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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - - 20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales - - 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
11 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 17.74% 12.35% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 6
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 26 January 2015, 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%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
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