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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 56 51 64
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.14% 3.30% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 22.55% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 4
Median salary £38,750 £50,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% +92.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £37,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £48,950
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 82 102 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 14.59% 14.63% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 82 81 104
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Cardiff

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for WAN.

1 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 20 (68.97%) DNS
3 18 (62.07%) MPLS
4 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
4 16 (55.17%) Internet
4 16 (55.17%) Cisco
4 16 (55.17%) F5
5 15 (51.72%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (51.72%) BGP
6 14 (48.28%) DHCP
6 14 (48.28%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (44.83%) VPN
7 13 (44.83%) OSPF
8 12 (41.38%) Avaya
8 12 (41.38%) Firewall
8 12 (41.38%) Windows
9 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
10 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
11 9 (31.03%) Juniper
12 8 (27.59%) CCNP
12 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (27.59%) Linux
12 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
12 8 (27.59%) VMware
12 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
13 7 (24.14%) BIG-IP
13 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (24.14%) Unified Communications
13 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
14 6 (20.69%) Finance

WAN
Top Related 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 4 (13.79%) Apache
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (13.79%) JBoss
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 20 (68.97%) DNS
3 18 (62.07%) MPLS
4 16 (55.17%) Internet
5 15 (51.72%) BGP
5 15 (51.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (48.28%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (48.28%) DHCP
7 13 (44.83%) OSPF
7 13 (44.83%) VPN
8 12 (41.38%) Firewall
9 7 (24.14%) BIG-IP
9 7 (24.14%) Unified Communications
10 6 (20.69%) FTP
10 6 (20.69%) IPsec
10 6 (20.69%) IPv4
10 6 (20.69%) IPv6
11 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
12 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Network Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Network Architect
4 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Service Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) IT Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) IVR
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.90%) Unix
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.69%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (10.34%) Information Security
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.45%) Server Building
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) CCNP
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) MCSE
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) RHCE
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) XenServer
4 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) vSphere
4 3 (10.34%) XenApp
4 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco
1 16 (55.17%) F5
2 12 (41.38%) Avaya
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) Juniper
5 8 (27.59%) VMware
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix
6 4 (13.79%) IBM
6 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.34%) Aastra
7 3 (10.34%) Apple
7 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.34%) Intel
8 2 (6.90%) AppDynamics
8 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.45%) Aruba
9 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
National Assembly for Wales
Salary: From £26,917 to £36,909 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago