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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 2.46% 4.59% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 14.75% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
39 61 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 15.98% 31.12% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35 54 20
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Newport

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
1 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) CCNA
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (69.23%) Juniper
3 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 9 (69.23%) Brocade
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (69.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (69.23%) Vyatta
3 9 (69.23%) VyOS
3 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds
3 9 (69.23%) F5
3 9 (69.23%) Extreme Networks
4 8 (61.54%) High Availability
4 8 (61.54%) Driving Licence
4 8 (61.54%) CCSA
4 8 (61.54%) CCSE
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) Advertising
4 8 (61.54%) CA
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.69%) ExtremeXOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (61.54%) Advertising
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) VyOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNA
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCSA
2 8 (61.54%) CCSE
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Brocade
2 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
2 9 (69.23%) Extreme Networks
2 9 (69.23%) F5
2 9 (69.23%) Juniper
2 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds
2 9 (69.23%) Vyatta
3 8 (61.54%) CA
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
Newport, Gwent
Austin Fraser
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago