Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 49 69
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 33 62 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.19% 4.55% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.40% 30.10% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30 60 43
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,225 £24,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £49,250 £68,750 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.65% +6.25% +6.67%

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 141 206 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.92% 15.10% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 131 179 258
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,000 £24,700
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 30 (90.91%) WAN
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 17 (51.52%) Firewall
3 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 14 (42.42%) VPN
7 13 (39.39%) DNS
7 13 (39.39%) DHCP
8 12 (36.36%) ITIL
9 11 (33.33%) Windows
9 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (33.33%) Avaya
10 10 (30.30%) Linux
11 9 (27.27%) CCNA
11 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
11 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
12 8 (24.24%) Skype
12 8 (24.24%) Network Virtualisation
12 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
12 8 (24.24%) Finance
12 8 (24.24%) VoIP
12 8 (24.24%) Project Management
13 7 (21.21%) H.323
13 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
14 6 (18.18%) Citrix
14 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 6 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

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 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) WAN
2 17 (51.52%) Firewall
3 14 (42.42%) VPN
4 13 (39.39%) DHCP
4 13 (39.39%) DNS
5 8 (24.24%) Skype
5 8 (24.24%) VoIP
6 7 (21.21%) H.323
7 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (15.15%) Unified Communications
9 4 (12.12%) BGP
9 4 (12.12%) DMZ
9 4 (12.12%) NetScaler
9 4 (12.12%) OSPF
9 4 (12.12%) PBX
9 4 (12.12%) SAN
9 4 (12.12%) SNMP
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Project Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Telephony Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Handset
4 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) CatOS
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) Debian
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Network Virtualisation
2 8 (24.24%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.12%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (12.12%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (9.09%) Coaching
6 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (6.06%) Network Design
7 2 (6.06%) Network Management
8 1 (3.03%) Network Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Network Segmentation
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) AWK
1 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (27.27%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) CCNP
4 3 (9.09%) Avaya Certification
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) VMware
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) Avaya
4 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) BT
6 3 (9.09%) Mitel
6 3 (9.09%) Panasonic
6 3 (9.09%) Polycom
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.09%) Sonus
6 3 (9.09%) Yealink
7 2 (6.06%) F5
7 2 (6.06%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.03%) Splunk