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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 65 82 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 27 15 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.37% 1.21% 3.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 5.68% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 38
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £27,800 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,500 £52,550
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
225 264 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.74% 21.34% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 200 233 178
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +11 15 £36,000 -11.65% 3
Newport +5 8 £65,000 +62.50%
Torfaen - 2 - -
Bridgend -3 1 - -
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 59 (93.65%) LAN
2 46 (73.02%) Firewall
3 36 (57.14%) Cisco
4 33 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (41.27%) VMware
6 24 (38.10%) CCNA
7 23 (36.51%) Juniper
8 21 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 18 (28.57%) Linux
10 17 (26.98%) Finance
10 17 (26.98%) SolarWinds
10 17 (26.98%) F5
11 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (25.40%) Extreme Networks
12 15 (23.81%) CCNP
12 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
13 14 (22.22%) Brocade
14 13 (20.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (20.63%) Vyatta
14 13 (20.63%) VyOS
14 13 (20.63%) Windows
15 12 (19.05%) ITIL
15 12 (19.05%) CA
15 12 (19.05%) CCSA
15 12 (19.05%) CCSE
15 12 (19.05%) Driving Licence
16 11 (17.46%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (17.46%) High Availability
16 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
16 11 (17.46%) VPN

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 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 2 (3.17%) JBoss
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) IaaS
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
1 1 (1.59%) PaaS
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (93.65%) LAN
2 46 (73.02%) Firewall
3 13 (20.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (17.46%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (17.46%) VoIP
4 11 (17.46%) VPN
5 9 (14.29%) DNS
5 9 (14.29%) WLAN
6 8 (12.70%) NetScaler
6 8 (12.70%) SAN
7 7 (11.11%) SSL
8 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 5 (7.94%) BGP
9 5 (7.94%) IPsec
9 5 (7.94%) OSPF
9 5 (7.94%) Wireless
10 4 (6.35%) Ethernet
10 4 (6.35%) FTP
10 4 (6.35%) Internet
10 4 (6.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Advertising
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (7.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (6.35%) Head of IT
3 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
3 4 (6.35%) IT Programme Manager
3 4 (6.35%) Network Support
3 4 (6.35%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (6.35%) Programme Manager
3 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (4.76%) Administrator
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) CGI
1 2 (3.17%) CSS
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.59%) WAP
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Driving Licence
2 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
3 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.11%) Replication
5 6 (9.52%) Clustering
6 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
6 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (4.76%) PMI
8 2 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.59%) BYOD
9 1 (1.59%) Informatics
9 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) VyOS
2 13 (20.63%) Windows
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.35%) CatOS
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.17%) Unix
8 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) High Availability
3 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.52%) Network Management
4 6 (9.52%) Project Management
4 6 (9.52%) SDLC
5 5 (7.94%) Time Management
6 4 (6.35%) Coaching
6 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.35%) CRM
6 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.35%) People Management
6 4 (6.35%) Quality Management
6 4 (6.35%) Software Distribution
7 3 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.76%) Network Design
7 3 (4.76%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.17%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (38.10%) CCNA
3 15 (23.81%) CCNP
4 12 (19.05%) CCSA
4 12 (19.05%) CCSE
5 4 (6.35%) Degree
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.76%) MCTS
6 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.17%) CISSP
7 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) CCENT
8 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.59%) MCSE
8 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (6.35%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.17%) XenApp
6 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.59%) iptables
7 1 (1.59%) NFS
7 1 (1.59%) Squid
7 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) WSUS
3 2 (3.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (57.14%) Cisco
2 26 (41.27%) VMware
3 23 (36.51%) Juniper
4 21 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 17 (26.98%) F5
5 17 (26.98%) SolarWinds
6 16 (25.40%) Extreme Networks
7 14 (22.22%) Brocade
8 13 (20.63%) Vyatta
9 12 (19.05%) CA
10 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
11 6 (9.52%) Avaya
12 5 (7.94%) Dell
12 5 (7.94%) Sage
13 4 (6.35%) Adobe
13 4 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (4.76%) Citrix
14 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
15 2 (3.17%) HP
15 2 (3.17%) IBM
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