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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 36 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing LAN 29 37 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.81% 6.42% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.37% 29.37% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 8
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
119 126 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.73% 21.88% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 112 112 64
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 20 October 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 57 (96.61%) WAN
2 51 (86.44%) Cisco
2 51 (86.44%) Firewall
3 37 (62.71%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (47.46%) CCNP
4 28 (47.46%) VPN
5 21 (35.59%) VMware
5 21 (35.59%) CCNA
5 21 (35.59%) CheckPoint
5 21 (35.59%) MPLS
6 19 (32.20%) Wireless
6 19 (32.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (30.51%) Internet
7 18 (30.51%) BGP
8 17 (28.81%) DNS
8 17 (28.81%) DHCP
9 15 (25.42%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (23.73%) Load Balancing
10 14 (23.73%) Windows
11 13 (22.03%) ITIL
12 12 (20.34%) OSPF
12 12 (20.34%) SLA
12 12 (20.34%) F5
13 11 (18.64%) CCIE
13 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
13 11 (18.64%) SAN
13 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery
14 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
14 10 (16.95%) Network Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
1 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) JBoss
2 3 (5.08%) Apache
2 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (96.61%) WAN
2 51 (86.44%) Firewall
3 28 (47.46%) VPN
4 21 (35.59%) MPLS
5 19 (32.20%) Wireless
5 19 (32.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (30.51%) BGP
6 18 (30.51%) Internet
7 17 (28.81%) DNS
7 17 (28.81%) DHCP
8 15 (25.42%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (20.34%) OSPF
10 11 (18.64%) SAN
11 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
11 8 (13.56%) IPv4
11 8 (13.56%) IPv6
11 8 (13.56%) FTP
12 5 (8.47%) VoIP
12 5 (8.47%) SSH
12 5 (8.47%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) MySQL
1 1 (1.69%) OLAP
1 1 (1.69%) OLTP
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (15.25%) Advertising
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Network Engineer
2 21 (35.59%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Team Leader
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (8.47%) Operations Team Leader
5 5 (8.47%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 4 (6.78%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Network Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Network Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) CentOS
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Load Balancing
2 13 (22.03%) ITIL
3 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery
3 10 (16.95%) Network Management
4 9 (15.25%) Network Design
5 5 (8.47%) Time Management
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Software Deployment
7 3 (5.08%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.08%) Project Management
7 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.69%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.69%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) Python
2 2 (3.39%) Perl
3 1 (1.69%) AWK
3 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (62.71%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (47.46%) CCNP
3 21 (35.59%) CCNA
4 11 (18.64%) CCIE
5 9 (15.25%) Degree
6 8 (13.56%) CCIP
7 4 (6.78%) CCDP
8 1 (1.69%) CCENT
8 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.69%) MCSE
8 1 (1.69%) CCDA
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
1 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.56%) VMware ESX
3 5 (8.47%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.69%) vSphere
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 51 (86.44%) Cisco
2 21 (35.59%) CheckPoint
2 21 (35.59%) VMware
3 12 (20.34%) F5
4 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.25%) NetApp
6 7 (11.86%) Juniper
7 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.78%) HP
9 3 (5.08%) Citrix
9 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.39%) Google
10 2 (3.39%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.69%) Nokia
11 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.69%) Avaya
11 1 (1.69%) Oracle
11 1 (1.69%) Intel
11 1 (1.69%) IBM
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + company car/car allowance, 10% bonus
Posted: 19 days ago