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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 49 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 17 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.76% 1.89% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.04% 17.31% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 3
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,600 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £50,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
113 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.31% 10.90% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 105 42 40
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 December 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (95.45%) WAN
2 36 (81.82%) Cisco
3 34 (77.27%) Firewall
4 23 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (47.73%) VPN
6 20 (45.45%) VMware
7 16 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 16 (36.36%) Wireless
8 14 (31.82%) Windows
8 14 (31.82%) DNS
9 13 (29.55%) MPLS
10 12 (27.27%) CCIE
10 12 (27.27%) CCNP
10 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 12 (27.27%) Internet
10 12 (27.27%) VMware ESX
10 12 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (25.00%) CCNA
11 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (22.73%) ITIL
12 10 (22.73%) NetApp
13 9 (20.45%) DHCP
13 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
13 9 (20.45%) OSPF
13 9 (20.45%) BGP
13 9 (20.45%) Degree
14 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
14 8 (18.18%) SLA
14 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.09%) IIS
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.27%) JBoss
7 1 (2.27%) Apache
7 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (95.45%) WAN
2 34 (77.27%) Firewall
3 21 (47.73%) VPN
4 16 (36.36%) Wireless
5 14 (31.82%) DNS
6 13 (29.55%) MPLS
7 12 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (27.27%) Internet
8 11 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (20.45%) OSPF
9 9 (20.45%) BGP
9 9 (20.45%) DHCP
10 7 (15.91%) FTP
10 7 (15.91%) SAN
11 6 (13.64%) IPv4
11 6 (13.64%) IPv6
12 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
13 4 (9.09%) WLAN
14 3 (6.82%) HTTP
14 3 (6.82%) IPsec
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
1 4 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Network Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Network Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Administrator
7 4 (9.09%) Network Administrator
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
9 2 (4.55%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 7 (15.91%) Network Design
3 7 (15.91%) Network Management
4 6 (13.64%) Time Management
5 3 (6.82%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.82%) Software Deployment
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Ruby
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.27%) CCIE
2 12 (27.27%) CCNP
3 11 (25.00%) CCNA
4 9 (20.45%) Degree
5 3 (6.82%) CCIP
6 1 (2.27%) CCDA
6 1 (2.27%) CCDP
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.27%) CCENT
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) VMware ESX
1 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.09%) ISA Server
4 3 (6.82%) XenServer
4 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Cisco
2 20 (45.45%) VMware
3 16 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 10 (22.73%) NetApp
5 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.91%) Citrix
6 7 (15.91%) F5
7 4 (9.09%) LANDesk
7 4 (9.09%) HP
8 3 (6.82%) Google
9 2 (4.55%) Juniper
10 1 (2.27%) Avaya
10 1 (2.27%) Intel
10 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
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