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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 69 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 3 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.55% 0.43% 3.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.55% 1.97% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 21
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,750 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,063 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +13.33%
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
117 152 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.17% 21.81% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 108 122 89
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £53,500
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 30 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 34 (100.00%) LAN
2 30 (88.24%) Firewall
3 29 (85.29%) Cisco
4 27 (79.41%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (67.65%) Juniper
6 17 (50.00%) CCNA
6 17 (50.00%) SolarWinds
7 16 (47.06%) F5
7 16 (47.06%) CheckPoint
7 16 (47.06%) VMware
8 15 (44.12%) CCNP
9 13 (38.24%) Linux
10 12 (35.29%) Brocade
10 12 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (35.29%) Vyatta
10 12 (35.29%) VyOS
10 12 (35.29%) Extreme Networks
11 11 (32.35%) Driving Licence
11 11 (32.35%) CCSE
11 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (32.35%) CCSA
11 11 (32.35%) CA
12 9 (26.47%) WLAN
12 9 (26.47%) VPN
13 8 (23.53%) Finance
13 8 (23.53%) High Availability
13 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
14 7 (20.59%) NetScaler
14 7 (20.59%) VoIP

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 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) LAN
2 30 (88.24%) Firewall
3 12 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (26.47%) VPN
5 9 (26.47%) WLAN
6 7 (20.59%) NetScaler
6 7 (20.59%) VoIP
7 6 (17.65%) BGP
7 6 (17.65%) DNS
7 6 (17.65%) OSPF
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (14.71%) NX-OS
8 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.76%) FTP
9 4 (11.76%) Internet
9 4 (11.76%) IPsec
9 4 (11.76%) MPLS
10 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
10 3 (8.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (14.71%) Advertising
4 2 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (2.94%) Administrator
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Driving Licence
2 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
3 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
3 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) Clustering
4 3 (8.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (5.88%) Replication
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.94%) BYOD
6 1 (2.94%) Informatics
6 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) VyOS
3 5 (14.71%) CatOS
3 5 (14.71%) Windows
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) High Availability
2 6 (17.65%) Network Management
3 5 (14.71%) Time Management
4 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (8.82%) Software Distribution
5 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Network Design
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (79.41%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (50.00%) CCNA
3 15 (44.12%) CCNP
4 11 (32.35%) CCSA
4 11 (32.35%) CCSE
5 5 (14.71%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) MCTS
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 23 (67.65%) Juniper
3 17 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 16 (47.06%) CheckPoint
4 16 (47.06%) F5
4 16 (47.06%) VMware
5 12 (35.29%) Brocade
5 12 (35.29%) Extreme Networks
5 12 (35.29%) Vyatta
6 11 (32.35%) CA
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.82%) Dell
9 1 (2.94%) Avaya
9 1 (2.94%) Citrix
9 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.94%) NetApp
9 1 (2.94%) Sun