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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 53 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 40 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.56% 1.75% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.69% 10.27% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 4
Average salary £39,000 £32,999 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,200 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £57,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
214 185 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.02% 17.03% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 202 166 162
Average salary £38,400 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 24 December 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 December 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 17 £30,500 -6.15% 4
Newport +17 9 £46,000 -
Bridgend +14 5 £39,000 -32.17%
Torfaen - 4 £36,250 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £32,000 -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 75 (89.29%) WAN
2 73 (86.90%) Cisco
3 66 (78.57%) Firewall
4 52 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (46.43%) CCNP
6 37 (44.05%) CheckPoint
7 33 (39.29%) Windows
8 31 (36.90%) VPN
9 30 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (34.52%) VMware
11 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 24 (28.57%) CCNA
12 23 (27.38%) ITIL
12 23 (27.38%) BGP
13 22 (26.19%) Wireless
13 22 (26.19%) F5
14 19 (22.62%) SLA
15 18 (21.43%) DNS
15 18 (21.43%) Juniper
15 18 (21.43%) OSPF
16 17 (20.24%) Network Design
16 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (20.24%) Network Management
17 16 (19.05%) Active Directory
17 16 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
18 15 (17.86%) Service Delivery
18 15 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
19 14 (16.67%) Linux
19 14 (16.67%) Internet
19 14 (16.67%) VMware ESX

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (7.14%) Apache
2 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.95%) IIS
4 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.57%) Lync
5 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Office
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (89.29%) WAN
2 66 (78.57%) Firewall
3 31 (36.90%) VPN
4 30 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (27.38%) BGP
6 22 (26.19%) Wireless
7 18 (21.43%) OSPF
7 18 (21.43%) DNS
8 16 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
9 15 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (16.67%) Internet
11 13 (15.48%) MPLS
12 12 (14.29%) DHCP
13 11 (13.10%) SAN
13 11 (13.10%) IPsec
14 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
15 9 (10.71%) EIGRP
16 7 (8.33%) FTP
17 6 (7.14%) RIP
17 6 (7.14%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) Big Data
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Advertising
3 3 (3.57%) Legal
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 42 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 24 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Administrator
6 6 (7.14%) Architect
6 6 (7.14%) Escalation Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Network Support
8 4 (4.76%) Network Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Network Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.19%) Statistics
2 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.19%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.29%) Windows
2 14 (16.67%) Linux
3 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.76%) UNIX
8 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.38%) CentOS
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) ITIL
2 17 (20.24%) Network Design
2 17 (20.24%) Network Management
3 15 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 13 (15.48%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.14%) Time Management
6 5 (5.95%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.76%) Project Management
7 4 (4.76%) Change Control
8 3 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (3.57%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.57%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.38%) Performance Testing
10 1 (1.19%) Mobile Marketing
10 1 (1.19%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (1.19%) PHP
4 1 (1.19%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) Python
4 1 (1.19%) AWK
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (46.43%) CCNP
3 24 (28.57%) CCNA
4 12 (14.29%) CCIE
5 11 (13.10%) Degree
6 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.14%) CCSE
7 6 (7.14%) JNCIS
8 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.57%) CCIP
10 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.38%) SAP Certification
11 1 (1.19%) CCDA
11 1 (1.19%) CCDP
11 1 (1.19%) MCSE
11 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.19%) CCENT
11 1 (1.19%) MCITP
11 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.19%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.62%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 14 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.76%) ISA Server
6 3 (3.57%) XenServer
6 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.38%) Firmware
7 2 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.19%) Squid
8 1 (1.19%) Xen
8 1 (1.19%) Samba
8 1 (1.19%) KVM
8 1 (1.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.19%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (86.90%) Cisco
2 37 (44.05%) CheckPoint
3 29 (34.52%) VMware
4 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 22 (26.19%) F5
6 18 (21.43%) Juniper
7 10 (11.90%) NetApp
7 10 (11.90%) Blue Coat
7 10 (11.90%) McAfee
8 9 (10.71%) Citrix
9 8 (9.52%) HP
10 7 (8.33%) SonicWALL
11 6 (7.14%) Lumension
11 6 (7.14%) Websense
11 6 (7.14%) Aruba
12 4 (4.76%) LANDesk
13 3 (3.57%) Dell
13 3 (3.57%) EMC
13 3 (3.57%) Avaya
13 3 (3.57%) Google
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