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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 61 73 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 43 33 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.20% 2.37% 3.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.93% 13.58% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 48
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £65,000 £55,000
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
288 243 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.46% 17.44% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 222 219 251
Median salary £35,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +18 36 £42,500 +12.58% 2
North Wales 0 4 £25,000 -44.44%
West Wales -20 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Mid Wales - 1 - -
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (94.20%) LAN
2 40 (57.97%) Firewall
3 39 (56.52%) Cisco
4 30 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (34.78%) VMware
6 20 (28.99%) CCNA
7 19 (27.54%) Windows
8 17 (24.64%) ITIL
8 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
8 17 (24.64%) CCNP
9 16 (23.19%) CheckPoint
10 15 (21.74%) Juniper
10 15 (21.74%) Finance
11 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
11 13 (18.84%) VPN
11 13 (18.84%) Linux
11 13 (18.84%) F5
11 13 (18.84%) Windows Server
12 12 (17.39%) Dell
13 11 (15.94%) VoIP
13 11 (15.94%) WLAN
13 11 (15.94%) SolarWinds
14 10 (14.49%) Brocade
14 10 (14.49%) VLAN
14 10 (14.49%) Extreme Networks
14 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (14.49%) DNS
15 9 (13.04%) SLA
15 9 (13.04%) MS Exchange
15 9 (13.04%) Data Centre

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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) JBoss
3 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) IaaS
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
1 1 (1.45%) PaaS
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (94.20%) LAN
2 40 (57.97%) Firewall
3 13 (18.84%) VPN
4 11 (15.94%) VoIP
4 11 (15.94%) WLAN
5 10 (14.49%) DNS
5 10 (14.49%) VLAN
6 9 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (11.59%) SAN
8 7 (10.14%) SSL
9 6 (8.70%) BGP
9 6 (8.70%) DHCP
9 6 (8.70%) IPsec
9 6 (8.70%) MPLS
9 6 (8.70%) NetScaler
9 6 (8.70%) OSPF
10 5 (7.25%) Ethernet
10 5 (7.25%) Wireless
11 4 (5.80%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 6 (8.70%) IT Manager
2 6 (8.70%) IT Support
2 6 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Head of IT
4 4 (5.80%) IT Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) IT Programme Manager
4 4 (5.80%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Programme Manager
4 4 (5.80%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.35%) Analyst
5 3 (4.35%) Architect
5 3 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) CGI
2 2 (2.90%) Apache Flex
2 2 (2.90%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.14%) Driving Licence
4 6 (8.70%) Replication
5 4 (5.80%) Clustering
5 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.90%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.45%) BYOD
8 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.45%) Informatics
8 1 (1.45%) NHS
8 1 (1.45%) PMI
8 1 (1.45%) Statistics
8 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) Linux
2 13 (18.84%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.04%) VyOS
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.35%) Unix
6 2 (2.90%) CatOS
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) Project Management
3 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
3 7 (10.14%) SDLC
4 6 (8.70%) Coaching
4 6 (8.70%) CRM
4 6 (8.70%) ERP
5 5 (7.25%) High Availability
6 4 (5.80%) Information Security
6 4 (5.80%) Network Design
6 4 (5.80%) Network Management
6 4 (5.80%) People Management
6 4 (5.80%) Quality Management
6 4 (5.80%) Time Management
7 3 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.35%) Information Assurance
7 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.35%) Operations Management
7 3 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (4.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (28.99%) CCNA
3 17 (24.64%) CCNP
4 8 (11.59%) CCSA
4 8 (11.59%) CCSE
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.35%) CISSP
6 3 (4.35%) Degree
6 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) CCENT
7 2 (2.90%) CCVP
7 2 (2.90%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.90%) MCSE
7 2 (2.90%) MCTS
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.45%) BS7799
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.35%) XenApp
4 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.90%) vSphere
6 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (4.35%) XenMobile
3 2 (2.90%) WSUS
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 39 (56.52%) Cisco
2 24 (34.78%) VMware
3 16 (23.19%) CheckPoint
4 15 (21.74%) Juniper
5 13 (18.84%) F5
5 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
6 12 (17.39%) Dell
7 11 (15.94%) SolarWinds
8 10 (14.49%) Brocade
8 10 (14.49%) Extreme Networks
9 9 (13.04%) Vyatta
10 8 (11.59%) Avaya
11 7 (10.14%) CA
11 7 (10.14%) HP
12 6 (8.70%) Sage
13 4 (5.80%) Adobe
13 4 (5.80%) Citrix
13 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (5.80%) Veeam
14 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
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