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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 62 58 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 40 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.34% 3.30% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.84% 16.46% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 25
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £39,250 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
128 243 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.76% 20.05% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 120 214 227
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,200
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 0 10 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Newport -6 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Monmouthshire - 2 £43,750 -
Torfaen +15 1 - -
Caerphilly 0 1 £32,500 -18.75%
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 44 (93.62%) LAN
2 24 (51.06%) Windows
3 20 (42.55%) DNS
3 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
4 19 (40.43%) Avaya
5 18 (38.30%) MPLS
5 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
6 17 (36.17%) Telecoms
6 17 (36.17%) VPN
6 17 (36.17%) F5
7 16 (34.04%) Cisco
7 16 (34.04%) DHCP
7 16 (34.04%) CheckPoint
8 15 (31.91%) Internet
8 15 (31.91%) BGP
8 15 (31.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (27.66%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (27.66%) OSPF
9 13 (27.66%) Firewall
10 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
10 12 (25.53%) VMware
10 12 (25.53%) Office 365
11 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
11 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (21.28%) CCNP
12 10 (21.28%) MCSE
12 10 (21.28%) Unified Communications
12 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (19.15%) Hyper-V

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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.51%) Apache
4 4 (8.51%) JBoss
5 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) PaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) G Suite
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (93.62%) LAN
2 20 (42.55%) DNS
3 18 (38.30%) MPLS
4 17 (36.17%) VPN
5 16 (34.04%) DHCP
6 15 (31.91%) BGP
6 15 (31.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (31.91%) Internet
7 13 (27.66%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (27.66%) Firewall
7 13 (27.66%) OSPF
8 10 (21.28%) Unified Communications
9 9 (19.15%) BIG-IP
9 9 (19.15%) IPsec
9 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
10 5 (10.64%) SSL
10 5 (10.64%) VoIP
11 4 (8.51%) FTP
11 4 (8.51%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (36.17%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 8 (17.02%) Banking
4 5 (10.64%) Retail
5 3 (6.38%) Advertising
5 3 (6.38%) Back Office
6 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Network Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Network Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco Network Architect
3 8 (17.02%) IT Manager
3 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Help Desk Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Service Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.89%) Linux
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.26%) Unix
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Information Security
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
2 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (6.38%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.13%) Analytics
6 1 (2.13%) Change Control
6 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.13%) ERP
6 1 (2.13%) High Availability
6 1 (2.13%) Line Management
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.13%) Network Management
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.13%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.28%) CCNP
2 10 (21.28%) MCSE
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.89%) Degree
4 6 (12.77%) MCSA
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.26%) MCITP
6 2 (4.26%) RHCE
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.13%) CCNA
7 1 (2.13%) CCSA
7 1 (2.13%) CCSE
7 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.15%) Hyper-V
2 9 (19.15%) XenServer
3 8 (17.02%) XenApp
3 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
4 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.38%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 19 (40.43%) Avaya
3 17 (36.17%) F5
4 16 (34.04%) CheckPoint
4 16 (34.04%) Cisco
5 12 (25.53%) VMware
6 9 (19.15%) Citrix
7 7 (14.89%) Aastra
7 7 (14.89%) Apple
7 7 (14.89%) Juniper
8 4 (8.51%) IBM
8 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.38%) Intel
10 2 (4.26%) AppDynamics
10 2 (4.26%) Palo Alto
11 1 (2.13%) Acronis
11 1 (2.13%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (2.13%) Google
11 1 (2.13%) Vyatta
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