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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
UK / Wales
Rank 59 58 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 35 48 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.28% 3.52% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.92% 18.82% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 29
Median salary £35,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £38,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%

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
185 255 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.32% 18.71% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 153 223 234
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 0 27 £37,500 -16.66% 3
North Wales +6 6 £24,500 -38.75% 1
West Wales - 2 £50,000 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 61 (73.49%) WAN
2 40 (48.19%) Windows
3 38 (45.78%) Cisco
4 32 (38.55%) Windows Server
5 31 (37.35%) VMware
6 30 (36.14%) Firewall
6 30 (36.14%) DNS
6 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
7 29 (34.94%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (34.94%) Avaya
7 29 (34.94%) Telecoms
8 27 (32.53%) Internet
8 27 (32.53%) MPLS
9 26 (31.33%) CCNP
10 24 (28.92%) CheckPoint
10 24 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (27.71%) DHCP
12 22 (26.51%) F5
12 22 (26.51%) Office 365
13 21 (25.30%) MS Exchange
13 21 (25.30%) Active Directory
14 19 (22.89%) VPN
14 19 (22.89%) Hyper-V
15 18 (21.69%) BGP
15 18 (21.69%) Finance
16 16 (19.28%) OSPF
16 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
16 16 (19.28%) XenServer
16 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2013
16 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills

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 21 (25.30%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.02%) Apache
5 5 (6.02%) JBoss
6 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.51%) Office 365
2 6 (7.23%) IaaS
2 6 (7.23%) PaaS
3 5 (6.02%) SaaS
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (73.49%) WAN
2 30 (36.14%) DNS
2 30 (36.14%) Firewall
3 27 (32.53%) Internet
3 27 (32.53%) MPLS
4 23 (27.71%) DHCP
5 19 (22.89%) VPN
6 18 (21.69%) BGP
7 16 (19.28%) OSPF
8 15 (18.07%) Unified Communications
9 14 (16.87%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (16.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (14.46%) IPsec
11 10 (12.05%) VoIP
12 9 (10.84%) BIG-IP
12 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
12 9 (10.84%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (9.64%) Ethernet
14 7 (8.43%) Broadband
14 7 (8.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) MySQL
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 29 (34.94%) Telecoms
2 18 (21.69%) Finance
3 13 (15.66%) Banking
4 6 (7.23%) Advertising
5 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.02%) Retail
6 2 (2.41%) Back Office
7 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Network Engineer
2 16 (19.28%) Support Engineer
3 15 (18.07%) Architect
3 15 (18.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) Cisco Architect
5 12 (14.46%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (13.25%) IT Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Network Architect
8 8 (9.64%) Cisco Network Architect
8 8 (9.64%) Systems Support
8 8 (9.64%) Systems Support Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) IT Manager
9 7 (8.43%) IT Support
9 7 (8.43%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) Server Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) Server Support
10 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.19%) Windows
2 32 (38.55%) Windows Server
3 12 (14.46%) Linux
4 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.02%) Unix
6 5 (6.02%) VyOS
7 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.82%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) ITIL
2 7 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (8.43%) Information Security
2 7 (8.43%) Problem Management
2 7 (8.43%) Server Virtualisation
2 7 (8.43%) Web Design
3 6 (7.23%) Change Control
3 6 (7.23%) Project Management
4 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (6.02%) High Availability
4 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.02%) Migration
4 5 (6.02%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (6.02%) Network Design
5 4 (4.82%) Capacity Management
5 4 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.82%) Coaching
5 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (34.94%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (31.33%) CCNP
3 11 (13.25%) MCSE
3 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.84%) Degree
5 7 (8.43%) CCNA
6 6 (7.23%) CCDP
6 6 (7.23%) CCNP Voice
6 6 (7.23%) CCVP
6 6 (7.23%) MCSA
7 4 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.41%) CCIE
9 2 (2.41%) MCITP
9 2 (2.41%) RHCE
9 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.20%) CCSA
10 1 (1.20%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (25.30%) Active Directory
3 19 (22.89%) Hyper-V
4 16 (19.28%) XenServer
5 8 (9.64%) XenApp
5 8 (9.64%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.61%) vSphere
8 1 (1.20%) Firmware
8 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.41%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (45.78%) Cisco
2 31 (37.35%) VMware
3 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
4 29 (34.94%) Avaya
5 24 (28.92%) CheckPoint
6 22 (26.51%) F5
7 11 (13.25%) Citrix
8 9 (10.84%) Dell
8 9 (10.84%) SolarWinds
9 7 (8.43%) Aastra
9 7 (8.43%) Apple
10 6 (7.23%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (7.23%) Juniper
11 5 (6.02%) Brocade
11 5 (6.02%) Vyatta
12 4 (4.82%) Blue Coat
12 4 (4.82%) IBM
12 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.82%) Sun
13 3 (3.61%) Intel
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