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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 64 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Permanent jobs citing LAN 38 48 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.72% 3.71% 5.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.45% 14.63% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 45 65
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £23,700 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
231 328 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.56% 25.37% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 213 295 265
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -22 32 £37,500 - 4
West Wales +9 4 £50,000 +138.09%
North Wales +3 2 £47,500 +93.87%
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 62 (93.94%) WAN
2 43 (65.15%) Cisco
3 31 (46.97%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (40.91%) ITIL
4 27 (40.91%) Firewall
5 26 (39.39%) Wireless
6 23 (34.85%) SLA
6 23 (34.85%) CCNA
7 18 (27.27%) CCNP
8 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
9 14 (21.21%) Service Delivery
9 14 (21.21%) CheckPoint
10 13 (19.70%) Network Management
10 13 (19.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (18.18%) MPLS
11 12 (18.18%) VoIP
11 12 (18.18%) DNS
12 11 (16.67%) Windows
13 10 (15.15%) VPN
13 10 (15.15%) DPNSS
13 10 (15.15%) HP
13 10 (15.15%) QSIG
13 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
14 9 (13.64%) Operations Management
14 9 (13.64%) VMware
14 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
14 9 (13.64%) ISO 9001
15 8 (12.12%) PBX
15 8 (12.12%) Citrix
15 8 (12.12%) ITIL Certification

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (12.12%) Lync
2 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (93.94%) WAN
2 27 (40.91%) Firewall
3 26 (39.39%) Wireless
4 13 (19.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (18.18%) VoIP
5 12 (18.18%) DNS
5 12 (18.18%) MPLS
6 10 (15.15%) VPN
6 10 (15.15%) QSIG
6 10 (15.15%) DPNSS
7 8 (12.12%) OSPF
7 8 (12.12%) PBX
8 7 (10.61%) DHCP
8 7 (10.61%) BGP
9 6 (9.09%) IPsec
10 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (7.58%) Network Security
10 5 (7.58%) Internet
11 4 (6.06%) IPv4
11 4 (6.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.61%) Finance
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.06%) Architect
5 4 (6.06%) Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.55%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Head of IT
7 2 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Professional Services Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Network Support
7 2 (3.03%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Web Services
1 4 (6.06%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) IPTV
4 2 (3.03%) DTV
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) AIX
3 4 (6.06%) Solaris
3 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) ITIL
2 14 (21.21%) Service Delivery
3 13 (19.70%) Network Management
4 9 (13.64%) Operations Management
5 8 (12.12%) Problem Management
6 7 (10.61%) Load Balancing
7 6 (9.09%) Change Management
7 6 (9.09%) Change Control
8 5 (7.58%) Capacity Management
8 5 (7.58%) Coaching
9 4 (6.06%) Project Management
9 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
10 3 (4.55%) DDoS Mitigation
10 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.03%) Cyber Security
11 2 (3.03%) Performance Engineering
11 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Ruby
2 2 (3.03%) Korn
2 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.03%) C++
2 2 (3.03%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (46.97%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (34.85%) CCNA
3 18 (27.27%) CCNP
4 8 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.03%) ISEB
8 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.52%) Degree
9 1 (1.52%) CCENT
9 1 (1.52%) CCSA
9 1 (1.52%) CCSE
9 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.52%) MCSE
9 1 (1.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (34.85%) SLA
2 9 (13.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) XenApp
2 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) XenServer
3 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (65.15%) Cisco
2 14 (21.21%) CheckPoint
3 10 (15.15%) HP
4 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.64%) VMware
5 8 (12.12%) Citrix
6 6 (9.09%) Juniper
7 5 (7.58%) F5
7 5 (7.58%) Ruckus Wireless
7 5 (7.58%) Meraki
8 4 (6.06%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.06%) NetApp
8 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.06%) Oracle
8 4 (6.06%) IBM
9 2 (3.03%) Avaya
9 2 (3.03%) Apple
9 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.52%) Aastra
10 1 (1.52%) Veeam
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