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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 67 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 15 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.83% 4.42% 4.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.56% 19.61% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 22
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £32,500 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
142 153 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.34% 22.53% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 128 137 82
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 27 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 16 (84.21%) WAN
2 11 (57.89%) Citrix
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
6 6 (31.58%) XenApp
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
7 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (21.05%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) NetApp
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
7 4 (21.05%) AIX
7 4 (21.05%) Solaris
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) MS Office
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (21.05%) IBM
7 4 (21.05%) DNS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.53%) Lync
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) VPLS
5 1 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) AIX
2 4 (21.05%) Solaris
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) People Management
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Product Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Management
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCTS
2 2 (10.53%) MCITP
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) XenApp
3 2 (10.53%) XenServer
3 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Citrix
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 4 (21.05%) NetApp
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
5 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Symantec
6 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 2 (10.53%) BT
6 2 (10.53%) Apple
6 2 (10.53%) Lotus
6 2 (10.53%) Avaya
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) Aastra
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