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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 76 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 24 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.73% 2.65% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.78% 13.39% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 39
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £29,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
354 239 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.58% 19.78% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 287 203 260
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 £28,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -18 16 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North Wales - 7 £47,000 -
West Wales +17 1 - -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 59 (92.19%) WAN
2 55 (85.94%) Cisco
3 45 (70.31%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (67.19%) Firewall
5 37 (57.81%) CCNA
6 29 (45.31%) CCNP
7 28 (43.75%) CheckPoint
8 27 (42.19%) ITIL
9 25 (39.06%) SLA
10 21 (32.81%) Windows
11 20 (31.25%) Service Delivery
12 18 (28.13%) Network Management
13 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
13 17 (26.56%) Wireless
14 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
14 15 (23.44%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (20.31%) VoIP
15 13 (20.31%) VMware
16 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
16 12 (18.75%) Juniper
16 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
17 11 (17.19%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (17.19%) Lync
17 11 (17.19%) Linux
17 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
18 10 (15.63%) Citrix
18 10 (15.63%) McAfee
18 10 (15.63%) Change Control
18 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
19 9 (14.06%) VPN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (17.19%) Lync
2 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.25%) IIS
3 4 (6.25%) Apache
3 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (92.19%) WAN
2 43 (67.19%) Firewall
3 17 (26.56%) Wireless
4 15 (23.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (20.31%) VoIP
6 11 (17.19%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (14.06%) VPN
8 7 (10.94%) QSIG
8 7 (10.94%) DPNSS
8 7 (10.94%) Network Security
9 6 (9.38%) OSPF
9 6 (9.38%) BGP
9 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
9 6 (9.38%) SAN
9 6 (9.38%) PBX
10 5 (7.81%) DNS
10 5 (7.81%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (6.25%) IPsec
11 4 (6.25%) Internet
12 3 (4.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.56%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Network Engineer
2 20 (31.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) HTML
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Linux
3 7 (10.94%) Windows XP
4 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.69%) UNIX
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.13%) CentOS
8 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) ITIL
2 20 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 18 (28.13%) Network Management
4 10 (15.63%) Change Control
5 7 (10.94%) Network Design
6 6 (9.38%) Operations Management
7 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.69%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.13%) Web Development
8 2 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.56%) Time Management
9 1 (1.56%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.56%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.56%) Change Management
9 1 (1.56%) Security Management
9 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) PHP
3 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.13%) Perl
3 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) Ruby
4 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (70.31%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (57.81%) CCNA
3 29 (45.31%) CCNP
4 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
5 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 6 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.69%) MCITP
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.69%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.13%) MCTS
8 2 (3.13%) Degree
8 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.13%) CCSE
8 2 (3.13%) MCSE
8 2 (3.13%) MCSA
8 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.56%) CCIE
9 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (39.06%) SLA
2 7 (10.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.69%) XenServer
5 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.13%) Firmware
6 1 (1.56%) Samba
6 1 (1.56%) NFS
6 1 (1.56%) Squid
6 1 (1.56%) Xen
6 1 (1.56%) KVM
6 1 (1.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.13%) WSUS
1 2 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (85.94%) Cisco
2 28 (43.75%) CheckPoint
3 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.31%) VMware
5 12 (18.75%) Juniper
6 10 (15.63%) McAfee
6 10 (15.63%) Citrix
7 7 (10.94%) Blue Coat
7 7 (10.94%) F5
8 4 (6.25%) Dell
9 3 (4.69%) EMC
9 3 (4.69%) Websense
9 3 (4.69%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.13%) Aruba
10 2 (3.13%) Brocade
10 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
10 2 (3.13%) Lumension
10 2 (3.13%) BT
10 2 (3.13%) Symantec
10 2 (3.13%) NetApp
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