The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 12 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing LAN 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 10.81% 6.90% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £36,250 £34,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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 Caerphilly region.

Communications & Networking Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 28 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 40.54% 48.28% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 48
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £29,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

LAN
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

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

LAN Salary Trend in Caerphilly

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 (70.00%) VPN
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
1 7 (70.00%) CiscoWorks
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (70.00%) BGP
1 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
1 7 (70.00%) VRRP
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) IPsec
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
1 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (70.00%) F5
1 7 (70.00%) FWSM
1 7 (70.00%) Capacity Management
1 7 (70.00%) HSRP
2 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) SAP Certification
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) VPN
1 7 (70.00%) BGP
1 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
1 7 (70.00%) VRRP
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) IPsec
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (70.00%) FWSM
1 7 (70.00%) HSRP
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Network Support
2 5 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (70.00%) Capacity Management
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
2 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
1 7 (70.00%) F5
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) SAP