Period
to 18 August 2019

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 6 months to 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 35 59
Rank change year-on-year -47 +24 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 9 61 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.81% 5.79% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.78% 35.88% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 59 27
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% -13.92%
10th Percentile £32,125 £19,750 £26,400
90th Percentile £50,875 £50,000 £43,750
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +41.67% -11.76% -20.00%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 92 170 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.23% 16.14% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 78 148 145
Cardiff median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,094
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +6.86% +0.27%
10th Percentile £21,755 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £65,000 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £35,094
% change year-on-year +2.60% +9.71% -6.42%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for LAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for LAN.

1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) WLAN
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) CCDP
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) WLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) 3G
4 1 (11.11%) 4G
4 1 (11.11%) ADSL
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) NX-OS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CCDP
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds