Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > Wales
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 69 59
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 +31
Permanent jobs citing LAN 36 48 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 2.52% 2.82% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 20.96% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 42 43 76
Median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £27,425 £25,100 £20,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 186 229 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.03% 13.45% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 141 184 212
Median annual salary £38,500 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.91% -1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,638
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +1.09% +2.22%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Wales

LAN
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in Wales.

Salary trend for LAN in Wales

LAN
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in Wales over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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 6 months to 6 June 2020. 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
South Wales 0 34 £42,500 +7.59% 4
North Wales +2 2 £24,000 -46.67%
LAN
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for LAN.

1 29 (80.56%) WAN
2 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 22 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (55.56%) VPN
3 20 (55.56%) VoIP
4 17 (47.22%) Network Design
4 17 (47.22%) Extreme Networks
5 14 (38.89%) F5
5 14 (38.89%) Firewall
5 14 (38.89%) Cisco
5 14 (38.89%) CheckPoint
6 13 (36.11%) CCNA
6 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (36.11%) Linux
6 13 (36.11%) Selenium
7 12 (33.33%) Office 365
7 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 11 (30.56%) Advertising
9 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 10 (27.78%) MS Visio
10 9 (25.00%) Windows
10 9 (25.00%) Juniper
10 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (25.00%) SolarWinds
10 9 (25.00%) Brocade
10 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (25.00%) Vyatta
10 9 (25.00%) VyOS
10 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 3 (8.33%) IIS
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Visio
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Office 365
2 5 (13.89%) Azure
3 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (8.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) WAN
2 20 (55.56%) VoIP
2 20 (55.56%) VPN
3 14 (38.89%) Firewall
4 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (19.44%) DHCP
5 7 (19.44%) DNS
6 6 (16.67%) BGP
6 6 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (16.67%) OSPF
6 6 (16.67%) Wireless
7 3 (8.33%) SNMP
7 3 (8.33%) WLAN
8 1 (2.78%) ADSL
8 1 (2.78%) DSL
8 1 (2.78%) PBX
8 1 (2.78%) RTP
8 1 (2.78%) VLAN
8 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Selenium
General
1 11 (30.56%) Advertising
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Network Consultant
6 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Project Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
8 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Support Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Support
8 3 (8.33%) Support Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) VyOS
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Network Design
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (19.44%) High Availability
4 5 (13.89%) Coaching
4 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 3 (8.33%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.78%) DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) IT Strategy
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) CCNA
1 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCSA
2 3 (8.33%) MCSE
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 17 (47.22%) Extreme Networks
3 14 (38.89%) CheckPoint
3 14 (38.89%) Cisco
3 14 (38.89%) F5
4 9 (25.00%) Brocade
4 9 (25.00%) Juniper
4 9 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 9 (25.00%) Vyatta
5 7 (19.44%) Avaya
6 6 (16.67%) CA
7 5 (13.89%) Citrix
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.33%) Aruba
8 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 3 (8.33%) HP
8 3 (8.33%) SonicWALL
8 3 (8.33%) Veeam
9 1 (2.78%) BroadSoft
9 1 (2.78%) Draytek