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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 13.21% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £36,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
14 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 26.42% 7.09% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 13
Average salary £36,500 £46,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.92% +33.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,750 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bridgend

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) CCNP
3 10 (83.33%) Juniper
3 10 (83.33%) F5
4 9 (75.00%) Blue Coat
4 9 (75.00%) Aruba
5 8 (66.67%) Network Design
5 8 (66.67%) Firewall
6 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
6 7 (58.33%) OSPF
6 7 (58.33%) McAfee
6 7 (58.33%) BGP
6 7 (58.33%) Websense
6 7 (58.33%) RIP
6 7 (58.33%) MS Office
6 7 (58.33%) Windows
6 7 (58.33%) Linux
6 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
6 7 (58.33%) JNCIS
6 7 (58.33%) SonicWALL
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (58.33%) CCSE
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (58.33%) Lumension
6 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) OSPF
3 7 (58.33%) BGP
3 7 (58.33%) RIP
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (33.33%) VoIP
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) WLAN
5 2 (16.67%) PBX
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (58.33%) Escalation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
1 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) JNCIS
3 7 (58.33%) CCSE
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) Juniper
3 10 (83.33%) F5
4 9 (75.00%) Blue Coat
4 9 (75.00%) Aruba
5 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (58.33%) McAfee
5 7 (58.33%) Websense
5 7 (58.33%) SonicWALL
5 7 (58.33%) Lumension
6 2 (16.67%) Avaya
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
6 2 (16.67%) Fortinet