The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 57 67
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 8 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.64% 2.19% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.70% 11.90% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 5
Median salary £32,500 £36,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.72% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £47,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% -  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 63 126 161
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 12.91% 18.42% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 59 114 135
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £25,700 £26,875
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Cardiff

LAN
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for LAN in Cardiff

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Cardiff over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for LAN.

1 20 (80.00%) WAN
2 17 (68.00%) Firewall
3 15 (60.00%) Cisco
4 12 (48.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (48.00%) Windows
5 11 (44.00%) VMware
5 11 (44.00%) Load Balancing
6 10 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (40.00%) BGP
6 10 (40.00%) Juniper
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) VPN
7 9 (36.00%) DNS
7 9 (36.00%) Internet
7 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
8 8 (32.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (32.00%) F5
8 8 (32.00%) MPLS
8 8 (32.00%) OSPF
8 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (28.00%) CCNA
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
9 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (24.00%) Office 365
10 6 (24.00%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (24.00%) IPsec
10 6 (24.00%) IPv4
10 6 (24.00%) IPv6

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) WAN
2 17 (68.00%) Firewall
3 10 (40.00%) BGP
3 10 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (36.00%) DNS
4 9 (36.00%) Internet
4 9 (36.00%) VPN
5 8 (32.00%) MPLS
5 8 (32.00%) OSPF
6 6 (24.00%) FTP
6 6 (24.00%) IPsec
6 6 (24.00%) IPv4
6 6 (24.00%) IPv6
6 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.00%) DHCP
7 4 (16.00%) SAN
8 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (12.00%) Network Security
8 3 (12.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Games
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) IT Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (32.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) IVR
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (24.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Network Design
3 2 (8.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.00%) BCP
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Network Management
4 1 (4.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CCNA
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.00%) MCITP
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) Firmware
5 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
5 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (44.00%) VMware
4 10 (40.00%) Juniper
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) F5
7 4 (16.00%) Dell
8 3 (12.00%) Veeam
9 2 (8.00%) Citrix
9 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (4.00%) Aruba
10 1 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
10 1 (4.00%) HP
10 1 (4.00%) Oracle
10 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c. £16K
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi time
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago