Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 56 87
Rank change year-on-year -1 +31 -32
Permanent jobs citing LAN 54 92 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.76% 4.21% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.56% 25.70% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 50 86 57
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £43,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +12.18% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,600
90th Percentile £48,750 £68,750 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £39,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.65% - +13.33%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 291 358 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.28% 16.37% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 270 314 377
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500
10th Percentile £23,963 £22,750 £21,150
90th Percentile £52,625 £67,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in South Wales

LAN
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in South Wales.

Salary trend for LAN in South Wales

LAN
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in South Wales

LAN
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +12 33 £37,500 -11.76%
Newport -10 17 £39,250 -12.78%
Bridgend - 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 £27,500 - 1
LAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for LAN.

1 47 (87.04%) WAN
2 28 (51.85%) Cisco
3 27 (50.00%) Firewall
4 26 (48.15%) VMware
4 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
5 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
6 22 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (38.89%) Windows
8 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (31.48%) Skype
9 17 (31.48%) VPN
9 17 (31.48%) ITIL
10 15 (27.78%) DHCP
10 15 (27.78%) DNS
11 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
11 14 (25.93%) CCNP
11 14 (25.93%) CheckPoint
11 14 (25.93%) Hyper-V
12 13 (24.07%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (24.07%) Finance
13 12 (22.22%) CCNA
13 12 (22.22%) Linux
13 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (22.22%) Skype for Business
13 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
14 11 (20.37%) Unified Communications
14 11 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
14 11 (20.37%) VoIP
14 11 (20.37%) BGP

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 12 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) CMS
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.81%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (87.04%) WAN
2 27 (50.00%) Firewall
3 17 (31.48%) Skype
3 17 (31.48%) VPN
4 15 (27.78%) DHCP
4 15 (27.78%) DNS
5 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
6 13 (24.07%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (20.37%) BGP
7 11 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (20.37%) Unified Communications
7 11 (20.37%) VoIP
8 10 (18.52%) Network Security
9 9 (16.67%) SAN
10 7 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (12.96%) H.323
11 6 (11.11%) OSPF
11 6 (11.11%) WLAN
12 5 (9.26%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (9.26%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Advertising
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Welsh Language
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) IT Support
3 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Telephony Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) IT Supervisor
6 4 (7.41%) Support Supervisor
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (5.56%) IT Technician
7 3 (5.56%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Support Supervisor
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Handset
4 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.70%) CatOS
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) CentOS
4 1 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.85%) Debian
4 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.85%) VyOS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Project Management
3 8 (14.81%) Network Virtualisation
4 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (12.96%) Network Management
5 6 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.26%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (5.56%) Coaching
8 3 (5.56%) Health Informatics
8 3 (5.56%) Informatics
8 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.56%) Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Multichannel Retail
8 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.85%) AWK
2 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (25.93%) CCNP
3 12 (22.22%) CCNA
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.56%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (3.70%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.70%) MCSA
6 2 (3.70%) MCSE
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) GDPR
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.93%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) vSphere
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Cisco
2 26 (48.15%) VMware
3 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.93%) CheckPoint
5 11 (20.37%) Avaya
6 6 (11.11%) Citrix
6 6 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 5 (9.26%) Dell
7 5 (9.26%) Mitel
8 3 (5.56%) BT
8 3 (5.56%) F5
8 3 (5.56%) Juniper
8 3 (5.56%) Panasonic
8 3 (5.56%) Polycom
8 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.56%) Sonus
8 3 (5.56%) Yealink
9 2 (3.70%) EMC
9 2 (3.70%) NetApp
10 1 (1.85%) Intel