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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 72 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 30 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.24% 3.17% 3.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.96% 18.06% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 47
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
335 227 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.04% 17.53% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 288 188 240
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 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 22 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
(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
North Wales +11 15 £47,000 +108.88%
South Wales -17 14 £40,000 +6.66% 2
West Wales +18 1 - -
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 55 (94.83%) LAN
2 49 (84.48%) Cisco
3 43 (74.14%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (65.52%) CCNA
5 32 (55.17%) Firewall
6 31 (53.45%) ITIL
7 29 (50.00%) SLA
8 28 (48.28%) CCNP
9 26 (44.83%) CheckPoint
10 23 (39.66%) Wireless
11 21 (36.21%) Service Delivery
12 19 (32.76%) Network Management
13 18 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (29.31%) VoIP
15 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
16 12 (20.69%) Windows
17 11 (18.97%) Lync
18 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
18 10 (17.24%) DPNSS
18 10 (17.24%) QSIG
19 9 (15.52%) Juniper
19 9 (15.52%) ISO 9001
19 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
20 8 (13.79%) PBX
20 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
20 8 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
20 8 (13.79%) Operations Management
20 8 (13.79%) Network Security
21 7 (12.07%) Change Control
21 7 (12.07%) VMware

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (18.97%) Lync
2 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
2 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (94.83%) LAN
2 32 (55.17%) Firewall
3 23 (39.66%) Wireless
4 18 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (29.31%) VoIP
6 10 (17.24%) DPNSS
6 10 (17.24%) QSIG
7 8 (13.79%) PBX
7 8 (13.79%) Network Security
8 7 (12.07%) VPN
9 6 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (6.90%) DNS
10 4 (6.90%) SAN
11 3 (5.17%) OSPF
11 3 (5.17%) BGP
11 3 (5.17%) DHCP
11 3 (5.17%) IPsec
12 2 (3.45%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
12 2 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 20 (34.48%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (1.72%) Network Consultant
7 1 (1.72%) IT Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.72%) Architect
7 1 (1.72%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) CentOS
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) ITIL
2 21 (36.21%) Service Delivery
3 19 (32.76%) Network Management
4 8 (13.79%) Operations Management
5 7 (12.07%) Change Control
6 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.17%) Network Design
7 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.45%) Coaching
8 2 (3.45%) Time Management
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.45%) Change Management
8 2 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.45%) Project Management
9 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.72%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) C
2 1 (1.72%) C#
2 1 (1.72%) Perl
2 1 (1.72%) Ruby
2 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (74.14%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (65.52%) CCNA
3 28 (48.28%) CCNP
4 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
6 8 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.45%) MCTS
7 2 (3.45%) MCITP
7 2 (3.45%) MCSE
7 2 (3.45%) MCSA
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.72%) CCIE
8 1 (1.72%) Degree
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.72%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (50.00%) SLA
2 9 (15.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (3.45%) Firmware
5 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
5 1 (1.72%) XenServer
5 1 (1.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
1 2 (3.45%) WSUS
1 2 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (84.48%) Cisco
2 26 (44.83%) CheckPoint
3 9 (15.52%) Juniper
3 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.07%) VMware
5 5 (8.62%) Citrix
5 5 (8.62%) McAfee
6 4 (6.90%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.90%) HP
7 3 (5.17%) Dell
7 3 (5.17%) F5
7 3 (5.17%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (5.17%) Meraki
8 2 (3.45%) BT
8 2 (3.45%) Brocade
8 2 (3.45%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) Nokia
8 2 (3.45%) Lotus
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec
9 1 (1.72%) NetApp
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + 25 days a/l, healthcare, training budget
Posted: 10 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago