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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 59 44 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 5 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.78% 3.43% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.62% 17.53% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 10
Average salary £23,000 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.66% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £50,000 £30,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
138 97 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.50% 19.60% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 112 81 68
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 18 (90.00%) WAN
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 11 (55.00%) VPN
3 11 (55.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
4 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) Citrix
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) VMware ESX
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) Time Management
9 4 (20.00%) Office 365
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (20.00%) DNS
9 4 (20.00%) VoIP
9 4 (20.00%) SAN
9 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (15.00%) Wireless
10 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.00%) Lync
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) WAN
2 11 (55.00%) VPN
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) VoIP
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.00%) IPv4
4 3 (15.00%) IPv6
4 3 (15.00%) Internet
4 3 (15.00%) MPLS
4 3 (15.00%) WLAN
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) OSPF
5 2 (10.00%) BGP
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.00%) FTP
5 2 (10.00%) HTTP
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (5.00%) Welsh Language
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) Time Management
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) People Management
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) MCTS
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
2 2 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.00%) XenServer
5 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (15.00%) LANDesk
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) NetApp
7 2 (10.00%) Lotus
7 2 (10.00%) Juniper
7 2 (10.00%) Google
7 2 (10.00%) Symantec
7 2 (10.00%) McAfee
7 2 (10.00%) BT
8 1 (5.00%) Dell