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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 66 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.87% 4.55% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 21.18% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 9
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £31,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £51,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
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
136 85 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.77% 21.46% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 115 71 55
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 29 (90.63%) WAN
2 25 (78.13%) Cisco
3 21 (65.63%) Firewall
4 18 (56.25%) VPN
5 14 (43.75%) VMware
6 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 11 (34.38%) Citrix
7 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (34.38%) Windows
8 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
9 9 (28.13%) ITIL
9 9 (28.13%) DNS
9 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
9 9 (28.13%) VMware ESX
10 8 (25.00%) Degree
10 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (25.00%) Internet
10 8 (25.00%) Wireless
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
12 6 (18.75%) Time Management
12 6 (18.75%) MPLS
12 6 (18.75%) IPv4
12 6 (18.75%) IPv6
12 6 (18.75%) FTP
12 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.25%) Lync
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (90.63%) WAN
2 21 (65.63%) Firewall
3 18 (56.25%) VPN
4 9 (28.13%) DNS
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (25.00%) Internet
5 8 (25.00%) Wireless
6 6 (18.75%) MPLS
6 6 (18.75%) IPv4
6 6 (18.75%) IPv6
6 6 (18.75%) FTP
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (15.63%) SAN
8 4 (12.50%) DHCP
8 4 (12.50%) VoIP
8 4 (12.50%) WLAN
8 4 (12.50%) IPsec
9 3 (9.38%) VPLS
9 3 (9.38%) HTTP
9 3 (9.38%) OSPF
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Network Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.75%) Time Management
4 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.50%) Network Design
5 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
5 3 (9.38%) Network Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) Network Management
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) Coaching
7 1 (3.13%) People Management
7 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (15.63%) CCIE
3 5 (15.63%) CCNP
3 5 (15.63%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) MCSA
4 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) MCTS
4 2 (6.25%) MCITP
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) VCP4
5 1 (3.13%) CCDA
5 1 (3.13%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) VMware ESX
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.38%) XenServer
5 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) Citrix
4 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) LANDesk
7 3 (9.38%) F5
7 3 (9.38%) Google
7 3 (9.38%) Juniper
8 2 (6.25%) BT
8 2 (6.25%) Symantec
8 2 (6.25%) McAfee
8 2 (6.25%) Lotus
9 1 (3.13%) Dell