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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 35 29 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.13% 2.31% 4.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.06% 13.43% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 43
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £26,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £66,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
218 216 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.48% 17.20% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 192 203 264
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 25 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Newport +8 7 £65,000 +150.00%
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 51 (92.73%) LAN
2 32 (58.18%) Firewall
3 24 (43.64%) Cisco
4 20 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (34.55%) VMware
6 18 (32.73%) Active Directory
7 17 (30.91%) ITIL
8 16 (29.09%) Windows
9 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 13 (23.64%) CCNP
10 13 (23.64%) CCNA
10 13 (23.64%) Linux
11 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
12 11 (20.00%) Finance
13 10 (18.18%) Avaya
13 10 (18.18%) VoIP
13 10 (18.18%) VPN
13 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (16.36%) SDLC
14 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
14 9 (16.36%) F5
14 9 (16.36%) DNS
14 9 (16.36%) SSL
14 9 (16.36%) WLAN
14 9 (16.36%) Dell
15 8 (14.55%) Juniper
15 8 (14.55%) Project Management
15 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
15 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
15 8 (14.55%) Brocade

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 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 3 (5.45%) JBoss
3 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) IaaS
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
1 1 (1.82%) PaaS
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (92.73%) LAN
2 32 (58.18%) Firewall
3 10 (18.18%) VoIP
3 10 (18.18%) VPN
4 9 (16.36%) DNS
4 9 (16.36%) SSL
4 9 (16.36%) WLAN
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (12.73%) DHCP
5 7 (12.73%) SAN
5 7 (12.73%) Wireless
6 6 (10.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (10.91%) IPsec
7 5 (9.09%) BGP
7 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 5 (9.09%) HTTP
7 5 (9.09%) MPLS
7 5 (9.09%) OSPF
7 5 (9.09%) VLAN
8 4 (7.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) Administrator
3 4 (7.27%) Architect
3 4 (7.27%) Head of IT
3 4 (7.27%) Head of Security
3 4 (7.27%) Head of Technology
3 4 (7.27%) IT Manager
3 4 (7.27%) IT Programme Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) Programme Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Security Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Network Architect
5 2 (3.64%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Apache Flex
1 2 (3.64%) CGI
1 2 (3.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Replication
3 5 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.27%) Clustering
4 4 (7.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) BYOD
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.82%) Informatics
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.73%) Unix
5 6 (10.91%) VyOS
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.82%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) SDLC
3 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
3 8 (14.55%) Project Management
4 5 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 5 (9.09%) Data Security
4 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.09%) Information Assurance
4 5 (9.09%) Information Security
4 5 (9.09%) Network Design
4 5 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 5 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 5 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 5 (9.09%) Threat Modelling
4 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (7.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.64%) CCNA
2 13 (23.64%) CCNP
3 5 (9.09%) CCSA
3 5 (9.09%) CCSE
3 5 (9.09%) CISSP
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.45%) CCENT
4 3 (5.45%) JNCIP
4 3 (5.45%) MCSE
4 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.64%) MCTS
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (32.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (5.45%) XenApp
4 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) XenMobile
3 2 (3.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Cisco
2 19 (34.55%) VMware
3 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
5 10 (18.18%) Avaya
6 9 (16.36%) Dell
6 9 (16.36%) F5
7 8 (14.55%) Brocade
7 8 (14.55%) Juniper
8 6 (10.91%) Extreme Networks
8 6 (10.91%) HP
8 6 (10.91%) SolarWinds
8 6 (10.91%) Vyatta
9 4 (7.27%) Adobe
9 4 (7.27%) CA
9 4 (7.27%) Citrix
9 4 (7.27%) Sage
9 4 (7.27%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.45%) Veeam
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago