The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 57 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.00% 0.60% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.38% 2.55% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 17
Average salary £37,500 £21,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.41% -42.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,150 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
105 157 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.13% 23.40% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 89 125 78
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

LAN
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

LAN Salary Trend in Cardiff

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 34 (87.18%) WAN
2 33 (84.62%) Cisco
3 29 (74.36%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (71.79%) Firewall
5 22 (56.41%) Juniper
6 18 (46.15%) CCNP
7 17 (43.59%) F5
8 16 (41.03%) SolarWinds
9 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
9 15 (38.46%) VMware
10 14 (35.90%) CCNA
11 13 (33.33%) VPN
12 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
13 11 (28.21%) Extreme Networks
13 11 (28.21%) VyOS
13 11 (28.21%) Brocade
13 11 (28.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 11 (28.21%) Vyatta
13 11 (28.21%) Linux
14 10 (25.64%) CA
14 10 (25.64%) CCSA
14 10 (25.64%) CCSE
14 10 (25.64%) High Availability
14 10 (25.64%) Driving Licence
15 9 (23.08%) Network Management
15 9 (23.08%) IPsec
15 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
15 9 (23.08%) BGP
15 9 (23.08%) VoIP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 34 (87.18%) WAN
2 28 (71.79%) Firewall
3 13 (33.33%) VPN
4 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (28.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (23.08%) BGP
6 9 (23.08%) IPsec
6 9 (23.08%) VoIP
7 8 (20.51%) DNS
8 7 (17.95%) MPLS
8 7 (17.95%) NetScaler
8 7 (17.95%) OSPF
8 7 (17.95%) WLAN
9 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (12.82%) NX-OS
10 5 (12.82%) Wireless
11 4 (10.26%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (10.26%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Advertising
4 2 (5.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (5.13%) Network Support
3 2 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Analyst
4 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Network Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (2.56%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 10 (25.64%) Driving Licence
3 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (12.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (7.69%) Clustering
6 2 (5.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
1 11 (28.21%) VyOS
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) CatOS
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) High Availability
2 9 (23.08%) Network Management
3 5 (12.82%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (12.82%) Time Management
4 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
4 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.69%) Software Distribution
5 3 (7.69%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.13%) Network Design
7 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 29 (74.36%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (46.15%) CCNP
3 14 (35.90%) CCNA
4 10 (25.64%) CCSA
4 10 (25.64%) CCSE
5 7 (17.95%) Degree
6 2 (5.13%) MCTS
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.56%) CCDP
7 1 (2.56%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) Cisco
2 22 (56.41%) Juniper
3 17 (43.59%) F5
4 16 (41.03%) SolarWinds
5 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 15 (38.46%) VMware
6 11 (28.21%) Brocade
6 11 (28.21%) Extreme Networks
6 11 (28.21%) Vyatta
7 10 (25.64%) CA
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.13%) Radware
9 2 (5.13%) TippingPoint
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