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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 57 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 21 38 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.42% 3.52% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.95% 16.89% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 37
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £39,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £50,000 £46,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
117 225 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.46% 20.83% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 102 196 215
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,900 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +1 10 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Newport -8 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Monmouthshire - 3 £45,000 -
Torfaen +10 1 - -
Caerphilly +3 1 £32,500 -18.75%
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 44 (93.62%) LAN
2 25 (53.19%) Windows
3 21 (44.68%) Avaya
4 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
5 18 (38.30%) VPN
5 18 (38.30%) DNS
5 18 (38.30%) Telecoms
5 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
6 17 (36.17%) DHCP
7 16 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (31.91%) F5
9 14 (29.79%) Cisco
10 13 (27.66%) CCNP
10 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
10 13 (27.66%) MPLS
10 13 (27.66%) CheckPoint
10 13 (27.66%) Firewall
11 12 (25.53%) VMware
12 11 (23.40%) Finance
12 11 (23.40%) Linux
12 11 (23.40%) Unified Communications
12 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (21.28%) Office 365
13 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (21.28%) ITIL
13 10 (21.28%) MCSE
13 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
13 10 (21.28%) Internet
13 10 (21.28%) OSPF
13 10 (21.28%) BGP

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 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.51%) Apache
4 4 (8.51%) JBoss
5 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) PaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) G Suite
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (93.62%) LAN
2 18 (38.30%) DNS
2 18 (38.30%) VPN
3 17 (36.17%) DHCP
4 13 (27.66%) Firewall
4 13 (27.66%) MPLS
5 11 (23.40%) Unified Communications
6 10 (21.28%) BGP
6 10 (21.28%) BIG-IP
6 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (21.28%) Internet
6 10 (21.28%) OSPF
7 7 (14.89%) IPsec
7 7 (14.89%) SSL
8 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
8 6 (12.77%) VoIP
9 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
9 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (38.30%) Telecoms
2 11 (23.40%) Finance
3 9 (19.15%) Banking
4 5 (10.64%) Retail
5 4 (8.51%) Advertising
6 3 (6.38%) Back Office
7 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Architect
1 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (21.28%) Network Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco Network Architect
3 8 (17.02%) IT Manager
4 7 (14.89%) Network Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Help Desk Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.26%) Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Head of Security
8 2 (4.26%) Head of Technology
8 2 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Service Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.40%) Linux
4 6 (12.77%) Unix
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.26%) VyOS
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) Information Security
3 6 (12.77%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.26%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.26%) Data Security
6 2 (4.26%) Information Assurance
6 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Pattern Matching
6 2 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (4.26%) SDLC
6 2 (4.26%) Security Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) Threat Modelling
6 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.66%) CCNP
3 10 (21.28%) MCSE
3 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (14.89%) Degree
5 6 (12.77%) MCSA
6 4 (8.51%) CCNA
6 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.26%) CCSA
7 2 (4.26%) CCSE
7 2 (4.26%) CISSP
7 2 (4.26%) RHCE
7 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.13%) CCENT
8 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.13%) MCITP
8 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
2 8 (17.02%) XenApp
2 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
2 8 (17.02%) XenServer
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Avaya
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (31.91%) F5
4 14 (29.79%) Cisco
5 13 (27.66%) CheckPoint
6 12 (25.53%) VMware
7 8 (17.02%) Citrix
8 7 (14.89%) Aastra
8 7 (14.89%) Apple
9 4 (8.51%) IBM
9 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
10 3 (6.38%) Intel
11 2 (4.26%) AppDynamics
11 2 (4.26%) Brocade
11 2 (4.26%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (4.26%) Juniper
11 2 (4.26%) Palo Alto
11 2 (4.26%) Vyatta
12 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
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