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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.20% 3.60% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.50% 20.88% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 36
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
311 182 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.58% 17.23% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 265 151 215
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 22 May 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 -7 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Bridgend +1 3 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Cardiff -18 3 £38,750 +3.33% 1
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (92.50%) LAN
2 35 (87.50%) Cisco
3 30 (75.00%) Firewall
4 29 (72.50%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (65.00%) CCNP
5 26 (65.00%) CCNA
5 26 (65.00%) CheckPoint
6 22 (55.00%) ITIL
7 21 (52.50%) Service Delivery
8 20 (50.00%) SLA
9 19 (47.50%) Network Management
10 18 (45.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (45.00%) Wireless
11 10 (25.00%) Windows
11 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 9 (22.50%) Juniper
13 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 7 (17.50%) VPN
15 6 (15.00%) VoIP
15 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
15 6 (15.00%) VMware
15 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
15 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (12.50%) Network Security
16 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
16 5 (12.50%) Citrix
16 5 (12.50%) McAfee
16 5 (12.50%) Change Control
17 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 4 (10.00%) Mentoring

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.50%) Lync
2 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 37 (92.50%) LAN
2 30 (75.00%) Firewall
3 18 (45.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (45.00%) Wireless
4 7 (17.50%) VPN
5 6 (15.00%) VoIP
5 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (12.50%) Network Security
7 4 (10.00%) SAN
8 3 (7.50%) IPsec
8 3 (7.50%) DNS
8 3 (7.50%) OSPF
8 3 (7.50%) BGP
9 2 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
9 2 (5.00%) IGRP
9 2 (5.00%) PPTP
9 2 (5.00%) MPLS
9 2 (5.00%) ISDN
9 2 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Network Engineer
2 20 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Security Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.50%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) ITIL
2 21 (52.50%) Service Delivery
3 19 (47.50%) Network Management
4 5 (12.50%) Change Control
5 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Network Design
6 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.50%) Product Management
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Time Management
8 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) Change Management
8 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.50%) Validation
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (65.00%) CCNP
2 26 (65.00%) CCNA
3 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (5.00%) MCSA
5 2 (5.00%) MCTS
5 2 (5.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.00%) Firmware
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) XenServer
5 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.50%) KVM
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.00%) WSUS
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (87.50%) Cisco
2 26 (65.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (22.50%) Juniper
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.00%) VMware
6 5 (12.50%) Citrix
6 5 (12.50%) McAfee
7 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (7.50%) Dell
8 3 (7.50%) F5
9 2 (5.00%) Symantec
9 2 (5.00%) Nokia
9 2 (5.00%) Lotus
9 2 (5.00%) EMC
9 2 (5.00%) BT
9 2 (5.00%) Brocade
10 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.50%) Mitel
10 1 (2.50%) Google
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + 25 days a/l, healthcare, training budget
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago