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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 61 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 46 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.49% 2.44% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.69% 10.51% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 24
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £28,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
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
260 314 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.71% 23.21% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 230 241 185
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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 +20 45 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North Wales +8 1 £40,000 +35.59% 1
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 76 (89.41%) WAN
2 58 (68.24%) Firewall
3 53 (62.35%) Cisco
4 48 (56.47%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (41.18%) VPN
6 31 (36.47%) Telecoms
7 30 (35.29%) Juniper
8 28 (32.94%) CCNP
9 26 (30.59%) CCNA
9 26 (30.59%) VMware
10 25 (29.41%) CheckPoint
11 24 (28.24%) F5
11 24 (28.24%) Data Centre
12 22 (25.88%) Finance
13 21 (24.71%) DNS
13 21 (24.71%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (23.53%) SolarWinds
14 20 (23.53%) Wireless
15 19 (22.35%) Network Management
16 18 (21.18%) BGP
17 17 (20.00%) IPsec
17 17 (20.00%) MPLS
18 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (18.82%) Load Balancing
19 15 (17.65%) OSPF
19 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
19 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
19 15 (17.65%) Linux
20 14 (16.47%) High Availability
21 13 (15.29%) Windows Server

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.35%) Apache
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.06%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 76 (89.41%) WAN
2 58 (68.24%) Firewall
3 35 (41.18%) VPN
4 21 (24.71%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (24.71%) DNS
5 20 (23.53%) Wireless
6 18 (21.18%) BGP
7 17 (20.00%) IPsec
7 17 (20.00%) MPLS
8 15 (17.65%) OSPF
8 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 12 (14.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 12 (14.12%) VoIP
10 10 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (11.76%) NetScaler
10 10 (11.76%) WLAN
11 9 (10.59%) DHCP
12 8 (9.41%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (9.41%) EIGRP
12 8 (9.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) MySQL
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
General
1 31 (36.47%) Telecoms
2 22 (25.88%) Finance
3 8 (9.41%) Advertising
3 8 (9.41%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (75.29%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.12%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) LAN Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) WAN Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Network Support
4 9 (10.59%) Network Support Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.24%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.94%) Driving Licence
3 10 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.59%) Client/Server
5 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.88%) PMI
7 3 (3.53%) CESG
7 3 (3.53%) Clustering
8 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.35%) Replication
9 1 (1.18%) DTV
9 1 (1.18%) IPTV
9 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Windows Server
3 12 (14.12%) VyOS
4 8 (9.41%) CatOS
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.35%) CentOS
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Network Management
2 16 (18.82%) Load Balancing
3 14 (16.47%) High Availability
4 12 (14.12%) Change Control
5 10 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
6 9 (10.59%) Capacity Management
6 9 (10.59%) Problem Management
7 8 (9.41%) Time Management
7 8 (9.41%) WAN Optimisation
8 7 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (8.24%) ITIL
9 4 (4.71%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.53%) Network Design
10 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.53%) Requirements Management
10 3 (3.53%) Software Distribution
10 3 (3.53%) Supplier Management
11 2 (2.35%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) C
3 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.18%) C++
3 1 (1.18%) Java
3 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.18%) Korn
3 1 (1.18%) Perl
3 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (56.47%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (32.94%) CCNP
3 26 (30.59%) CCNA
4 12 (14.12%) CCSA
4 12 (14.12%) CCSE
4 12 (14.12%) Degree
5 5 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.53%) HNC
8 2 (2.35%) MCSE
8 2 (2.35%) MCTS
8 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.18%) CCDP
9 1 (1.18%) CCIE
9 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.18%) MCITP
9 1 (1.18%) MCP
9 1 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) iptables
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.35%) NFS
4 2 (2.35%) Squid
4 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) XenApp
5 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) WSUS
2 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (62.35%) Cisco
2 30 (35.29%) Juniper
3 26 (30.59%) VMware
4 25 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 24 (28.24%) F5
6 20 (23.53%) SolarWinds
7 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 12 (14.12%) Brocade
8 12 (14.12%) Vyatta
9 11 (12.94%) CA
10 4 (4.71%) Citrix
10 4 (4.71%) Radware
10 4 (4.71%) TippingPoint
11 3 (3.53%) Apple
11 3 (3.53%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.53%) HP
11 3 (3.53%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.53%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.35%) Dell
12 2 (2.35%) EMC
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