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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 86 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 5 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.46% 0.49% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 2.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Average salary £38,500 £34,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.40% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.70%
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
228 217 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.77% 17.79% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 215 196 239
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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
(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 +5 4 £38,500 +28.33%
Torfaen - 1 £45,000 -
VLAN
Wales

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (90.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (85.00%) Linux
3 17 (85.00%) VMware
3 17 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (75.00%) Welsh Language
4 15 (75.00%) Perl
5 14 (70.00%) Finance
5 14 (70.00%) SaaS
6 12 (60.00%) Python
7 11 (55.00%) tcpdump
7 11 (55.00%) Incident Management
8 10 (50.00%) Debian
9 9 (45.00%) Cisco
9 9 (45.00%) UNIX
10 8 (40.00%) Windows
10 8 (40.00%) Wireshark
10 8 (40.00%) CentOS
11 7 (35.00%) Nessus
11 7 (35.00%) Nmap
11 7 (35.00%) ITIL
11 7 (35.00%) Nagios
12 6 (30.00%) DNS
12 6 (30.00%) MySQL
13 5 (25.00%) DHCP
13 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 4 (20.00%) CCNP
14 4 (20.00%) CCNA
14 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (20.00%) SQL Server

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (70.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (90.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (55.00%) tcpdump
4 8 (40.00%) Wireshark
5 6 (30.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 3 (15.00%) SNMP
7 3 (15.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (15.00%) VPN
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (10.00%) IPsec
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (10.00%) ADSL
8 2 (10.00%) ISDN
8 2 (10.00%) SAN
8 2 (10.00%) OSPF
8 2 (10.00%) BGP
8 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 15 (75.00%) Welsh Language
2 14 (70.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) French Language
3 3 (15.00%) German Language
3 3 (15.00%) Italian Language
3 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Debian
3 9 (45.00%) UNIX
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) CentOS
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Product Management
4 3 (15.00%) Network Management
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Computer Security
6 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Email Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Marketing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Perl
2 12 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) AWK
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNP
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Nmap
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) NFS
5 1 (5.00%) Samba
5 1 (5.00%) Squid
5 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Nagios
1 7 (35.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Nokia
6 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) EMC