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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 61 76
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 21 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.41% 3.38% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.28% 18.10% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 21
Median salary £37,500 £49,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.24% +23.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £37,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 129 232 320
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.81% 18.66% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 125 206 247
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £23,950 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Cardiff -6 17 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Newport -7 2 £33,250 -33.50%
Torfaen +19 1 £27,500 -33.73% 1
Caerphilly -5 1 £40,000 - 1
LAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 43 (70.49%) WAN
2 32 (52.46%) Windows
3 31 (50.82%) Firewall
4 29 (47.54%) Cisco
5 26 (42.62%) VMware
6 24 (39.34%) DNS
7 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
8 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
8 22 (36.07%) Windows Server
9 21 (34.43%) F5
9 21 (34.43%) CheckPoint
10 20 (32.79%) MPLS
11 19 (31.15%) Internet
11 19 (31.15%) VPN
11 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (29.51%) DHCP
12 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (29.51%) Avaya
13 17 (27.87%) Office 365
14 16 (26.23%) Telecoms
15 15 (24.59%) BGP
15 15 (24.59%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (24.59%) Hyper-V
16 14 (22.95%) CCNP
17 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
17 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (19.67%) ITIL
18 12 (19.67%) MCSE
18 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (19.67%) OSPF

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 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) Apache
3 5 (8.20%) JBoss
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) Office 365
2 7 (11.48%) IaaS
2 7 (11.48%) PaaS
3 6 (9.84%) SaaS
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (70.49%) WAN
2 31 (50.82%) Firewall
3 24 (39.34%) DNS
4 20 (32.79%) MPLS
5 19 (31.15%) Internet
5 19 (31.15%) VPN
6 18 (29.51%) DHCP
7 15 (24.59%) BGP
7 15 (24.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
9 12 (19.67%) OSPF
10 11 (18.03%) IPsec
11 9 (14.75%) Unified Communications
12 8 (13.11%) VoIP
13 6 (9.84%) BIG-IP
13 6 (9.84%) FTP
13 6 (9.84%) IPv4
13 6 (9.84%) IPv6
13 6 (9.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (26.23%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.03%) Finance
3 7 (11.48%) Banking
4 5 (8.20%) Retail
5 4 (6.56%) Advertising
6 2 (3.28%) Back Office
7 1 (1.64%) Games
7 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco Architect
4 7 (11.48%) IT Manager
5 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Network Architect
6 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Cisco Network Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Help Desk Manager
6 5 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Telecoms Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Administrator
9 2 (3.28%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.64%) CMDB
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.64%) IVR
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (52.46%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Windows Server
3 11 (18.03%) Linux
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.20%) Unix
6 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.92%) VyOS
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
3 7 (11.48%) Problem Management
4 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (9.84%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (9.84%) Migration
5 5 (8.20%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (6.56%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.56%) Information Security
6 4 (6.56%) Release Management
7 3 (4.92%) High Availability
7 3 (4.92%) Network Design
7 3 (4.92%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.64%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.64%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) C
2 1 (1.64%) Python
2 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (22.95%) CCNP
3 12 (19.67%) MCSE
3 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (13.11%) CCNA
5 7 (11.48%) Degree
6 6 (9.84%) MCSA
7 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.92%) CCNP Voice
8 3 (4.92%) CCVP
9 2 (3.28%) MCITP
9 2 (3.28%) RHCE
9 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.64%) CCSA
10 1 (1.64%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
2 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (24.59%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.20%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.56%) XenServer
6 3 (4.92%) vSphere
6 3 (4.92%) XenApp
6 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.64%) Firmware
7 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (3.28%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Cisco
2 26 (42.62%) VMware
3 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
4 21 (34.43%) CheckPoint
4 21 (34.43%) F5
5 18 (29.51%) Avaya
6 10 (16.39%) Juniper
7 7 (11.48%) Citrix
8 4 (6.56%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.56%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (6.56%) IBM
8 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.56%) Veeam
9 3 (4.92%) Aastra
9 3 (4.92%) Apple
9 3 (4.92%) Brocade
9 3 (4.92%) Intel
9 3 (4.92%) Oracle
9 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.92%) Vyatta
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