The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK / Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 72 77
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 19 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.90% 2.33% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.10% 12.30% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 31
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -16.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £65,000 £50,000
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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 145 244 310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.47% 18.94% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 135 208 274
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

LAN
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for LAN in Wales

LAN
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Wales over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN 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 22 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
South Wales +10 18 £37,500 +2.80% 4
West Wales - 1 £50,000 -
LAN
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for LAN.

1 37 (82.22%) WAN
2 29 (64.44%) Firewall
3 28 (62.22%) Cisco
4 23 (51.11%) Windows
4 23 (51.11%) VMware
5 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
6 18 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (37.78%) Windows Server
8 16 (35.56%) Hyper-V
8 16 (35.56%) Internet
8 16 (35.56%) BGP
9 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (33.33%) VPN
10 14 (31.11%) CheckPoint
11 13 (28.89%) DNS
11 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
11 13 (28.89%) Load Balancing
11 13 (28.89%) Office 365
12 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (26.67%) ITIL
12 12 (26.67%) CCNA
13 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
14 10 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 10 (22.22%) F5
14 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
14 10 (22.22%) Dell
14 10 (22.22%) CCNP
14 10 (22.22%) Juniper
14 10 (22.22%) MPLS

LAN
Co-occurring 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 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (82.22%) WAN
2 29 (64.44%) Firewall
3 16 (35.56%) BGP
3 16 (35.56%) Internet
4 15 (33.33%) VPN
5 13 (28.89%) DNS
5 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
6 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (22.22%) IPsec
7 10 (22.22%) MPLS
7 10 (22.22%) OSPF
8 9 (20.00%) HSRP
9 6 (13.33%) DHCP
9 6 (13.33%) FTP
9 6 (13.33%) IPv4
9 6 (13.33%) IPv6
9 6 (13.33%) SAN
9 6 (13.33%) VRRP
10 5 (11.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (4.44%) Advertising
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Games
1 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (2.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) IT Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Systems Support
4 7 (15.56%) Systems Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) IT Support
5 5 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Server Support
6 4 (8.89%) Network Support
6 4 (8.89%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.22%) IVR
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.89%) Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Unix
6 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Load Balancing
2 12 (26.67%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
5 5 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (11.11%) Web Design
6 4 (8.89%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.44%) Change Control
8 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.44%) High Availability
8 2 (4.44%) Information Security
8 2 (4.44%) Network Design
8 2 (4.44%) Release Management
8 2 (4.44%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (4.44%) VB
4 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (26.67%) CCNA
3 10 (22.22%) CCNP
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.67%) Degree
5 3 (6.67%) MCSE
6 2 (4.44%) CCDP
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.22%) MCITP
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (35.56%) Hyper-V
3 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 6 (13.33%) XenServer
5 3 (6.67%) vSphere
6 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.22%) Firmware
7 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Cisco
2 23 (51.11%) VMware
3 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.11%) CheckPoint
5 10 (22.22%) Dell
5 10 (22.22%) F5
5 10 (22.22%) Juniper
6 7 (15.56%) Veeam
7 3 (6.67%) Citrix
8 2 (4.44%) Avaya
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.44%) Sun
8 2 (4.44%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.22%) Acronis
9 1 (2.22%) Aruba
9 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.22%) HP
9 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
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