Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 80 87
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 24 41 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.73% 2.36% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 16.33% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 56
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £49,625 £48,750 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £41,000 £38,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.81% -18.42% +18.75%

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 208 251 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.99% 14.43% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 190 232 369
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,625 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £62,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in South Wales

WAN
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in South Wales.

Salary trend for WAN in South Wales

WAN
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in South Wales

WAN
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +6 19 £42,500 +30.77% 4
Newport +1 5 £31,000 -22.50% 5
WAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 South Wales region with a requirement for WAN.

1 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (58.33%) DNS
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 10 (41.67%) VMware
5 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 8 (33.33%) Clustering
6 8 (33.33%) LAMP
6 8 (33.33%) PHP
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) MySQL
6 8 (33.33%) Python
6 8 (33.33%) Subversion
6 8 (33.33%) Content Management
6 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 8 (33.33%) WordPress
6 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (33.33%) ZABBIX
6 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 8 (33.33%) Varnish
6 8 (33.33%) Puppet
6 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (33.33%) High Availability
6 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (33.33%) DevOps
6 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 8 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (33.33%) WordPress
2 5 (20.83%) CMS
3 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (16.67%) Office 365
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (58.33%) DNS
3 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (25.00%) DHCP
4 6 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security
5 3 (12.50%) Skype
5 3 (12.50%) VLAN
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 2 (8.33%) DMZ
6 2 (8.33%) IPv4
6 2 (8.33%) IPv6
6 2 (8.33%) OSPF
6 2 (8.33%) PBX
6 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Automotive
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Lead DevOps
1 7 (29.17%) Team Leader
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) ICT Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) PKI
4 2 (8.33%) Handset
5 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) CatOS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 8 (33.33%) Content Management
1 8 (33.33%) DevOps
1 8 (33.33%) High Availability
1 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) People Management
2 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) Health Informatics
3 3 (12.50%) Informatics
3 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 8 (33.33%) PHP
2 8 (33.33%) Python
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCNA
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) MCSA
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Varnish
3 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (33.33%) Puppet
1 8 (33.33%) ZABBIX
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
2 3 (12.50%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Dell
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Avaya
5 2 (8.33%) BT
5 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) Mitel
5 2 (8.33%) Panasonic
5 2 (8.33%) Polycom
5 2 (8.33%) Sonus
5 2 (8.33%) Yealink
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas