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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 7 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 13.33% 1.74% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.00% 6.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £40,750 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
10 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 22.22% 26.09% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 6
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +3.65%
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 18 December 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bridgend

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 18 December 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%) WAN
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) CCNP
2 11 (91.67%) Juniper
3 10 (83.33%) Network Design
3 10 (83.33%) F5
4 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) MS Office
5 8 (66.67%) Windows
5 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
5 8 (66.67%) Blue Coat
5 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (66.67%) McAfee
5 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (58.33%) Aruba
6 7 (58.33%) OSPF
6 7 (58.33%) JNCIS
6 7 (58.33%) SonicWALL
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (58.33%) Lumension
6 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (58.33%) BGP
6 7 (58.33%) Websense
6 7 (58.33%) CCSE
6 7 (58.33%) Linux
6 7 (58.33%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (58.33%) OSPF
4 7 (58.33%) BGP
4 7 (58.33%) RIP
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) PBX
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) WLAN
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (58.33%) Escalation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) CCSE
3 7 (58.33%) JNCIS
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Juniper
3 10 (83.33%) F5
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) Blue Coat
5 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (66.67%) McAfee
6 7 (58.33%) Websense
6 7 (58.33%) SonicWALL
6 7 (58.33%) Aruba
6 7 (58.33%) Lumension
7 1 (8.33%) Avaya