Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 45 61
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16 -1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 31 32 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.92% 4.14% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.39% 27.59% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 42
Cardiff median annual salary £30,000 £38,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.58% -40.38% +36.84%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,375 £23,800
90th Percentile £38,000 £49,250 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £33,000 £39,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.92% -7.65% -5.56%

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 152 116 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 14.30% 15.01% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 124 107 135
Cardiff median annual salary £36,250 £38,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.61% -3.80% +1.28%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,450 £21,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,000 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £37,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.88% - +3.90%

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for LAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 27 (87.10%) WAN
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
4 13 (41.94%) ADSL
5 11 (35.48%) Office 365
6 10 (32.26%) ISDN
6 10 (32.26%) BBC
6 10 (32.26%) VMware
6 10 (32.26%) Business Continuity
6 10 (32.26%) Welsh Language
7 8 (25.81%) C
7 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
8 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco
9 6 (19.35%) WLAN
9 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
9 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (12.90%) CCNP
11 4 (12.90%) CCNA
11 4 (12.90%) CCDP
11 4 (12.90%) SLA
11 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (12.90%) Firewall

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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (87.10%) WAN
2 13 (41.94%) ADSL
3 10 (32.26%) ISDN
4 6 (19.35%) WLAN
5 4 (12.90%) Firewall
6 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.45%) DHCP
7 2 (6.45%) DNS
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (3.23%) SAN
8 1 (3.23%) VLAN
8 1 (3.23%) VPN
8 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
General
1 10 (32.26%) Welsh Language
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) BBC
2 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Business Continuity
2 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (12.90%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.45%) Task Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Storage Management
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) CCDP
1 4 (12.90%) CCNA
1 4 (12.90%) CCNP
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Apple
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) Sage
6 1 (3.23%) Aruba
6 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec
6 1 (3.23%) Veeam