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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 50 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.42% 1.64% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.62% 10.00% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 46 14 3
Average salary £39,000 £35,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
221 190 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.54% 16.42% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 209 173 170
Average salary £38,400 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,150 £52,500
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +17 29 £35,750 +10.00% 1
Bridgend +17 6 £40,750 -29.13%
Newport - 6 £46,000 - 1
Torfaen - 4 £36,250 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £32,000 -
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 77 (90.59%) LAN
2 74 (87.06%) Cisco
3 64 (75.29%) Firewall
4 56 (65.88%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (50.59%) CCNP
6 40 (47.06%) CheckPoint
7 32 (37.65%) Windows
7 32 (37.65%) VPN
8 29 (34.12%) CCNA
8 29 (34.12%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (31.76%) Juniper
10 26 (30.59%) VMware
11 24 (28.24%) Wireless
12 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
13 22 (25.88%) BGP
14 21 (24.71%) OSPF
15 20 (23.53%) Network Design
15 20 (23.53%) F5
16 19 (22.35%) DNS
16 19 (22.35%) MPLS
17 18 (21.18%) Network Management
18 17 (20.00%) ITIL
18 17 (20.00%) Linux
18 17 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
19 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
20 15 (17.65%) Service Delivery
21 14 (16.47%) DHCP
21 14 (16.47%) Internet
21 14 (16.47%) VMware ESX
22 13 (15.29%) SLA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (10.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (7.06%) Apache
3 5 (5.88%) IIS
3 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.53%) Lync
5 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.18%) JBoss
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Office
1 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.53%) SaaS
3 2 (2.35%) Office 365
4 1 (1.18%) PaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (90.59%) LAN
2 64 (75.29%) Firewall
3 32 (37.65%) VPN
4 29 (34.12%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (28.24%) Wireless
6 22 (25.88%) BGP
7 21 (24.71%) OSPF
8 19 (22.35%) MPLS
8 19 (22.35%) DNS
9 17 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (16.47%) Internet
10 14 (16.47%) DHCP
11 12 (14.12%) Cisco PIX
12 11 (12.94%) SAN
12 11 (12.94%) VoIP
13 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
14 9 (10.59%) RIP
15 7 (8.24%) FTP
15 7 (8.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (8.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) MySQL
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Advertising
3 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Welsh Language
4 4 (4.71%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (51.76%) Network Engineer
2 23 (27.06%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (10.59%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Escalation Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Administrator
8 5 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Network Administrator
10 3 (3.53%) Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Network Support
10 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Architect
10 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.18%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.65%) Windows
2 17 (20.00%) Linux
3 9 (10.59%) Windows XP
3 9 (10.59%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.35%) CentOS
7 2 (2.35%) Android
7 2 (2.35%) UNIX
8 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) Network Design
2 18 (21.18%) Network Management
3 17 (20.00%) ITIL
4 15 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 11 (12.94%) Load Balancing
6 6 (7.06%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (7.06%) Time Management
7 4 (4.71%) Change Control
7 4 (4.71%) Project Management
7 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.53%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.53%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.53%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (3.53%) Line Management
8 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.53%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.35%) Performance Testing
9 2 (2.35%) Cyber Security
10 1 (1.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.35%) C
3 2 (2.35%) Perl
4 1 (1.18%) AWK
4 1 (1.18%) Python
4 1 (1.18%) PHP
4 1 (1.18%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (65.88%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (50.59%) CCNP
3 29 (34.12%) CCNA
4 12 (14.12%) CCIE
5 9 (10.59%) Degree
6 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
7 7 (8.24%) CCSE
7 7 (8.24%) JNCIS
8 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.71%) CCIP
10 1 (1.18%) CCDA
10 1 (1.18%) CCDP
10 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.18%) MCSE
10 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.18%) CCENT
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.47%) VMware ESX
3 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
4 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.71%) ISA Server
6 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.53%) XenServer
6 3 (3.53%) vSphere
6 3 (3.53%) ProxySG
7 2 (2.35%) Firmware
7 2 (2.35%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.18%) Samba
8 1 (1.18%) NFS
8 1 (1.18%) KVM
8 1 (1.18%) Xen
8 1 (1.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
1 1 (1.18%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 74 (87.06%) Cisco
2 40 (47.06%) CheckPoint
3 27 (31.76%) Juniper
4 26 (30.59%) VMware
5 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
6 20 (23.53%) F5
7 13 (15.29%) Blue Coat
8 10 (11.76%) NetApp
8 10 (11.76%) Citrix
8 10 (11.76%) McAfee
9 8 (9.41%) SonicWALL
10 7 (8.24%) Websense
10 7 (8.24%) Aruba
10 7 (8.24%) Lumension
11 5 (5.88%) Avaya
11 5 (5.88%) HP
12 4 (4.71%) LANDesk
12 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.53%) Dell
13 3 (3.53%) EMC
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