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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 56 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.29% 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 0.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
134 134 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.54% 23.34% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 125 116 69
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 September 2014.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (80.00%) Linux
3 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 15 (75.00%) Perl
4 15 (75.00%) Welsh Language
5 14 (70.00%) Finance
5 14 (70.00%) SaaS
6 12 (60.00%) Python
6 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco
7 10 (50.00%) Debian
7 10 (50.00%) tcpdump
8 8 (40.00%) UNIX
8 8 (40.00%) Windows
9 7 (35.00%) ITIL
9 7 (35.00%) Nagios
9 7 (35.00%) Nessus
9 7 (35.00%) Nmap
9 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
9 7 (35.00%) CentOS
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (25.00%) CCNP
10 5 (25.00%) CCNA
10 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (25.00%) Product Management
11 4 (20.00%) MySQL
11 4 (20.00%) DHCP
11 4 (20.00%) DNS

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (70.00%) SaaS
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.00%) VRRP
6 3 (15.00%) HSRP
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (5.00%) IPsec
8 1 (5.00%) OSPF
8 1 (5.00%) BGP
8 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.00%) IGRP
8 1 (5.00%) PPTP
8 1 (5.00%) SNMP
8 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 15 (75.00%) Welsh Language
2 14 (70.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) French Language
3 3 (15.00%) German Language
3 3 (15.00%) Italian Language
3 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Debian
3 8 (40.00%) UNIX
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) CentOS
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Product Management
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Email Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Security
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Perl
2 12 (60.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) AWK
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CCNP
1 5 (25.00%) CCNA
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Nmap
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Nagios
1 7 (35.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.00%) WatchGuard
5 3 (15.00%) SonicWALL
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) Nokia
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat