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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 46 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +39
Permanent jobs citing LAN 46 58 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.60% 4.31% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.44% 21.48% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 10
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £24,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £57,500 £37,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
298 270 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.30% 20.07% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 265 243 262
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,775 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 October 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 October 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 +1 43 £37,500 +13.63% 7
West Wales +6 2 £21,000 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 86 (90.53%) WAN
2 81 (85.26%) Cisco
3 75 (78.95%) Firewall
4 67 (70.53%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (58.95%) CCNP
6 37 (38.95%) BGP
7 36 (37.89%) VPN
8 33 (34.74%) CheckPoint
9 32 (33.68%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (32.63%) F5
11 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
12 27 (28.42%) CCNA
12 27 (28.42%) VMware
13 24 (25.26%) MPLS
13 24 (25.26%) Windows
14 23 (24.21%) ITIL
15 22 (23.16%) Juniper
15 22 (23.16%) Load Balancing
16 21 (22.11%) Cisco Nexus
16 21 (22.11%) SLA
16 21 (22.11%) OSPF
17 20 (21.05%) Wireless
17 20 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
18 19 (20.00%) Internet
19 18 (18.95%) DHCP
20 17 (17.89%) Network Design
21 16 (16.84%) Network Management
21 16 (16.84%) DNS
22 15 (15.79%) Linux
22 15 (15.79%) MS Office

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.21%) IIS
2 4 (4.21%) Apache
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.11%) Lync
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) MS Office
2 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (90.53%) WAN
2 75 (78.95%) Firewall
3 37 (38.95%) BGP
4 36 (37.89%) VPN
5 32 (33.68%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (25.26%) MPLS
7 21 (22.11%) OSPF
7 21 (22.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
8 20 (21.05%) Wireless
9 19 (20.00%) Internet
10 18 (18.95%) DHCP
11 16 (16.84%) DNS
12 15 (15.79%) HSRP
13 13 (13.68%) IPsec
14 11 (11.58%) EIGRP
14 11 (11.58%) TCP/IP
15 10 (10.53%) SAN
16 8 (8.42%) VoIP
16 8 (8.42%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) MySQL
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) OLAP
2 1 (1.05%) OLTP
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (11.58%) Advertising
2 10 (10.53%) Finance
3 6 (6.32%) Retail
4 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (44.21%) Network Engineer
2 21 (22.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (9.47%) Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Escalation Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Network Support
6 5 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 5 (5.26%) Network Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) Senior Network Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) Network Team Leader
6 5 (5.26%) Operations Team Leader
6 5 (5.26%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 4 (4.21%) IT Support
7 4 (4.21%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.16%) Statistics
3 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.05%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.26%) Windows
2 15 (15.79%) Linux
3 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.37%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.26%) UNIX
6 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.11%) CentOS
8 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) ITIL
2 22 (23.16%) Load Balancing
3 17 (17.89%) Network Design
4 16 (16.84%) Network Management
5 12 (12.63%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.42%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (3.16%) Time Management
9 3 (3.16%) Change Management
9 3 (3.16%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.11%) Project Management
10 2 (2.11%) Service Management
10 2 (2.11%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.11%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.11%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.11%) Software Deployment
10 2 (2.11%) Network Architecture
11 1 (1.05%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.32%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) Python
2 2 (2.11%) AWK
2 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.11%) C
2 2 (2.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (70.53%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (58.95%) CCNP
3 27 (28.42%) CCNA
4 10 (10.53%) CCIP
4 10 (10.53%) CCIE
4 10 (10.53%) Degree
5 9 (9.47%) CCSE
5 9 (9.47%) JNCIS
6 6 (6.32%) CCDP
7 5 (5.26%) SAP Certification
8 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.05%) CCENT
9 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.05%) MCSE
9 1 (1.05%) CCDA
9 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.11%) SLA
2 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.32%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.26%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.05%) vSphere
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 81 (85.26%) Cisco
2 33 (34.74%) CheckPoint
3 31 (32.63%) F5
4 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
5 27 (28.42%) VMware
6 22 (23.16%) Juniper
7 10 (10.53%) Blue Coat
8 9 (9.47%) Websense
9 8 (8.42%) NetApp
9 8 (8.42%) HP
10 7 (7.37%) McAfee
10 7 (7.37%) SonicWALL
10 7 (7.37%) SolarWinds
10 7 (7.37%) Aruba
10 7 (7.37%) Lumension
11 6 (6.32%) Avaya
12 5 (5.26%) SAP
13 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
14 3 (3.16%) JBoss
14 3 (3.16%) Meraki
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