The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 30 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 8 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 3.31% 4.95% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 14.93% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 3
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Newport region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 67 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 15.70% 33.17% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 34 58 19
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

LAN
Salary Trend in Newport

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

LAN Salary Trend in Newport

LAN
Salary Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Newport region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Newport

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Newport 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 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (65.00%) CCNA
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) WAN
4 11 (55.00%) Firewall
4 11 (55.00%) Extreme Networks
5 10 (50.00%) F5
5 10 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (45.00%) Juniper
6 9 (45.00%) Finance
6 9 (45.00%) Advertising
6 9 (45.00%) Brocade
6 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (45.00%) Vyatta
6 9 (45.00%) VyOS
6 9 (45.00%) Driving Licence
6 9 (45.00%) SolarWinds
6 9 (45.00%) High Availability
7 8 (40.00%) CCSA
7 8 (40.00%) CCSE
7 8 (40.00%) CA
8 6 (30.00%) C
9 5 (25.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (20.00%) CCNP
10 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (20.00%) Network Design

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Newport 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) WAN
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (15.00%) ExtremeXOS
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) tcpdump
4 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.00%) JMeter
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) TestLink
1 3 (15.00%) The Grinder
1 3 (15.00%) VersionOne
General
1 9 (45.00%) Advertising
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) REST
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (15.00%) CESG
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Statistics
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) VyOS
3 3 (15.00%) CentOS
3 3 (15.00%) Debian
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) High Availability
2 4 (20.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) API Testing
3 3 (15.00%) BDD
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (15.00%) Product Management
3 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.00%) Groovy
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CCNA
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) CCSA
2 8 (40.00%) CCSE
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) HNC
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 11 (55.00%) Extreme Networks
4 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (50.00%) F5
5 9 (45.00%) Brocade
5 9 (45.00%) Juniper
5 9 (45.00%) SolarWinds
5 9 (45.00%) Vyatta
6 8 (40.00%) CA
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) Intel Security
8 3 (15.00%) Perforce
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (15.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (10.00%) Citrix
9 2 (10.00%) Dell