Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 45 54
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 +14
Permanent jobs citing LAN 41 33 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.54% 4.11% 4.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.56% 22.92% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 58
Cardiff median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,225 £24,775
90th Percentile £38,000 £49,250 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £30,000 £39,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -23.57% -12.78% +13.92%

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 174 144 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.03% 17.96% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 144 134 177
Cardiff median annual salary £35,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +7.14% -10.26%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,075 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,625 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £36,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.49% - -

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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 30 (73.17%) WAN
2 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
3 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
4 24 (58.54%) Office 365
5 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (39.02%) ADSL
6 16 (39.02%) VMware
7 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
8 14 (34.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
10 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
10 12 (29.27%) Firewall
10 12 (29.27%) WLAN
11 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (24.39%) SLA
13 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (21.95%) Customer Engagement
14 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (17.07%) Veeam
15 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
15 7 (17.07%) SAN
15 7 (17.07%) Replication
15 7 (17.07%) Terminal Services
16 6 (14.63%) BBC
16 6 (14.63%) Cisco
16 6 (14.63%) DNS
16 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
16 6 (14.63%) DHCP

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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 24 (58.54%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (73.17%) WAN
2 16 (39.02%) ADSL
3 12 (29.27%) Firewall
3 12 (29.27%) WLAN
4 7 (17.07%) SAN
5 6 (14.63%) DHCP
5 6 (14.63%) DNS
5 6 (14.63%) ISDN
6 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) VLAN
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
General
1 6 (14.63%) Welsh Language
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Service Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) IT Support
8 2 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Network Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior IT Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
1 7 (17.07%) Replication
2 6 (14.63%) BBC
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
3 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (21.95%) Customer Engagement
2 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (14.63%) Business Continuity
4 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.76%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) Task Automation
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.44%) Storage Management
7 1 (2.44%) Workflow
7 1 (2.44%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) C
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) CCDP
1 4 (9.76%) CCNA
1 4 (9.76%) CCNP
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) MCITP
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CISM
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) GIAC
3 1 (2.44%) GPEN
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
2 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.07%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) Veeam
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) Apple
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 2 (4.88%) Dell
6 2 (4.88%) Sage
7 1 (2.44%) Aruba
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) LexisNexis
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp