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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 53 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 45 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.85% 2.43% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 10.47% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £32,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
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
252 277 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.54% 23.22% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 223 220 168
Average salary £40,000 £38,400 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -9.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
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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 +17 26 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Newport 0 12 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Caerphilly - 4 £40,000 -
Torfaen +5 2 £41,500 +18.57%
Bridgend -9 1 £50,000 +14.28%
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 73 (89.02%) WAN
2 57 (69.51%) Firewall
3 53 (64.63%) Cisco
4 46 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (41.46%) VPN
6 30 (36.59%) Juniper
6 30 (36.59%) Telecoms
7 27 (32.93%) CCNP
8 25 (30.49%) CheckPoint
8 25 (30.49%) VMware
9 24 (29.27%) CCNA
9 24 (29.27%) F5
9 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
10 22 (26.83%) Finance
11 21 (25.61%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (24.39%) SolarWinds
12 20 (24.39%) Wireless
12 20 (24.39%) DNS
13 19 (23.17%) Network Management
14 18 (21.95%) BGP
15 17 (20.73%) MPLS
15 17 (20.73%) IPsec
16 16 (19.51%) Load Balancing
16 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (18.29%) OSPF
17 15 (18.29%) Linux
18 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
18 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
18 14 (17.07%) High Availability
19 12 (14.63%) Change Control

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.44%) Apache
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Office
3 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 73 (89.02%) WAN
2 57 (69.51%) Firewall
3 34 (41.46%) VPN
4 21 (25.61%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (24.39%) DNS
5 20 (24.39%) Wireless
6 18 (21.95%) BGP
7 17 (20.73%) IPsec
7 17 (20.73%) MPLS
8 15 (18.29%) OSPF
9 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
10 12 (14.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (14.63%) VoIP
11 10 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (12.20%) NetScaler
11 10 (12.20%) WLAN
12 8 (9.76%) DHCP
12 8 (9.76%) EIGRP
12 8 (9.76%) FTP
12 8 (9.76%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (36.59%) Telecoms
2 22 (26.83%) Finance
3 8 (9.76%) Banking
4 7 (8.54%) Advertising
5 2 (2.44%) Law
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (78.05%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) LAN Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) WAN Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Network Support
4 9 (10.98%) Network Support Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Network Design Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Network Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Network Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.41%) Driving Licence
3 10 (12.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.98%) Client/Server
5 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.10%) PMI
7 3 (3.66%) CESG
7 3 (3.66%) Clustering
8 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.44%) Replication
9 1 (1.22%) DTV
9 1 (1.22%) IPTV
9 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Linux
2 12 (14.63%) VyOS
2 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.76%) CatOS
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) CentOS
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Network Management
2 16 (19.51%) Load Balancing
3 14 (17.07%) High Availability
4 12 (14.63%) Change Control
5 10 (12.20%) DDoS Mitigation
6 9 (10.98%) Capacity Management
6 9 (10.98%) Problem Management
7 8 (9.76%) Time Management
7 8 (9.76%) WAN Optimisation
8 7 (8.54%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (7.32%) ITIL
10 4 (4.88%) Business Continuity
11 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.66%) Network Design
11 3 (3.66%) Requirements Management
11 3 (3.66%) Software Distribution
11 3 (3.66%) Supplier Management
12 2 (2.44%) Asset Management
12 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) SQL
2 3 (3.66%) C
3 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.22%) C++
3 1 (1.22%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.22%) Korn
3 1 (1.22%) Perl
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (32.93%) CCNP
3 24 (29.27%) CCNA
4 12 (14.63%) CCSA
4 12 (14.63%) CCSE
4 12 (14.63%) Degree
5 5 (6.10%) PMI Certification
5 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.66%) HNC
7 2 (2.44%) MCTS
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.22%) CCDP
8 1 (1.22%) CCIP
8 1 (1.22%) ISEB
8 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) QA
3 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.44%) iptables
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.44%) NFS
4 2 (2.44%) Squid
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.22%) XenApp
5 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (64.63%) Cisco
2 30 (36.59%) Juniper
3 25 (30.49%) CheckPoint
3 25 (30.49%) VMware
4 24 (29.27%) F5
5 20 (24.39%) SolarWinds
6 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 12 (14.63%) Brocade
7 12 (14.63%) Vyatta
8 11 (13.41%) CA
9 4 (4.88%) Citrix
9 4 (4.88%) Radware
9 4 (4.88%) TippingPoint
10 3 (3.66%) Apple
10 3 (3.66%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.66%) HP
10 3 (3.66%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.66%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.44%) Sage
11 2 (2.44%) Sophos
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