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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 10 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 14.15% 1.56% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 75.00% 7.14% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 1
Average salary £47,000 £22,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.88% -8.16%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
20 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 18.87% 21.88% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 8
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +70.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £27,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Conwy - 4 £48,500 -
Wrexham -1 2 £39,500 +75.55%
Denbighshire - 2 £45,000 -
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco
4 12 (70.59%) CCNA
5 10 (58.82%) VoIP
5 10 (58.82%) DPNSS
5 10 (58.82%) QSIG
6 9 (52.94%) ISO 9001
6 9 (52.94%) SLA
6 9 (52.94%) ITIL
7 8 (47.06%) PBX
7 8 (47.06%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (47.06%) Operations Management
7 8 (47.06%) Lync
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Wireless
8 4 (23.53%) HP
9 3 (17.65%) Network Security
9 3 (17.65%) Ruckus Wireless
9 3 (17.65%) Meraki
10 2 (11.76%) Change Control
10 2 (11.76%) Firewall
10 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
10 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
10 2 (11.76%) CCNP
11 1 (5.88%) MS Office
11 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
11 1 (5.88%) CCIE
11 1 (5.88%) Active Directory

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (23.53%) Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
6 2 (11.76%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Professional Services Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 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
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (70.59%) CCNA
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) CCNP
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 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Ruckus Wireless
3 3 (17.65%) Meraki
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft