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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 59 50 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Permanent jobs citing LAN 26 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.07% 3.50% 6.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.56% 16.08% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 38
Average salary £42,000 £46,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £25,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £67,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
157 143 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.56% 21.77% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 148 133 120
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 27 (93.10%) WAN
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco
3 13 (44.83%) MPLS
3 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
4 12 (41.38%) Firewall
4 12 (41.38%) DNS
5 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
6 9 (31.03%) OSPF
7 8 (27.59%) BGP
7 8 (27.59%) Wireless
7 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 8 (27.59%) Citrix
7 8 (27.59%) VPN
7 8 (27.59%) Windows
8 7 (24.14%) ITIL
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (24.14%) CCNP
8 7 (24.14%) XenApp
8 7 (24.14%) IPsec
8 7 (24.14%) Finance
9 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
9 6 (20.69%) VMware
9 6 (20.69%) DHCP
9 6 (20.69%) F5
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
10 5 (17.24%) Network Management
10 5 (17.24%) FTP
10 5 (17.24%) IPv4

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) WAN
2 13 (44.83%) MPLS
3 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 12 (41.38%) DNS
4 9 (31.03%) OSPF
5 8 (27.59%) BGP
5 8 (27.59%) Wireless
5 8 (27.59%) VPN
6 7 (24.14%) IPsec
7 6 (20.69%) DHCP
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (17.24%) FTP
8 5 (17.24%) Internet
8 5 (17.24%) IPv4
9 4 (13.79%) IPv6
9 4 (13.79%) VPLS
9 4 (13.79%) EIGRP
9 4 (13.79%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
General
1 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Support
5 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
1 4 (13.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (13.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (13.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) AIX
2 4 (13.79%) Solaris
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
3 5 (17.24%) Network Management
3 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
4 4 (13.79%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Change Control
5 3 (10.34%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Information Security
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Validation
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (24.14%) CCNP
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCSA
3 1 (3.45%) CCSE
3 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) XenApp
2 3 (10.34%) XenServer
2 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Citrix
3 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
3 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) F5
4 5 (17.24%) Juniper
5 4 (13.79%) NetApp
5 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.79%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) IBM
5 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) Avaya
6 3 (10.34%) Apple
7 2 (6.90%) Aastra
8 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
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