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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 42 61 43
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 30 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.12% 1.83% 4.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.56% 10.79% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 27
Median salary £36,989 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.68% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £26,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £67,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
133 139 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.24% 16.95% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 119 125 140
Median salary £37,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for LAN.

1 35 (81.40%) WAN
2 26 (60.47%) Firewall
3 20 (46.51%) Cisco
4 18 (41.86%) Windows
4 18 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
5 15 (34.88%) VMware
6 13 (30.23%) CCNP
6 13 (30.23%) VPN
7 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
8 11 (25.58%) DNS
8 11 (25.58%) VoIP
8 11 (25.58%) Juniper
9 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
9 10 (23.26%) CCNA
9 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (23.26%) F5
10 9 (20.93%) Linux
11 8 (18.60%) Avaya
11 8 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (16.28%) SolarWinds
12 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
12 7 (16.28%) IPsec
12 7 (16.28%) DHCP
12 7 (16.28%) WLAN
12 7 (16.28%) MPLS
13 6 (13.95%) OSPF
13 6 (13.95%) BGP
13 6 (13.95%) Finance
13 6 (13.95%) Wireless

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) Apache
1 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) JBoss
3 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (81.40%) WAN
2 26 (60.47%) Firewall
3 13 (30.23%) VPN
4 11 (25.58%) DNS
4 11 (25.58%) VoIP
5 8 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (16.28%) DHCP
6 7 (16.28%) IPsec
6 7 (16.28%) MPLS
6 7 (16.28%) WLAN
7 6 (13.95%) BGP
7 6 (13.95%) OSPF
7 6 (13.95%) Wireless
8 5 (11.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (11.63%) Internet
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (9.30%) HTTP
9 4 (9.30%) SSL
10 3 (6.98%) IPv4
10 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Administrator
3 3 (6.98%) Head of Security
3 3 (6.98%) Head of Technology
3 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) IT Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Tester
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Apache Flex
1 2 (4.65%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Driving Licence
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Replication
6 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.33%) BYOD
6 1 (2.33%) Informatics
6 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Linux
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.63%) VyOS
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.65%) CatOS
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Data Loss Prevention
2 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
2 4 (9.30%) Data Security
2 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (9.30%) Information Assurance
2 4 (9.30%) Information Security
2 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (9.30%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
2 4 (9.30%) SDLC
2 4 (9.30%) Security Testing
2 4 (9.30%) Software Architecture
2 4 (9.30%) Threat Modelling
2 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
3 3 (6.98%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.23%) CCNP
3 10 (23.26%) CCNA
4 5 (11.63%) CCSA
4 5 (11.63%) CCSE
5 4 (9.30%) CISSP
6 2 (4.65%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) MCTS
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.33%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.33%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.98%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) WSUS
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Cisco
2 15 (34.88%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.58%) Juniper
5 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
5 10 (23.26%) F5
6 8 (18.60%) Avaya
7 7 (16.28%) SolarWinds
8 5 (11.63%) Brocade
8 5 (11.63%) CA
8 5 (11.63%) Dell
8 5 (11.63%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (11.63%) Vyatta
9 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.65%) HP
10 2 (4.65%) IBM
10 2 (4.65%) Intel
11 1 (2.33%) Citrix
11 1 (2.33%) NetApp
11 1 (2.33%) Sun