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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 57 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 51 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.94% 2.84% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.82% 17.06% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 46 30 43
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,975 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
171 211 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.23% 16.63% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 133 188 211
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 41 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Wales -12 4 £45,000 +44.00% 1
North Wales - 3 £24,500 -
Mid Wales - 3 - -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 85 (72.65%) WAN
2 52 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (41.88%) Cisco
4 47 (40.17%) Avaya
5 45 (38.46%) Windows
5 45 (38.46%) Firewall
5 45 (38.46%) Finance
6 41 (35.04%) CCNP
7 40 (34.19%) VMware
8 36 (30.77%) Telecoms
9 34 (29.06%) Microsoft
9 34 (29.06%) DNS
10 33 (28.21%) CheckPoint
11 31 (26.50%) Windows Server
12 30 (25.64%) DHCP
13 29 (24.79%) ITIL
13 29 (24.79%) F5
14 28 (23.93%) VoIP
15 27 (23.08%) VPN
15 27 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (22.22%) Active Directory
16 26 (22.22%) MPLS
17 25 (21.37%) Linux
17 25 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (18.80%) MS Exchange
18 22 (18.80%) Internet
18 22 (18.80%) CCNA
19 19 (16.24%) SLA
19 19 (16.24%) Unified Communications
19 19 (16.24%) 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 (18.80%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (7.69%) Apache
3 9 (7.69%) JBoss
4 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) IaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) PaaS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (72.65%) WAN
2 45 (38.46%) Firewall
3 34 (29.06%) DNS
4 30 (25.64%) DHCP
5 28 (23.93%) VoIP
6 27 (23.08%) VPN
7 26 (22.22%) MPLS
8 22 (18.80%) Internet
9 19 (16.24%) Unified Communications
10 17 (14.53%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (11.11%) BGP
11 13 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 13 (11.11%) OSPF
12 12 (10.26%) SSL
13 11 (9.40%) BIG-IP
13 11 (9.40%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (8.55%) IPsec
14 10 (8.55%) Structured Cabling
14 10 (8.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) MySQL
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 45 (38.46%) Finance
2 36 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 17 (14.53%) Banking
4 14 (11.97%) Advertising
5 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (29.91%) Network Engineer
2 20 (17.09%) Architect
3 17 (14.53%) Cisco Architect
4 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Network Architect
6 11 (9.40%) VoIP Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) Cisco Network Architect
7 10 (8.55%) Head of Infrastructure
7 10 (8.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) IT Manager
9 8 (6.84%) Administrator
9 8 (6.84%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.84%) Telecoms Architect
10 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (5.98%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Systems Support
11 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) IT Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.97%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.84%) Driving Licence
3 8 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.13%) Replication
6 5 (4.27%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.42%) Clustering
7 4 (3.42%) iSeries
8 3 (2.56%) Statistics
8 3 (2.56%) User Experience
9 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (38.46%) Windows
2 31 (26.50%) Windows Server
3 25 (21.37%) Linux
4 15 (12.82%) VyOS
5 13 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.84%) Unix
8 7 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.56%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.79%) ITIL
2 18 (15.38%) Network Design
3 16 (13.68%) Project Management
4 15 (12.82%) Information Security
5 13 (11.11%) High Availability
6 11 (9.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.69%) Coaching
7 9 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.69%) SDLC
7 9 (7.69%) Service Management
8 7 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.98%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.27%) Data Security
9 5 (4.27%) Information Assurance
9 5 (4.27%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (4.27%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (4.27%) Software Architecture
9 5 (4.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.27%) SQL
2 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.71%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (35.04%) CCNP
3 22 (18.80%) CCNA
4 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (8.55%) Degree
6 9 (7.69%) MCSE
7 8 (6.84%) CCNP Voice
7 8 (6.84%) CCVP
8 6 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.27%) CISSP
10 4 (3.42%) CCDP
10 4 (3.42%) CCSA
10 4 (3.42%) CCSE
10 4 (3.42%) MCSA
11 3 (2.56%) CCENT
11 3 (2.56%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.71%) CCIE
12 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.24%) SLA
2 5 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.56%) BS7799
System Software
1 26 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.40%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.40%) XenServer
4 9 (7.69%) XenApp
4 9 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.56%) vSphere
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (5.98%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (3.42%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.56%) Nagios
4 2 (1.71%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (1.71%) WSUS
5 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 49 (41.88%) Cisco
2 47 (40.17%) Avaya
3 40 (34.19%) VMware
4 34 (29.06%) Microsoft
5 33 (28.21%) CheckPoint
6 29 (24.79%) F5
7 19 (16.24%) Extreme Networks
7 19 (16.24%) SolarWinds
8 15 (12.82%) Vyatta
9 14 (11.97%) Brocade
9 14 (11.97%) Dell
10 10 (8.55%) IBM
11 9 (7.69%) Citrix
11 9 (7.69%) Intel
12 7 (5.98%) Aastra
12 7 (5.98%) Apple
12 7 (5.98%) HP
12 7 (5.98%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.42%) Sage
13 4 (3.42%) Splunk
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