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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 19 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 1.56% 14.29% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 77.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
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
10 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 15.63% 18.37% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 11
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +69.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 June 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 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Change Control
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
5 3 (42.86%) CCNP
6 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (28.57%) F5
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
6 2 (28.57%) Network Design
7 1 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (14.29%) Network Security
7 1 (14.29%) Legal
7 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) McAfee
7 1 (14.29%) Websense
7 1 (14.29%) Change Management
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) SLA
7 1 (14.29%) MS Office
7 1 (14.29%) Windows

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Escalation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Websense
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago