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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 38 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 29 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.30% 4.61% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.14% 22.32% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 12
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +29.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,900 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,625
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.91%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
144 112 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.36% 20.66% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 122 91 55
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,800 £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 11 July 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 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 48 (100.00%) WAN
2 45 (93.75%) Firewall
3 43 (89.58%) Cisco
4 37 (77.08%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (66.67%) CCNP
6 24 (50.00%) CCNA
7 22 (45.83%) MPLS
8 21 (43.75%) BGP
9 20 (41.67%) VPN
10 18 (37.50%) DHCP
11 16 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
13 14 (29.17%) VMware
14 12 (25.00%) Advertising
14 12 (25.00%) CCIP
15 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
15 11 (22.92%) Juniper
15 11 (22.92%) Windows
15 11 (22.92%) Internet
15 11 (22.92%) Telnet
15 11 (22.92%) SSH
15 11 (22.92%) HSRP
15 11 (22.92%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (22.92%) SolarWinds
15 11 (22.92%) PuTTY
15 11 (22.92%) SecureCRT
16 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
16 10 (20.83%) MS Office
16 10 (20.83%) SLA
16 10 (20.83%) DNS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Lync
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.08%) WorkSite
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) WAN
2 45 (93.75%) Firewall
3 22 (45.83%) MPLS
4 21 (43.75%) BGP
5 20 (41.67%) VPN
6 18 (37.50%) DHCP
7 16 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (22.92%) HSRP
8 11 (22.92%) PuTTY
8 11 (22.92%) SecureCRT
8 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
8 11 (22.92%) Internet
8 11 (22.92%) Telnet
8 11 (22.92%) SSH
9 10 (20.83%) DNS
10 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (16.67%) Wireless
12 7 (14.58%) SAN
12 7 (14.58%) OSPF
13 6 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) OLAP
1 1 (2.08%) OLTP
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (25.00%) Advertising
2 6 (12.50%) Retail
3 5 (10.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 16 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 6 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (12.50%) Operations Team Leader
3 6 (12.50%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Network Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Network Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Change Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) CSS
1 1 (2.08%) JSP
1 1 (2.08%) XML
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) AIX
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
3 8 (16.67%) Network Design
3 8 (16.67%) Network Management
4 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (2.08%) Migration
7 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.08%) Change Control
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.08%) Email Migration
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Python
2 2 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) RPG
3 1 (2.08%) C
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) AWK
3 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (77.08%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (66.67%) CCNP
3 24 (50.00%) CCNA
4 12 (25.00%) CCIP
5 5 (10.42%) CCDP
6 3 (6.25%) CCIE
7 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) UAG
3 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 43 (89.58%) Cisco
2 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 14 (29.17%) VMware
4 11 (22.92%) Juniper
4 11 (22.92%) SolarWinds
5 7 (14.58%) F5
5 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.25%) JBoss
6 3 (6.25%) NetApp
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) WatchGuard
7 2 (4.17%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) Intel
8 1 (2.08%) Nortel
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) Avaya
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) IBM
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