The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West 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 19 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 2.17% 3.85% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £21,000 £18,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
WAN
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 26.09% 23.08% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 4
Average salary £26,500 £18,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.20% -59.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £18,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

WAN
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the West Wales region.

WAN Salary Trend in West Wales

WAN
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West 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
Swansea +3 1 - -
Carmarthenshire - 1 £21,000 -
WAN
Wales

WAN
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco