Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 59 69
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 39 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.50% 2.53% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.03% 15.83% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 37
Cardiff median annual salary £37,000 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £28,175 £26,250 £24,700
90th Percentile £50,000 £41,700 £78,000
South Wales median annual salary £37,250 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.62% -23.53% +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 177 139 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.89% 16.01% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 155 129 200
Cardiff median annual salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.39% +2.86% -10.26%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,200 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £62,000
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 39 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (53.85%) Windows
3 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
4 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 16 (41.03%) Office 365
6 15 (38.46%) Hyper-V
7 14 (35.90%) DNS
7 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
8 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 12 (30.77%) VMware
9 12 (30.77%) Python
10 11 (28.21%) SQL
10 11 (28.21%) Firewall
10 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
10 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (25.64%) WLAN
11 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
11 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
12 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (23.08%) MySQL
12 9 (23.08%) SLA
12 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
12 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 9 (23.08%) Clustering
12 9 (23.08%) Subversion
12 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing

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 8 (20.51%) WordPress
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Office 365
2 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (20.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.56%) G Suite
5 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (35.90%) DNS
3 11 (28.21%) Firewall
4 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
4 10 (25.64%) WLAN
5 7 (17.95%) SAN
6 5 (12.82%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.56%) DMZ
7 1 (2.56%) IPsec
7 1 (2.56%) Skype
7 1 (2.56%) SSL
7 1 (2.56%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.56%) VLAN
7 1 (2.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.56%) WebEx
7 1 (2.56%) Wireless
7 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) MySQL
2 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 9 (23.08%) Subversion
2 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.26%) Ranorex
2 4 (10.26%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (10.26%) Automotive
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Lead DevOps
3 6 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (12.82%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Clustering
2 7 (17.95%) Replication
3 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 4 (10.26%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
3 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.13%) Linux
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.56%) CentOS
8 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
3 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
4 8 (20.51%) Content Management
4 8 (20.51%) DevOps
4 8 (20.51%) High Availability
4 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
5 7 (17.95%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL
7 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
7 5 (12.82%) Task Automation
8 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Patch Management
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 12 (30.77%) Python
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 8 (20.51%) PHP
6 4 (10.26%) Java
6 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) MCSA
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) CCDP
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) CCNP
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.13%) MCITP
5 2 (5.13%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) CISM
6 1 (2.56%) CISSP
6 1 (2.56%) GIAC
6 1 (2.56%) GPEN
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 15 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (20.51%) Varnish
5 7 (17.95%) Terminal Services
6 4 (10.26%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.13%) vSphere
8 1 (2.56%) iptables
8 1 (2.56%) Postfix
8 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (20.51%) Puppet
1 8 (20.51%) ZABBIX
2 4 (10.26%) SCOM
2 4 (10.26%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) Veeam
4 4 (10.26%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) LexisNexis
5 1 (2.56%) NetApp
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat