The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 43 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 63 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.80% 2.81% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.39% 16.26% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53 38 44
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
230 246 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.52% 17.29% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 173 228 294
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,450 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Wales

LAN
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +18 53 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Mid Wales - 7 - - 1
West Wales -19 3 £40,000 -20.00%
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for LAN.

1 67 (71.28%) WAN
2 41 (43.62%) Cisco
3 40 (42.55%) Firewall
4 39 (41.49%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (37.23%) Finance
6 34 (36.17%) Windows
7 33 (35.11%) VMware
8 30 (31.91%) Avaya
9 27 (28.72%) VoIP
10 26 (27.66%) CCNP
11 24 (25.53%) CCNA
11 24 (25.53%) Active Directory
12 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
12 23 (24.47%) ITIL
13 22 (23.40%) Telecoms
13 22 (23.40%) Windows Server
14 21 (22.34%) CheckPoint
15 19 (20.21%) Dell
15 19 (20.21%) Linux
15 19 (20.21%) VPN
16 18 (19.15%) MS Exchange
16 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (18.09%) SolarWinds
18 16 (17.02%) DNS
18 16 (17.02%) Extreme Networks
19 15 (15.96%) DHCP
19 15 (15.96%) SLA
19 15 (15.96%) Project Management
19 15 (15.96%) F5

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.32%) Apache
5 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.26%) JBoss
6 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.06%) IIS
8 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) IaaS
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
1 1 (1.06%) PaaS
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (71.28%) WAN
2 40 (42.55%) Firewall
3 27 (28.72%) VoIP
4 19 (20.21%) VPN
5 16 (17.02%) DNS
6 15 (15.96%) DHCP
7 12 (12.77%) WLAN
8 10 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (10.64%) MPLS
8 10 (10.64%) SAN
8 10 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (9.57%) SSL
9 9 (9.57%) VLAN
9 9 (9.57%) Wireless
10 8 (8.51%) Internet
10 8 (8.51%) Unified Communications
11 7 (7.45%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (7.45%) Structured Cabling
12 6 (6.38%) BGP
12 6 (6.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
General
1 35 (37.23%) Finance
2 22 (23.40%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.70%) Advertising
4 8 (8.51%) Banking
5 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.13%) Military
7 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.70%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) Architect
3 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) VoIP Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Administrator
4 9 (9.57%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.51%) Cisco Architect
6 7 (7.45%) Head of Infrastructure
6 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (7.45%) IT Manager
7 6 (6.38%) Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) LAN Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) Apache Flex
1 2 (2.13%) CGI
1 2 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.70%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.57%) Driving Licence
4 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
5 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (6.38%) Replication
7 5 (5.32%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (4.26%) Clustering
8 4 (4.26%) iSeries
9 3 (3.19%) Statistics
9 3 (3.19%) User Experience
10 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.06%) BYOD
10 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.06%) Informatics
10 1 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.17%) Windows
2 22 (23.40%) Windows Server
3 19 (20.21%) Linux
4 13 (13.83%) VyOS
4 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.45%) Unix
7 3 (3.19%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.06%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) ITIL
2 15 (15.96%) Network Design
2 15 (15.96%) Project Management
3 12 (12.77%) Information Security
4 11 (11.70%) High Availability
5 9 (9.57%) SDLC
6 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.45%) Coaching
7 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.38%) Service Management
9 5 (5.32%) Data Security
9 5 (5.32%) Information Assurance
9 5 (5.32%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (5.32%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.32%) Software Architecture
9 5 (5.32%) Threat Modelling
9 5 (5.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.13%) SQL
4 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (41.49%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (27.66%) CCNP
3 24 (25.53%) CCNA
4 5 (5.32%) CCVP
4 5 (5.32%) CISSP
4 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.26%) CCNP Voice
5 4 (4.26%) CCSA
5 4 (4.26%) CCSE
5 4 (4.26%) Degree
5 4 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.19%) CCENT
6 3 (3.19%) JNCIP
6 3 (3.19%) MCSE
6 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.13%) MCTS
8 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.96%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.32%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 24 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.51%) XenApp
3 8 (8.51%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.32%) XenServer
6 3 (3.19%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (4.26%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (4.26%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.19%) Nagios
3 3 (3.19%) XenMobile
4 2 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (43.62%) Cisco
2 33 (35.11%) VMware
3 30 (31.91%) Avaya
4 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
5 21 (22.34%) CheckPoint
6 19 (20.21%) Dell
7 17 (18.09%) SolarWinds
8 16 (17.02%) Extreme Networks
9 15 (15.96%) F5
10 13 (13.83%) Vyatta
11 12 (12.77%) Brocade
12 9 (9.57%) Citrix
12 9 (9.57%) HP
13 6 (6.38%) IBM
13 6 (6.38%) Intel
13 6 (6.38%) Juniper
14 4 (4.26%) Adobe
14 4 (4.26%) Apple
14 4 (4.26%) Sage
14 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
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