The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
UK / Wales
Rank 58 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 40 44 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.62% 3.55% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.54% 18.33% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 34
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £38,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £49,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
163 240 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.76% 19.37% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 127 210 230
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +8.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,150 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

LAN Salary Histogram in Wales

LAN
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 28 £36,500 -18.88% 3
North Wales +3 7 £24,500 -38.75% 1
West Wales - 3 £45,000 -
Mid Wales - 2 - -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for LAN.

1 67 (68.37%) WAN
2 43 (43.88%) Cisco
3 42 (42.86%) Windows
4 41 (41.84%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (39.80%) Avaya
6 36 (36.73%) Telecoms
7 35 (35.71%) Firewall
7 35 (35.71%) VMware
8 33 (33.67%) CCNP
8 33 (33.67%) Windows Server
9 31 (31.63%) Finance
10 30 (30.61%) Microsoft
11 29 (29.59%) DNS
12 27 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (26.53%) CheckPoint
14 25 (25.51%) DHCP
15 24 (24.49%) Internet
15 24 (24.49%) F5
16 23 (23.47%) MPLS
16 23 (23.47%) Active Directory
17 22 (22.45%) MS Exchange
17 22 (22.45%) VPN
17 22 (22.45%) ITIL
18 21 (21.43%) Linux
19 19 (19.39%) Office 365
19 19 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (18.37%) VoIP
21 17 (17.35%) Unified Communications
21 17 (17.35%) Hyper-V
21 17 (17.35%) SolarWinds

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (22.45%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.10%) Apache
5 5 (5.10%) JBoss
6 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.39%) Office 365
2 6 (6.12%) IaaS
2 6 (6.12%) PaaS
3 5 (5.10%) SaaS
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (68.37%) WAN
2 35 (35.71%) Firewall
3 29 (29.59%) DNS
4 25 (25.51%) DHCP
5 24 (24.49%) Internet
6 23 (23.47%) MPLS
7 22 (22.45%) VPN
8 18 (18.37%) VoIP
9 17 (17.35%) Unified Communications
10 15 (15.31%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (13.27%) BGP
11 13 (13.27%) OSPF
12 12 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (10.20%) BIG-IP
13 10 (10.20%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (10.20%) IPsec
13 10 (10.20%) Structured Cabling
14 7 (7.14%) SSL
14 7 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) MySQL
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 36 (36.73%) Telecoms
2 31 (31.63%) Finance
3 15 (15.31%) Banking
4 12 (12.24%) Advertising
5 5 (5.10%) Retail
6 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.04%) Back Office
8 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Network Engineer
2 17 (17.35%) Architect
3 15 (15.31%) Cisco Architect
3 15 (15.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (15.31%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Head of Infrastructure
4 10 (10.20%) IT Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Network Architect
4 10 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Cisco Network Architect
5 9 (9.18%) Systems Support
6 8 (8.16%) VoIP Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 7 (7.14%) IT Support
7 7 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Server Support
7 7 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.10%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.06%) Statistics
5 3 (3.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.04%) iSeries
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.86%) Windows
2 33 (33.67%) Windows Server
3 21 (21.43%) Linux
4 11 (11.22%) VyOS
5 9 (9.18%) Unix
6 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.06%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) ITIL
2 13 (13.27%) Network Design
3 12 (12.24%) Information Security
4 11 (11.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (11.22%) Project Management
5 10 (10.20%) High Availability
6 8 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 7 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (7.14%) Service Management
7 7 (7.14%) Web Design
8 6 (6.12%) Coaching
9 5 (5.10%) Change Control
9 5 (5.10%) Migration
9 5 (5.10%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (4.08%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.08%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) SQL
2 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (41.84%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (33.67%) CCNP
3 16 (16.33%) CCNA
4 12 (12.24%) Degree
5 10 (10.20%) MCSE
5 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (7.14%) CCNP Voice
6 7 (7.14%) CCVP
7 6 (6.12%) MCSA
8 5 (5.10%) CCDP
9 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.04%) CCIE
10 2 (2.04%) CCSA
10 2 (2.04%) CCSE
10 2 (2.04%) CISSP
10 2 (2.04%) RHCE
10 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) BS7799
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (23.47%) Active Directory
3 17 (17.35%) Hyper-V
4 15 (15.31%) XenServer
5 8 (8.16%) XenApp
5 8 (8.16%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.08%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.06%) vSphere
8 1 (1.02%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (6.12%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.04%) Nagios
3 2 (2.04%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 43 (43.88%) Cisco
2 39 (39.80%) Avaya
3 35 (35.71%) VMware
4 30 (30.61%) Microsoft
5 26 (26.53%) CheckPoint
6 24 (24.49%) F5
7 17 (17.35%) SolarWinds
8 14 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
9 11 (11.22%) Dell
9 11 (11.22%) Vyatta
10 10 (10.20%) Brocade
10 10 (10.20%) Citrix
11 7 (7.14%) Aastra
11 7 (7.14%) Apple
12 6 (6.12%) IBM
13 5 (5.10%) Intel
14 4 (4.08%) Blue Coat
14 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
15 3 (3.06%) Splunk
15 3 (3.06%) Sun
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