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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.43% 1.71% 4.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.80% 10.07% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 27
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £27,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
133 139 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.24% 16.95% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 119 125 140
Median salary £37,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 July 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (100.00%) LAN
2 25 (71.43%) Firewall
3 18 (51.43%) Cisco
4 17 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (34.29%) CCNP
6 11 (31.43%) Windows
6 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
6 11 (31.43%) Juniper
6 11 (31.43%) VMware
7 10 (28.57%) VPN
7 10 (28.57%) CCNA
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.71%) Linux
8 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
8 9 (25.71%) F5
9 8 (22.86%) DNS
9 8 (22.86%) VoIP
9 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
10 7 (20.00%) IPsec
10 7 (20.00%) WLAN
10 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (17.14%) Avaya
11 6 (17.14%) MPLS
11 6 (17.14%) OSPF
11 6 (17.14%) BGP
11 6 (17.14%) Wireless
12 5 (14.29%) CCSE
12 5 (14.29%) Brocade
12 5 (14.29%) CCSA

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 4 (11.43%) Apache
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) LAN
2 25 (71.43%) Firewall
3 10 (28.57%) VPN
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (22.86%) DNS
4 8 (22.86%) VoIP
5 7 (20.00%) IPsec
5 7 (20.00%) WLAN
6 6 (17.14%) BGP
6 6 (17.14%) MPLS
6 6 (17.14%) OSPF
6 6 (17.14%) Wireless
7 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (11.43%) DHCP
8 4 (11.43%) HTTP
8 4 (11.43%) Internet
8 4 (11.43%) SSL
9 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Head of Security
3 3 (8.57%) Head of Technology
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Tester
5 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Support
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (2.86%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Security Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Apache Flex
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 4 (11.43%) Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.71%) Replication
6 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.86%) BYOD
6 1 (2.86%) Informatics
6 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) VyOS
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.71%) CatOS
7 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) Data Loss Prevention
2 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
2 4 (11.43%) Data Security
2 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (11.43%) Information Assurance
2 4 (11.43%) Information Security
2 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (11.43%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
2 4 (11.43%) SDLC
2 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
2 4 (11.43%) Software Architecture
2 4 (11.43%) Threat Modelling
2 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (8.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNP
3 10 (28.57%) CCNA
4 5 (14.29%) CCSA
4 5 (14.29%) CCSE
5 4 (11.43%) CISSP
6 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) MCTS
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) Juniper
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
4 9 (25.71%) F5
5 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (17.14%) Avaya
7 5 (14.29%) Brocade
7 5 (14.29%) CA
7 5 (14.29%) Dell
7 5 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (14.29%) Vyatta
8 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.71%) HP
9 2 (5.71%) IBM
9 2 (5.71%) Intel
10 1 (2.86%) Citrix
10 1 (2.86%) NetApp
10 1 (2.86%) Sun