The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 42 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +34
Permanent jobs citing WAN 46 59 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.52% 4.62% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.38% 19.80% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 43 56 10
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
320 298 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.50% 23.35% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 284 264 218
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Wales

WAN
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -7 43 £38,750 +10.71% 8
West Wales +5 1 £21,000 +16.66% 1
North Wales - 1 £24,500 - 1
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 82 (95.35%) LAN
2 70 (81.40%) Cisco
3 59 (68.60%) Firewall
4 56 (65.12%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (54.65%) CCNP
6 31 (36.05%) CheckPoint
7 29 (33.72%) BGP
8 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
8 28 (32.56%) CCNA
8 28 (32.56%) Windows
9 25 (29.07%) VMware
10 22 (25.58%) MPLS
10 22 (25.58%) VPN
11 21 (24.42%) Juniper
11 21 (24.42%) ITIL
11 21 (24.42%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (24.42%) F5
12 19 (22.09%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (22.09%) OSPF
12 19 (22.09%) DHCP
13 18 (20.93%) Wireless
14 16 (18.60%) Active Directory
15 15 (17.44%) Internet
15 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
15 15 (17.44%) Linux
15 15 (17.44%) Network Management
16 14 (16.28%) MS Office
16 14 (16.28%) DNS
17 13 (15.12%) Service Delivery
17 13 (15.12%) Network Design

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
1 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.81%) Lync
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.65%) Apache
3 3 (3.49%) IIS
4 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.16%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Office
2 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (95.35%) LAN
2 59 (68.60%) Firewall
3 29 (33.72%) BGP
4 22 (25.58%) MPLS
4 22 (25.58%) VPN
5 21 (24.42%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (22.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (22.09%) DHCP
6 19 (22.09%) OSPF
7 18 (20.93%) Wireless
8 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
8 15 (17.44%) Internet
9 14 (16.28%) DNS
10 12 (13.95%) SAN
10 12 (13.95%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (11.63%) VoIP
12 7 (8.14%) RIP
12 7 (8.14%) SSH
12 7 (8.14%) Telnet
12 7 (8.14%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) MySQL
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) OLAP
2 1 (1.16%) OLTP
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (11.63%) Advertising
2 7 (8.14%) Finance
3 6 (6.98%) Retail
3 6 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.65%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Network Engineer
2 21 (24.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (10.47%) Escalation Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.81%) Operations Team Leader
7 5 (5.81%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 5 (5.81%) Network Team Leader
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Network Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.65%) IT Support
8 4 (4.65%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Statistics
2 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.16%) Replication
2 1 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.56%) Windows
2 15 (17.44%) Linux
3 9 (10.47%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.14%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.33%) CentOS
8 2 (2.33%) AIX
9 1 (1.16%) i5/OS
9 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) ITIL
2 15 (17.44%) Network Management
3 13 (15.12%) Network Design
3 13 (15.12%) Service Delivery
4 11 (12.79%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.65%) Service Management
6 4 (4.65%) Change Management
6 4 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (3.49%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.49%) ERP
7 3 (3.49%) Data Management
8 2 (2.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.33%) Migration
8 2 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.16%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.16%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.16%) Project Management
9 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) C
3 2 (2.33%) Perl
3 2 (2.33%) Python
3 2 (2.33%) AWK
3 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (65.12%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (54.65%) CCNP
3 28 (32.56%) CCNA
4 10 (11.63%) CCIP
5 9 (10.47%) CCSE
5 9 (10.47%) JNCIS
6 7 (8.14%) CCIE
7 5 (5.81%) CCDP
8 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.33%) Degree
9 2 (2.33%) CCDA
10 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.16%) MCSE
10 1 (1.16%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) ISA Server
4 4 (4.65%) vSphere
5 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.16%) XenServer
6 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.16%) WSUS
1 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 70 (81.40%) Cisco
2 31 (36.05%) CheckPoint
3 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 25 (29.07%) VMware
5 21 (24.42%) F5
5 21 (24.42%) Juniper
6 12 (13.95%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.47%) SonicWALL
7 9 (10.47%) Aruba
7 9 (10.47%) Websense
8 8 (9.30%) Avaya
9 7 (8.14%) NetApp
9 7 (8.14%) McAfee
9 7 (8.14%) Lumension
9 7 (8.14%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.81%) HP
11 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.65%) Meraki
12 3 (3.49%) Riverbed
12 3 (3.49%) Dell
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £19000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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