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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 71 68 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 37 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.73% 2.30% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.17% 11.11% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 8
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +24.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £57,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
304 216 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.44% 20.73% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 240 192 196
Average salary £38,400 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £45,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -1 33 £40,000 +6.66% 4
North Wales -4 4 £29,500 -22.36%
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 72 (91.14%) WAN
2 64 (81.01%) Cisco
3 61 (77.22%) Firewall
4 44 (55.70%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (41.77%) CCNP
6 32 (40.51%) CheckPoint
7 30 (37.97%) Windows
8 25 (31.65%) CCNA
9 24 (30.38%) VPN
9 24 (30.38%) VMware
10 21 (26.58%) Wireless
10 21 (26.58%) ITIL
10 21 (26.58%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (25.32%) Juniper
12 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
13 17 (21.52%) SLA
13 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (20.25%) Network Management
14 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
14 16 (20.25%) Service Delivery
15 15 (18.99%) DNS
15 15 (18.99%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (17.72%) F5
16 14 (17.72%) Security Cleared
16 14 (17.72%) Network Design
17 12 (15.19%) VMware ESX
17 12 (15.19%) Internet
18 11 (13.92%) Finance
18 11 (13.92%) SAN
18 11 (13.92%) Linux

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (11.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (7.59%) IIS
3 4 (5.06%) Apache
4 3 (3.80%) Lync
4 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.80%) SaaS
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (91.14%) WAN
2 61 (77.22%) Firewall
3 24 (30.38%) VPN
4 21 (26.58%) Wireless
4 21 (26.58%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (18.99%) DNS
5 15 (18.99%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (15.19%) Internet
7 11 (13.92%) SAN
8 10 (12.66%) OSPF
8 10 (12.66%) BGP
9 9 (11.39%) DHCP
10 8 (10.13%) Cisco PIX
10 8 (10.13%) Network Security
10 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
11 7 (8.86%) FTP
11 7 (8.86%) MPLS
11 7 (8.86%) IPsec
12 6 (7.59%) IPv4
12 6 (7.59%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) MySQL
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Legal
3 3 (3.80%) Advertising
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 38 (48.10%) Network Engineer
2 22 (27.85%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) Administrator
4 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Network Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.80%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Escalation Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) HTML
1 2 (2.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.27%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.27%) Derivative
3 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.97%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Linux
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.59%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.53%) CentOS
6 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.53%) UNIX
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) ITIL
2 16 (20.25%) Network Management
2 16 (20.25%) Service Delivery
3 14 (17.72%) Network Design
4 8 (10.13%) Change Control
5 6 (7.59%) Time Management
6 5 (6.33%) Project Management
6 5 (6.33%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.80%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.80%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.53%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.53%) Performance Testing
9 2 (2.53%) Web Development
9 2 (2.53%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (1.27%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.27%) ERP
10 1 (1.27%) Service Management
10 1 (1.27%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) PHP
3 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.53%) Perl
4 1 (1.27%) Python
4 1 (1.27%) C#
4 1 (1.27%) Ruby
4 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (55.70%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (41.77%) CCNP
3 25 (31.65%) CCNA
4 14 (17.72%) Security Cleared
5 11 (13.92%) Degree
6 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
7 7 (8.86%) CCIE
8 4 (5.06%) JNCIS
9 3 (3.80%) CCSE
10 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.27%) CCDA
11 1 (1.27%) CCDP
11 1 (1.27%) CCIP
11 1 (1.27%) MCSE
11 1 (1.27%) MCITP
11 1 (1.27%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.27%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.52%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.19%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.80%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.80%) XenServer
6 2 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.53%) Firmware
7 1 (1.27%) NFS
7 1 (1.27%) Samba
7 1 (1.27%) KVM
7 1 (1.27%) Squid
7 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
1 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (81.01%) Cisco
2 32 (40.51%) CheckPoint
3 24 (30.38%) VMware
4 20 (25.32%) Juniper
5 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
6 14 (17.72%) F5
7 9 (11.39%) McAfee
7 9 (11.39%) Citrix
8 8 (10.13%) Blue Coat
9 7 (8.86%) NetApp
10 6 (7.59%) HP
11 4 (5.06%) LANDesk
11 4 (5.06%) SonicWALL
11 4 (5.06%) Websense
12 3 (3.80%) Dell
12 3 (3.80%) EMC
12 3 (3.80%) Lumension
12 3 (3.80%) Aruba
12 3 (3.80%) Google
13 2 (2.53%) Brocade
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