The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 11 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 10.77% 3.51% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.18% 14.29% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £23,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.48% -4.08%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
WAN
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 North Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 26.15% 24.56% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 20
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +47.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

WAN
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

WAN Salary Trend in North Wales

WAN
Salary Histogram in North Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the North Wales region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in North Wales

WAN
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham +2 1 £22,500 -4.25%
Denbighshire - 1 £42,500 -
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (58.82%) CCNA
4 10 (58.82%) VoIP
4 10 (58.82%) DPNSS
4 10 (58.82%) QSIG
5 9 (52.94%) ISO 9001
5 9 (52.94%) SLA
5 9 (52.94%) ITIL
6 8 (47.06%) PBX
6 8 (47.06%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (47.06%) Operations Management
6 8 (47.06%) Lync
7 6 (35.29%) HP
7 6 (35.29%) Wireless
8 5 (29.41%) Ruckus Wireless
8 5 (29.41%) Meraki
9 4 (23.53%) Network Security
10 3 (17.65%) CCNP
11 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
11 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
11 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
12 1 (5.88%) Degree
12 1 (5.88%) Legal
12 1 (5.88%) VMware
12 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
12 1 (5.88%) Mentoring

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 8 (47.06%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) VoIP
2 10 (58.82%) DPNSS
2 10 (58.82%) QSIG
3 8 (47.06%) PBX
4 6 (35.29%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Professional Services Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Operations Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNA
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (17.65%) CCNP
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) CCIE
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO 9001
1 9 (52.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Ruckus Wireless
3 5 (29.41%) Meraki
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft