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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 31 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.33% 3.09% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.83% 15.20% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 42
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £32,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
331 204 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.45% 20.36% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 265 171 232
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 April 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 17 April 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
(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
Newport -2 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Cardiff -18 4 £23,000 -38.66%
Bridgend +3 3 £41,500 -7.77%
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (87.72%) Cisco
2 49 (85.96%) LAN
3 43 (75.44%) Firewall
4 42 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (61.40%) CCNP
6 33 (57.89%) CCNA
7 31 (54.39%) CheckPoint
8 21 (36.84%) Service Delivery
9 20 (35.09%) Network Management
10 19 (33.33%) Wireless
10 19 (33.33%) Juniper
10 19 (33.33%) Windows
10 19 (33.33%) ITIL
11 18 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (29.82%) SLA
13 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
13 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
14 14 (24.56%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (24.56%) VPN
15 12 (21.05%) Linux
15 12 (21.05%) VoIP
15 12 (21.05%) VMware
16 11 (19.30%) Citrix
17 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
17 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
18 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (15.79%) Blue Coat
18 9 (15.79%) F5
18 9 (15.79%) McAfee
18 9 (15.79%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.77%) Lync
2 4 (7.02%) IIS
2 4 (7.02%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (85.96%) LAN
2 43 (75.44%) Firewall
3 19 (33.33%) Wireless
4 18 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (24.56%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (24.56%) VPN
6 12 (21.05%) VoIP
7 8 (14.04%) MPLS
7 8 (14.04%) OSPF
7 8 (14.04%) BGP
8 7 (12.28%) Network Security
9 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 6 (10.53%) SAN
10 5 (8.77%) DNS
10 5 (8.77%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (7.02%) Ethernet
11 4 (7.02%) RIP
11 4 (7.02%) SNMP
11 4 (7.02%) Wireshark
11 4 (7.02%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
General
1 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Welsh Language
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Network Engineer
2 20 (35.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Security Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Administrator
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Network Support
6 2 (3.51%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) CentOS
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.51%) Android
6 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Service Delivery
2 20 (35.09%) Network Management
3 19 (33.33%) ITIL
4 8 (14.04%) Change Control
4 8 (14.04%) Network Design
5 6 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.26%) Line Management
9 2 (3.51%) Cyber Security
9 2 (3.51%) Project Management
9 2 (3.51%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (1.75%) Time Management
10 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.75%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.75%) Mobile Marketing
10 1 (1.75%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.75%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Perl
2 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.75%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (61.40%) CCNP
3 33 (57.89%) CCNA
4 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.51%) MCTS
7 2 (3.51%) MCITP
7 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.51%) MCSE
7 2 (3.51%) MCSA
7 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.51%) CCSE
8 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.82%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.26%) XenServer
4 3 (5.26%) vSphere
4 3 (5.26%) ProxySG
5 2 (3.51%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.51%) Firmware
6 1 (1.75%) Samba
6 1 (1.75%) KVM
6 1 (1.75%) iptables
6 1 (1.75%) Squid
6 1 (1.75%) Xen
6 1 (1.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.51%) WSUS
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (87.72%) Cisco
2 31 (54.39%) CheckPoint
3 19 (33.33%) Juniper
4 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 12 (21.05%) VMware
6 11 (19.30%) Citrix
7 9 (15.79%) Blue Coat
7 9 (15.79%) F5
7 9 (15.79%) McAfee
8 4 (7.02%) Dell
9 3 (5.26%) EMC
9 3 (5.26%) Websense
9 3 (5.26%) Mitel
9 3 (5.26%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.51%) Aruba
10 2 (3.51%) Lumension
10 2 (3.51%) Brocade
10 2 (3.51%) LANDesk
10 2 (3.51%) BT
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CPS Group UK
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