The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN 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 VLAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 81 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 16 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.31% 0.85% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 3.59% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 7
Average salary £25,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
VLAN
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
288 195 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.63% 23.55% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 230 167 204
Average salary £38,400 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.64% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLAN across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VLAN
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLAN across the South Wales region.

VLAN Salary Trend in South Wales

VLAN
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

VLAN Salary Histogram in South Wales

VLAN
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 VLAN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Cardiff -20 9 £24,000 -32.39% 1
Newport - 4 £25,500 - 1
Torfaen - 3 £35,000 -
VLAN
Wales

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing VLAN 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 VLAN.

1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) CCNP
2 10 (55.56%) CCNA
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (50.00%) Dell
4 8 (44.44%) VPN
5 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (38.89%) HP
5 7 (38.89%) VRRP
5 7 (38.89%) Project Management
5 7 (38.89%) WatchGuard
5 7 (38.89%) SonicWALL
5 7 (38.89%) HSRP
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) DHCP
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Apache
8 4 (22.22%) Python
8 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) Perl
8 4 (22.22%) UNIX
8 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 4 (22.22%) CentOS
8 4 (22.22%) Wireshark

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing VLAN 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 VLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (44.44%) VPN
4 7 (38.89%) VRRP
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) HSRP
5 6 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) tcpdump
6 4 (22.22%) Wireshark
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (16.67%) IPsec
7 3 (16.67%) SNMP
7 3 (16.67%) LAN
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) PPTP
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) SAN
8 2 (11.11%) OSPF
8 2 (11.11%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Welsh Language
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Project Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Debian
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Perl
1 4 (22.22%) Python
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) AWK
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) CCNP
1 10 (55.56%) CCNA
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Nmap
4 2 (11.11%) Firmware
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.56%) Samba
5 1 (5.56%) Squid
5 1 (5.56%) Xen
5 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Nagios
1 3 (16.67%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Dell
2 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (38.89%) WatchGuard
3 7 (38.89%) SonicWALL
3 7 (38.89%) HP
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) Nokia
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Brocade
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
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