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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 65 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.70% 4.00% 5.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.79% 18.00% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 29
Average salary £39,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £32,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
143 150 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.33% 22.22% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 129 137 85
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Citrix
3 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) XenApp
6 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) NetApp
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 4 (22.22%) IBM
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 4 (22.22%) AIX
7 4 (22.22%) Solaris
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
7 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Firewall
8 3 (16.67%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (11.11%) Lync
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) VoIP
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) VPLS
5 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) AIX
2 4 (22.22%) Solaris
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) People Management
5 1 (5.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Product Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) MCSA
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MCTS
1 2 (11.11%) MCITP
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) XenApp
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) XenServer
3 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.56%) OPNET
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
1 10 (55.56%) Citrix
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) NetApp
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.11%) Symantec
6 2 (11.11%) McAfee
6 2 (11.11%) BT
6 2 (11.11%) Lotus
6 2 (11.11%) Avaya
6 2 (11.11%) Apple
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) NetQoS
7 1 (5.56%) Ipanema Technologies
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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