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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 79 55 72
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Permanent jobs citing LAN 28 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.03% 3.00% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.86% 14.08% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 17
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +38.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £57,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
316 213 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.90% 21.32% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 248 183 230
Average salary £38,000 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.43% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -22 24 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North Wales -10 4 £29,500 -22.36%
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 68 (90.67%) WAN
2 62 (82.67%) Cisco
3 56 (74.67%) Firewall
4 41 (54.67%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (45.33%) CheckPoint
6 32 (42.67%) CCNP
7 27 (36.00%) Windows
8 25 (33.33%) CCNA
9 23 (30.67%) VPN
9 23 (30.67%) ITIL
10 21 (28.00%) VMware
11 20 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (25.33%) Service Delivery
12 19 (25.33%) Wireless
12 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
12 19 (25.33%) Juniper
13 18 (24.00%) SLA
14 17 (22.67%) Network Management
15 16 (21.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
16 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
18 13 (17.33%) Network Design
18 13 (17.33%) F5
18 13 (17.33%) Citrix
19 12 (16.00%) DNS
19 12 (16.00%) MS Office
20 11 (14.67%) Linux
20 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
20 11 (14.67%) McAfee

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (10.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (8.00%) IIS
3 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.67%) Lync
4 4 (5.33%) Apache
5 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) MS Office
2 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (90.67%) WAN
2 56 (74.67%) Firewall
3 23 (30.67%) VPN
4 20 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (25.33%) Wireless
6 16 (21.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (16.00%) DNS
8 11 (14.67%) Internet
9 10 (13.33%) SAN
10 9 (12.00%) OSPF
11 8 (10.67%) BGP
11 8 (10.67%) Network Security
12 7 (9.33%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
13 6 (8.00%) IPsec
13 6 (8.00%) MPLS
13 6 (8.00%) IPv4
13 6 (8.00%) IPv6
13 6 (8.00%) DHCP
13 6 (8.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) Big Data
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 21 (28.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Administrator
5 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.67%) Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Network Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) HTML
1 2 (2.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.33%) Derivative
3 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.00%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
3 8 (10.67%) Windows XP
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.67%) CentOS
7 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.67%) UNIX
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) ITIL
2 19 (25.33%) Service Delivery
3 17 (22.67%) Network Management
4 13 (17.33%) Network Design
5 8 (10.67%) Change Control
6 6 (8.00%) Time Management
7 5 (6.67%) Project Management
8 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.00%) Software Deployment
9 3 (4.00%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.67%) Web Development
10 2 (2.67%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.67%) Performance Testing
11 1 (1.33%) Project Planning
11 1 (1.33%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (1.33%) Mobile Marketing
11 1 (1.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) PHP
3 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.67%) Perl
3 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.33%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) Python
4 1 (1.33%) Ruby
4 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (54.67%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (42.67%) CCNP
3 25 (33.33%) CCNA
4 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (13.33%) Degree
6 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.67%) CCIE
8 4 (5.33%) JNCIS
9 3 (4.00%) MCITP
9 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.00%) CCSE
10 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.67%) MCTS
10 2 (2.67%) MCSE
10 2 (2.67%) MCSA
10 2 (2.67%) VCP4
10 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.33%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.33%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.67%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.00%) XenServer
5 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.67%) Firmware
7 1 (1.33%) Samba
7 1 (1.33%) NFS
7 1 (1.33%) Squid
7 1 (1.33%) Xen
7 1 (1.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.67%) WSUS
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (82.67%) Cisco
2 34 (45.33%) CheckPoint
3 21 (28.00%) VMware
4 19 (25.33%) Juniper
4 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.33%) Citrix
5 13 (17.33%) F5
6 11 (14.67%) McAfee
7 8 (10.67%) Blue Coat
8 6 (8.00%) HP
9 4 (5.33%) Dell
9 4 (5.33%) Websense
9 4 (5.33%) NetApp
9 4 (5.33%) LANDesk
9 4 (5.33%) SonicWALL
10 3 (4.00%) Aruba
10 3 (4.00%) Google
10 3 (4.00%) Lumension
10 3 (4.00%) EMC
11 2 (2.67%) Oracle
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