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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 84 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 39 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.09% 3.63% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 20.97% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 25
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
312 186 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.09% 17.32% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 268 158 213
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
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 1 June 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 1 June 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 -4 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bridgend -1 2 £44,500 -1.11%
Cardiff -20 2 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Monmouthshire - 1 £24,500 -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 34 (97.14%) WAN
2 30 (85.71%) Cisco
3 26 (74.29%) Firewall
4 25 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (62.86%) CheckPoint
5 22 (62.86%) CCNP
5 22 (62.86%) CCNA
6 20 (57.14%) ITIL
6 20 (57.14%) Service Delivery
7 19 (54.29%) SLA
8 17 (48.57%) Network Management
9 16 (45.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (45.71%) Wireless
10 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
11 7 (20.00%) Windows
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
12 6 (17.14%) Juniper
13 5 (14.29%) VPN
13 5 (14.29%) McAfee
13 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
13 5 (14.29%) MS Office
13 5 (14.29%) VoIP
13 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 5 (14.29%) Change Control
14 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (11.43%) Network Security
14 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
14 4 (11.43%) VMware
14 4 (11.43%) Windows XP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 3 (8.57%) Lync
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (97.14%) WAN
2 26 (74.29%) Firewall
3 16 (45.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (45.71%) Wireless
4 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 5 (14.29%) VoIP
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (11.43%) Network Security
6 3 (8.57%) SAN
7 2 (5.71%) OSPF
7 2 (5.71%) VLAN
7 2 (5.71%) SNMP
7 2 (5.71%) IPsec
7 2 (5.71%) DNS
7 2 (5.71%) BGP
8 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.86%) IGRP
8 1 (2.86%) PPTP
8 1 (2.86%) Internet
8 1 (2.86%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.86%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Network Engineer
2 18 (51.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Junior
4 1 (2.86%) Administrator
4 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Service Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Systems Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) ITIL
1 20 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 17 (48.57%) Network Management
3 5 (14.29%) Change Control
4 3 (8.57%) Network Design
4 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
6 1 (2.86%) Product Management
6 1 (2.86%) Coaching
6 1 (2.86%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (62.86%) CCNP
2 22 (62.86%) CCNA
3 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.71%) MCTS
5 2 (5.71%) MCITP
5 2 (5.71%) MCSE
5 2 (5.71%) MCSA
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (54.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Firmware
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.86%) KVM
3 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) WSUS
1 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Cisco
2 22 (62.86%) CheckPoint
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) Juniper
5 5 (14.29%) McAfee
6 4 (11.43%) VMware
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix
7 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.57%) F5
8 2 (5.71%) Dell
8 2 (5.71%) Symantec
8 2 (5.71%) Lotus
8 2 (5.71%) BT
9 1 (2.86%) Websense
9 1 (2.86%) Nokia
9 1 (2.86%) EMC
9 1 (2.86%) Google
9 1 (2.86%) Brocade
Newport
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + 25 days a/l, healthcare, training budget
Posted: 17 days ago