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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 67 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 39 40 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.01% 2.82% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.31% 16.19% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 39
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £27,300 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £55,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
213 247 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.42% 17.39% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 161 231 287
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £53,750
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 30 September 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 September 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 +2 29 £43,750 +16.66% 4
Mid Wales - 7 - -
West Wales -22 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 67 (93.06%) LAN
2 37 (51.39%) Cisco
3 31 (43.06%) Firewall
4 24 (33.33%) Windows
5 23 (31.94%) ITIL
5 23 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
6 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
7 18 (25.00%) VMware
7 18 (25.00%) CCNP
8 17 (23.61%) Active Directory
8 17 (23.61%) Avaya
8 17 (23.61%) Windows Server
9 15 (20.83%) Project Management
9 15 (20.83%) Finance
9 15 (20.83%) VPN
10 14 (19.44%) SLA
11 13 (18.06%) Dell
11 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
11 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 12 (16.67%) WLAN
12 12 (16.67%) CheckPoint
12 12 (16.67%) Information Security
13 11 (15.28%) DNS
13 11 (15.28%) SolarWinds
14 10 (13.89%) VoIP
14 10 (13.89%) DHCP
14 10 (13.89%) Linux
14 10 (13.89%) CCNA

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 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.56%) Apache
3 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.17%) JBoss
4 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
5 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) IaaS
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
1 1 (1.39%) PaaS
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (93.06%) LAN
2 31 (43.06%) Firewall
3 15 (20.83%) VPN
4 12 (16.67%) WLAN
5 11 (15.28%) DNS
6 10 (13.89%) DHCP
6 10 (13.89%) VoIP
6 10 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (12.50%) SSL
7 9 (12.50%) VLAN
8 8 (11.11%) SAN
9 7 (9.72%) BGP
9 7 (9.72%) MPLS
9 7 (9.72%) OSPF
9 7 (9.72%) Structured Cabling
9 7 (9.72%) Wireless
10 6 (8.33%) Unified Communications
11 5 (6.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (6.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
2 15 (20.83%) Finance
3 5 (6.94%) Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.17%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Architect
4 7 (9.72%) Head of Infrastructure
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco Network Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Head of Security
7 4 (5.56%) Head of Technology
7 4 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) IT Support
7 4 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Apache Flex
1 2 (2.78%) CGI
1 2 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (8.33%) Replication
6 5 (6.94%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (5.56%) Clustering
8 3 (4.17%) Driving Licence
8 3 (4.17%) Statistics
8 3 (4.17%) User Experience
9 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.39%) BYOD
9 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.39%) Informatics
9 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (23.61%) Windows Server
3 10 (13.89%) Linux
4 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.72%) Unix
7 4 (5.56%) VyOS
8 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.39%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) ITIL
2 15 (20.83%) Project Management
3 12 (16.67%) Information Security
4 9 (12.50%) SDLC
5 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.72%) Coaching
6 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.33%) Service Management
8 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.94%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (6.94%) Data Security
8 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.94%) Information Assurance
8 5 (6.94%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (6.94%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (6.94%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.94%) Software Architecture
8 5 (6.94%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (6.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (25.00%) CCNP
3 10 (13.89%) CCNA
4 5 (6.94%) CISSP
4 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.56%) CCSA
5 4 (5.56%) CCSE
5 4 (5.56%) Degree
6 3 (4.17%) CCENT
6 3 (4.17%) JNCIP
6 3 (4.17%) MCSE
6 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.78%) MCTS
8 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) SLA
2 5 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.94%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.17%) BS7799
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.11%) XenApp
2 8 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.94%) XenServer
5 3 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) XenMobile
4 2 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) Cisco
2 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
3 18 (25.00%) VMware
4 17 (23.61%) Avaya
5 13 (18.06%) Dell
6 12 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 11 (15.28%) SolarWinds
8 9 (12.50%) Citrix
8 9 (12.50%) F5
8 9 (12.50%) HP
9 6 (8.33%) Brocade
10 5 (6.94%) Juniper
11 4 (5.56%) Aastra
11 4 (5.56%) Adobe
11 4 (5.56%) Apple
11 4 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (5.56%) Sage
11 4 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (5.56%) Vyatta
12 3 (4.17%) Veeam
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