The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 26 37 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.19% 6.36% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.84% 27.21% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 5
Average salary £46,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
138 136 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.26% 23.37% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 128 120 71
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 55 (100.00%) LAN
2 51 (92.73%) Firewall
3 50 (90.91%) Cisco
4 41 (74.55%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (58.18%) CCNP
6 25 (45.45%) VPN
7 24 (43.64%) CCNA
8 23 (41.82%) MPLS
9 21 (38.18%) BGP
9 21 (38.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (36.36%) CheckPoint
11 17 (30.91%) VMware
11 17 (30.91%) Internet
11 17 (30.91%) DHCP
12 16 (29.09%) Wireless
13 15 (27.27%) DNS
14 14 (25.45%) Load Balancing
15 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (21.82%) OSPF
15 12 (21.82%) F5
16 11 (20.00%) SLA
16 11 (20.00%) ITIL
16 11 (20.00%) Windows
16 11 (20.00%) Advertising
17 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
17 10 (18.18%) CCIP
17 10 (18.18%) CCIE
17 10 (18.18%) Network Management
18 9 (16.36%) SAN
18 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (100.00%) LAN
2 51 (92.73%) Firewall
3 25 (45.45%) VPN
4 23 (41.82%) MPLS
5 21 (38.18%) BGP
5 21 (38.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (30.91%) Internet
6 17 (30.91%) DHCP
7 16 (29.09%) Wireless
8 15 (27.27%) DNS
9 12 (21.82%) OSPF
9 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 9 (16.36%) SAN
12 7 (12.73%) IPv4
12 7 (12.73%) IPv6
12 7 (12.73%) Telnet
12 7 (12.73%) SSH
12 7 (12.73%) HSRP
12 7 (12.73%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
1 1 (1.82%) OLAP
1 1 (1.82%) OLTP
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (20.00%) Advertising
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Network Engineer
2 20 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 5 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Operations Team Leader
4 5 (9.09%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 4 (7.27%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Network Administrator
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.64%) CentOS
4 2 (3.64%) AIX
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Load Balancing
2 11 (20.00%) ITIL
3 10 (18.18%) Network Management
4 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
5 8 (14.55%) Network Design
6 5 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.64%) Time Management
8 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.82%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.82%) Project Management
9 1 (1.82%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.82%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) Python
2 2 (3.64%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) AWK
3 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (74.55%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (58.18%) CCNP
3 24 (43.64%) CCNA
4 10 (18.18%) CCIP
4 10 (18.18%) CCIE
5 6 (10.91%) CCDP
6 4 (7.27%) Degree
7 1 (1.82%) CCENT
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.82%) MCSE
7 1 (1.82%) CCDA
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 50 (90.91%) Cisco
2 20 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 17 (30.91%) VMware
4 12 (21.82%) F5
5 8 (14.55%) Juniper
5 8 (14.55%) NetApp
5 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.45%) JBoss
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle
8 1 (1.82%) IBM
8 1 (1.82%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) Intel
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix
8 1 (1.82%) Avaya
8 1 (1.82%) Nokia
8 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.82%) Google
8 1 (1.82%) LANDesk
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + 10% pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
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