Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 89 112
Rank change year-on-year +6 +23 -57
Permanent jobs citing WAN 36 56 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.29% 2.41% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.69% 13.02% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 33
South Wales median annual salary £37,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.43% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,025 £25,200
90th Percentile £43,750 £67,500 £63,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +2.41% +10.67%

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 263 430 552
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.70% 18.48% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 246 378 471
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,232 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% -4.53% +4.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £62,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,477 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% -6.47% +4.00%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 2017. 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 +13 25 £37,000 -12.94% 2
Torfaen +13 2 £27,500 -
Newport -9 2 £37,000 -26.00%
Caerphilly - 2 £40,000 -
Bridgend +17 1 - - 1
WAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for WAN.

1 36 (100.00%) LAN
2 25 (69.44%) Cisco
3 23 (63.89%) Firewall
4 18 (50.00%) VMware
4 18 (50.00%) Windows
5 17 (47.22%) VPN
6 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (41.67%) DNS
7 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
8 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
8 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
9 13 (36.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (36.11%) ITIL
9 13 (36.11%) BGP
10 12 (33.33%) Load Balancing
11 11 (30.56%) Internet
11 11 (30.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 11 (30.56%) F5
12 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
12 10 (27.78%) Juniper
12 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (27.78%) DHCP
13 9 (25.00%) CCNA
13 9 (25.00%) OSPF
14 8 (22.22%) MPLS
14 8 (22.22%) Linux
14 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
15 7 (19.44%) Active Directory

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 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) LAN
2 23 (63.89%) Firewall
3 17 (47.22%) VPN
4 15 (41.67%) DNS
5 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 13 (36.11%) BGP
6 13 (36.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (30.56%) Internet
8 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (27.78%) DHCP
9 9 (25.00%) OSPF
10 8 (22.22%) MPLS
11 6 (16.67%) FTP
11 6 (16.67%) IPsec
11 6 (16.67%) IPv4
11 6 (16.67%) IPv6
11 6 (16.67%) SAN
12 5 (13.89%) HSRP
12 5 (13.89%) VoIP
13 4 (11.11%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (8.33%) Advertising
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Support
5 3 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Telephony Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 11 (30.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) CMDB
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.22%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ITIL
2 12 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 6 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) Network Design
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security
7 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.56%) Presales
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) Release Management
7 2 (5.56%) Security Patching
7 2 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.78%) Coaching
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Generation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Python
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.00%) CCNA
3 7 (19.44%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCSA
5 2 (5.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) Firmware
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 11 (30.56%) F5
6 10 (27.78%) Juniper
7 5 (13.89%) Avaya
7 5 (13.89%) Veeam
8 3 (8.33%) Dell
8 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.56%) Citrix
9 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.78%) Acronis
10 1 (2.78%) arcserve
10 1 (2.78%) Aruba
10 1 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (2.78%) HP
10 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.78%) SYSPRO
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Bluetownonline
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £5k bonus,10% pension etc
Posted: Yesterday