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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 80 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 47 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.47% 4.16% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.87% 22.07% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 41 40
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,512
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
262 213 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.34% 18.85% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 232 185 209
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,150 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
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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 -26 9 £39,000 -2.50% 4
Newport -1 6 £40,000 +6.66%
Bridgend -7 2 £38,250 +4.79% 2
Monmouthshire - 1 £24,500 -
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 37 (94.87%) LAN
2 31 (79.49%) Cisco
3 25 (64.10%) Firewall
4 22 (56.41%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (56.41%) ITIL
5 20 (51.28%) CheckPoint
6 19 (48.72%) CCNP
6 19 (48.72%) CCNA
7 18 (46.15%) Service Delivery
8 17 (43.59%) SLA
9 15 (38.46%) Wireless
9 15 (38.46%) Network Management
9 15 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (25.64%) Citrix
10 10 (25.64%) Windows
11 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
11 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
12 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
12 7 (17.95%) VMware
12 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
12 7 (17.95%) Juniper
13 6 (15.38%) Change Control
14 5 (12.82%) VPN
14 5 (12.82%) VoIP
14 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
14 5 (12.82%) XenApp
14 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
15 4 (10.26%) SQL
15 4 (10.26%) Linux
15 4 (10.26%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (7.69%) Lync
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (94.87%) LAN
2 25 (64.10%) Firewall
3 15 (38.46%) Wireless
3 15 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (12.82%) VoIP
4 5 (12.82%) VPN
5 3 (7.69%) SAN
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.13%) IPsec
7 1 (2.56%) VLAN
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) MPLS
7 1 (2.56%) OSPF
7 1 (2.56%) BGP
7 1 (2.56%) DNS
7 1 (2.56%) IPv4
7 1 (2.56%) IPv6
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Network Engineer
2 16 (41.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.69%) AIX
3 3 (7.69%) Solaris
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) ITIL
2 18 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 15 (38.46%) Network Management
4 6 (15.38%) Change Control
5 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) Network Design
7 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Product Management
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
7 1 (2.56%) Information Security
7 1 (2.56%) High Availability
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.56%) Coaching
7 1 (2.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (48.72%) CCNP
2 19 (48.72%) CCNA
3 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
4 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.13%) MCSE
5 2 (5.13%) MCSA
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.13%) MCTS
5 2 (5.13%) MCITP
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) XenApp
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) XenServer
4 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.13%) WSUS
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Cisco
2 20 (51.28%) CheckPoint
3 10 (25.64%) Citrix
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.95%) Juniper
5 7 (17.95%) VMware
6 4 (10.26%) McAfee
7 3 (7.69%) NetApp
7 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.69%) IBM
7 3 (7.69%) HP
7 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.69%) 3PAR
7 3 (7.69%) F5
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle
8 2 (5.13%) Dell
8 2 (5.13%) Avaya
8 2 (5.13%) Apple
8 2 (5.13%) Lotus
8 2 (5.13%) Websense
Bridgend
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30k-35k+ Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £24k - 28k per year + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 43k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago