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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 47 55 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +28
Permanent jobs citing LAN 43 46 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.91% 3.73% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.78% 21.10% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 9
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% +23.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £24,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
229 218 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.82% 17.69% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 216 197 240
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 24 October 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 October 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 -2 28 £34,750 +6.92% 6
Bridgend - 7 £39,000 - 2
Newport +19 3 £36,250 +8.20%
Caerphilly +7 2 £35,000 +20.68%
Torfaen +1 1 £45,000 +63.63%
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 86 (89.58%) WAN
2 82 (85.42%) Cisco
3 77 (80.21%) Firewall
4 64 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (55.21%) CCNP
6 38 (39.58%) VPN
7 37 (38.54%) CheckPoint
8 36 (37.50%) BGP
9 35 (36.46%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (35.42%) F5
11 31 (32.29%) VMware
12 29 (30.21%) Microsoft
13 27 (28.13%) Windows
14 24 (25.00%) ITIL
14 24 (25.00%) Juniper
15 23 (23.96%) CCNA
16 22 (22.92%) OSPF
16 22 (22.92%) Wireless
16 22 (22.92%) Load Balancing
16 22 (22.92%) Cisco PIX
17 21 (21.88%) Network Design
17 21 (21.88%) MPLS
18 20 (20.83%) SLA
19 19 (19.79%) DNS
19 19 (19.79%) Internet
19 19 (19.79%) Cisco Nexus
20 18 (18.75%) DHCP
21 17 (17.71%) Linux
21 17 (17.71%) Network Management
22 15 (15.63%) MS Office

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.21%) Apache
1 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.13%) IIS
3 3 (3.13%) JBoss
4 2 (2.08%) Lync
4 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) MS Office
2 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (89.58%) WAN
2 77 (80.21%) Firewall
3 38 (39.58%) VPN
4 36 (37.50%) BGP
5 35 (36.46%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (22.92%) Cisco PIX
6 22 (22.92%) OSPF
6 22 (22.92%) Wireless
7 21 (21.88%) MPLS
8 19 (19.79%) Internet
8 19 (19.79%) DNS
8 19 (19.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (18.75%) DHCP
10 13 (13.54%) IPsec
10 13 (13.54%) HSRP
11 12 (12.50%) SAN
12 11 (11.46%) EIGRP
13 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
13 9 (9.38%) RIP
13 9 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (1.04%) OLAP
2 1 (1.04%) OLTP
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.04%) Big Data
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (10.42%) Advertising
2 6 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 22 (22.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (11.46%) Escalation Engineer
4 10 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Network Support
8 6 (6.25%) Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.21%) Network Team Leader
9 5 (5.21%) Operations Team Leader
9 5 (5.21%) Network Operations Team Leader
10 4 (4.17%) IT Support
10 4 (4.17%) Network Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Network Administrator
10 4 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.13%) Statistics
3 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.13%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Linux
3 9 (9.38%) Windows XP
3 9 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.25%) UNIX
5 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.13%) CentOS
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.08%) AIX
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) ITIL
2 22 (22.92%) Load Balancing
3 21 (21.88%) Network Design
4 17 (17.71%) Network Management
5 12 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.21%) Time Management
9 4 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (3.13%) Software Deployment
10 3 (3.13%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.13%) Project Management
11 2 (2.08%) Service Management
11 2 (2.08%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.08%) Change Management
11 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.08%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.08%) Network Load Balancing
11 2 (2.08%) Performance Testing
11 2 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) SQL
2 3 (3.13%) Python
2 3 (3.13%) Perl
2 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.08%) C
3 2 (2.08%) AWK
4 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (55.21%) CCNP
3 23 (23.96%) CCNA
4 14 (14.58%) Degree
5 11 (11.46%) CCSE
5 11 (11.46%) JNCIS
5 11 (11.46%) CCIE
6 8 (8.33%) CCIP
7 5 (5.21%) SAP Certification
8 3 (3.13%) CCDP
9 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.04%) CCENT
10 1 (1.04%) MCSE
10 1 (1.04%) CCDA
10 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.83%) SLA
2 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.21%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.21%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.04%) NFS
6 1 (1.04%) vSphere
6 1 (1.04%) Samba
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.04%) Squid
6 1 (1.04%) Xen
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (85.42%) Cisco
2 37 (38.54%) CheckPoint
3 34 (35.42%) F5
4 31 (32.29%) VMware
5 29 (30.21%) Microsoft
6 24 (25.00%) Juniper
7 12 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 11 (11.46%) Websense
9 9 (9.38%) McAfee
9 9 (9.38%) NetApp
9 9 (9.38%) HP
9 9 (9.38%) SonicWALL
9 9 (9.38%) Aruba
9 9 (9.38%) Lumension
10 6 (6.25%) Avaya
11 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.21%) SAP
11 5 (5.21%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.13%) Citrix
13 2 (2.08%) Nokia
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