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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 59 73 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 48 33 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.53% 2.32% 3.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.33% 13.98% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 46
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,800 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
277 236 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.37% 16.61% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 207 216 289
Median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +19 35 £46,250 +17.08% 3
Mid Wales - 6 - - 1
North Wales +5 4 £25,000 -47.36%
West Wales -23 3 £40,000 -20.00%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 70 (94.59%) LAN
2 40 (54.05%) Cisco
3 38 (51.35%) Firewall
4 26 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (35.14%) ITIL
5 23 (31.08%) VMware
6 22 (29.73%) Windows
7 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
8 16 (21.62%) CCNP
8 16 (21.62%) CCNA
8 16 (21.62%) SLA
9 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
9 15 (20.27%) VPN
9 15 (20.27%) Windows Server
10 14 (18.92%) Project Management
10 14 (18.92%) Finance
11 13 (17.57%) Dell
11 13 (17.57%) Linux
12 12 (16.22%) VoIP
12 12 (16.22%) WLAN
12 12 (16.22%) CheckPoint
12 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
12 12 (16.22%) SolarWinds
13 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (14.86%) VLAN
13 11 (14.86%) DNS
13 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
14 10 (13.51%) Avaya
15 9 (12.16%) SSL
15 9 (12.16%) HP

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 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) Apache
3 3 (4.05%) JBoss
3 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) IaaS
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
1 1 (1.35%) PaaS
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (94.59%) LAN
2 38 (51.35%) Firewall
3 15 (20.27%) VPN
4 12 (16.22%) VoIP
4 12 (16.22%) WLAN
5 11 (14.86%) DNS
5 11 (14.86%) VLAN
6 9 (12.16%) DHCP
6 9 (12.16%) SSL
6 9 (12.16%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (10.81%) SAN
8 7 (9.46%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (9.46%) Wireless
9 6 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (8.11%) IPsec
9 6 (8.11%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (6.76%) BGP
10 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
10 5 (6.76%) MPLS
10 5 (6.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Network Engineer
2 7 (9.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) Head of Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) IT Manager
3 6 (8.11%) IT Support
4 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.41%) Administrator
5 4 (5.41%) Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Head of Security
5 4 (5.41%) Head of Technology
5 4 (5.41%) IT Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) IT Programme Manager
5 4 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) CGI
2 2 (2.70%) Apache Flex
2 2 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (1.35%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.11%) Replication
5 5 (6.76%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (5.41%) Clustering
6 4 (5.41%) Driving Licence
7 3 (4.05%) Statistics
7 3 (4.05%) User Experience
8 2 (2.70%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.35%) BYOD
9 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.35%) Informatics
9 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Windows
2 15 (20.27%) Windows Server
3 13 (17.57%) Linux
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.46%) Unix
6 6 (8.11%) VyOS
7 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.35%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) ITIL
2 14 (18.92%) Project Management
3 9 (12.16%) SDLC
4 8 (10.81%) Coaching
4 8 (10.81%) Information Security
4 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.11%) CRM
5 6 (8.11%) ERP
5 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.11%) Service Management
6 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.76%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.76%) Information Assurance
6 5 (6.76%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (6.76%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (6.76%) Security Testing
6 5 (6.76%) Software Architecture
6 5 (6.76%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (6.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (21.62%) CCNA
2 16 (21.62%) CCNP
3 5 (6.76%) CCSA
3 5 (6.76%) CCSE
3 5 (6.76%) CISSP
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.41%) Degree
5 3 (4.05%) CCENT
5 3 (4.05%) JNCIP
5 3 (4.05%) MCSE
5 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.70%) CCVP
6 2 (2.70%) MCTS
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) SLA
2 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.05%) BS7799
4 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.05%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.05%) vSphere
4 3 (4.05%) XenApp
4 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.05%) XenMobile
4 2 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (54.05%) Cisco
2 23 (31.08%) VMware
3 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.57%) Dell
5 12 (16.22%) CheckPoint
5 12 (16.22%) SolarWinds
6 10 (13.51%) Avaya
7 9 (12.16%) F5
7 9 (12.16%) HP
8 8 (10.81%) Brocade
8 8 (10.81%) Juniper
9 6 (8.11%) Extreme Networks
9 6 (8.11%) Sage
9 6 (8.11%) Vyatta
10 4 (5.41%) Adobe
10 4 (5.41%) CA
10 4 (5.41%) Citrix
10 4 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (5.41%) Veeam
11 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
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