LAN Jobs in Wales

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > Wales

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales requiring LAN skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited LAN over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 92 109 126
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17 -48
Permanent jobs citing LAN 34 30 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.43% 1.76% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.69% 11.32% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 20
10th Percentile £26,500 £31,250 £31,125
25th Percentile £28,875 £31,875 £35,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.25% -11.11% +18.42%
75th Percentile £45,407 £69,196 -
90th Percentile £45,780 £71,928 £50,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +3.26%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales

LAN falls under the Communications and Computer Networking category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring communications or computer networking skills in Wales.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 268 265 276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 11.27% 15.52% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 152 83 122
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,800 £29,490
25th Percentile £28,290 £31,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,500 £38,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.58% -15.56% +23.29%
75th Percentile £47,688 £57,500 £61,563
90th Percentile £59,750 £73,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%

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 12 June 2024.

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 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales +15 31 £40,500 -23.73% 11
LAN
UK

LAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (20.59%) Azure
3 2 (5.88%) AWS
4 1 (2.94%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) WAN
2 26 (76.47%) Firewall
3 12 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (35.29%) Network Security
4 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 10 (29.41%) VLAN
4 10 (29.41%) VoIP
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (23.53%) VPN
7 7 (20.59%) MPLS
8 6 (17.65%) Wireless
9 5 (14.71%) SAN
9 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (14.71%) WLAN
10 4 (11.76%) Internet
11 3 (8.82%) DHCP
11 3 (8.82%) DNS
12 2 (5.88%) BGP
12 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
12 2 (5.88%) IPsec
General
1 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 8 (23.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 8 (23.53%) Social Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Local Government
3 5 (14.71%) Police
3 5 (14.71%) Welsh Language
4 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
5 3 (8.82%) Automotive
5 3 (8.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Senior
2 13 (38.24%) Network Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Consultant
3 9 (26.47%) Project Consultant
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Consultant
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Network Consultant
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Project Consultant
4 7 (20.59%) ICT Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) IT Support
7 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Systems Support
8 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) IT Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Life Science
4 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) CatOS
5 1 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Customer Service
2 14 (41.18%) Migration
3 12 (35.29%) Change Management
3 12 (35.29%) ITIL
4 10 (29.41%) Actionable Insight
4 10 (29.41%) Network Management
5 9 (26.47%) Change Control
5 9 (26.47%) Network Design
6 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
7 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (14.71%) High Availability
8 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
8 3 (8.82%) Inventory Management
8 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
8 3 (8.82%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (5.88%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (61.76%) CCNA
3 16 (47.06%) Degree
4 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (14.71%) A+ Certification
6 3 (8.82%) CCIE
6 3 (8.82%) CCNP
6 3 (8.82%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (26.47%) Fortinet
4 9 (26.47%) McAfee
4 9 (26.47%) Oracle
4 9 (26.47%) Palo Alto
5 8 (23.53%) VMware
6 5 (14.71%) Acronis
6 5 (14.71%) Aruba
6 5 (14.71%) Datto
6 5 (14.71%) Mitel
6 5 (14.71%) Sophos
6 5 (14.71%) Veeam
7 2 (5.88%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.94%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.94%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) Splunk
8 1 (2.94%) TippingPoint