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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 75 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 26 30 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.01% 2.16% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.40% 8.72% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 38
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,063 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +13.33%
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
250 344 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.35% 24.77% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 215 296 201
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 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 30 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 +8 20 £42,500 +6.25%
North Wales +1 4 £26,250 -44.14%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 65 (95.59%) LAN
2 52 (76.47%) Firewall
3 46 (67.65%) Cisco
4 43 (63.24%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (47.06%) CCNA
6 30 (44.12%) VMware
7 27 (39.71%) Juniper
8 26 (38.24%) CheckPoint
9 22 (32.35%) Extreme Networks
10 21 (30.88%) SolarWinds
11 20 (29.41%) F5
11 20 (29.41%) Linux
12 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (25.00%) Finance
14 16 (23.53%) CCNP
14 16 (23.53%) Brocade
14 16 (23.53%) Vyatta
14 16 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 16 (23.53%) VyOS
15 14 (20.59%) Driving Licence
15 14 (20.59%) VPN
15 14 (20.59%) CA
15 14 (20.59%) CCSA
15 14 (20.59%) CCSE
16 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
17 12 (17.65%) DNS
17 12 (17.65%) Windows
17 12 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (16.18%) High Availability
18 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP

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 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) IaaS
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
1 1 (1.47%) PaaS
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (95.59%) LAN
2 52 (76.47%) Firewall
3 16 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (20.59%) VPN
5 12 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (17.65%) DNS
6 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
7 10 (14.71%) VoIP
8 9 (13.24%) NetScaler
8 9 (13.24%) WLAN
9 8 (11.76%) VLAN
10 6 (8.82%) BGP
10 6 (8.82%) OSPF
10 6 (8.82%) SAN
11 5 (7.35%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (7.35%) Network Security
11 5 (7.35%) NX-OS
11 5 (7.35%) Wireless
12 4 (5.88%) DPNSS
12 4 (5.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Advertising
2 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (57.35%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Network Support
4 6 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) IT Support
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.94%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) CGI
2 2 (2.94%) CSS
2 2 (2.94%) WAP
3 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Driving Licence
2 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.82%) PMI
4 5 (7.35%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.41%) Clustering
5 3 (4.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.94%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.94%) Replication
7 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.47%) BYOD
7 1 (1.47%) Informatics
7 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Linux
2 16 (23.53%) VyOS
3 12 (17.65%) Windows
4 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.35%) CatOS
7 2 (2.94%) CentOS
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) High Availability
2 8 (11.76%) ITIL
2 8 (11.76%) Network Management
3 5 (7.35%) Time Management
4 4 (5.88%) ERP
4 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.41%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (4.41%) Operations Management
5 3 (4.41%) Software Distribution
5 3 (4.41%) Supplier Management
6 2 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.94%) CRM
6 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.94%) Network Design
6 2 (2.94%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.47%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (63.24%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (47.06%) CCNA
3 16 (23.53%) CCNP
4 14 (20.59%) CCSA
4 14 (20.59%) CCSE
5 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
6 5 (7.35%) Degree
7 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.94%) CCVP
8 2 (2.94%) MCTS
8 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.94%) iptables
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.94%) NFS
4 2 (2.94%) Squid
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
4 2 (2.94%) XenApp
4 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) WSUS
1 2 (2.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 46 (67.65%) Cisco
2 30 (44.12%) VMware
3 27 (39.71%) Juniper
4 26 (38.24%) CheckPoint
5 22 (32.35%) Extreme Networks
6 21 (30.88%) SolarWinds
7 20 (29.41%) F5
8 16 (23.53%) Brocade
8 16 (23.53%) Vyatta
9 14 (20.59%) CA
10 8 (11.76%) Dell
10 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.88%) Avaya
11 4 (5.88%) Citrix
11 4 (5.88%) Sage
12 3 (4.41%) Veeam
13 2 (2.94%) EMC
13 2 (2.94%) HP
13 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.94%) Riverbed