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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 78 67 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 36 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.03% 2.93% 4.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.02% 15.93% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 53
Average salary £40,750 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
349 226 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.29% 18.42% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 293 188 248
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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
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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 -27 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North Wales - 10 £48,000 -
West Wales +18 1 - -
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 59 (88.06%) LAN
1 59 (88.06%) Cisco
2 52 (77.61%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (68.66%) CCNA
4 43 (64.18%) Firewall
5 35 (52.24%) CCNP
6 31 (46.27%) CheckPoint
7 30 (44.78%) ITIL
8 28 (41.79%) SLA
9 23 (34.33%) Service Delivery
10 22 (32.84%) Wireless
10 22 (32.84%) VoIP
11 21 (31.34%) Network Management
12 20 (29.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (26.87%) Windows
14 17 (25.37%) Juniper
14 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
15 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
16 13 (19.40%) Lync
17 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
17 12 (17.91%) VPN
18 11 (16.42%) Linux
19 10 (14.93%) Citrix
19 10 (14.93%) VMware
20 9 (13.43%) QSIG
20 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
20 9 (13.43%) DPNSS
20 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
20 9 (13.43%) ISO 9001

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 13 (19.40%) Lync
2 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.48%) IIS
3 3 (4.48%) Apache
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.99%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 59 (88.06%) LAN
2 43 (64.18%) Firewall
3 22 (32.84%) Wireless
3 22 (32.84%) VoIP
4 20 (29.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (17.91%) VPN
6 9 (13.43%) QSIG
6 9 (13.43%) DPNSS
7 8 (11.94%) PBX
8 7 (10.45%) MPLS
8 7 (10.45%) Network Security
9 6 (8.96%) OSPF
9 6 (8.96%) BGP
10 5 (7.46%) DNS
10 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
10 5 (7.46%) SAN
11 4 (5.97%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (5.97%) EIGRP
11 4 (5.97%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
General
1 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Welsh Language
4 3 (4.48%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Network Engineer
2 21 (31.34%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.97%) Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Systems Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.49%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.99%) Android
6 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.99%) UNIX
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.49%) CentOS
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) ITIL
2 23 (34.33%) Service Delivery
3 21 (31.34%) Network Management
4 9 (13.43%) Change Control
5 8 (11.94%) Operations Management
6 6 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.96%) Network Design
7 3 (4.48%) Project Management
7 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.48%) Line Management
8 2 (2.99%) Cyber Security
8 2 (2.99%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.49%) Change Management
9 1 (1.49%) Security Management
9 1 (1.49%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.49%) Time Management
9 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) C#
2 1 (1.49%) Perl
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) Ruby
2 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 52 (77.61%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (68.66%) CCNA
3 35 (52.24%) CCNP
4 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
5 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.94%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.99%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.99%) MCTS
7 2 (2.99%) MCITP
7 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) MCSE
7 2 (2.99%) MCSA
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.49%) CCSE
8 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (41.79%) SLA
2 9 (13.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.48%) ProxySG
4 3 (4.48%) vSphere
4 3 (4.48%) XenServer
5 2 (2.99%) Firmware
5 2 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) SCCM
1 2 (2.99%) WSUS
1 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (88.06%) Cisco
2 31 (46.27%) CheckPoint
3 17 (25.37%) Juniper
4 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
5 10 (14.93%) Citrix
5 10 (14.93%) VMware
6 8 (11.94%) McAfee
6 8 (11.94%) Blue Coat
7 7 (10.45%) F5
8 4 (5.97%) Dell
9 3 (4.48%) Mitel
9 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.99%) Brocade
10 2 (2.99%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.99%) Nokia
10 2 (2.99%) Lotus
10 2 (2.99%) Symantec
10 2 (2.99%) EMC
10 2 (2.99%) HP
10 2 (2.99%) BT
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