The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank - 66 49
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.03% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.30% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £24,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
VLAN
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% -

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLAN across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

VLAN
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLAN across the Cardiff region.

VLAN Salary Trend in Cardiff

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing VLAN 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 VLAN.

1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing VLAN 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 VLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) PPTP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) GitLab
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Django
1 1 (25.00%) Drush
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (25.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Ceph
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) GlusterFS
3 1 (25.00%) iptables
3 1 (25.00%) LXC
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Salt
1 1 (25.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace