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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 40 37 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Permanent jobs citing LAN 52 51 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.55% 4.66% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.72% 21.61% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 14
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,600 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
251 236 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.96% 21.57% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 228 207 164
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 £19,126
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
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 28 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 28 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 -9 28 £40,000 -3.03% 3
Caerphilly +6 9 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Bridgend - 7 £36,500 - 2
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 28 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 (91.57%) WAN
2 70 (84.34%) Cisco
3 62 (74.70%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (74.70%) Firewall
4 53 (63.86%) CCNP
5 35 (42.17%) BGP
6 29 (34.94%) CCNA
7 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
7 28 (33.73%) VPN
8 27 (32.53%) CheckPoint
8 27 (32.53%) VMware
8 27 (32.53%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (31.33%) F5
10 24 (28.92%) ITIL
11 23 (27.71%) MPLS
12 20 (24.10%) Windows
13 19 (22.89%) Juniper
13 19 (22.89%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (22.89%) Load Balancing
14 18 (21.69%) DHCP
14 18 (21.69%) SLA
15 17 (20.48%) Cisco PIX
16 16 (19.28%) HSRP
16 16 (19.28%) OSPF
17 14 (16.87%) Internet
17 14 (16.87%) Wireless
17 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
17 14 (16.87%) Network Management
18 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
18 13 (15.66%) Linux

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.23%) Lync
3 5 (6.02%) Apache
4 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.20%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) Site Server
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Office
2 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (91.57%) WAN
2 62 (74.70%) Firewall
3 35 (42.17%) BGP
4 28 (33.73%) VPN
5 27 (32.53%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (27.71%) MPLS
7 19 (22.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (21.69%) DHCP
9 17 (20.48%) Cisco PIX
10 16 (19.28%) HSRP
10 16 (19.28%) OSPF
11 14 (16.87%) Internet
11 14 (16.87%) Wireless
12 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
13 11 (13.25%) DNS
14 10 (12.05%) EIGRP
14 10 (12.05%) IPsec
15 9 (10.84%) SSH
15 9 (10.84%) PuTTY
15 9 (10.84%) SecureCRT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) MySQL
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.20%) OLAP
2 1 (1.20%) OLTP
General
1 11 (13.25%) Advertising
2 6 (7.23%) Retail
3 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.02%) Finance
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Network Engineer
2 20 (24.10%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Network Support
5 8 (9.64%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Escalation Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.23%) Team Leader
7 6 (7.23%) Network Team Leader
7 6 (7.23%) Operations Team Leader
7 6 (7.23%) Network Operations Team Leader
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Network Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) IT Support
10 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Cisco Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Statistics
2 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Windows
2 13 (15.66%) Linux
3 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.23%) UNIX
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.02%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.41%) AIX
7 2 (2.41%) CentOS
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.20%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) ITIL
2 19 (22.89%) Load Balancing
3 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
3 14 (16.87%) Network Management
4 12 (14.46%) Network Design
5 7 (8.43%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.61%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.61%) Data Management
7 3 (3.61%) Service Management
7 3 (3.61%) Change Management
8 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.41%) ERP
8 2 (2.41%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.41%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.41%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.20%) Change Control
9 1 (1.20%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.20%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.20%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) C
3 2 (2.41%) AWK
3 2 (2.41%) Python
3 2 (2.41%) Perl
3 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (74.70%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (63.86%) CCNP
3 29 (34.94%) CCNA
4 11 (13.25%) CCIP
5 7 (8.43%) CCSE
5 7 (8.43%) JNCIS
5 7 (8.43%) Degree
6 5 (6.02%) SAP Certification
6 5 (6.02%) CCIE
6 5 (6.02%) CCDP
7 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.41%) CCDA
8 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.20%) MCSM
9 1 (1.20%) MCSE
9 1 (1.20%) MCSA
9 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.69%) SLA
2 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.02%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.41%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.41%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.20%) UAG
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.20%) SCOM
3 1 (1.20%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 70 (84.34%) Cisco
2 28 (33.73%) Microsoft
3 27 (32.53%) CheckPoint
3 27 (32.53%) VMware
4 26 (31.33%) F5
5 19 (22.89%) Juniper
6 10 (12.05%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.84%) SolarWinds
7 9 (10.84%) HP
8 7 (8.43%) Aruba
8 7 (8.43%) SonicWALL
8 7 (8.43%) Websense
8 7 (8.43%) Avaya
9 5 (6.02%) Lumension
9 5 (6.02%) SAP
9 5 (6.02%) McAfee
10 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.82%) NetApp
10 4 (4.82%) JBoss
11 3 (3.61%) Citrix
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + shares + benefits
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