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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 75 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 27 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.01% 2.03% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.79% 8.00% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 31
Median salary £43,750 £40,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
229 350 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.05% 25.36% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 196 293 190
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +6 21 £47,500 +18.75% 3
North Wales +7 4 £30,000 -37.50%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 61 (91.04%) LAN
2 48 (71.64%) Firewall
3 46 (68.66%) Cisco
4 43 (64.18%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (43.28%) VMware
5 29 (43.28%) CCNA
6 27 (40.30%) Juniper
7 25 (37.31%) CheckPoint
8 21 (31.34%) SolarWinds
8 21 (31.34%) Extreme Networks
9 20 (29.85%) F5
10 19 (28.36%) Linux
11 17 (25.37%) CCNP
11 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (23.88%) VPN
12 16 (23.88%) Finance
13 15 (22.39%) Brocade
13 15 (22.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 15 (22.39%) Vyatta
13 15 (22.39%) VyOS
14 14 (20.90%) Driving Licence
14 14 (20.90%) CA
15 13 (19.40%) DNS
15 13 (19.40%) CCSA
15 13 (19.40%) CCSE
16 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
16 12 (17.91%) VoIP
17 11 (16.42%) High Availability
17 11 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (14.93%) Network Management

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 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (91.04%) LAN
2 48 (71.64%) Firewall
3 16 (23.88%) VPN
4 15 (22.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 13 (19.40%) DNS
6 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
6 12 (17.91%) VoIP
7 11 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (10.45%) NetScaler
8 7 (10.45%) Wireless
8 7 (10.45%) WLAN
9 6 (8.96%) BGP
9 6 (8.96%) IPsec
9 6 (8.96%) MPLS
9 6 (8.96%) OSPF
9 6 (8.96%) SAN
10 5 (7.46%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (7.46%) DHCP
10 5 (7.46%) Network Security
10 5 (7.46%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.94%) Advertising
4 2 (2.99%) Law
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (62.69%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Network Support
4 6 (8.96%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Network Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) 802.1X
1 3 (4.48%) CGI
2 2 (2.99%) WAP
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Driving Licence
2 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) Client/Server
3 6 (8.96%) PMI
4 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.48%) Clustering
5 3 (4.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.99%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.99%) Replication
7 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.36%) Linux
2 15 (22.39%) VyOS
3 10 (14.93%) Windows
4 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.46%) CatOS
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.99%) CentOS
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.49%) AIX
8 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) High Availability
2 10 (14.93%) Network Management
3 9 (13.43%) ITIL
4 5 (7.46%) Time Management
5 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.48%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (4.48%) Operations Management
6 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.48%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.48%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.99%) CRM
7 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.99%) ERP
7 2 (2.99%) Presales
7 2 (2.99%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.49%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) Perl
3 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) Python
3 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (64.18%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (43.28%) CCNA
3 17 (25.37%) CCNP
4 13 (19.40%) CCSA
4 13 (19.40%) CCSE
5 6 (8.96%) PMI Certification
6 5 (7.46%) Degree
6 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) CCVP
7 2 (2.99%) MCTS
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.49%) CCDP
8 1 (1.49%) CCIP
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) iptables
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.99%) NFS
4 2 (2.99%) Squid
4 2 (2.99%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) WSUS
2 1 (1.49%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
2 1 (1.49%) OpenView
2 1 (1.49%) OPNET
2 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 46 (68.66%) Cisco
2 29 (43.28%) VMware
3 27 (40.30%) Juniper
4 25 (37.31%) CheckPoint
5 21 (31.34%) Extreme Networks
5 21 (31.34%) SolarWinds
6 20 (29.85%) F5
7 15 (22.39%) Brocade
7 15 (22.39%) Vyatta
8 14 (20.90%) CA
9 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.97%) Citrix
10 4 (5.97%) Sage
11 3 (4.48%) Avaya
11 3 (4.48%) IBM
11 3 (4.48%) Oracle
11 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.48%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.99%) Dell
12 2 (2.99%) HP
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