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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 46 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +33
Permanent jobs citing WAN 36 50 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.33% 4.27% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.23% 20.66% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33 48 9
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
253 242 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.38% 20.68% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 231 216 214
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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
Cardiff -23 21 £46,000 +16.38% 2
Bridgend - 7 £36,500 -
Newport +15 3 £36,250 +31.81% 1
Torfaen - 2 £40,000 -
Gwent - 1 - -
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 80 (96.39%) LAN
2 70 (84.34%) Cisco
3 60 (72.29%) Firewall
4 59 (71.08%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (60.24%) CCNP
6 30 (36.14%) BGP
6 30 (36.14%) CheckPoint
7 28 (33.73%) CCNA
8 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
8 24 (28.92%) VPN
9 23 (27.71%) Windows
9 23 (27.71%) VMware
9 23 (27.71%) F5
10 22 (26.51%) ITIL
10 22 (26.51%) Juniper
11 21 (25.30%) MPLS
11 21 (25.30%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (24.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (24.10%) OSPF
13 18 (21.69%) Wireless
13 18 (21.69%) DHCP
14 17 (20.48%) Network Design
15 15 (18.07%) Linux
15 15 (18.07%) Internet
15 15 (18.07%) Network Management
16 14 (16.87%) DNS
16 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
16 14 (16.87%) MS Office
17 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
17 13 (15.66%) Cisco PIX

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.82%) Apache
2 4 (4.82%) Lync
3 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.20%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) MS Office
2 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (96.39%) LAN
2 60 (72.29%) Firewall
3 30 (36.14%) BGP
4 24 (28.92%) VPN
5 21 (25.30%) MPLS
5 21 (25.30%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (24.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (24.10%) OSPF
7 18 (21.69%) Wireless
7 18 (21.69%) DHCP
8 15 (18.07%) Internet
9 14 (16.87%) DNS
9 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
10 13 (15.66%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (12.05%) VoIP
11 10 (12.05%) SAN
12 7 (8.43%) Telnet
12 7 (8.43%) SSH
12 7 (8.43%) RIP
12 7 (8.43%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.20%) OLAP
2 1 (1.20%) OLTP
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (13.25%) Advertising
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
3 6 (7.23%) Retail
4 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.82%) Legal
6 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (43.37%) Network Engineer
2 20 (24.10%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (10.84%) Escalation Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Network Consultant
5 5 (6.02%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (6.02%) Consultant
5 5 (6.02%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.02%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Consultant
5 5 (6.02%) Operations Team Leader
5 5 (6.02%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 4 (4.82%) IT Support
6 4 (4.82%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Windows
2 15 (18.07%) Linux
3 7 (8.43%) Windows XP
3 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.41%) CentOS
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.41%) AIX
7 1 (1.20%) UNIX
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) ITIL
2 17 (20.48%) Network Design
3 15 (18.07%) Network Management
4 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
5 12 (14.46%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.82%) Service Management
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (3.61%) Data Management
8 3 (3.61%) Change Management
8 3 (3.61%) ERP
8 3 (3.61%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.41%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.41%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.20%) Change Control
10 1 (1.20%) Analytics
10 1 (1.20%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.20%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) C
3 2 (2.41%) Perl
3 2 (2.41%) Python
3 2 (2.41%) AWK
3 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (71.08%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (60.24%) CCNP
3 28 (33.73%) CCNA
4 10 (12.05%) CCIP
5 9 (10.84%) CCSE
5 9 (10.84%) JNCIS
6 8 (9.64%) CCIE
7 6 (7.23%) CCDP
8 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.61%) CCDA
9 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.41%) Degree
10 1 (1.20%) CCENT
10 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.02%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.61%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.61%) vSphere
5 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 70 (84.34%) Cisco
2 30 (36.14%) CheckPoint
3 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
4 23 (27.71%) VMware
4 23 (27.71%) F5
5 22 (26.51%) Juniper
6 12 (14.46%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.84%) Websense
7 9 (10.84%) Aruba
8 8 (9.64%) SonicWALL
9 7 (8.43%) SolarWinds
9 7 (8.43%) Lumension
9 7 (8.43%) McAfee
9 7 (8.43%) NetApp
9 7 (8.43%) Avaya
10 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.61%) HP
11 3 (3.61%) JBoss
11 3 (3.61%) Meraki
11 3 (3.61%) Riverbed
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago