The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 79 54 38
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 30 55 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.17% 4.09% 4.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.66% 18.33% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 56
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £26,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
LAN
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
237 300 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.11% 22.30% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 215 268 244
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,523
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

LAN
Salary Trend in Wales

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

LAN Salary Trend in Wales

LAN
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Wales

LAN
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -38 20 £33,750 -10.00% 3
North Wales +8 7 £45,000 +91.48%
West Wales - 3 £50,000 - 2
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 55 (94.83%) WAN
2 42 (72.41%) Cisco
3 33 (56.90%) ITIL
4 30 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (43.10%) SLA
5 25 (43.10%) CCNA
6 23 (39.66%) Firewall
6 23 (39.66%) Wireless
7 20 (34.48%) Service Delivery
8 17 (29.31%) CCNP
9 15 (25.86%) CheckPoint
10 14 (24.14%) VoIP
11 13 (22.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (20.69%) Network Management
12 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 12 (20.69%) Windows
12 12 (20.69%) Citrix
13 10 (17.24%) HP
13 10 (17.24%) DPNSS
13 10 (17.24%) QSIG
13 10 (17.24%) Lync
14 9 (15.52%) VMware
14 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
14 9 (15.52%) ISO 9001
15 8 (13.79%) PBX
15 8 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (13.79%) Operations Management
16 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
16 6 (10.34%) Change Management
16 6 (10.34%) XenApp

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 10 (17.24%) Lync
2 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (94.83%) WAN
2 23 (39.66%) Firewall
2 23 (39.66%) Wireless
3 14 (24.14%) VoIP
4 13 (22.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (17.24%) QSIG
5 10 (17.24%) DPNSS
6 8 (13.79%) PBX
7 5 (8.62%) DNS
8 4 (6.90%) DHCP
8 4 (6.90%) Network Security
9 3 (5.17%) VPN
9 3 (5.17%) MPLS
10 2 (3.45%) SAN
10 2 (3.45%) Internet
10 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.72%) VLAN
11 1 (1.72%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Legal
2 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Head of IT
6 3 (5.17%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Network Support
7 2 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) AIX
3 4 (6.90%) Solaris
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) ITIL
2 20 (34.48%) Service Delivery
3 12 (20.69%) Network Management
4 8 (13.79%) Operations Management
5 6 (10.34%) Change Management
5 6 (10.34%) Coaching
6 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.90%) Project Management
7 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.90%) Change Control
8 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.72%) Performance Testing
10 1 (1.72%) Time Management
10 1 (1.72%) Product Management
10 1 (1.72%) Validation
10 1 (1.72%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (43.10%) CCNA
3 17 (29.31%) CCNP
4 8 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.45%) MCTS
7 2 (3.45%) MCITP
7 2 (3.45%) MCSE
7 2 (3.45%) MCSA
8 1 (1.72%) CCIE
8 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.10%) SLA
2 9 (15.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) XenApp
3 2 (3.45%) XenServer
3 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.45%) WSUS
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (72.41%) Cisco
2 15 (25.86%) CheckPoint
3 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.69%) Citrix
4 10 (17.24%) HP
5 9 (15.52%) VMware
6 5 (8.62%) Ruckus Wireless
6 5 (8.62%) Meraki
7 4 (6.90%) 3PAR
7 4 (6.90%) IBM
7 4 (6.90%) NetApp
7 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle
8 2 (3.45%) BT
8 2 (3.45%) Apple
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec
8 2 (3.45%) McAfee
8 2 (3.45%) Lotus
8 2 (3.45%) Avaya
8 2 (3.45%) Dell
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