The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 44 34 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +40
Permanent jobs citing LAN 50 60 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.51% 5.15% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.52% 22.64% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
LAN
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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
270 265 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.35% 22.73% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 250 233 189
Average salary £36,500 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.59% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

LAN
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

LAN Salary Trend in South Wales

LAN
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in South Wales

LAN
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -15 25 £46,000 +31.42% 3
Caerphilly +13 9 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Bridgend - 9 £36,500 - 1
Newport +10 1 - - 1
Gwent - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 80 (90.91%) WAN
2 75 (85.23%) Cisco
3 69 (78.41%) Firewall
4 66 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (64.77%) CCNP
6 38 (43.18%) BGP
7 31 (35.23%) CheckPoint
8 30 (34.09%) CCNA
8 30 (34.09%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (32.95%) F5
9 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
9 29 (32.95%) VMware
10 28 (31.82%) VPN
11 26 (29.55%) ITIL
12 23 (26.14%) MPLS
13 22 (25.00%) Windows
14 21 (23.86%) Juniper
15 20 (22.73%) Load Balancing
15 20 (22.73%) Cisco PIX
15 20 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (21.59%) SLA
16 19 (21.59%) OSPF
17 18 (20.45%) Wireless
18 17 (19.32%) DHCP
19 16 (18.18%) HSRP
20 15 (17.05%) Network Management
20 15 (17.05%) Linux
20 15 (17.05%) Internet
21 14 (15.91%) Service Delivery
21 14 (15.91%) MS Office

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.68%) Apache
2 5 (5.68%) Lync
3 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.14%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Office
2 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (90.91%) WAN
2 69 (78.41%) Firewall
3 38 (43.18%) BGP
4 30 (34.09%) Cisco ASA
5 28 (31.82%) VPN
6 23 (26.14%) MPLS
7 20 (22.73%) Cisco PIX
7 20 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (21.59%) OSPF
9 18 (20.45%) Wireless
10 17 (19.32%) DHCP
11 16 (18.18%) HSRP
12 15 (17.05%) Internet
13 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
14 11 (12.50%) DNS
14 11 (12.50%) SAN
14 11 (12.50%) EIGRP
14 11 (12.50%) IPsec
15 10 (11.36%) VoIP
16 9 (10.23%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (1.14%) OLTP
2 1 (1.14%) OLAP
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 11 (12.50%) Advertising
2 6 (6.82%) Retail
3 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.68%) Finance
4 3 (3.41%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (46.59%) Network Engineer
2 22 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Network Support
4 9 (10.23%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (10.23%) Escalation Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 6 (6.82%) Operations Team Leader
7 6 (6.82%) Network Team Leader
7 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.68%) Network Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Network Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) IT Support
9 4 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.00%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Linux
3 7 (7.95%) Windows XP
3 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.82%) UNIX
5 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.27%) CentOS
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.27%) AIX
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) ITIL
2 20 (22.73%) Load Balancing
3 15 (17.05%) Network Management
4 14 (15.91%) Service Delivery
4 14 (15.91%) Network Design
5 8 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (4.55%) Service Management
8 3 (3.41%) ERP
8 3 (3.41%) Data Management
8 3 (3.41%) Change Management
8 3 (3.41%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.27%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.27%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.14%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.14%) Migration
10 1 (1.14%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.14%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) SQL
2 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.27%) AWK
2 2 (2.27%) Python
2 2 (2.27%) C
2 2 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (64.77%) CCNP
3 30 (34.09%) CCNA
4 11 (12.50%) CCIP
5 9 (10.23%) CCSE
5 9 (10.23%) JNCIS
6 6 (6.82%) Degree
6 6 (6.82%) CCIE
7 5 (5.68%) CCDP
7 5 (5.68%) SAP Certification
8 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.27%) CCDA
10 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.14%) MCSE
10 1 (1.14%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.59%) SLA
2 5 (5.68%) ISO 9001
2 5 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.68%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.14%) vSphere
5 1 (1.14%) UAG
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 75 (85.23%) Cisco
2 31 (35.23%) CheckPoint
3 29 (32.95%) F5
3 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
3 29 (32.95%) VMware
4 21 (23.86%) Juniper
5 12 (13.64%) Blue Coat
6 9 (10.23%) HP
6 9 (10.23%) Websense
6 9 (10.23%) SonicWALL
6 9 (10.23%) Aruba
7 8 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.95%) NetApp
8 7 (7.95%) Avaya
8 7 (7.95%) McAfee
8 7 (7.95%) Lumension
9 5 (5.68%) SAP
10 4 (4.55%) JBoss
10 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.27%) WatchGuard
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago