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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 66 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 33 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.81% 2.07% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.94% 10.00% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 6
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £32,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £57,500 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
255 190 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.68% 20.67% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 218 171 165
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,276
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,400 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +7 12 £40,000 - 1
Cardiff -15 8 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Bridgend +10 5 £42,500 -26.08%
Torfaen - 3 £35,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £32,000 -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 70 (92.11%) WAN
2 66 (86.84%) Cisco
3 61 (80.26%) Firewall
4 43 (56.58%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (44.74%) CCNP
6 33 (43.42%) CheckPoint
7 32 (42.11%) Windows
8 25 (32.89%) VMware
9 24 (31.58%) VPN
10 23 (30.26%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (28.95%) CCNA
11 22 (28.95%) Juniper
12 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
12 21 (27.63%) Wireless
13 20 (26.32%) ITIL
14 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (22.37%) F5
16 16 (21.05%) Network Design
16 16 (21.05%) DNS
16 16 (21.05%) SLA
16 16 (21.05%) Active Directory
17 15 (19.74%) Service Delivery
17 15 (19.74%) Network Management
18 14 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
19 13 (17.11%) BGP
19 13 (17.11%) Linux
20 12 (15.79%) SAN
20 12 (15.79%) VMware ESX
20 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
21 11 (14.47%) Cisco PIX

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (7.89%) IIS
3 4 (5.26%) Apache
4 3 (3.95%) Lync
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
1 11 (14.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (92.11%) WAN
2 61 (80.26%) Firewall
3 24 (31.58%) VPN
4 23 (30.26%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (27.63%) Wireless
6 16 (21.05%) DNS
7 14 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (17.11%) BGP
9 12 (15.79%) SAN
10 11 (14.47%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (14.47%) Internet
10 11 (14.47%) OSPF
11 10 (13.16%) DHCP
12 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
13 8 (10.53%) IPsec
14 7 (9.21%) FTP
14 7 (9.21%) MPLS
15 6 (7.89%) Network Security
15 6 (7.89%) IPv4
15 6 (7.89%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) Big Data
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 3 (3.95%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 21 (27.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Administrator
6 6 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.58%) Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Escalation Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Network Administrator
8 4 (5.26%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.95%) Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.32%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Linux
3 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.63%) CentOS
7 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.63%) UNIX
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) ITIL
2 16 (21.05%) Network Design
3 15 (19.74%) Service Delivery
3 15 (19.74%) Network Management
4 6 (7.89%) Time Management
4 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.89%) Change Control
5 5 (6.58%) Project Management
6 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (3.95%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.95%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.63%) Performance Testing
7 2 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.63%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.32%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.32%) Service Management
8 1 (1.32%) Security Management
8 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (1.32%) Python
3 1 (1.32%) PHP
3 1 (1.32%) C#
3 1 (1.32%) Ruby
3 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (56.58%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (44.74%) CCNP
3 22 (28.95%) CCNA
4 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 9 (11.84%) Degree
6 7 (9.21%) CCIE
6 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.89%) JNCIS
8 5 (6.58%) CCSE
9 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.32%) MCSE
10 1 (1.32%) CCDA
10 1 (1.32%) CCDP
10 1 (1.32%) CCIP
10 1 (1.32%) MCITP
10 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.32%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.26%) ISA Server
6 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.95%) XenServer
7 2 (2.63%) Firmware
7 2 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.32%) Samba
8 1 (1.32%) NFS
8 1 (1.32%) KVM
8 1 (1.32%) Xen
8 1 (1.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (86.84%) Cisco
2 33 (43.42%) CheckPoint
3 25 (32.89%) VMware
4 22 (28.95%) Juniper
5 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
6 17 (22.37%) F5
7 11 (14.47%) McAfee
8 10 (13.16%) Blue Coat
9 9 (11.84%) Citrix
10 8 (10.53%) NetApp
11 6 (7.89%) SonicWALL
11 6 (7.89%) HP
11 6 (7.89%) Websense
12 5 (6.58%) Aruba
12 5 (6.58%) Lumension
13 4 (5.26%) LANDesk
14 3 (3.95%) Dell
14 3 (3.95%) EMC
14 3 (3.95%) Google
15 2 (2.63%) Brocade
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