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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 41 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 47 45 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.11% 4.01% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.65% 18.60% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 13
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £25,200 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 242 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.05% 21.55% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 230 212 179
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -14 26 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Bridgend - 9 £36,500 -
Caerphilly +9 3 £26,500 +1.92%
Gwent - 2 £40,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £40,000 - 1
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 79 (95.18%) LAN
2 70 (84.34%) Cisco
3 58 (69.88%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (69.88%) Firewall
4 49 (59.04%) CCNP
5 30 (36.14%) BGP
5 30 (36.14%) CCNA
6 29 (34.94%) CheckPoint
7 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
8 26 (31.33%) Windows
9 24 (28.92%) VMware
10 23 (27.71%) MPLS
10 23 (27.71%) VPN
11 22 (26.51%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (25.30%) F5
12 21 (25.30%) Juniper
12 21 (25.30%) DHCP
13 19 (22.89%) ITIL
13 19 (22.89%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (21.69%) OSPF
15 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
16 15 (18.07%) MS Office
16 15 (18.07%) Linux
16 15 (18.07%) Internet
16 15 (18.07%) Wireless
17 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
17 14 (16.87%) DNS
17 14 (16.87%) Network Management
17 14 (16.87%) Network Design
18 13 (15.66%) Active Directory

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.23%) Lync
2 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.02%) Apache
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) Site Server
5 1 (1.20%) WorkSite
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Office
2 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (95.18%) LAN
2 58 (69.88%) Firewall
3 30 (36.14%) BGP
4 23 (27.71%) MPLS
4 23 (27.71%) VPN
5 22 (26.51%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (25.30%) DHCP
7 19 (22.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (21.69%) OSPF
9 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
10 15 (18.07%) Internet
10 15 (18.07%) Wireless
11 14 (16.87%) DNS
12 12 (14.46%) Cisco PIX
13 11 (13.25%) SAN
14 9 (10.84%) VoIP
14 9 (10.84%) Telnet
14 9 (10.84%) SSH
14 9 (10.84%) HSRP
14 9 (10.84%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) MySQL
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) OLAP
2 1 (1.20%) OLTP
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 11 (13.25%) Advertising
2 6 (7.23%) Retail
3 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.82%) Legal
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) 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%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 6 (7.23%) Network Team Leader
4 6 (7.23%) Operations Team Leader
4 6 (7.23%) Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.02%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (6.02%) Consultant
5 5 (6.02%) Network Consultant
5 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Consultant
6 4 (4.82%) IT Support
6 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Network Support
7 3 (3.61%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Statistics
2 1 (1.20%) Clustering
2 1 (1.20%) Replication
2 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.33%) Windows
2 15 (18.07%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.43%) Windows XP
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.41%) CentOS
8 2 (2.41%) AIX
9 1 (1.20%) UNIX
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.20%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) ITIL
2 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
2 14 (16.87%) Network Management
2 14 (16.87%) Network Design
3 12 (14.46%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.61%) Service Management
5 3 (3.61%) Migration
5 3 (3.61%) Change Management
5 3 (3.61%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (3.61%) Performance Management
5 3 (3.61%) Data Management
6 2 (2.41%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.41%) ERP
7 1 (1.20%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.20%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.20%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) C
3 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.41%) AWK
3 2 (2.41%) Python
3 2 (2.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (69.88%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (59.04%) CCNP
3 30 (36.14%) CCNA
4 11 (13.25%) CCIP
5 9 (10.84%) CCSE
5 9 (10.84%) JNCIS
6 5 (6.02%) CCIE
6 5 (6.02%) CCDP
7 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.41%) Degree
8 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.41%) CCDA
9 1 (1.20%) MCSE
9 1 (1.20%) MCSA
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.20%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.82%) vSphere
4 3 (3.61%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.20%) UAG
6 1 (1.20%) XenServer
6 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.20%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.20%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (84.34%) Cisco
2 29 (34.94%) CheckPoint
3 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
4 24 (28.92%) VMware
5 21 (25.30%) F5
5 21 (25.30%) Juniper
6 12 (14.46%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.84%) Websense
7 9 (10.84%) Aruba
7 9 (10.84%) SolarWinds
7 9 (10.84%) SonicWALL
8 8 (9.64%) Avaya
9 7 (8.43%) McAfee
9 7 (8.43%) Lumension
10 5 (6.02%) NetApp
11 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.82%) Citrix
11 4 (4.82%) HP
11 4 (4.82%) JBoss
12 3 (3.61%) Dell
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + shares + benefits
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