Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 83 74
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 40 50 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.94% 2.55% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.81% 17.12% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38 44 72
South Wales median annual salary £38,375 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.97% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,900 £26,275
90th Percentile £45,250 £68,750 £54,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%

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 238 292 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.51% 14.92% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 222 258 401
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,775 £22,925 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £66,125 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +18 26 £37,500 -21.05% 7
Newport +9 14 £39,250 -1.88%
WAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for WAN.

1 40 (100.00%) LAN
2 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
3 22 (55.00%) Firewall
4 20 (50.00%) Cisco
5 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
5 19 (47.50%) VMware
6 17 (42.50%) Skype
7 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (32.50%) Windows
8 13 (32.50%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (32.50%) Hyper-V
9 12 (30.00%) Skype for Business
9 12 (30.00%) VPN
10 11 (27.50%) ITIL
10 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 9 (22.50%) DNS
12 9 (22.50%) Avaya
12 9 (22.50%) CCNP
12 9 (22.50%) DHCP
12 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
12 9 (22.50%) Finance
12 9 (22.50%) Unified Communications
12 9 (22.50%) Network Security
13 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (20.00%) Project Management
13 8 (20.00%) VoIP
13 8 (20.00%) Data Centre

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 12 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (100.00%) LAN
2 22 (55.00%) Firewall
3 17 (42.50%) Skype
4 13 (32.50%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (30.00%) VPN
6 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (22.50%) DHCP
7 9 (22.50%) DNS
7 9 (22.50%) Network Security
7 9 (22.50%) Unified Communications
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (20.00%) VoIP
9 7 (17.50%) BGP
9 7 (17.50%) H.323
9 7 (17.50%) SAN
10 6 (15.00%) WLAN
11 5 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (10.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) IT Support
3 6 (15.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Project Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Telephony Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) IT Supervisor
4 4 (10.00%) Support Supervisor
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Support Supervisor
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Avaya Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Avaya Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Handset
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) CatOS
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 8 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (15.00%) Network Management
3 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
4 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (7.50%) Coaching
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.50%) Health Informatics
6 3 (7.50%) Informatics
6 3 (7.50%) Multichannel Retail
6 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
6 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (22.50%) CCNP
3 7 (17.50%) CCNA
4 3 (7.50%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (32.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Cisco
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Avaya
3 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
4 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds
5 5 (12.50%) Citrix
6 3 (7.50%) BT
6 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 3 (7.50%) Mitel
6 3 (7.50%) Panasonic
6 3 (7.50%) Polycom
6 3 (7.50%) Sonus
6 3 (7.50%) Yealink
7 2 (5.00%) EMC
7 2 (5.00%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) Splunk
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) Veritas