Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 51 65
Rank change year-on-year -13 +14 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 27 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.56% 3.35% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.18% 20.77% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 45
Cardiff median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £25,700 £26,350 £23,950
90th Percentile £38,000 £46,750 £71,000
South Wales median annual salary £31,250 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% -11.76% -5.56%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 163 130 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 14.89% 16.15% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 133 121 166
Cardiff median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +3.40% -5.77%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £21,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £36,500 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.01% -1.88% +3.90%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Cardiff

WAN
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Cardiff.

Salary trend for WAN in Cardiff

WAN
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Cardiff over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for WAN.

1 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
3 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
4 13 (46.43%) VMware
5 12 (42.86%) Office 365
6 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (35.71%) Hyper-V
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
7 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (32.14%) WLAN
8 8 (28.57%) ADSL
8 8 (28.57%) ISDN
8 8 (28.57%) Welsh Language
8 8 (28.57%) BBC
8 8 (28.57%) Business Continuity
9 7 (25.00%) Firewall
9 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (21.43%) C
10 6 (21.43%) SLA
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
11 5 (17.86%) SAN
11 5 (17.86%) Veeam
11 5 (17.86%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (17.86%) Replication

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (32.14%) WLAN
3 8 (28.57%) ADSL
3 8 (28.57%) ISDN
4 7 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (17.86%) SAN
6 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) VLAN
General
1 8 (28.57%) Welsh Language
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) BBC
2 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (17.86%) Replication
4 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (17.86%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.71%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) Task Automation
7 1 (3.57%) Storage Management
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCDP
1 4 (14.29%) CCNA
1 4 (14.29%) CCNP
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) Veeam
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) Sage
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp