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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
UK / Wales
Rank 71 56 80
Rank change year-on-year -15 +24  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 28 48 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.58% 3.44% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 18.75% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 22
Median salary £34,000 £49,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.65% +24.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £34,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £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 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 176 256 315
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 16.21% 18.32% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 148 223 242
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,900 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 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
South Wales -12 21 £37,500 -25.00% 5
North Wales +3 5 £25,000 -23.07%
West Wales - 2 £50,000 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for LAN.

1 62 (75.61%) WAN
2 41 (50.00%) Cisco
3 40 (48.78%) Windows
4 39 (47.56%) Firewall
5 35 (42.68%) VMware
6 30 (36.59%) DNS
6 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
6 30 (36.59%) Windows Server
7 29 (35.37%) Internet
8 28 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (31.71%) MPLS
10 25 (30.49%) Office 365
11 24 (29.27%) CheckPoint
11 24 (29.27%) CCNP
12 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
12 23 (28.05%) Hyper-V
12 23 (28.05%) F5
13 22 (26.83%) VPN
14 21 (25.61%) Avaya
14 21 (25.61%) Telecoms
15 20 (24.39%) BGP
15 20 (24.39%) DHCP
16 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
16 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
17 17 (20.73%) MS Exchange
17 17 (20.73%) OSPF
17 17 (20.73%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
19 15 (18.29%) MS Office

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 17 (20.73%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.10%) Apache
4 5 (6.10%) JBoss
5 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.49%) Office 365
2 7 (8.54%) IaaS
2 7 (8.54%) PaaS
3 6 (7.32%) SaaS
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (75.61%) WAN
2 39 (47.56%) Firewall
3 30 (36.59%) DNS
4 29 (35.37%) Internet
5 26 (31.71%) MPLS
6 22 (26.83%) VPN
7 20 (24.39%) BGP
7 20 (24.39%) DHCP
8 17 (20.73%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (20.73%) OSPF
9 16 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (18.29%) IPsec
11 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
12 11 (13.41%) Unified Communications
13 9 (10.98%) VoIP
14 8 (9.76%) Broadband
14 8 (9.76%) Ethernet
14 8 (9.76%) HSRP
14 8 (9.76%) Network Security
14 8 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) MySQL
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 21 (25.61%) Telecoms
2 14 (17.07%) Finance
3 9 (10.98%) Banking
4 5 (6.10%) Advertising
4 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.10%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Back Office
6 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.85%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) IT Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Architect
5 9 (10.98%) Cisco Architect
5 9 (10.98%) Systems Support
5 9 (10.98%) Systems Support Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) IT Support
6 8 (9.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Server Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Server Support
7 7 (8.54%) IT Manager
7 7 (8.54%) Network Architect
7 7 (8.54%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Cisco Network Architect
9 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Help Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) CMDB
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.22%) IVR
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.78%) Windows
2 30 (36.59%) Windows Server
3 12 (14.63%) Linux
4 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.10%) Unix
6 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.88%) VyOS
6 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL
2 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (9.76%) Load Balancing
3 8 (9.76%) Server Virtualisation
3 8 (9.76%) Web Design
4 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.32%) DDoS Mitigation
5 6 (7.32%) Migration
6 5 (6.10%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.10%) Change Control
6 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.10%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (4.88%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.88%) Coaching
7 4 (4.88%) High Availability
7 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.88%) Network Design
7 4 (4.88%) Project Management
7 4 (4.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) C
2 1 (1.22%) Python
2 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (29.27%) CCNP
3 12 (14.63%) MCSE
3 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.98%) CCNA
4 9 (10.98%) Degree
5 6 (7.32%) CCDP
5 6 (7.32%) MCSA
6 4 (4.88%) CCNP Voice
6 4 (4.88%) CCVP
6 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.44%) CCIE
7 2 (2.44%) MCITP
7 2 (2.44%) RHCE
7 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) CCSA
8 1 (1.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.05%) Hyper-V
3 12 (14.63%) XenServer
4 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.66%) vSphere
5 3 (3.66%) XenApp
5 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.22%) Firmware
6 1 (1.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.44%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (50.00%) Cisco
2 35 (42.68%) VMware
3 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
4 24 (29.27%) CheckPoint
5 23 (28.05%) F5
6 21 (25.61%) Avaya
7 10 (12.20%) Dell
7 10 (12.20%) Juniper
8 7 (8.54%) Citrix
9 6 (7.32%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.10%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (4.88%) Blue Coat
11 4 (4.88%) Brocade
11 4 (4.88%) IBM
11 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.88%) Sun
11 4 (4.88%) Veeam
11 4 (4.88%) Vyatta
12 3 (3.66%) Apple
12 3 (3.66%) Intel
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