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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 33 79
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +46
Permanent jobs citing LAN 45 73 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.49% 5.65% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.38% 24.58% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 41 68 10
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
313 297 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.24% 23.01% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 274 265 221
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 42 £37,500 +7.14% 3
West Wales +3 2 £21,000 +16.66% 1
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 83 (91.21%) WAN
2 75 (82.42%) Cisco
3 68 (74.73%) Firewall
4 64 (70.33%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (60.44%) CCNP
6 37 (40.66%) BGP
7 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
8 31 (34.07%) CheckPoint
9 30 (32.97%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (31.87%) F5
10 29 (31.87%) VMware
10 29 (31.87%) VPN
11 27 (29.67%) CCNA
12 26 (28.57%) ITIL
13 25 (27.47%) Windows
14 22 (24.18%) MPLS
15 21 (23.08%) Juniper
16 20 (21.98%) SLA
16 20 (21.98%) OSPF
16 20 (21.98%) Cisco PIX
17 19 (20.88%) Load Balancing
17 19 (20.88%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (19.78%) Wireless
19 17 (18.68%) DHCP
20 15 (16.48%) Linux
20 15 (16.48%) Internet
20 15 (16.48%) HSRP
20 15 (16.48%) Network Management
21 14 (15.38%) MS Office
22 13 (14.29%) TCP/IP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
1 5 (5.49%) Lync
2 4 (4.40%) Apache
2 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.30%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.10%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Office
2 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (91.21%) WAN
2 68 (74.73%) Firewall
3 37 (40.66%) BGP
4 30 (32.97%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (31.87%) VPN
6 22 (24.18%) MPLS
7 20 (21.98%) OSPF
7 20 (21.98%) Cisco PIX
8 19 (20.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (19.78%) Wireless
10 17 (18.68%) DHCP
11 15 (16.48%) Internet
11 15 (16.48%) HSRP
12 13 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 12 (13.19%) DNS
14 11 (12.09%) SAN
14 11 (12.09%) EIGRP
14 11 (12.09%) IPsec
15 10 (10.99%) VoIP
16 9 (9.89%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) MySQL
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) OLAP
2 1 (1.10%) OLTP
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (10.99%) Advertising
2 8 (8.79%) Finance
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
3 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 21 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (9.89%) Network Support
4 9 (9.89%) Escalation Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.49%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 5 (5.49%) Operations Team Leader
7 5 (5.49%) Network Team Leader
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Network Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) IT Support
8 4 (4.40%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.30%) Statistics
2 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.10%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) Windows
2 15 (16.48%) Linux
3 9 (9.89%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.59%) UNIX
6 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.20%) CentOS
9 2 (2.20%) AIX
10 1 (1.10%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) ITIL
2 19 (20.88%) Load Balancing
3 15 (16.48%) Network Management
4 13 (14.29%) Network Design
4 13 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.79%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.49%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.40%) Change Management
7 4 (4.40%) Service Management
7 4 (4.40%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (3.30%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.30%) Data Management
8 3 (3.30%) ERP
8 3 (3.30%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.20%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.20%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.10%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.10%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.10%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.10%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) Python
2 2 (2.20%) AWK
2 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.20%) C
2 2 (2.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (70.33%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (60.44%) CCNP
3 27 (29.67%) CCNA
4 10 (10.99%) CCIP
5 9 (9.89%) CCSE
5 9 (9.89%) JNCIS
6 7 (7.69%) Degree
6 7 (7.69%) CCIE
7 5 (5.49%) CCDP
7 5 (5.49%) SAP Certification
8 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.20%) CCDA
9 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.10%) MCSE
10 1 (1.10%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.98%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.49%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.49%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.10%) vSphere
5 1 (1.10%) UAG
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.10%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 75 (82.42%) Cisco
2 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
3 31 (34.07%) CheckPoint
4 29 (31.87%) VMware
4 29 (31.87%) F5
5 21 (23.08%) Juniper
6 12 (13.19%) Blue Coat
7 10 (10.99%) HP
8 9 (9.89%) Websense
8 9 (9.89%) SonicWALL
8 9 (9.89%) Aruba
9 7 (7.69%) Lumension
9 7 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 7 (7.69%) McAfee
9 7 (7.69%) NetApp
9 7 (7.69%) Avaya
10 5 (5.49%) SAP
11 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.30%) Meraki
12 3 (3.30%) JBoss
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