Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 38 15
Rank change year-on-year -22 -23 +25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 1.03% 1.43% 4.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
West Wales median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +73.91%
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £53,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +6.67%

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 51 6 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 13.11% 4.29% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 47 6 6
West Wales median annual salary £45,000 £28,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.89% -38.38% +46.83%
10th Percentile £30,607 £26,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £54,678 £42,500 £53,125
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 West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in West Wales

WAN
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for WAN in West Wales

WAN
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 28 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
Swansea -22 4 £50,000 +25.00%
WAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Wales region with a requirement for WAN.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) CCSA
2 2 (50.00%) Clearswift
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Junos
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (50.00%) Nortel
2 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) Junos
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) SONET
3 1 (25.00%) VPLS
3 1 (25.00%) VRRP
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCSA
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Clearswift
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Nortel
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) Sun