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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 64 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 13 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.63% 1.78% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.44% 8.82% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 3
Average salary £36,250 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +9.33%
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
154 136 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.30% 20.15% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 130 114 90
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 £26,500 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco
3 18 (75.00%) HP
3 18 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (70.83%) VRRP
4 17 (70.83%) CCNP
4 17 (70.83%) HSRP
5 11 (45.83%) BGP
5 11 (45.83%) EIGRP
5 11 (45.83%) ProCurve
6 10 (41.67%) Wireless
6 10 (41.67%) OSPF
6 10 (41.67%) RIP
6 10 (41.67%) CSS
7 9 (37.50%) Dell
8 8 (33.33%) CCNA
9 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
9 7 (29.17%) Project Management
9 7 (29.17%) WatchGuard
9 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
10 6 (25.00%) VMware
10 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (20.83%) Perl
11 5 (20.83%) Python
11 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (16.67%) Validation
12 4 (16.67%) Change Management

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
2 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (70.83%) HSRP
3 17 (70.83%) VRRP
4 11 (45.83%) BGP
4 11 (45.83%) EIGRP
5 10 (41.67%) Wireless
5 10 (41.67%) RIP
5 10 (41.67%) OSPF
6 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Project Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Lead Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) Product Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Change Management
2 4 (16.67%) Validation
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Network Design
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Perl
1 5 (20.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (70.83%) CCNP
3 8 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 18 (75.00%) HP
3 11 (45.83%) ProCurve
4 9 (37.50%) Dell
5 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
5 7 (29.17%) WatchGuard
5 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
6 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft