The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 1.72% 2.50% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
LAN
South 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 Torfaen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 36.21% 17.50% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 4
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

LAN
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

LAN Salary Trend in Torfaen

LAN
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 21 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
Cwmbran -4 1 £45,000 +63.63%
LAN
South Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) AWK
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia