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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 43 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing LAN 25 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.79% 5.93% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 25.00% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 9
Average salary £46,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
145 144 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.00% 23.72% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 135 120 71
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £30,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £57,500
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 22 August 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 52 (100.00%) WAN
2 49 (94.23%) Firewall
3 47 (90.38%) Cisco
4 40 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (63.46%) CCNP
6 26 (50.00%) CCNA
7 23 (44.23%) MPLS
8 21 (40.38%) BGP
9 19 (36.54%) CheckPoint
10 18 (34.62%) VPN
10 18 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (32.69%) VMware
12 16 (30.77%) DHCP
13 14 (26.92%) Wireless
14 13 (25.00%) Windows
15 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
15 12 (23.08%) Internet
15 12 (23.08%) Load Balancing
16 11 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (21.15%) Advertising
16 11 (21.15%) OSPF
16 11 (21.15%) CCIP
16 11 (21.15%) SLA
16 11 (21.15%) ITIL
17 10 (19.23%) DNS
17 10 (19.23%) Network Management
18 9 (17.31%) F5
18 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
18 9 (17.31%) SAN
18 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
3 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Lync
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (100.00%) WAN
2 49 (94.23%) Firewall
3 23 (44.23%) MPLS
4 21 (40.38%) BGP
5 18 (34.62%) VPN
5 18 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (30.77%) DHCP
7 14 (26.92%) Wireless
8 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 12 (23.08%) Internet
9 11 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (21.15%) OSPF
10 10 (19.23%) DNS
11 9 (17.31%) SAN
12 8 (15.38%) Telnet
12 8 (15.38%) SSH
12 8 (15.38%) HSRP
12 8 (15.38%) PuTTY
12 8 (15.38%) SecureCRT
13 6 (11.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.92%) OLTP
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) OLAP
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 11 (21.15%) Advertising
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
3 5 (9.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 19 (36.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (11.54%) Team Leader
3 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Operations Team Leader
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 5 (9.62%) Network Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Network Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (1.92%) Server Technician
7 1 (1.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Architect
7 1 (1.92%) Support Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.85%) CentOS
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.85%) AIX
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 11 (21.15%) ITIL
3 10 (19.23%) Network Management
4 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
5 7 (13.46%) Network Design
6 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Change Control
8 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.92%) Email Migration
8 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.92%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.92%) Change Management
8 1 (1.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Python
1 2 (3.85%) Perl
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.92%) AWK
Qualifications
1 40 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (63.46%) CCNP
3 26 (50.00%) CCNA
4 11 (21.15%) CCIP
5 6 (11.54%) CCIE
6 5 (9.62%) CCDP
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.92%) MCSE
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.92%) CCENT
7 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
1 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) ISA Server
3 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) UAG
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.92%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 47 (90.38%) Cisco
2 19 (36.54%) CheckPoint
3 17 (32.69%) VMware
4 9 (17.31%) F5
5 8 (15.38%) Juniper
5 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 7 (13.46%) NetApp
7 4 (7.69%) JBoss
8 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.85%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.85%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.85%) Avaya
9 2 (3.85%) HP
9 2 (3.85%) Dell
9 2 (3.85%) Intel
10 1 (1.92%) IBM
10 1 (1.92%) Oracle
10 1 (1.92%) Citrix
10 1 (1.92%) Nokia
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago