
15 10 (21.28%) Unified Communications
15 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA

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 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (14.89%) Apache
3 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (14.89%) JBoss
4 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
5 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (44.68%) DNS
3 19 (40.43%) DHCP
4 18 (38.30%) Firewall
5 16 (34.04%) VPN
6 15 (31.91%) MPLS
7 10 (21.28%) BGP
7 10 (21.28%) BIG-IP
7 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (21.28%) Internet
7 10 (21.28%) OSPF
7 10 (21.28%) Unified Communications
8 9 (19.15%) VoIP
9 7 (14.89%) Ethernet
9 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (10.64%) HTTP
10 5 (10.64%) IPsec
10 5 (10.64%) SSL
10 5 (10.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
General
1 17 (36.17%) Telecoms
2 11 (23.40%) Finance
3 10 (21.28%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Architect
2 10 (21.28%) Cisco Architect
2 10 (21.28%) Cisco Network Architect
2 10 (21.28%) Network Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (14.89%) Network Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Head of Security
6 4 (8.51%) Head of Technology
6 4 (8.51%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.26%) Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.79%) Linux
4 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.64%) Unix
7 2 (4.26%) VyOS
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Information Security
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.64%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (10.64%) Data Protection
4 5 (10.64%) Data Security
4 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.64%) Information Assurance
4 5 (10.64%) Pattern Matching
4 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (10.64%) SDLC
4 5 (10.64%) Security Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Software Architecture
4 5 (10.64%) Threat Modelling
4 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.66%) CCNP
3 5 (10.64%) CISSP
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.38%) CCNA
6 2 (4.26%) CCSA
6 2 (4.26%) CCSE
6 2 (4.26%) Degree
6 2 (4.26%) MCSE
6 2 (4.26%) MCTS
6 2 (4.26%) RHCE
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (10.64%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) XenApp
2 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
2 8 (17.02%) XenServer
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.38%) vSphere
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (4.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Avaya
2 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.17%) Cisco
4 15 (31.91%) F5
5 14 (29.79%) VMware
6 12 (25.53%) CheckPoint
7 8 (17.02%) Citrix
8 7 (14.89%) Aastra
8 7 (14.89%) Apple
8 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
9 6 (12.77%) IBM
10 5 (10.64%) Intel
11 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
11 3 (6.38%) Dell
11 3 (6.38%) HP
12 2 (4.26%) Brocade
12 2 (4.26%) CA
12 2 (4.26%) Juniper
12 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
12 2 (4.26%) Vyatta