The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
UK / Wales
Rank 61 63 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 42 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.12% 3.05% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.93% 16.60% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 28
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £39,750 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
184 253 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.37% 18.37% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 151 222 239
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Wales

WAN
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Wales - 7 £50,000 -
North Wales +6 6 £24,500 -38.75% 2
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for WAN.

1 61 (88.41%) LAN
2 31 (44.93%) Windows
2 31 (44.93%) Cisco
3 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 25 (36.23%) Windows Server
5 24 (34.78%) DNS
5 24 (34.78%) Avaya
5 24 (34.78%) Firewall
6 22 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (31.88%) Internet
6 22 (31.88%) MPLS
6 22 (31.88%) F5
7 21 (30.43%) CheckPoint
7 21 (30.43%) CCNP
7 21 (30.43%) Telecoms
8 19 (27.54%) VMware
8 19 (27.54%) BGP
8 19 (27.54%) VPN
8 19 (27.54%) Office 365
9 18 (26.09%) MS Exchange
10 17 (24.64%) OSPF
11 16 (23.19%) DHCP
11 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
11 16 (23.19%) XenServer
12 15 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
13 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (18.84%) IPsec

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.80%) Apache
5 4 (5.80%) JBoss
6 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) Office 365
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) IaaS
3 2 (2.90%) PaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.45%) G Suite
4 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (88.41%) LAN
2 24 (34.78%) DNS
2 24 (34.78%) Firewall
3 22 (31.88%) Internet
3 22 (31.88%) MPLS
4 19 (27.54%) BGP
4 19 (27.54%) VPN
5 17 (24.64%) OSPF
6 16 (23.19%) DHCP
7 15 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (18.84%) IPsec
9 10 (14.49%) Unified Communications
10 9 (13.04%) BIG-IP
10 9 (13.04%) Ethernet
10 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
11 8 (11.59%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (10.14%) Broadband
12 7 (10.14%) Network Security
13 6 (8.70%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) MySQL
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 21 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 8 (11.59%) Banking
4 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.25%) Retail
5 3 (4.35%) Advertising
5 3 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Network Engineer
2 15 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Architect
5 9 (13.04%) IT Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Network Architect
6 8 (11.59%) Cisco Architect
6 8 (11.59%) Cisco Network Architect
6 8 (11.59%) IT Manager
6 8 (11.59%) Systems Support
6 8 (11.59%) Systems Support Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) IT Support
7 7 (10.14%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Server Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Server Support
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Help Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) CMDB
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Windows
2 25 (36.23%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.14%) Linux
4 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.90%) Unix
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.45%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) ITIL
1 11 (15.94%) Load Balancing
1 11 (15.94%) Migration
2 7 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (10.14%) Information Security
2 7 (10.14%) Server Virtualisation
2 7 (10.14%) Web Design
3 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.25%) Change Control
4 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.25%) Open Source
4 5 (7.25%) Project Management
4 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.80%) Coaching
5 4 (5.80%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (4.35%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (30.43%) CCNP
3 10 (14.49%) MCSE
3 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (13.04%) Degree
5 6 (8.70%) CCDP
5 6 (8.70%) CCNA
5 6 (8.70%) CCSA
5 6 (8.70%) MCSA
6 5 (7.25%) JNCIA
6 5 (7.25%) JNCIS
7 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.90%) CCIE
8 2 (2.90%) MCITP
8 2 (2.90%) RHCE
8 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.45%) CCSE
9 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
1 16 (23.19%) XenServer
2 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
4 8 (11.59%) XenApp
4 8 (11.59%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.35%) vSphere
6 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Zenoss
2 2 (2.90%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (44.93%) Cisco
2 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 24 (34.78%) Avaya
4 22 (31.88%) F5
5 21 (30.43%) CheckPoint
6 19 (27.54%) VMware
7 12 (17.39%) Juniper
8 9 (13.04%) Citrix
9 7 (10.14%) Aastra
9 7 (10.14%) Apple
9 7 (10.14%) Dell
10 5 (7.25%) CA
10 5 (7.25%) Clearswift
10 5 (7.25%) Intel Security
10 5 (7.25%) LogRhythm
10 5 (7.25%) Nortel
10 5 (7.25%) ServiceNow
11 4 (5.80%) IBM
11 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.80%) Sun
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
The SmartList
Posted: 15 days ago
Deeside
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 17 days ago
Newtown, Powys
The SmartList
Posted: 22 days ago