The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 53 48 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.69% 4.41% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.81% 20.34% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 14
Average salary £37,500 £39,762 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.68% +21.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,300 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
243 236 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.52% 21.67% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 219 206 162
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Wales

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -3 30 £40,000 - 7
Caerphilly +6 8 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Bridgend - 7 £36,500 - 1
Gwent - 2 £40,000 -
Newport +4 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 76 (92.68%) WAN
2 69 (84.15%) Cisco
3 61 (74.39%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (74.39%) Firewall
4 52 (63.41%) CCNP
5 34 (41.46%) BGP
6 29 (35.37%) CCNA
7 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
7 27 (32.93%) VPN
7 27 (32.93%) CheckPoint
8 26 (31.71%) VMware
8 26 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (30.49%) F5
10 24 (29.27%) MPLS
10 24 (29.27%) ITIL
11 20 (24.39%) Windows
12 19 (23.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (23.17%) Juniper
13 18 (21.95%) DHCP
13 18 (21.95%) Load Balancing
14 17 (20.73%) SLA
15 16 (19.51%) OSPF
15 16 (19.51%) Cisco PIX
16 15 (18.29%) HSRP
16 15 (18.29%) Internet
17 14 (17.07%) Service Delivery
17 14 (17.07%) Network Management
18 13 (15.85%) Wireless
18 13 (15.85%) Linux
18 13 (15.85%) MS Office

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.32%) Lync
2 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.10%) Apache
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) Site Server
5 1 (1.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Office
2 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (92.68%) WAN
2 61 (74.39%) Firewall
3 34 (41.46%) BGP
4 27 (32.93%) VPN
5 26 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (29.27%) MPLS
7 19 (23.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (21.95%) DHCP
9 16 (19.51%) OSPF
9 16 (19.51%) Cisco PIX
10 15 (18.29%) HSRP
10 15 (18.29%) Internet
11 13 (15.85%) Wireless
12 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
13 11 (13.41%) DNS
14 10 (12.20%) VoIP
15 9 (10.98%) SSH
15 9 (10.98%) PuTTY
15 9 (10.98%) SecureCRT
15 9 (10.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) MySQL
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) OLTP
2 1 (1.22%) OLAP
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 11 (13.41%) Advertising
2 6 (7.32%) Retail
3 5 (6.10%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (45.12%) Network Engineer
2 20 (24.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Network Support
5 8 (9.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.54%) Escalation Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Network Team Leader
7 6 (7.32%) Team Leader
7 6 (7.32%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 6 (7.32%) Operations Team Leader
8 5 (6.10%) Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Network Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Network Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) IT Support
9 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) CSS
1 1 (1.22%) JSP
1 1 (1.22%) XML
1 1 (1.22%) .NET
1 1 (1.22%) HTML
1 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Statistics
2 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.39%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) Linux
3 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.32%) UNIX
5 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.44%) CentOS
7 2 (2.44%) AIX
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.22%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) ITIL
2 18 (21.95%) Load Balancing
3 14 (17.07%) Service Delivery
3 14 (17.07%) Network Management
4 12 (14.63%) Network Design
5 6 (7.32%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.88%) Change Management
8 3 (3.66%) Service Management
8 3 (3.66%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.66%) Data Management
9 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.44%) ERP
10 1 (1.22%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.22%) Migration
10 1 (1.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.22%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.22%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) SQL
2 3 (3.66%) C
3 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.44%) AWK
3 2 (2.44%) Perl
3 2 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (1.22%) RPG
4 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 61 (74.39%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (63.41%) CCNP
3 29 (35.37%) CCNA
4 11 (13.41%) CCIP
5 7 (8.54%) CCSE
5 7 (8.54%) JNCIS
5 7 (8.54%) Degree
6 5 (6.10%) CCDP
6 5 (6.10%) CCIE
6 5 (6.10%) SAP Certification
7 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.44%) CCDA
9 1 (1.22%) MCSE
9 1 (1.22%) MCSA
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.22%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.73%) SLA
2 5 (6.10%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.44%) QA
4 1 (1.22%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.22%) UAG
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.22%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (84.15%) Cisco
2 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 27 (32.93%) CheckPoint
3 26 (31.71%) VMware
4 25 (30.49%) F5
5 19 (23.17%) Juniper
6 10 (12.20%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.98%) SolarWinds
7 9 (10.98%) HP
8 7 (8.54%) Avaya
8 7 (8.54%) Websense
8 7 (8.54%) Aruba
8 7 (8.54%) SonicWALL
9 5 (6.10%) SAP
9 5 (6.10%) McAfee
9 5 (6.10%) Lumension
10 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.88%) JBoss
11 3 (3.66%) NetApp
11 3 (3.66%) Intel
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