The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 4.50% 6.28% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.98% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +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 Newport region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 60 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 26.50% 31.41% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 18
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

WAN
Salary Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Newport region.

WAN Salary Trend in Newport

WAN
Salary Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Newport region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Newport

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newport 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco
4 8 (66.67%) Firewall
5 7 (58.33%) Finance
5 7 (58.33%) Advertising
5 7 (58.33%) CCSA
5 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (58.33%) CA
5 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (58.33%) Juniper
5 7 (58.33%) CCNA
5 7 (58.33%) Linux
5 7 (58.33%) Brocade
5 7 (58.33%) CCSE
5 7 (58.33%) SolarWinds
5 7 (58.33%) F5
5 7 (58.33%) High Availability
5 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (58.33%) Vyatta
5 7 (58.33%) VyOS
5 7 (58.33%) Driving Licence
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newport 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 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (58.33%) Advertising
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) VyOS
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) BCP
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNA
1 7 (58.33%) CCSA
1 7 (58.33%) CCSE
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Brocade
3 7 (58.33%) CA
3 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) F5
3 7 (58.33%) Juniper
3 7 (58.33%) SolarWinds
3 7 (58.33%) Vyatta
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) Kaspersky
5 2 (16.67%) Sophos