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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 48 37 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +42
Permanent jobs citing LAN 41 62 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.79% 5.30% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.21% 25.62% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 38 60 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £24,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £57,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
253 242 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.38% 20.68% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 231 216 214
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -23 22 £43,000 +22.85% 2
Bridgend - 7 £36,500 -
Caerphilly +10 4 £36,250 +25.00%
Newport +14 3 £36,250 +18.85% 1
Gwent - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (89.89%) WAN
2 75 (84.27%) Cisco
3 68 (76.40%) Firewall
4 66 (74.16%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (64.04%) CCNP
6 38 (42.70%) BGP
7 31 (34.83%) F5
8 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
8 30 (33.71%) VPN
8 30 (33.71%) CheckPoint
9 29 (32.58%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (31.46%) ITIL
10 28 (31.46%) VMware
11 27 (30.34%) CCNA
12 22 (24.72%) Juniper
13 21 (23.60%) Windows
13 21 (23.60%) MPLS
13 21 (23.60%) Cisco PIX
14 20 (22.47%) Load Balancing
14 20 (22.47%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (22.47%) OSPF
15 19 (21.35%) SLA
16 18 (20.22%) Wireless
17 17 (19.10%) Network Design
18 16 (17.98%) DHCP
19 15 (16.85%) Linux
19 15 (16.85%) MS Office
19 15 (16.85%) Internet
19 15 (16.85%) Network Management
19 15 (16.85%) HSRP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.49%) Apache
2 4 (4.49%) Lync
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (16.85%) MS Office
2 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (89.89%) WAN
2 68 (76.40%) Firewall
3 38 (42.70%) BGP
4 30 (33.71%) VPN
5 29 (32.58%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (23.60%) Cisco PIX
6 21 (23.60%) MPLS
7 20 (22.47%) OSPF
7 20 (22.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (20.22%) Wireless
9 16 (17.98%) DHCP
10 15 (16.85%) Internet
10 15 (16.85%) HSRP
11 12 (13.48%) EIGRP
11 12 (13.48%) DNS
11 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
12 11 (12.36%) IPsec
13 10 (11.24%) SAN
13 10 (11.24%) VoIP
14 9 (10.11%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.12%) OLAP
2 1 (1.12%) OLTP
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (12.36%) Advertising
2 7 (7.87%) Finance
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (47.19%) Network Engineer
2 20 (22.47%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (10.11%) Escalation Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Network Support
5 8 (8.99%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.62%) Network Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Network Team Leader
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Network Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Network Operations Team Leader
8 5 (5.62%) Operations Team Leader
9 4 (4.49%) IT Support
9 4 (4.49%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) Statistics
3 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Windows
2 15 (16.85%) Linux
3 7 (7.87%) Windows XP
3 7 (7.87%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.74%) UNIX
5 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.25%) CentOS
7 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.25%) AIX
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) ITIL
2 20 (22.47%) Load Balancing
3 17 (19.10%) Network Design
4 15 (16.85%) Network Management
5 14 (15.73%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.99%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.62%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.49%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (4.49%) Service Management
9 3 (3.37%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.37%) Data Management
9 3 (3.37%) Change Management
9 3 (3.37%) ERP
10 2 (2.25%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.25%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.25%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.12%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (1.12%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.12%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.62%) SQL
2 2 (2.25%) Python
2 2 (2.25%) AWK
2 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.25%) C
2 2 (2.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (74.16%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (64.04%) CCNP
3 27 (30.34%) CCNA
4 10 (11.24%) CCIP
5 9 (10.11%) CCSE
5 9 (10.11%) JNCIS
6 8 (8.99%) CCIE
7 7 (7.87%) Degree
8 6 (6.74%) CCDP
9 5 (5.62%) SAP Certification
10 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.37%) CCDA
11 2 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.12%) CCENT
12 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.35%) SLA
2 5 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.62%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.24%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.62%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.37%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.12%) vSphere
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 75 (84.27%) Cisco
2 31 (34.83%) F5
3 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
3 30 (33.71%) CheckPoint
4 28 (31.46%) VMware
5 22 (24.72%) Juniper
6 12 (13.48%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.11%) Aruba
7 9 (10.11%) Websense
8 8 (8.99%) HP
8 8 (8.99%) SonicWALL
9 7 (7.87%) SolarWinds
9 7 (7.87%) Lumension
9 7 (7.87%) McAfee
9 7 (7.87%) NetApp
10 6 (6.74%) Avaya
11 5 (5.62%) SAP
12 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.37%) JBoss
14 2 (2.25%) Nokia
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago