The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 50 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 31 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.48% 3.78% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.41% 18.72% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 32
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £38,300 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £46,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,860 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +11.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
127 219 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.25% 20.17% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 110 192 207
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £22,500 £30,851
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

LAN
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the South Wales region.

LAN Salary Trend in South Wales

LAN
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

LAN Salary Histogram in South Wales

LAN
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 16 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Newport -9 9 £37,500 -25.00%
Monmouthshire - 2 £45,000 -
Caerphilly +2 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £25,000 -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 South Wales region with a requirement for LAN.

1 47 (58.02%) WAN
2 43 (53.09%) Avaya
3 40 (49.38%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (44.44%) Windows
5 35 (43.21%) Finance
6 32 (39.51%) Firewall
7 31 (38.27%) CCNP
8 30 (37.04%) Cisco
9 29 (35.80%) CheckPoint
9 29 (35.80%) VMware
10 28 (34.57%) Telecoms
10 28 (34.57%) DNS
11 27 (33.33%) DHCP
11 27 (33.33%) Windows Server
12 26 (32.10%) F5
13 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
13 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
14 23 (28.40%) Linux
15 22 (27.16%) MPLS
15 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (25.93%) VPN
17 20 (24.69%) VoIP
18 19 (23.46%) Internet
18 19 (23.46%) Unified Communications
19 18 (22.22%) CCNA
20 17 (20.99%) Banking
21 16 (19.75%) Extreme Networks
22 15 (18.52%) Network Design
22 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.17%) Apache
4 5 (6.17%) JBoss
5 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Office 365
2 6 (7.41%) IaaS
2 6 (7.41%) PaaS
3 5 (6.17%) SaaS
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (58.02%) WAN
2 32 (39.51%) Firewall
3 28 (34.57%) DNS
4 27 (33.33%) DHCP
5 22 (27.16%) MPLS
6 21 (25.93%) VPN
7 20 (24.69%) VoIP
8 19 (23.46%) Internet
8 19 (23.46%) Unified Communications
9 11 (13.58%) BGP
9 11 (13.58%) BIG-IP
9 11 (13.58%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (13.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (13.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (13.58%) OSPF
10 8 (9.88%) IPsec
10 8 (9.88%) SSL
11 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
11 6 (7.41%) VLAN
12 5 (6.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 35 (43.21%) Finance
2 28 (34.57%) Telecoms
3 17 (20.99%) Banking
4 14 (17.28%) Advertising
5 5 (6.17%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Back Office
7 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Network Engineer
2 19 (23.46%) Architect
3 17 (20.99%) Cisco Architect
4 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (13.58%) Network Architect
6 10 (12.35%) Cisco Network Architect
6 10 (12.35%) VoIP Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Telecoms Architect
8 7 (8.64%) IT Manager
9 6 (7.41%) Administrator
9 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (6.17%) Help Desk Manager
10 5 (6.17%) LAN Engineer
11 4 (4.94%) Analyst
12 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
12 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
12 3 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.70%) iSeries
3 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (44.44%) Windows
2 27 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 23 (28.40%) Linux
4 13 (16.05%) VyOS
5 9 (11.11%) Unix
6 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Network Design
2 13 (16.05%) ITIL
3 12 (14.81%) High Availability
4 10 (12.35%) Information Security
5 7 (8.64%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.17%) Migration
7 5 (6.17%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (6.17%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.94%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.94%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (3.70%) Data Loss Prevention
9 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.70%) Pattern Matching
9 3 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.70%) Performance Engineering
9 3 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (3.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
1 3 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (49.38%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (38.27%) CCNP
3 18 (22.22%) CCNA
4 10 (12.35%) MCSE
4 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (9.88%) CCNP Voice
5 8 (9.88%) CCVP
6 7 (8.64%) Degree
7 6 (7.41%) MCSA
8 5 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.70%) CISSP
11 2 (2.47%) CCSA
11 2 (2.47%) CCSE
11 2 (2.47%) RHCE
11 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.23%) CCENT
12 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.88%) XenApp
4 8 (9.88%) XenDesktop
4 8 (9.88%) XenServer
5 4 (4.94%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.70%) vSphere
7 1 (1.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (3.70%) Nagios
3 2 (2.47%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 43 (53.09%) Avaya
2 30 (37.04%) Cisco
3 29 (35.80%) CheckPoint
3 29 (35.80%) VMware
4 26 (32.10%) F5
5 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 16 (19.75%) Extreme Networks
7 13 (16.05%) Vyatta
8 11 (13.58%) Brocade
9 10 (12.35%) Citrix
10 9 (11.11%) SolarWinds
11 7 (8.64%) Aastra
11 7 (8.64%) Apple
11 7 (8.64%) IBM
12 6 (7.41%) Dell
12 6 (7.41%) Intel
13 4 (4.94%) Blue Coat
13 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
13 4 (4.94%) Splunk
14 3 (3.70%) NetApp
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