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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 22 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.76% 3.89% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.18% 23.96% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 14
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £24,600 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £40,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 96 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.63% 16.22% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 85 90 68
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 17 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (90.32%) LAN
2 27 (87.10%) Cisco
3 26 (83.87%) Firewall
4 18 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (48.39%) MPLS
5 15 (48.39%) VMware
6 14 (45.16%) CCNP
6 14 (45.16%) DHCP
7 12 (38.71%) Windows
8 11 (35.48%) DNS
8 11 (35.48%) BGP
9 10 (32.26%) CCNA
9 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
10 9 (29.03%) VPN
11 8 (25.81%) Advertising
11 8 (25.81%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
12 7 (22.58%) ITIL
13 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
13 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
13 6 (19.35%) Intel
13 6 (19.35%) Juniper
13 6 (19.35%) Network Design
13 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (19.35%) Wireless
14 5 (16.13%) SSH
14 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
14 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (16.13%) WebSphere

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Lync
5 1 (3.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (90.32%) LAN
2 26 (83.87%) Firewall
3 15 (48.39%) MPLS
4 14 (45.16%) DHCP
5 11 (35.48%) DNS
5 11 (35.48%) BGP
6 9 (29.03%) VPN
7 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (19.35%) Wireless
8 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
9 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
9 5 (16.13%) SSH
9 5 (16.13%) Internet
9 5 (16.13%) HSRP
9 5 (16.13%) TELNET
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (12.90%) SAN
11 3 (9.68%) VoIP
12 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (25.81%) Advertising
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (3.23%) Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Release Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Head of Operations
4 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (3.23%) Network Operations Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) JSP
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Replication
1 1 (3.23%) Clustering
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) i5/OS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Network Design
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.90%) Network Management
4 3 (9.68%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.23%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (45.16%) CCNP
3 10 (32.26%) CCNA
4 5 (16.13%) CCIP
5 4 (12.90%) CCDP
6 3 (9.68%) CCIE
7 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) XenServer
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
1 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
4 6 (19.35%) Juniper
4 6 (19.35%) Intel
5 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.13%) JBoss
5 5 (16.13%) Avaya
5 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.68%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix
7 2 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) WatchGuard
7 2 (6.45%) SonicWALL
7 2 (6.45%) F5
8 1 (3.23%) Veeam
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) Sage
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle
8 1 (3.23%) Nortel
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