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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 44 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 53 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.07% 2.75% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.80% 16.14% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50 35 39
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
184 223 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.59% 17.01% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 162 214 249
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2016.

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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +20 32 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Newport +17 18 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £28,500 -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 50 (64.94%) WAN
2 36 (46.75%) Firewall
3 34 (44.16%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (41.56%) Finance
5 31 (40.26%) VMware
6 30 (38.96%) Avaya
6 30 (38.96%) Windows
7 26 (33.77%) VoIP
8 25 (32.47%) Cisco
9 24 (31.17%) Active Directory
10 23 (29.87%) CCNP
10 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
11 22 (28.57%) CCNA
12 21 (27.27%) CheckPoint
13 19 (24.68%) Linux
14 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
14 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (23.38%) Windows Server
15 16 (20.78%) Extreme Networks
15 16 (20.78%) VPN
15 16 (20.78%) DNS
16 15 (19.48%) DHCP
16 15 (19.48%) Dell
16 15 (19.48%) F5
16 15 (19.48%) Network Design
17 14 (18.18%) ITIL
17 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
18 13 (16.88%) Vyatta
18 13 (16.88%) VyOS

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 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.49%) Apache
5 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.19%) JBoss
6 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.30%) IIS
8 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) IaaS
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
1 1 (1.30%) PaaS
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (64.94%) WAN
2 36 (46.75%) Firewall
3 26 (33.77%) VoIP
4 16 (20.78%) DNS
4 16 (20.78%) VPN
5 15 (19.48%) DHCP
6 10 (12.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (12.99%) MPLS
7 9 (11.69%) SAN
7 9 (11.69%) SSL
7 9 (11.69%) Wireless
7 9 (11.69%) WLAN
8 8 (10.39%) Internet
8 8 (10.39%) Unified Communications
9 7 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (7.79%) BGP
10 6 (7.79%) OSPF
11 5 (6.49%) HTTP
11 5 (6.49%) IPsec
11 5 (6.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (41.56%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 11 (14.29%) Advertising
4 8 (10.39%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Military
6 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Architect
2 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) VoIP Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Administrator
3 9 (11.69%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.39%) Cisco Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 7 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) LAN Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Cisco Network Architect
8 4 (5.19%) IT Programme Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Programme Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Apache Flex
1 2 (2.60%) CSS
2 1 (1.30%) CGI
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) Driving Licence
3 6 (7.79%) Replication
4 5 (6.49%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.19%) Clustering
5 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.19%) iSeries
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) BYOD
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Informatics
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Windows
2 19 (24.68%) Linux
3 18 (23.38%) Windows Server
4 13 (16.88%) VyOS
5 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.09%) Unix
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.90%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.30%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Network Design
2 14 (18.18%) ITIL
3 11 (14.29%) High Availability
4 9 (11.69%) Information Security
4 9 (11.69%) SDLC
5 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.39%) Project Management
6 5 (6.49%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (6.49%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.49%) Data Security
6 5 (6.49%) Information Assurance
6 5 (6.49%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (6.49%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (6.49%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.49%) Security Testing
6 5 (6.49%) Software Architecture
6 5 (6.49%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (6.49%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.60%) SQL
4 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (44.16%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (29.87%) CCNP
3 22 (28.57%) CCNA
4 5 (6.49%) CISSP
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.19%) CCNP Voice
5 4 (5.19%) CCSA
5 4 (5.19%) CCSE
5 4 (5.19%) CCVP
5 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.90%) CCENT
6 3 (3.90%) JNCIP
6 3 (3.90%) MCSE
6 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.60%) MCTS
8 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.30%) Degree
8 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (6.49%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (31.17%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.39%) XenApp
3 8 (10.39%) XenDesktop
4 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.49%) XenServer
6 3 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (5.19%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (3.90%) Nagios
2 3 (3.90%) XenMobile
3 2 (2.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) VMware
2 30 (38.96%) Avaya
3 25 (32.47%) Cisco
4 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
5 21 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 16 (20.78%) Extreme Networks
7 15 (19.48%) Dell
7 15 (19.48%) F5
8 13 (16.88%) Vyatta
9 12 (15.58%) Brocade
10 10 (12.99%) SolarWinds
11 9 (11.69%) Citrix
12 6 (7.79%) HP
12 6 (7.79%) IBM
12 6 (7.79%) Intel
12 6 (7.79%) Juniper
13 4 (5.19%) Apple
13 4 (5.19%) NetApp
13 4 (5.19%) Sage
13 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
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