The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 10 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing LAN 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 11.36% 5.80% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.56% 13.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
LAN
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 20.45% 43.48% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 6
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £29,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,900 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

LAN
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Bridgend region.

LAN Salary Trend in Bridgend

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) Network Design
2 8 (80.00%) F5
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 5 (50.00%) McAfee
5 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) MS Office
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Change Control
6 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Lumension
7 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (30.00%) Aruba
7 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (30.00%) CCSE
7 3 (30.00%) JNCIS
7 3 (30.00%) SonicWALL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) RIP
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) CCSE
4 3 (30.00%) JNCIS
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper
2 8 (80.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 5 (50.00%) McAfee
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Lumension
4 3 (30.00%) Aruba
4 3 (30.00%) SonicWALL
4 3 (30.00%) Websense