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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 62 83
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 16 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.22% 2.54% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.16% 12.83% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 13
Median salary £37,500 £36,378 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.08% -9.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £67,500 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 113 226 262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.65% 19.82% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 267 494 638
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,750 £26,175
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 0 8 £32,500 -8.45% 5
Caerphilly +6 3 £37,500 +36.36%
Newport +5 1 £40,000 -38.46%
Torfaen - 1 £27,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £52,500 -
LAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 29 (78.38%) WAN
2 26 (70.27%) Firewall
3 25 (67.57%) Cisco
4 18 (48.65%) Windows
4 18 (48.65%) VMware
5 15 (40.54%) VPN
6 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
6 14 (37.84%) BGP
6 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
7 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
7 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing
7 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
8 12 (32.43%) ITIL
8 12 (32.43%) CCNA
8 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (29.73%) Internet
9 11 (29.73%) DNS
9 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
9 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
10 10 (27.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (27.03%) F5
10 10 (27.03%) Juniper
10 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
11 8 (21.62%) MPLS
11 8 (21.62%) OSPF
11 8 (21.62%) IPsec
11 8 (21.62%) Office 365

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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) WAN
2 26 (70.27%) Firewall
3 15 (40.54%) VPN
4 14 (37.84%) BGP
5 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
6 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (29.73%) DNS
7 11 (29.73%) Internet
8 8 (21.62%) IPsec
8 8 (21.62%) MPLS
8 8 (21.62%) OSPF
9 7 (18.92%) HSRP
10 6 (16.22%) DHCP
10 6 (16.22%) FTP
10 6 (16.22%) IPv4
10 6 (16.22%) IPv6
10 6 (16.22%) SAN
11 5 (13.51%) EIGRP
12 4 (10.81%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.41%) Advertising
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Games
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (2.70%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Support
4 4 (10.81%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Support
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Presales Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 10 (27.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.70%) IVR
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.81%) Linux
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Unix
6 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing
2 12 (32.43%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (10.81%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) High Availability
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Network Design
6 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Presales
6 2 (5.41%) Release Management
6 2 (5.41%) Security Patching
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Python
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) CCNA
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
3 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.70%) Firmware
6 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) VMware
3 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
3 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.03%) F5
4 10 (27.03%) Juniper
5 7 (18.92%) Veeam
6 5 (13.51%) Dell
7 3 (8.11%) Citrix
8 2 (5.41%) Avaya
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.41%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.70%) arcserve
9 1 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.70%) HP
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle
9 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: c. £16K
Posted: 5 days ago
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