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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 59 39 78
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +39
Permanent jobs citing LAN 44 68 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.38% 5.15% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.38% 23.78% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 64 11
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £57,500 £42,500
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
306 286 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.50% 21.65% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 268 258 240
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 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 19 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 19 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 -11 41 £37,500 +7.14% 3
West Wales +4 2 £21,000 +15.86%
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 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 85 (90.43%) WAN
2 77 (81.91%) Cisco
3 69 (73.40%) Firewall
4 67 (71.28%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (61.70%) CCNP
6 38 (40.43%) BGP
7 33 (35.11%) Microsoft
8 31 (32.98%) VPN
8 31 (32.98%) F5
9 30 (31.91%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (31.91%) CheckPoint
10 29 (30.85%) ITIL
11 28 (29.79%) VMware
12 27 (28.72%) CCNA
13 24 (25.53%) Windows
14 23 (24.47%) Juniper
15 22 (23.40%) MPLS
16 21 (22.34%) OSPF
16 21 (22.34%) Cisco PIX
17 20 (21.28%) Load Balancing
17 20 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (21.28%) SLA
18 19 (20.21%) Wireless
19 17 (18.09%) Network Design
20 16 (17.02%) DHCP
21 15 (15.96%) Linux
21 15 (15.96%) MS Office
21 15 (15.96%) Internet
21 15 (15.96%) HSRP
21 15 (15.96%) Network Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (5.32%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.26%) Apache
2 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.26%) Lync
3 3 (3.19%) IIS
3 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.06%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) MS Office
2 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (90.43%) WAN
2 69 (73.40%) Firewall
3 38 (40.43%) BGP
4 31 (32.98%) VPN
5 30 (31.91%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (23.40%) MPLS
7 21 (22.34%) OSPF
7 21 (22.34%) Cisco PIX
8 20 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (20.21%) Wireless
10 16 (17.02%) DHCP
11 15 (15.96%) Internet
11 15 (15.96%) HSRP
12 12 (12.77%) EIGRP
12 12 (12.77%) DNS
12 12 (12.77%) TCP/IP
13 11 (11.70%) IPsec
14 10 (10.64%) SAN
14 10 (10.64%) VoIP
15 9 (9.57%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) MySQL
1 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) OLAP
2 1 (1.06%) OLTP
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (11.70%) Advertising
2 10 (10.64%) Finance
3 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.38%) Retail
3 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (44.68%) Network Engineer
2 20 (21.28%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (13.83%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (9.57%) Escalation Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Network Support
6 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.32%) Network Team Leader
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Network Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) Operations Team Leader
7 5 (5.32%) Network Operations Team Leader
8 4 (4.26%) IT Support
8 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.19%) Statistics
3 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.06%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.53%) Windows
2 15 (15.96%) Linux
3 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.45%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.38%) UNIX
6 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.13%) AIX
9 2 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) ITIL
2 20 (21.28%) Load Balancing
3 17 (18.09%) Network Design
4 15 (15.96%) Network Management
5 14 (14.89%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.51%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.26%) Change Management
8 4 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (4.26%) Service Management
9 3 (3.19%) Data Management
9 3 (3.19%) ERP
9 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.19%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.13%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.13%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.06%) Change Control
11 1 (1.06%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) Python
2 2 (2.13%) AWK
2 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.13%) C
2 2 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (71.28%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (61.70%) CCNP
3 27 (28.72%) CCNA
4 10 (10.64%) CCIP
5 9 (9.57%) CCSE
5 9 (9.57%) JNCIS
6 8 (8.51%) CCIE
7 7 (7.45%) Degree
8 6 (6.38%) CCDP
9 5 (5.32%) SAP Certification
10 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.19%) CCDA
11 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.06%) CCENT
12 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.28%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.32%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.32%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.06%) vSphere
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.06%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.06%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 77 (81.91%) Cisco
2 33 (35.11%) Microsoft
3 31 (32.98%) F5
4 30 (31.91%) CheckPoint
5 28 (29.79%) VMware
6 23 (24.47%) Juniper
7 12 (12.77%) Blue Coat
8 9 (9.57%) Aruba
8 9 (9.57%) Websense
8 9 (9.57%) HP
9 8 (8.51%) SonicWALL
10 7 (7.45%) Lumension
10 7 (7.45%) SolarWinds
10 7 (7.45%) McAfee
10 7 (7.45%) NetApp
11 6 (6.38%) Avaya
12 5 (5.32%) SAP
13 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
14 3 (3.19%) Meraki
14 3 (3.19%) JBoss
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