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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 49 67 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Permanent jobs citing LAN 28 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.94% 0.88% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.78% 4.55% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 10
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
113 132 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.92% 19.47% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 93 115 55
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 56 (96.55%) WAN
2 44 (75.86%) Cisco
3 42 (72.41%) Firewall
4 34 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (50.00%) Juniper
5 29 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 28 (48.28%) VPN
7 24 (41.38%) CCNP
7 24 (41.38%) Data Centre
8 22 (37.93%) F5
9 20 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (34.48%) MPLS
10 19 (32.76%) CheckPoint
11 18 (31.03%) BGP
11 18 (31.03%) DNS
11 18 (31.03%) Wireless
11 18 (31.03%) SolarWinds
11 18 (31.03%) Network Management
12 17 (29.31%) Load Balancing
12 17 (29.31%) IPsec
12 17 (29.31%) OSPF
12 17 (29.31%) Finance
13 13 (22.41%) VMware
14 12 (20.69%) CCNA
15 11 (18.97%) VoIP
15 11 (18.97%) Problem Management
15 11 (18.97%) Capacity Management
16 10 (17.24%) High Availability
16 10 (17.24%) NetScaler
16 10 (17.24%) Degree

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 56 (96.55%) WAN
2 42 (72.41%) Firewall
3 28 (48.28%) VPN
4 20 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (34.48%) MPLS
5 18 (31.03%) BGP
5 18 (31.03%) DNS
5 18 (31.03%) Wireless
6 17 (29.31%) IPsec
6 17 (29.31%) OSPF
7 11 (18.97%) VoIP
8 10 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (17.24%) NetScaler
8 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 10 (17.24%) WLAN
9 9 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (15.52%) DHCP
9 9 (15.52%) EIGRP
9 9 (15.52%) FTP
9 9 (15.52%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (29.31%) Finance
3 8 (13.79%) Banking
4 5 (8.62%) Advertising
5 2 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (91.38%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) LAN Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) WAN Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Network Support
6 2 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (1.72%) Designer
7 1 (1.72%) Network Designer
7 1 (1.72%) Network Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (41.38%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.52%) Client/Server
2 9 (15.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (15.52%) Driving Licence
3 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
1 10 (17.24%) VyOS
2 8 (13.79%) CatOS
3 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Network Management
2 17 (29.31%) Load Balancing
3 11 (18.97%) Capacity Management
3 11 (18.97%) Problem Management
4 10 (17.24%) High Availability
5 9 (15.52%) DDoS Mitigation
6 8 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (13.79%) Change Control
6 8 (13.79%) Time Management
6 8 (13.79%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.17%) Software Distribution
8 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.17%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.72%) Operations Management
9 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (41.38%) CCNP
3 12 (20.69%) CCNA
4 10 (17.24%) CCSA
4 10 (17.24%) CCSE
4 10 (17.24%) Degree
5 2 (3.45%) MCTS
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CCDP
6 1 (1.72%) CCIP
6 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.72%) XenApp
4 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (75.86%) Cisco
2 29 (50.00%) Juniper
3 22 (37.93%) F5
4 19 (32.76%) CheckPoint
5 18 (31.03%) SolarWinds
6 13 (22.41%) VMware
7 10 (17.24%) Brocade
7 10 (17.24%) Vyatta
8 9 (15.52%) CA
9 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.45%) Radware
10 2 (3.45%) TippingPoint
11 1 (1.72%) Aastra
11 1 (1.72%) Apple
11 1 (1.72%) Avaya
11 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.72%) Citrix
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