Period
to 16 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 73 69
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 +28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.35% 2.02% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.44% 14.19% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 32
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £35,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.57% -17.06% +14.86%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,225 £28,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £35,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.57% -17.06% +6.25%

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 135 148 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.71% 14.22% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 122 144 202
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.36% -9.94%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,500 £52,500 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% -5.41% -5.13%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 33 (100.00%) LAN
2 20 (60.61%) DNS
3 18 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 17 (51.52%) Python
5 14 (42.42%) SQL
5 14 (42.42%) MySQL
5 14 (42.42%) Shell Script
5 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
5 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (42.42%) Subversion
5 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
6 13 (39.39%) Content Management
6 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
6 13 (39.39%) Puppet
6 13 (39.39%) High Availability
6 13 (39.39%) ZABBIX
6 13 (39.39%) WordPress
6 13 (39.39%) Varnish
6 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
6 13 (39.39%) LAMP
6 13 (39.39%) Clustering
6 13 (39.39%) Windows
6 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
6 13 (39.39%) PHP
6 13 (39.39%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (39.39%) Mentoring
6 13 (39.39%) DevOps
6 13 (39.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 12 (36.36%) Active Directory

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 13 (39.39%) WordPress
2 5 (15.15%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (39.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 12 (36.36%) Office 365
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.03%) G Suite
5 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.03%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) LAN
2 20 (60.61%) DNS
3 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
4 8 (24.24%) Firewall
5 6 (18.18%) DHCP
5 6 (18.18%) SAN
5 6 (18.18%) WLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.03%) DMZ
6 1 (3.03%) IPsec
6 1 (3.03%) Skype
6 1 (3.03%) SSL
6 1 (3.03%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) WebEx
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
1 14 (42.42%) Subversion
2 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) Ranorex
2 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (15.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (36.36%) Lead DevOps
2 7 (21.21%) Team Leader
3 6 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) AWS Architect
6 2 (6.06%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Clustering
2 6 (18.18%) Replication
3 5 (15.15%) PKI
3 5 (15.15%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
6 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
2 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
2 13 (39.39%) Content Management
2 13 (39.39%) DevOps
2 13 (39.39%) High Availability
2 13 (39.39%) Mentoring
2 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
3 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
6 5 (15.15%) People Management
6 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 17 (51.52%) Python
3 14 (42.42%) Shell Script
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 13 (39.39%) PHP
5 4 (12.12%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) MCSA
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) GIAC
3 1 (3.03%) GPEN
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Varnish
2 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.03%) iptables
6 1 (3.03%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (39.39%) Puppet
1 13 (39.39%) ZABBIX
2 5 (15.15%) SCOM
2 5 (15.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Veeam
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) LexisNexis
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat