The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 68 77 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 30 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.49% 2.12% 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.13% 10.45% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 42
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,700 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £54,650
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
WAN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
272 287 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.51% 20.31% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 220 255 207
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WAN
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Wales region.

WAN Salary Trend in Wales

WAN
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Wales

WAN
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 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
South Wales +20 27 £40,000 - 4
North Wales +1 5 £25,000 -46.80%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wales region with a requirement for WAN.

1 66 (94.29%) LAN
2 46 (65.71%) Firewall
3 42 (60.00%) Cisco
4 34 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (40.00%) VMware
6 25 (35.71%) CCNA
7 22 (31.43%) Juniper
8 19 (27.14%) CheckPoint
9 18 (25.71%) Windows
10 17 (24.29%) Linux
11 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
11 16 (22.86%) SolarWinds
11 16 (22.86%) F5
12 15 (21.43%) CCNP
12 15 (21.43%) ITIL
12 15 (21.43%) Finance
13 14 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
13 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (18.57%) Brocade
14 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
14 13 (18.57%) VoIP
14 13 (18.57%) VPN
15 12 (17.14%) VyOS
15 12 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 12 (17.14%) Vyatta
16 11 (15.71%) Driving Licence
16 11 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (15.71%) CA
16 11 (15.71%) CCSA
16 11 (15.71%) CCSE

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) IaaS
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
1 1 (1.43%) PaaS
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (94.29%) LAN
2 46 (65.71%) Firewall
3 13 (18.57%) VoIP
3 13 (18.57%) VPN
4 12 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (14.29%) DNS
6 10 (14.29%) VLAN
7 9 (12.86%) SAN
7 9 (12.86%) WLAN
8 8 (11.43%) NetScaler
9 7 (10.00%) SSL
9 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (7.14%) BGP
10 5 (7.14%) IPsec
10 5 (7.14%) OSPF
10 5 (7.14%) Wireless
11 4 (5.71%) DHCP
11 4 (5.71%) DPNSS
11 4 (5.71%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Advertising
2 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.57%) IT Manager
3 6 (8.57%) IT Support
4 5 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.71%) Head of IT
5 4 (5.71%) IT Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) IT Programme Manager
5 4 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) CGI
2 2 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Driving Licence
2 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.00%) Replication
4 6 (8.57%) Clustering
5 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.86%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.86%) PMI
8 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.43%) BYOD
8 1 (1.43%) Informatics
8 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Linux
3 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
4 12 (17.14%) VyOS
5 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.71%) CatOS
8 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.86%) Unix
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) High Availability
3 6 (8.57%) CRM
3 6 (8.57%) ERP
3 6 (8.57%) Network Management
3 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
3 6 (8.57%) Project Management
3 6 (8.57%) SDLC
4 5 (7.14%) Coaching
4 5 (7.14%) Time Management
5 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.71%) People Management
5 4 (5.71%) Quality Management
5 4 (5.71%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.29%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (4.29%) Network Design
6 3 (4.29%) Operations Management
6 3 (4.29%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (35.71%) CCNA
3 15 (21.43%) CCNP
4 11 (15.71%) CCSA
4 11 (15.71%) CCSE
5 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.29%) MCTS
7 2 (2.86%) CCVP
7 2 (2.86%) CISSP
7 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.43%) CCENT
8 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.43%) MCSE
8 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.86%) vSphere
6 2 (2.86%) XenApp
6 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.43%) iptables
7 1 (1.43%) NFS
7 1 (1.43%) Squid
7 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) WSUS
3 2 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (60.00%) Cisco
2 28 (40.00%) VMware
3 22 (31.43%) Juniper
4 19 (27.14%) CheckPoint
5 16 (22.86%) F5
5 16 (22.86%) SolarWinds
6 14 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
7 13 (18.57%) Brocade
8 12 (17.14%) Vyatta
9 11 (15.71%) CA
10 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 9 (12.86%) Dell
12 6 (8.57%) Avaya
12 6 (8.57%) Sage
13 4 (5.71%) Adobe
13 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (4.29%) Citrix
14 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
14 3 (4.29%) Veeam
15 2 (2.86%) Riverbed
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Spring Technology
Salary: company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago