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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 73 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 29 41 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.17% 3.17% 3.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.66% 18.06% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 44
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,800 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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
335 227 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.04% 17.53% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 288 188 240
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 £27,500 £28,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
North Wales +11 15 £47,000 +108.88%
South Wales -18 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Wales +18 1 - -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (82.76%) Cisco
3 41 (70.69%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (62.07%) CCNA
5 31 (53.45%) ITIL
5 31 (53.45%) Firewall
6 30 (51.72%) SLA
7 26 (44.83%) CCNP
8 25 (43.10%) CheckPoint
9 22 (37.93%) Wireless
10 21 (36.21%) Service Delivery
11 19 (32.76%) Network Management
12 17 (29.31%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (25.86%) VoIP
14 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
15 12 (20.69%) Windows
16 11 (18.97%) Lync
17 10 (17.24%) DPNSS
17 10 (17.24%) QSIG
18 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
18 9 (15.52%) ISO 9001
18 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
18 9 (15.52%) Network Security
19 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
19 8 (13.79%) PBX
19 8 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
19 8 (13.79%) Operations Management
20 7 (12.07%) VMware
20 7 (12.07%) Juniper
20 7 (12.07%) Active Directory

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (18.97%) Lync
2 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
2 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (94.83%) WAN
2 31 (53.45%) Firewall
3 22 (37.93%) Wireless
4 17 (29.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (25.86%) VoIP
6 10 (17.24%) DPNSS
6 10 (17.24%) QSIG
7 9 (15.52%) Network Security
8 8 (13.79%) PBX
9 5 (8.62%) VPN
9 5 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (6.90%) Internet
10 4 (6.90%) SAN
10 4 (6.90%) DNS
11 3 (5.17%) OSPF
11 3 (5.17%) IPsec
11 3 (5.17%) DHCP
11 3 (5.17%) BGP
12 2 (3.45%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.72%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 20 (34.48%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (1.72%) Network Specialist
7 1 (1.72%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
1 2 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.17%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.72%) UNIX
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) ITIL
2 21 (36.21%) Service Delivery
3 19 (32.76%) Network Management
4 8 (13.79%) Operations Management
5 7 (12.07%) Change Control
6 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.17%) Network Design
7 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.45%) Coaching
8 2 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.45%) Time Management
8 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.45%) Project Management
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.45%) Change Management
8 2 (3.45%) Web Development
9 1 (1.72%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.72%) Validation
9 1 (1.72%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) Ruby
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
3 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (70.69%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (62.07%) CCNA
3 26 (44.83%) CCNP
4 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
5 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
6 8 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.17%) Degree
8 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.45%) MCSE
8 2 (3.45%) MCSA
8 2 (3.45%) MCTS
8 2 (3.45%) MCITP
9 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.72%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.72%) CCIE
9 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (51.72%) SLA
2 9 (15.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) Firmware
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.72%) XenServer
5 1 (1.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) WSUS
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
1 2 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (82.76%) Cisco
2 25 (43.10%) CheckPoint
3 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.07%) VMware
4 7 (12.07%) Juniper
5 5 (8.62%) Citrix
5 5 (8.62%) McAfee
6 4 (6.90%) HP
7 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.17%) Dell
7 3 (5.17%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (5.17%) Meraki
7 3 (5.17%) F5
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec
8 2 (3.45%) Nokia
8 2 (3.45%) Lotus
8 2 (3.45%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) SAP
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle
8 2 (3.45%) BT
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + 25 days a/l, healthcare, training budget
Posted: 7 days ago