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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 62 69
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.60% 1.58% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.31% 8.46% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 4
Median salary £32,500 £36,378 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.66% -10.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,500 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 65 130 153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 12.97% 18.71% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 61 117 128
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 20 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
3 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 11 (55.00%) Load Balancing
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (50.00%) BGP
5 10 (50.00%) Juniper
6 9 (45.00%) VPN
6 9 (45.00%) DNS
6 9 (45.00%) Internet
6 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
6 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (40.00%) F5
7 8 (40.00%) MPLS
7 8 (40.00%) OSPF
7 8 (40.00%) Windows
8 7 (35.00%) VMware
9 6 (30.00%) IPsec
9 6 (30.00%) ITIL
9 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (30.00%) FTP
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) IPv4
9 6 (30.00%) IPv6
9 6 (30.00%) DDoS Mitigation
9 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (25.00%) CCNA
10 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) BGP
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (45.00%) DNS
4 9 (45.00%) Internet
4 9 (45.00%) VPN
5 8 (40.00%) MPLS
5 8 (40.00%) OSPF
6 6 (30.00%) FTP
6 6 (30.00%) IPsec
6 6 (30.00%) IPv4
6 6 (30.00%) IPv6
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) DHCP
8 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (15.00%) HSRP
8 3 (15.00%) Network Security
9 2 (10.00%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (30.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CCNA
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) Juniper
4 8 (40.00%) F5
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.00%) Aruba
8 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) HP
8 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.00%) Veeam
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