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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 53 51 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Permanent jobs citing LAN 27 46 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.29% 3.77% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.61% 18.78% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 26
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,125 £40,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%

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
131 245 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.96% 20.07% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 123 216 222
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 15 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Newport -4 10 £37,000 -26.00%
Caerphilly -1 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Monmouthshire - 1 £45,000 -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 44 (66.67%) WAN
2 33 (50.00%) Windows
3 29 (43.94%) Avaya
4 28 (42.42%) Cisco
5 27 (40.91%) DNS
6 25 (37.88%) CheckPoint
6 25 (37.88%) Firewall
6 25 (37.88%) Windows Server
7 24 (36.36%) Telecoms
7 24 (36.36%) VMware
7 24 (36.36%) MPLS
8 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
8 23 (34.85%) DHCP
8 23 (34.85%) F5
9 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
9 21 (31.82%) Internet
10 20 (30.30%) CCNP
11 18 (27.27%) VPN
11 18 (27.27%) Finance
12 17 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (22.73%) Office 365
14 15 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (22.73%) Unified Communications
14 15 (22.73%) BGP
15 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
16 13 (19.70%) OSPF
16 13 (19.70%) Banking
16 13 (19.70%) Cisco ASA

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 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.58%) Apache
5 5 (7.58%) JBoss
6 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) Office 365
2 6 (9.09%) IaaS
2 6 (9.09%) PaaS
3 5 (7.58%) SaaS
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (66.67%) WAN
2 27 (40.91%) DNS
3 25 (37.88%) Firewall
4 24 (36.36%) MPLS
5 23 (34.85%) DHCP
6 21 (31.82%) Internet
7 18 (27.27%) VPN
8 15 (22.73%) BGP
8 15 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (22.73%) Unified Communications
9 13 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (19.70%) OSPF
10 10 (15.15%) VoIP
11 9 (13.64%) BIG-IP
11 9 (13.64%) IPsec
11 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
12 6 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (7.58%) SSL
13 5 (7.58%) VLAN
14 4 (6.06%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 24 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 18 (27.27%) Finance
3 13 (19.70%) Banking
4 6 (9.09%) Advertising
5 5 (7.58%) Retail
6 2 (3.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Architect
1 15 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 15 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Cisco Architect
3 9 (13.64%) Network Architect
3 9 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Cisco Network Architect
5 7 (10.61%) IT Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Telecoms Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Help Desk Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) IT Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.52%) CMDB
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.00%) Windows
2 25 (37.88%) Windows Server
3 12 (18.18%) Linux
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.58%) Unix
6 5 (7.58%) VyOS
7 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) ITIL
2 7 (10.61%) Information Security
2 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
3 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (7.58%) High Availability
4 5 (7.58%) Migration
4 5 (7.58%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (7.58%) Network Design
5 4 (6.06%) Capacity Management
5 4 (6.06%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (4.55%) Release Management
7 2 (3.03%) Change Control
7 2 (3.03%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.52%) Change Management
8 1 (1.52%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (30.30%) CCNP
3 11 (16.67%) MCSE
3 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.61%) CCNA
4 7 (10.61%) Degree
5 6 (9.09%) CCNP Voice
5 6 (9.09%) CCVP
5 6 (9.09%) MCSA
6 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.03%) MCITP
8 2 (3.03%) RHCE
8 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.52%) CCSA
9 1 (1.52%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.64%) XenServer
5 8 (12.12%) XenApp
5 8 (12.12%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.55%) vSphere
8 1 (1.52%) Firmware
8 1 (1.52%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) Avaya
2 28 (42.42%) Cisco
3 25 (37.88%) CheckPoint
4 24 (36.36%) VMware
5 23 (34.85%) F5
5 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.67%) Citrix
7 7 (10.61%) Aastra
7 7 (10.61%) Apple
7 7 (10.61%) Juniper
8 6 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (7.58%) Brocade
9 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.58%) Vyatta
10 4 (6.06%) Blue Coat
10 4 (6.06%) IBM
10 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.55%) Intel
12 2 (3.03%) Dell
12 2 (3.03%) Oracle
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