The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 46 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 30 41 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.00% 3.97% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.54% 17.98% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 18
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £25,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
193 228 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.30% 22.09% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 159 220 183
Average salary £37,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
WAN
Wales

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +7 21 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Newport +5 3 £37,500 +8.69%
Caerphilly -3 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Bridgend - 2 £45,000 -
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Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 46 (90.20%) LAN
2 40 (78.43%) Cisco
3 33 (64.71%) Firewall
4 31 (60.78%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (50.98%) CCNP
6 22 (43.14%) ITIL
7 17 (33.33%) VMware
7 17 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (29.41%) Wireless
8 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 15 (29.41%) VPN
9 14 (27.45%) CCNA
10 13 (25.49%) DHCP
10 13 (25.49%) Juniper
10 13 (25.49%) MPLS
10 13 (25.49%) Windows
11 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
12 11 (21.57%) BGP
12 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
13 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
13 10 (19.61%) SAN
13 10 (19.61%) VoIP
14 9 (17.65%) DNS
14 9 (17.65%) SLA
15 8 (15.69%) HP
15 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
15 8 (15.69%) Advertising
15 8 (15.69%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (15.69%) Network Management
15 8 (15.69%) Lync

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 (15.69%) MS Exchange
1 8 (15.69%) Lync
2 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.96%) Site Server
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (90.20%) LAN
2 33 (64.71%) Firewall
3 17 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (29.41%) Wireless
4 15 (29.41%) VPN
5 13 (25.49%) DHCP
5 13 (25.49%) MPLS
6 11 (21.57%) BGP
6 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
7 10 (19.61%) SAN
7 10 (19.61%) VoIP
8 9 (17.65%) DNS
9 6 (11.76%) Internet
9 6 (11.76%) TELNET
9 6 (11.76%) SSH
9 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (11.76%) HSRP
10 5 (9.80%) Network Security
11 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
11 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (15.69%) Advertising
2 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.76%) Legal
4 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.84%) Military
5 3 (5.88%) Retail
5 3 (5.88%) Finance
6 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Network Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Network Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Design Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Network Support
5 2 (3.92%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 1 (1.96%) Change and Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) CSS
1 1 (1.96%) JSP
1 1 (1.96%) XML
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.96%) Statistics
1 1 (1.96%) Clustering
1 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.92%) Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.96%) i5/OS
5 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 8 (15.69%) Network Management
4 6 (11.76%) Network Design
5 4 (7.84%) SIEM
5 4 (7.84%) Cyber Security
6 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (3.92%) ERP
7 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.92%) Service Management
7 2 (3.92%) Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.92%) Data Management
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.92%) Change Control
8 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.96%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) RPG
Qualifications
1 31 (60.78%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (50.98%) CCNP
3 14 (27.45%) CCNA
4 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
5 6 (11.76%) CCDA
5 6 (11.76%) CCIP
5 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.80%) CCDP
7 4 (7.84%) HNC
8 3 (5.88%) CCIE
9 2 (3.92%) Degree
9 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.96%) MCSM
10 1 (1.96%) MCSE
10 1 (1.96%) MCSA
10 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) UAG
4 1 (1.96%) XenServer
4 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
1 1 (1.96%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.96%) WSUS
1 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (78.43%) Cisco
2 17 (33.33%) VMware
3 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 13 (25.49%) Juniper
5 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
6 8 (15.69%) HP
6 8 (15.69%) F5
7 6 (11.76%) ProCurve
7 6 (11.76%) SolarWinds
8 5 (9.80%) Aruba
8 5 (9.80%) Blue Coat
8 5 (9.80%) Fortinet
9 4 (7.84%) Intel
9 4 (7.84%) Citrix
9 4 (7.84%) Avaya
10 3 (5.88%) JBoss
10 3 (5.88%) Dell
11 2 (3.92%) WatchGuard
11 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.96%) Veeam
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Salary: To £40K (depending upon experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 21 days ago
Bridgend
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago