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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 77 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 27 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.00% 2.98% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 14.35% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 25
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
342 230 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.37% 20.80% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 265 199 233
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,850 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -15 22 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North Wales -8 4 £50,250 +32.23% 1
West Wales +16 1 - -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (91.18%) WAN
2 57 (83.82%) Cisco
3 48 (70.59%) Firewall
4 41 (60.29%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (45.59%) CCNA
6 29 (42.65%) CheckPoint
7 28 (41.18%) CCNP
8 26 (38.24%) Windows
9 23 (33.82%) ITIL
10 19 (27.94%) SLA
11 18 (26.47%) VMware
11 18 (26.47%) Service Delivery
11 18 (26.47%) Wireless
12 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 16 (23.53%) Security Cleared
13 16 (23.53%) Network Management
14 15 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (22.06%) VPN
14 15 (22.06%) Juniper
15 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
16 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (19.12%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
17 12 (17.65%) Linux
18 11 (16.18%) Citrix
18 11 (16.18%) McAfee
18 11 (16.18%) SC Cleared
19 10 (14.71%) Change Control
19 10 (14.71%) MS Office
19 10 (14.71%) VoIP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (11.76%) Lync
2 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.35%) IIS
3 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.88%) Apache
5 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (91.18%) WAN
2 48 (70.59%) Firewall
3 18 (26.47%) Wireless
4 15 (22.06%) VPN
4 15 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (19.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (14.71%) VoIP
7 9 (13.24%) SAN
8 8 (11.76%) DNS
9 7 (10.29%) Internet
9 7 (10.29%) OSPF
9 7 (10.29%) BGP
9 7 (10.29%) Network Security
10 6 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
11 5 (7.35%) DHCP
12 4 (5.88%) IPsec
13 3 (4.41%) VLAN
13 3 (4.41%) QSIG
13 3 (4.41%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.47%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Network Engineer
2 19 (27.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.82%) Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Network Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.41%) Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) HTML
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Linux
3 8 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.41%) UNIX
8 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.94%) CentOS
8 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) ITIL
2 18 (26.47%) Service Delivery
3 16 (23.53%) Network Management
4 10 (14.71%) Change Control
5 9 (13.24%) Network Design
6 5 (7.35%) Project Management
7 4 (5.88%) Time Management
8 3 (4.41%) Operations Management
8 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.94%) Web Development
9 2 (2.94%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (1.47%) Performance Testing
10 1 (1.47%) Network Architecture
10 1 (1.47%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.47%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.47%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) PHP
3 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.94%) Perl
3 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) Python
4 1 (1.47%) Ruby
4 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (60.29%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (45.59%) CCNA
3 28 (41.18%) CCNP
4 16 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 11 (16.18%) SC Cleared
6 7 (10.29%) Degree
7 4 (5.88%) JNCIS
8 3 (4.41%) MCITP
8 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.41%) CCSE
9 2 (2.94%) MCSE
9 2 (2.94%) MCSA
9 2 (2.94%) CCIE
9 2 (2.94%) MCTS
9 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.94%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.24%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.41%) XenServer
6 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.94%) Firmware
7 1 (1.47%) Samba
7 1 (1.47%) NFS
7 1 (1.47%) Squid
7 1 (1.47%) Xen
7 1 (1.47%) KVM
7 1 (1.47%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.94%) WSUS
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (83.82%) Cisco
2 29 (42.65%) CheckPoint
3 18 (26.47%) VMware
4 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (22.06%) Juniper
6 11 (16.18%) McAfee
6 11 (16.18%) Citrix
7 8 (11.76%) Blue Coat
7 8 (11.76%) F5
8 5 (7.35%) HP
9 4 (5.88%) Dell
9 4 (5.88%) Websense
9 4 (5.88%) SonicWALL
10 3 (4.41%) LANDesk
10 3 (4.41%) Lumension
10 3 (4.41%) Aruba
10 3 (4.41%) NetApp
10 3 (4.41%) EMC
11 2 (2.94%) Oracle
11 2 (2.94%) SAP
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Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
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