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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 69 86 48
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -38
Permanent jobs citing LAN 24 15 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.15% 1.21% 4.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.27% 5.54% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 41
Median salary £36,428 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.93% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £24,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,500 £51,500
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
213 271 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.07% 21.80% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 189 238 178
Median salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +11 15 £36,000 -7.69% 5
Newport +1 6 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Bridgend -3 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 £27,500 -
LAN
Wales

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 55 (82.09%) WAN
2 44 (65.67%) Firewall
3 36 (53.73%) Cisco
4 34 (50.75%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (43.28%) VMware
6 26 (38.81%) CCNA
7 24 (35.82%) Juniper
8 22 (32.84%) CheckPoint
9 21 (31.34%) Linux
10 19 (28.36%) Finance
10 19 (28.36%) F5
11 18 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (25.37%) SolarWinds
12 17 (25.37%) Extreme Networks
13 16 (23.88%) Windows
13 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
14 15 (22.39%) VPN
14 15 (22.39%) CCNP
15 14 (20.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 14 (20.90%) Brocade
16 13 (19.40%) Vyatta
16 13 (19.40%) VyOS
16 13 (19.40%) Driving Licence
17 12 (17.91%) CCSE
17 12 (17.91%) CA
17 12 (17.91%) CCSA
18 11 (16.42%) DNS
18 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
18 11 (16.42%) VoIP
18 11 (16.42%) High Availability

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 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.99%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) IaaS
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (82.09%) WAN
2 44 (65.67%) Firewall
3 15 (22.39%) VPN
4 14 (20.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (16.42%) DNS
5 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
5 11 (16.42%) VoIP
6 10 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (13.43%) SAN
7 9 (13.43%) WLAN
8 8 (11.94%) NetScaler
9 7 (10.45%) SSL
10 6 (8.96%) Wireless
11 5 (7.46%) BGP
11 5 (7.46%) OSPF
11 5 (7.46%) VLAN
12 4 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (5.97%) Internet
12 4 (5.97%) Network Security
12 4 (5.97%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) MySQL
1 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.48%) JMeter
1 3 (4.48%) Subversion
1 3 (4.48%) TestLink
1 3 (4.48%) The Grinder
1 3 (4.48%) VersionOne
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Advertising
3 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.45%) IT Manager
3 6 (8.96%) Administrator
3 6 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.46%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.97%) Head of IT
5 4 (5.97%) IT Programme Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Network Support
6 3 (4.48%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) IT Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) REST
3 2 (2.99%) CGI
3 2 (2.99%) CSS
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.49%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Driving Licence
2 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Client/Server
4 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.96%) Replication
5 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.48%) Clustering
6 3 (4.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (4.48%) PMI
6 3 (4.48%) Statistics
6 3 (4.48%) User Experience
7 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.49%) BYOD
7 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.49%) Informatics
7 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Linux
2 16 (23.88%) Windows
3 13 (19.40%) VyOS
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
6 5 (7.46%) CentOS
7 4 (5.97%) CatOS
8 3 (4.48%) Debian
8 3 (4.48%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.99%) Unix
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) High Availability
2 10 (14.93%) ITIL
3 7 (10.45%) Network Management
3 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.96%) Project Management
5 5 (7.46%) SDLC
5 5 (7.46%) Time Management
6 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.97%) Coaching
6 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.97%) CRM
6 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.97%) Network Design
6 4 (5.97%) People Management
6 4 (5.97%) Quality Management
6 4 (5.97%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (4.48%) BDD
7 3 (4.48%) Product Management
7 3 (4.48%) Scrum
7 3 (4.48%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.48%) C
2 3 (4.48%) Groovy
2 3 (4.48%) Java
2 3 (4.48%) Perl
2 3 (4.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (50.75%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (38.81%) CCNA
3 15 (22.39%) CCNP
4 12 (17.91%) CCSA
4 12 (17.91%) CCSE
5 4 (5.97%) Degree
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.99%) MCTS
7 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) CCENT
8 1 (1.49%) CISSP
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.49%) MCSE
8 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.48%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.99%) iptables
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.99%) NFS
6 2 (2.99%) Squid
6 2 (2.99%) XenApp
6 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.99%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.99%) WSUS
2 2 (2.99%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Cisco
2 29 (43.28%) VMware
3 24 (35.82%) Juniper
4 22 (32.84%) CheckPoint
5 19 (28.36%) F5
6 17 (25.37%) Extreme Networks
6 17 (25.37%) SolarWinds
7 14 (20.90%) Brocade
8 13 (19.40%) Vyatta
9 12 (17.91%) CA
10 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.96%) Dell
11 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
12 5 (7.46%) Sage
13 4 (5.97%) Adobe
13 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (4.48%) Avaya
14 3 (4.48%) Citrix
14 3 (4.48%) IBM
14 3 (4.48%) Perforce
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