Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 62 66
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 51 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.85% 3.64% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.38% 24.17% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28 49 43
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% -12.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,175 £24,150 £26,300
90th Percentile £45,250 £69,500 £57,000
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% +12.18%

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 145 211 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 18.01% 15.06% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 135 183 256
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26,100 £22,100 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £68,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,250 £38,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year - -0.65% +6.94%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 31 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (61.29%) VMware
3 17 (54.84%) Firewall
3 17 (54.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
5 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
5 15 (48.39%) Cisco
6 12 (38.71%) VPN
6 12 (38.71%) ITIL
6 12 (38.71%) Windows
7 11 (35.48%) DHCP
7 11 (35.48%) DNS
8 10 (32.26%) Linux
9 9 (29.03%) CCNA
9 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (29.03%) Avaya
9 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
9 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
10 8 (25.81%) Skype
10 8 (25.81%) Skype for Business
10 8 (25.81%) VoIP
10 8 (25.81%) Project Management
10 8 (25.81%) Network Virtualisation
11 7 (22.58%) H.323
12 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
12 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (19.35%) Finance
12 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
12 6 (19.35%) Office 365
12 6 (19.35%) Performance Management

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 (25.81%) Skype for Business
2 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (54.84%) Firewall
3 12 (38.71%) VPN
4 11 (35.48%) DHCP
4 11 (35.48%) DNS
5 8 (25.81%) Skype
5 8 (25.81%) VoIP
6 7 (22.58%) H.323
7 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
7 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (12.90%) DMZ
9 4 (12.90%) PBX
9 4 (12.90%) SAN
9 4 (12.90%) SNMP
10 3 (9.68%) BGP
10 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
10 3 (9.68%) IGRP
10 3 (9.68%) OSPF
10 3 (9.68%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Project Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Telephony Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Network Support
4 3 (9.68%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Support
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (9.68%) Handset
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) CatOS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Network Virtualisation
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (19.35%) Performance Management
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (12.90%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (9.68%) Coaching
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) BCP
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) CCNA
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) Avaya Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
3 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.90%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (48.39%) Cisco
4 9 (29.03%) Avaya
5 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
6 5 (16.13%) Citrix
7 3 (9.68%) BT
7 3 (9.68%) F5
7 3 (9.68%) Mitel
7 3 (9.68%) Panasonic
7 3 (9.68%) Polycom
7 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.68%) Sonus
7 3 (9.68%) Yealink
8 2 (6.45%) Juniper
9 1 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (3.23%) Dell
9 1 (3.23%) HP
9 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.23%) Splunk