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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 82 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 16 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.34% 2.91% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 15.10% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 25
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £31,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
328 192 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.47% 19.24% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 267 159 220
Average salary £40,000 £37,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% +7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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
Newport -6 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Cardiff -20 4 £21,750 -42.00%
Bridgend +2 3 £41,500 -7.77%
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 47 (94.00%) WAN
2 46 (92.00%) Cisco
3 39 (78.00%) Firewall
4 35 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (58.00%) CCNA
6 28 (56.00%) CCNP
6 28 (56.00%) CheckPoint
7 21 (42.00%) ITIL
7 21 (42.00%) Service Delivery
8 19 (38.00%) Windows
8 19 (38.00%) SLA
9 18 (36.00%) Network Management
10 16 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (32.00%) Wireless
11 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
12 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
13 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
13 12 (24.00%) VMware
14 10 (20.00%) Juniper
14 10 (20.00%) Citrix
14 10 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (18.00%) McAfee
15 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
16 8 (16.00%) Linux
16 8 (16.00%) MS Office
16 8 (16.00%) VPN
16 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
17 7 (14.00%) Change Control
18 6 (12.00%) Windows XP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) Lync
3 4 (8.00%) IIS
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (94.00%) WAN
2 39 (78.00%) Firewall
3 16 (32.00%) Wireless
3 16 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (16.00%) VPN
6 5 (10.00%) SAN
6 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (10.00%) VoIP
6 5 (10.00%) OSPF
6 5 (10.00%) BGP
7 4 (8.00%) IPsec
7 4 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (8.00%) Network Security
8 3 (6.00%) MPLS
8 3 (6.00%) DNS
9 2 (4.00%) IPv4
9 2 (4.00%) IPv6
9 2 (4.00%) SNMP
9 2 (4.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Legal
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Network Engineer
2 21 (42.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Network Support
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.00%) CentOS
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) ITIL
1 21 (42.00%) Service Delivery
2 18 (36.00%) Network Management
3 7 (14.00%) Change Control
4 5 (10.00%) Network Design
5 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 2 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.00%) Time Management
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.00%) Security Management
7 1 (2.00%) Coaching
7 1 (2.00%) People Management
7 1 (2.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Ruby
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.00%) C#
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (58.00%) CCNA
3 28 (56.00%) CCNP
4 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.00%) MCITP
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.00%) MCSE
7 2 (4.00%) MCSA
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) JNCIS
7 2 (4.00%) MCTS
8 1 (2.00%) CCIE
8 1 (2.00%) CCSE
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.00%) XenServer
5 2 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.00%) Firmware
6 1 (2.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.00%) WSUS
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (92.00%) Cisco
2 28 (56.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.00%) VMware
5 10 (20.00%) Citrix
5 10 (20.00%) Juniper
6 9 (18.00%) McAfee
7 6 (12.00%) Blue Coat
8 5 (10.00%) F5
9 4 (8.00%) Dell
10 2 (4.00%) EMC
10 2 (4.00%) HP
10 2 (4.00%) NetApp
10 2 (4.00%) Nokia
10 2 (4.00%) Lotus
10 2 (4.00%) Websense
10 2 (4.00%) BT
10 2 (4.00%) Symantec
10 2 (4.00%) Brocade
10 2 (4.00%) LANDesk
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
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