The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 55 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 37 22 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.29% 1.79% 4.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.81% 10.19% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 45
Median salary £42,500 £37,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.58% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
234 216 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.82% 17.62% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 208 198 232
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WAN
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

WAN Salary Trend in South Wales

WAN
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in South Wales

WAN
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +22 25 £42,500 +8.97%
Newport +13 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Torfaen - 1 - -
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for WAN.

1 54 (93.10%) LAN
2 37 (63.79%) Firewall
3 30 (51.72%) Cisco
4 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (36.21%) VMware
6 18 (31.03%) CCNA
7 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
8 16 (27.59%) Juniper
8 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
9 15 (25.86%) CCNP
10 14 (24.14%) ITIL
10 14 (24.14%) Linux
10 14 (24.14%) F5
11 13 (22.41%) Windows
11 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
11 13 (22.41%) Finance
12 11 (18.97%) SolarWinds
12 11 (18.97%) Brocade
12 11 (18.97%) Extreme Networks
13 10 (17.24%) VyOS
13 10 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (17.24%) Vyatta
13 10 (17.24%) VPN
13 10 (17.24%) VoIP
14 9 (15.52%) WLAN
14 9 (15.52%) Avaya
14 9 (15.52%) CCSA
14 9 (15.52%) CCSE
14 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) Apache
3 3 (5.17%) JBoss
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) IaaS
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
1 1 (1.72%) PaaS
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (93.10%) LAN
2 37 (63.79%) Firewall
3 10 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (17.24%) VoIP
3 10 (17.24%) VPN
4 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (15.52%) WLAN
5 8 (13.79%) DNS
5 8 (13.79%) SSL
6 7 (12.07%) IPsec
6 7 (12.07%) SAN
7 6 (10.34%) BGP
7 6 (10.34%) MPLS
7 6 (10.34%) NetScaler
7 6 (10.34%) OSPF
7 6 (10.34%) Wireless
8 5 (8.62%) Ethernet
9 4 (6.90%) DHCP
9 4 (6.90%) HTTP
9 4 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) Head of IT
3 4 (6.90%) IT Manager
3 4 (6.90%) IT Programme Manager
3 4 (6.90%) Programme Manager
3 4 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.17%) Architect
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Head of Security
4 3 (5.17%) Head of Technology
4 3 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Security Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Administrator
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Network Support
5 2 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Apache Flex
1 2 (3.45%) CGI
1 2 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.79%) Driving Licence
3 6 (10.34%) Replication
4 4 (6.90%) Clustering
4 4 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.72%) BYOD
7 1 (1.72%) Informatics
7 1 (1.72%) NHS
7 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Linux
2 13 (22.41%) Windows
3 10 (17.24%) VyOS
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.17%) Unix
7 2 (3.45%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) SDLC
3 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.07%) Project Management
4 5 (8.62%) High Availability
5 4 (6.90%) Coaching
5 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
5 4 (6.90%) Information Assurance
5 4 (6.90%) Information Security
5 4 (6.90%) Network Design
5 4 (6.90%) Network Management
5 4 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (6.90%) People Management
5 4 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (6.90%) Security Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Software Architecture
5 4 (6.90%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (6.90%) Time Management
5 4 (6.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (31.03%) CCNA
3 15 (25.86%) CCNP
4 9 (15.52%) CCSA
4 9 (15.52%) CCSE
5 4 (6.90%) CISSP
5 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.45%) CCENT
6 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.45%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.45%) MCSE
6 2 (3.45%) MCTS
6 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.17%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (5.17%) XenApp
4 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (5.17%) XenMobile
3 2 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Cisco
2 21 (36.21%) VMware
3 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
4 16 (27.59%) Juniper
5 14 (24.14%) F5
6 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
7 11 (18.97%) Brocade
7 11 (18.97%) Extreme Networks
7 11 (18.97%) SolarWinds
8 10 (17.24%) Vyatta
9 9 (15.52%) Avaya
10 8 (13.79%) CA
10 8 (13.79%) Dell
11 5 (8.62%) HP
12 4 (6.90%) Adobe
12 4 (6.90%) Citrix
12 4 (6.90%) Sage
12 4 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
13 3 (5.17%) Veeam