Period
to 19 January 2018

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

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 43 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 3.91% 3.61% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.30% 38.89% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 2
West Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +44.00% +48.81%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £26,875
90th Percentile £57,946 £52,500 £36,625
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 West Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 33 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 12.89% 9.28% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 4
West Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £22,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +75.82% -21.61%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £57,946 £52,500 £34,875
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in West Wales over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 19 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
Swansea +8 10 £42,500 -5.56%
WAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Wales region with a requirement for WAN.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (50.00%) F5
4 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) Change Management
4 5 (50.00%) SLA
5 4 (40.00%) Nortel
5 4 (40.00%) Business Transformation
5 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow
5 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
5 4 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (40.00%) JNCIP
5 4 (40.00%) Avaya
5 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) MPLS
5 4 (40.00%) OSPF
5 4 (40.00%) McAfee
5 4 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (40.00%) Clearswift

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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (40.00%) MPLS
5 4 (40.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 10 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) Avaya
3 4 (40.00%) Clearswift
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) LogRhythm
3 4 (40.00%) McAfee
3 4 (40.00%) Nortel
3 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) VMware