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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 74 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 33 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.34% 3.74% 4.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.50% 20.41% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 52
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,150 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,950 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
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
287 245 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.35% 18.32% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 255 207 255
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 June 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 June 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 -27 18 £40,000 +6.66% 10
North Wales +10 13 £47,000 +100.00%
West Wales - 2 £51,250 - 2
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 57 (93.44%) WAN
2 48 (78.69%) Cisco
3 36 (59.02%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (55.74%) ITIL
5 29 (47.54%) CCNA
6 28 (45.90%) SLA
7 26 (42.62%) Firewall
8 24 (39.34%) Wireless
9 23 (37.70%) CCNP
10 22 (36.07%) Service Delivery
11 20 (32.79%) CheckPoint
12 16 (26.23%) VoIP
12 16 (26.23%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (24.59%) Network Management
14 11 (18.03%) Lync
14 11 (18.03%) Citrix
14 11 (18.03%) Windows
14 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
15 10 (16.39%) QSIG
15 10 (16.39%) DPNSS
15 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
16 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
16 9 (14.75%) HP
16 9 (14.75%) ISO 9001
17 8 (13.11%) PBX
17 8 (13.11%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (13.11%) Operations Management
17 8 (13.11%) Network Security
18 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
18 7 (11.48%) Telecoms

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (18.03%) Lync
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Office
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (93.44%) WAN
2 26 (42.62%) Firewall
3 24 (39.34%) Wireless
4 16 (26.23%) VoIP
4 16 (26.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (16.39%) DPNSS
5 10 (16.39%) QSIG
6 8 (13.11%) Network Security
6 8 (13.11%) PBX
7 4 (6.56%) VPN
8 3 (4.92%) SAN
8 3 (4.92%) Internet
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.64%) VLAN
10 1 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.64%) IPsec
10 1 (1.64%) MPLS
10 1 (1.64%) OSPF
10 1 (1.64%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Network Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Network Support
8 2 (3.28%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Head of IT
8 2 (3.28%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.92%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.92%) AIX
3 3 (4.92%) Solaris
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) UNIX
4 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) ITIL
2 22 (36.07%) Service Delivery
3 15 (24.59%) Network Management
4 8 (13.11%) Operations Management
5 6 (9.84%) Change Control
6 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.20%) Change Management
7 4 (6.56%) Project Management
7 4 (6.56%) Coaching
8 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.28%) Network Design
9 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.64%) People Management
10 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.64%) Web Development
10 1 (1.64%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (59.02%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (47.54%) CCNA
3 23 (37.70%) CCNP
4 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
5 8 (13.11%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.28%) MCTS
7 2 (3.28%) MCITP
7 2 (3.28%) Degree
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.28%) MCSE
7 2 (3.28%) MCSA
8 1 (1.64%) CCIE
8 1 (1.64%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (45.90%) SLA
2 9 (14.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) XenApp
3 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.28%) XenServer
4 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.28%) WSUS
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Cisco
2 20 (32.79%) CheckPoint
3 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.03%) Citrix
4 9 (14.75%) HP
5 7 (11.48%) VMware
6 6 (9.84%) Juniper
7 5 (8.20%) Ruckus Wireless
7 5 (8.20%) Meraki
8 4 (6.56%) McAfee
8 4 (6.56%) Oracle
9 3 (4.92%) IBM
9 3 (4.92%) NetApp
9 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.92%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.92%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.92%) F5
10 2 (3.28%) Apple
10 2 (3.28%) Lotus
10 2 (3.28%) Websense
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