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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 78 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
-35 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 21 53 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.69% 4.69% 4.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.55% 20.87% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 49 44
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,762
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £29,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
LAN
Wales

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
220 254 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.71% 22.46% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 202 230 206
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -30 15 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Newport -8 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bridgend -11 2 £36,250 -0.68%
Monmouthshire - 1 £24,500 -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 34 (91.89%) WAN
2 26 (70.27%) Cisco
3 21 (56.76%) ITIL
4 20 (54.05%) Firewall
5 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (45.95%) Service Delivery
6 16 (43.24%) SLA
7 15 (40.54%) CCNA
7 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
8 14 (37.84%) CCNP
9 13 (35.14%) Wireless
9 13 (35.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (32.43%) Network Management
10 12 (32.43%) Citrix
11 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
12 10 (27.03%) Windows
13 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
13 8 (21.62%) VMware
14 6 (16.22%) XenApp
15 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
16 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
16 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
16 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Storage
16 4 (10.81%) Change Control
16 4 (10.81%) HP
16 4 (10.81%) DNS
16 4 (10.81%) IBM
16 4 (10.81%) AIX
16 4 (10.81%) Solaris

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.41%) Lync
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (91.89%) WAN
2 20 (54.05%) Firewall
3 13 (35.14%) Wireless
3 13 (35.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (10.81%) DNS
5 3 (8.11%) MPLS
5 3 (8.11%) DHCP
5 3 (8.11%) VoIP
5 3 (8.11%) VPN
6 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.41%) SAN
7 1 (2.70%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (2.70%) BGP
7 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.70%) OSPF
7 1 (2.70%) Internet
7 1 (2.70%) SNMP
7 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.70%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Network Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Support
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Junior
6 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.70%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (10.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (10.81%) AIX
2 4 (10.81%) Solaris
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) ITIL
2 17 (45.95%) Service Delivery
3 12 (32.43%) Network Management
4 4 (10.81%) Change Control
4 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Coaching
7 1 (2.70%) People Management
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.70%) Validation
7 1 (2.70%) Information Security
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Product Management
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (40.54%) CCNA
3 14 (37.84%) CCNP
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.41%) MCTS
5 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) XenApp
3 2 (5.41%) XenServer
3 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) WSUS
1 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
3 12 (32.43%) Citrix
4 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.62%) VMware
6 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
6 4 (10.81%) HP
6 4 (10.81%) IBM
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle
6 4 (10.81%) NetApp
6 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.41%) BT
7 2 (5.41%) Dell
7 2 (5.41%) Avaya
7 2 (5.41%) Apple
7 2 (5.41%) Lotus
7 2 (5.41%) Symantec
7 2 (5.41%) McAfee
8 1 (2.70%) Websense
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
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