The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 40 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 30 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.52% 4.69% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 23.15% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 12
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +25.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,150 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £56,750 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
150 108 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.62% 20.26% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 134 86 59
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
South Wales

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 July 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 53 (100.00%) WAN
2 49 (92.45%) Firewall
3 47 (88.68%) Cisco
4 41 (77.36%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (64.15%) CCNP
6 26 (49.06%) MPLS
7 25 (47.17%) CCNA
8 24 (45.28%) BGP
9 22 (41.51%) VPN
10 19 (35.85%) DHCP
11 18 (33.96%) CheckPoint
12 17 (32.08%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (30.19%) VMware
14 13 (24.53%) Advertising
14 13 (24.53%) CCIP
14 13 (24.53%) Internet
15 12 (22.64%) Windows
15 12 (22.64%) Load Balancing
16 11 (20.75%) SSH
16 11 (20.75%) Telnet
16 11 (20.75%) Juniper
16 11 (20.75%) DNS
16 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
16 11 (20.75%) SLA
16 11 (20.75%) HSRP
16 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (20.75%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (20.75%) SolarWinds
16 11 (20.75%) PuTTY
16 11 (20.75%) SecureCRT

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (9.43%) Tomcat
1 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (100.00%) WAN
2 49 (92.45%) Firewall
3 26 (49.06%) MPLS
4 24 (45.28%) BGP
5 22 (41.51%) VPN
6 19 (35.85%) DHCP
7 17 (32.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (24.53%) Internet
9 11 (20.75%) SSH
9 11 (20.75%) Telnet
9 11 (20.75%) DNS
9 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
9 11 (20.75%) HSRP
9 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (20.75%) PuTTY
9 11 (20.75%) SecureCRT
10 10 (18.87%) OSPF
11 9 (16.98%) Wireless
12 7 (13.21%) SAN
13 6 (11.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) OLAP
1 1 (1.89%) OLTP
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (24.53%) Advertising
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
3 5 (9.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Network Engineer
2 18 (33.96%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Operations Team Leader
3 6 (11.32%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 6 (11.32%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (11.32%) Team Leader
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Network Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) Network Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) IT Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Network Support
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Change Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
1 1 (1.89%) JSP
1 1 (1.89%) XML
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.77%) CentOS
5 2 (3.77%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) i5/OS
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Load Balancing
2 10 (18.87%) ITIL
3 9 (16.98%) Network Design
3 9 (16.98%) Network Management
4 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.77%) Change Management
7 1 (1.89%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.89%) Migration
7 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.89%) Change Control
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.89%) Email Migration
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) Python
2 2 (3.77%) Perl
3 1 (1.89%) RPG
3 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) AWK
3 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (77.36%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (64.15%) CCNP
3 25 (47.17%) CCNA
4 13 (24.53%) CCIP
5 6 (11.32%) CCIE
6 5 (9.43%) CCDP
7 2 (3.77%) Degree
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.89%) UAG
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.89%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.89%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 47 (88.68%) Cisco
2 18 (33.96%) CheckPoint
3 16 (30.19%) VMware
4 11 (20.75%) Juniper
4 11 (20.75%) SolarWinds
5 9 (16.98%) F5
6 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.55%) NetApp
7 4 (7.55%) JBoss
8 3 (5.66%) Intel
8 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.77%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.77%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.77%) Avaya
9 2 (3.77%) HP
9 2 (3.77%) Dell
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle
10 1 (1.89%) Nortel
10 1 (1.89%) Citrix
10 1 (1.89%) Nokia
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + shares + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago