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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 67 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 32 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.38% 1.87% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.41% 7.34% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 27
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £25,400 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
222 354 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.54% 25.41% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 189 292 188
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £26,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 26 £43,750 +9.37% 4
North Wales +8 4 £30,000 -38.14% 1
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 62 (80.52%) WAN
2 52 (67.53%) Firewall
3 50 (64.94%) Cisco
3 50 (64.94%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (42.86%) CCNA
5 29 (37.66%) VMware
6 26 (33.77%) Juniper
6 26 (33.77%) CheckPoint
7 24 (31.17%) CCNP
7 24 (31.17%) F5
8 23 (29.87%) Extreme Networks
9 21 (27.27%) VPN
9 21 (27.27%) Linux
10 20 (25.97%) SolarWinds
11 17 (22.08%) Finance
12 16 (20.78%) High Availability
12 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (20.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 15 (19.48%) Vyatta
13 15 (19.48%) VyOS
13 15 (19.48%) Brocade
13 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
14 14 (18.18%) DNS
14 14 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (18.18%) Driving Licence
14 14 (18.18%) Data Centre
15 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
15 13 (16.88%) CA
15 13 (16.88%) CCSA
15 13 (16.88%) CCSE

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
3 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 62 (80.52%) WAN
2 52 (67.53%) Firewall
3 21 (27.27%) VPN
4 16 (20.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
6 14 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (18.18%) DNS
7 12 (15.58%) VoIP
8 11 (14.29%) BGP
8 11 (14.29%) IPsec
9 7 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (9.09%) MPLS
9 7 (9.09%) NetScaler
9 7 (9.09%) OSPF
9 7 (9.09%) Wireless
9 7 (9.09%) WLAN
10 6 (7.79%) DHCP
10 6 (7.79%) SAN
11 5 (6.49%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (6.49%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.90%) JMeter
1 3 (3.90%) Subversion
1 3 (3.90%) TestLink
1 3 (3.90%) The Grinder
1 3 (3.90%) VersionOne
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.69%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Law
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (64.94%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Network Support
2 10 (12.99%) Network Support Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.90%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.90%) CGI
2 3 (3.90%) REST
2 3 (3.90%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 14 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 9 (11.69%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.79%) PMI
5 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.90%) CESG
6 3 (3.90%) Clustering
6 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.90%) Statistics
6 3 (3.90%) User Experience
7 2 (2.60%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 15 (19.48%) VyOS
3 12 (15.58%) Windows
4 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.49%) CatOS
6 5 (6.49%) CentOS
6 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.90%) Debian
8 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) High Availability
2 12 (15.58%) ITIL
3 11 (14.29%) Network Management
4 7 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
5 6 (7.79%) Network Design
6 5 (6.49%) Time Management
7 4 (5.19%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.90%) API Testing
8 3 (3.90%) BDD
8 3 (3.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.90%) Defect Management
8 3 (3.90%) Operations Management
8 3 (3.90%) Product Management
8 3 (3.90%) Requirements Management
8 3 (3.90%) Software Distribution
8 3 (3.90%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) C
3 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.90%) Groovy
3 3 (3.90%) Java
3 3 (3.90%) Perl
3 3 (3.90%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (64.94%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (42.86%) CCNA
3 24 (31.17%) CCNP
4 13 (16.88%) CCSA
4 13 (16.88%) CCSE
5 9 (11.69%) Degree
6 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.79%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.90%) HNC
9 2 (2.60%) CCVP
9 2 (2.60%) MCTS
9 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.30%) CCDP
10 1 (1.30%) CCIP
10 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) QA
3 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.60%) iptables
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.60%) NFS
4 2 (2.60%) Squid
4 2 (2.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (64.94%) Cisco
2 29 (37.66%) VMware
3 26 (33.77%) CheckPoint
3 26 (33.77%) Juniper
4 24 (31.17%) F5
5 23 (29.87%) Extreme Networks
6 20 (25.97%) SolarWinds
7 15 (19.48%) Brocade
7 15 (19.48%) Vyatta
8 13 (16.88%) CA
9 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
10 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.19%) Radware
11 4 (5.19%) Sage
11 4 (5.19%) TippingPoint
12 3 (3.90%) Blue Coat
12 3 (3.90%) HP
12 3 (3.90%) Intel Security
12 3 (3.90%) Perforce
12 3 (3.90%) Riverbed
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