The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.08% 5.87% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.30% 29.52% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 11
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,850 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
153 105 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.30% 19.89% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 139 83 63
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £32,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
South Wales

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 28 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 50 (98.04%) LAN
2 46 (90.20%) Firewall
3 45 (88.24%) Cisco
4 38 (74.51%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (62.75%) CCNP
6 24 (47.06%) CCNA
7 23 (45.10%) MPLS
8 21 (41.18%) BGP
9 19 (37.25%) VPN
10 18 (35.29%) CheckPoint
11 17 (33.33%) DHCP
11 17 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (31.37%) VMware
13 13 (25.49%) Windows
14 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
14 12 (23.53%) Internet
14 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
15 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (21.57%) Advertising
15 11 (21.57%) CCIP
16 10 (19.61%) OSPF
16 10 (19.61%) SLA
16 10 (19.61%) DNS
16 10 (19.61%) ITIL
16 10 (19.61%) Wireless
17 9 (17.65%) SSH
17 9 (17.65%) Telnet
17 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
17 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
17 9 (17.65%) Juniper

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
1 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) Lync
5 1 (1.96%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (98.04%) LAN
2 46 (90.20%) Firewall
3 23 (45.10%) MPLS
4 21 (41.18%) BGP
5 19 (37.25%) VPN
6 17 (33.33%) DHCP
6 17 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 12 (23.53%) Internet
8 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (19.61%) OSPF
9 10 (19.61%) DNS
9 10 (19.61%) Wireless
10 9 (17.65%) SSH
10 9 (17.65%) Telnet
10 9 (17.65%) HSRP
10 9 (17.65%) PuTTY
10 9 (17.65%) SecureCRT
11 8 (15.69%) SAN
12 5 (9.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) OLAP
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
1 1 (1.96%) OLTP
General
1 11 (21.57%) Advertising
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
3 5 (9.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Operations Team Leader
3 6 (11.76%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 6 (11.76%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Network Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Network Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Server Technician
8 1 (1.96%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Network Support
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.96%) Clustering
1 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) AIX
5 2 (3.92%) CentOS
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 10 (19.61%) ITIL
3 9 (17.65%) Network Management
4 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
5 7 (13.73%) Network Design
6 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.92%) Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.96%) Email Migration
8 1 (1.96%) High Availability
8 1 (1.96%) Change Control
8 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.96%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.96%) Change Management
8 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) Perl
2 2 (3.92%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) AWK
3 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (74.51%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (62.75%) CCNP
3 24 (47.06%) CCNA
4 11 (21.57%) CCIP
5 5 (9.80%) CCIE
5 5 (9.80%) CCDP
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) UAG
5 1 (1.96%) XenServer
5 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.96%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) Cisco
2 18 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 16 (31.37%) VMware
4 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.65%) Juniper
4 9 (17.65%) F5
4 9 (17.65%) SolarWinds
5 4 (7.84%) NetApp
5 4 (7.84%) JBoss
6 3 (5.88%) Dell
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.92%) Intel
7 2 (3.92%) Citrix
7 2 (3.92%) Avaya
7 2 (3.92%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle
7 2 (3.92%) WatchGuard
7 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.96%) Veeam
8 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + shares + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago