The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 55 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 31 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.05% 2.43% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.12% 10.59% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 28
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 236 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.20% 22.96% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 170 227 179
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +12 22 £37,500 +44.23% 2
Newport +3 3 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Caerphilly -1 3 £32,500 -38.09%
Bridgend - 2 £45,000 - 1
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 48 (96.00%) WAN
2 43 (86.00%) Cisco
3 32 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (62.00%) Firewall
5 27 (54.00%) CCNP
6 22 (44.00%) ITIL
7 19 (38.00%) VMware
8 17 (34.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (32.00%) DHCP
10 15 (30.00%) Windows
10 15 (30.00%) CCNA
10 15 (30.00%) Wireless
11 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
11 14 (28.00%) MPLS
12 13 (26.00%) Juniper
13 12 (24.00%) DNS
13 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
14 11 (22.00%) BGP
14 11 (22.00%) VPN
15 10 (20.00%) CheckPoint
15 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
16 9 (18.00%) VoIP
16 9 (18.00%) SLA
16 9 (18.00%) SAN
17 8 (16.00%) HP
17 8 (16.00%) Advertising
17 8 (16.00%) F5
17 8 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
17 8 (16.00%) Network Management
17 8 (16.00%) Lync

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.00%) Lync
3 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (10.00%) Apache
4 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.00%) WorkSite
6 1 (2.00%) Site Server
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (96.00%) WAN
2 31 (62.00%) Firewall
3 17 (34.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (32.00%) DHCP
5 15 (30.00%) Wireless
6 14 (28.00%) MPLS
7 12 (24.00%) DNS
8 11 (22.00%) BGP
8 11 (22.00%) VPN
9 9 (18.00%) VoIP
9 9 (18.00%) SAN
10 7 (14.00%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (12.00%) TELNET
11 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.00%) Ethernet
11 6 (12.00%) SSH
11 6 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (12.00%) HSRP
12 5 (10.00%) Internet
13 3 (6.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (16.00%) Advertising
2 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.00%) Legal
4 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Finance
6 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (34.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Network Support
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Server Technician
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) CSS
1 1 (2.00%) JSP
1 1 (2.00%) XML
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) CESG
2 1 (2.00%) Statistics
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.00%) i5/OS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (16.00%) Network Management
4 6 (12.00%) Network Design
5 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.00%) Change Control
7 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.00%) ERP
8 2 (4.00%) Data Management
8 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.00%) Service Management
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (2.00%) Email Migration
9 1 (2.00%) Migration
9 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.00%) C
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 32 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (54.00%) CCNP
3 15 (30.00%) CCNA
4 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (12.00%) CCDA
5 6 (12.00%) CCIP
5 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) CCDP
7 3 (6.00%) CCIE
8 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.00%) Degree
9 1 (2.00%) MCSM
9 1 (2.00%) MCSE
9 1 (2.00%) MCSA
9 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.00%) SCOM
1 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (86.00%) Cisco
2 19 (38.00%) VMware
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.00%) Juniper
5 10 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (16.00%) HP
6 8 (16.00%) F5
7 7 (14.00%) Intel
7 7 (14.00%) Avaya
8 6 (12.00%) ProCurve
8 6 (12.00%) SolarWinds
9 5 (10.00%) Aruba
9 5 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 5 (10.00%) Fortinet
9 5 (10.00%) JBoss
10 3 (6.00%) Citrix
11 2 (4.00%) Dell
11 2 (4.00%) WatchGuard
11 2 (4.00%) SonicWALL
12 1 (2.00%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £38 - £40 per annum + Pension, Benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago