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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 52 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.10% 3.46% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 22.33% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 13
Median salary £32,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £42,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
69 103 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.08% 15.49% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 66 85 106
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,000 £50,000
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 18 January 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 21 (60.00%) Avaya
3 19 (54.29%) DNS
4 18 (51.43%) DHCP
4 18 (51.43%) Windows
5 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
6 15 (42.86%) Cisco
6 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (42.86%) VPN
6 15 (42.86%) F5
7 14 (40.00%) MPLS
8 13 (37.14%) CCNP
9 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
10 11 (31.43%) Internet
10 11 (31.43%) OSPF
10 11 (31.43%) BGP
10 11 (31.43%) Finance
10 11 (31.43%) Linux
10 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (31.43%) Unified Communications
10 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
10 11 (31.43%) BIG-IP
10 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (28.57%) Banking
11 10 (28.57%) Information Security
11 10 (28.57%) Firewall
12 8 (22.86%) VMware
12 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange

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 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) JBoss
4 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (54.29%) DNS
3 18 (51.43%) DHCP
4 15 (42.86%) VPN
5 14 (40.00%) MPLS
6 11 (31.43%) BGP
6 11 (31.43%) BIG-IP
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (31.43%) Internet
6 11 (31.43%) OSPF
6 11 (31.43%) Unified Communications
7 10 (28.57%) Firewall
8 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
9 4 (11.43%) VoIP
10 3 (8.57%) HTTP
10 3 (8.57%) IPsec
10 3 (8.57%) SSL
10 3 (8.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
2 11 (31.43%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Architect
1 11 (31.43%) Network Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco Network Architect
3 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Head of Security
7 3 (8.57%) Head of Technology
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Service Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Information Security
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 3 (8.57%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
3 3 (8.57%) Data Security
3 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.57%) Information Assurance
3 3 (8.57%) Pattern Matching
3 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (8.57%) SDLC
3 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Software Architecture
3 3 (8.57%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (37.14%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) CISSP
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) RHCE
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.86%) CCSA
5 1 (2.86%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
1 8 (22.86%) XenApp
1 8 (22.86%) XenDesktop
1 8 (22.86%) XenServer
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) vSphere
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Avaya
2 15 (42.86%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) F5
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
4 8 (22.86%) Citrix
4 8 (22.86%) VMware
5 7 (20.00%) Aastra
5 7 (20.00%) Apple
6 4 (11.43%) IBM
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.57%) Intel
8 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
8 2 (5.71%) Dell
8 2 (5.71%) HP
8 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.86%) Juniper
9 1 (2.86%) Vyatta
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago