The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 48 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 54 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.79% 4.27% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.11% 19.42% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 30 52 22
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £25,000 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,250 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
241 278 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.77% 21.99% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 203 260 189
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales -9 32 £37,500 +27.11% 4
West Wales -17 2 £28,750 -11.53%
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 49 (87.50%) LAN
2 42 (75.00%) Cisco
3 37 (66.07%) Firewall
4 30 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (42.86%) CCNP
6 22 (39.29%) ITIL
6 22 (39.29%) VMware
7 17 (30.36%) DHCP
7 17 (30.36%) Windows
7 17 (30.36%) MPLS
7 17 (30.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
8 15 (26.79%) Wireless
9 14 (25.00%) VPN
9 14 (25.00%) DNS
10 13 (23.21%) CCNA
10 13 (23.21%) Juniper
11 12 (21.43%) BGP
11 12 (21.43%) Service Delivery
12 11 (19.64%) CheckPoint
12 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
13 10 (17.86%) SAN
13 10 (17.86%) SLA
13 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
14 9 (16.07%) Intel
14 9 (16.07%) Avaya
14 9 (16.07%) VoIP
14 9 (16.07%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (14.29%) Advertising
15 8 (14.29%) Ethernet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) Lync
3 6 (10.71%) Apache
3 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.79%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (87.50%) LAN
2 37 (66.07%) Firewall
3 17 (30.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (30.36%) DHCP
3 17 (30.36%) MPLS
4 15 (26.79%) Wireless
5 14 (25.00%) VPN
5 14 (25.00%) DNS
6 12 (21.43%) BGP
7 10 (17.86%) SAN
7 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 9 (16.07%) VoIP
8 9 (16.07%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (14.29%) Ethernet
10 6 (10.71%) Internet
10 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (8.93%) HSRP
11 5 (8.93%) SSH
11 5 (8.93%) TELNET
11 5 (8.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (14.29%) Advertising
2 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.71%) Legal
4 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.14%) Military
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Finance
6 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Network Engineer
2 17 (30.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (7.14%) Analyst
3 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Technical Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Service Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) Design Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Network Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) IT Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Network Support
5 2 (3.57%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) CSS
1 1 (1.79%) JSP
1 1 (1.79%) XML
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.79%) Replication
1 1 (1.79%) Clustering
1 1 (1.79%) Statistics
1 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.36%) i5/OS
4 2 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 8 (14.29%) Network Management
4 6 (10.71%) Network Design
5 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.14%) SIEM
6 4 (7.14%) Change Control
6 4 (7.14%) Cyber Security
7 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.36%) Change Management
8 2 (3.57%) Migration
8 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.57%) ERP
8 2 (3.57%) Service Management
8 2 (3.57%) Data Management
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.57%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.79%) Operations Management
9 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.79%) C
2 1 (1.79%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.79%) RPG
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (42.86%) CCNP
3 13 (23.21%) CCNA
4 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
5 6 (10.71%) CCDA
6 5 (8.93%) CCIP
7 4 (7.14%) HNC
7 4 (7.14%) CCDP
8 3 (5.36%) CCIE
9 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.57%) Degree
10 1 (1.79%) MCSM
10 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.79%) MCSE
10 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) SLA
2 4 (7.14%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) XenServer
4 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.79%) WSUS
2 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) VMware
3 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
4 13 (23.21%) Juniper
5 11 (19.64%) CheckPoint
6 9 (16.07%) Avaya
6 9 (16.07%) Intel
7 8 (14.29%) HP
7 8 (14.29%) F5
8 6 (10.71%) ProCurve
8 6 (10.71%) JBoss
9 5 (8.93%) Blue Coat
9 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
9 5 (8.93%) SolarWinds
9 5 (8.93%) Aruba
10 4 (7.14%) Citrix
11 3 (5.36%) Dell
12 2 (3.57%) WatchGuard
12 2 (3.57%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.79%) NetApp
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £38 - £40 per annum + Pension, Benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
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