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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 50 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 39 53 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.01% 3.98% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.58% 18.53% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 12
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% +10.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £57,500 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
310 286 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.96% 21.46% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 272 257 243
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 0 36 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Wales +4 2 £21,000 +16.66%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 85 (96.59%) LAN
2 73 (82.95%) Cisco
3 63 (71.59%) Firewall
4 61 (69.32%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (57.95%) CCNP
6 32 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 30 (34.09%) BGP
8 29 (32.95%) CCNA
9 26 (29.55%) VPN
9 26 (29.55%) Windows
10 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
11 23 (26.14%) Juniper
12 22 (25.00%) ITIL
12 22 (25.00%) MPLS
12 22 (25.00%) VMware
12 22 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (25.00%) F5
13 21 (23.86%) OSPF
14 20 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (21.59%) Wireless
15 19 (21.59%) DHCP
16 17 (19.32%) Network Design
17 16 (18.18%) Network Management
17 16 (18.18%) Internet
18 15 (17.05%) DNS
18 15 (17.05%) Linux
19 14 (15.91%) MS Office
19 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
19 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
20 13 (14.77%) Service Delivery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (5.68%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.55%) Apache
3 3 (3.41%) IIS
3 3 (3.41%) Lync
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.14%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Office
2 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (96.59%) LAN
2 63 (71.59%) Firewall
3 30 (34.09%) BGP
4 26 (29.55%) VPN
5 22 (25.00%) MPLS
5 22 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (23.86%) OSPF
7 20 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (21.59%) Wireless
8 19 (21.59%) DHCP
9 16 (18.18%) Internet
10 15 (17.05%) DNS
11 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
12 13 (14.77%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (10.23%) SAN
13 9 (10.23%) VoIP
14 7 (7.95%) Telnet
14 7 (7.95%) RIP
14 7 (7.95%) SSH
14 7 (7.95%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (1.14%) OLTP
2 1 (1.14%) OLAP
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 11 (12.50%) Advertising
2 10 (11.36%) Finance
3 6 (6.82%) Retail
4 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 20 (22.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (10.23%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (10.23%) Escalation Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 5 (5.68%) Operations Team Leader
7 5 (5.68%) Network Team Leader
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Network Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) IT Support
9 3 (3.41%) Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) Statistics
3 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.14%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Linux
3 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.95%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.27%) CentOS
8 2 (2.27%) AIX
9 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) ITIL
2 17 (19.32%) Network Design
3 16 (18.18%) Network Management
4 13 (14.77%) Service Delivery
5 12 (13.64%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (4.55%) Change Management
8 3 (3.41%) Service Management
8 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.27%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.27%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.27%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.27%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.27%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.27%) ERP
9 2 (2.27%) Data Management
9 2 (2.27%) Project Management
10 1 (1.14%) Information Security
10 1 (1.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) C
3 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.27%) Perl
3 2 (2.27%) Python
3 2 (2.27%) AWK
Qualifications
1 61 (69.32%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (57.95%) CCNP
3 29 (32.95%) CCNA
4 10 (11.36%) CCIP
5 9 (10.23%) CCIE
5 9 (10.23%) CCSE
5 9 (10.23%) JNCIS
6 6 (6.82%) CCDP
7 3 (3.41%) Degree
8 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.27%) CCDA
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.14%) MCSE
9 1 (1.14%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.68%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.41%) vSphere
5 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 73 (82.95%) Cisco
2 32 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
4 23 (26.14%) Juniper
5 22 (25.00%) VMware
5 22 (25.00%) F5
6 11 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.23%) Websense
8 8 (9.09%) Aruba
8 8 (9.09%) SonicWALL
9 7 (7.95%) McAfee
9 7 (7.95%) NetApp
9 7 (7.95%) Avaya
9 7 (7.95%) SolarWinds
9 7 (7.95%) Lumension
10 4 (4.55%) Meraki
10 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.41%) HP
11 3 (3.41%) JBoss
11 3 (3.41%) Riverbed
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago