Period
to 13 October 2019

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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 58 93
Rank change year-on-year -38 +35 -35
Permanent jobs citing LAN 33 82 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.79% 4.08% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.16% 24.92% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 77 41
Wales median annual salary £42,250 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.19% -1.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,575 £22,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £54,625 £50,000 £42,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 233 329 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.67% 16.38% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 193 274 287
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.32% -3.18% +4.67%
10th Percentile £22,596 £23,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £62,125 £53,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 2019. 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 -41 27 £42,250 +37.40% 14
West Wales +14 6 - - 2
LAN
UK

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) WAN
3 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 18 (54.55%) VMware
4 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 15 (45.45%) Project Management
6 14 (42.42%) Linux
7 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (30.30%) ITIL
8 10 (30.30%) SLA
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco
8 10 (30.30%) Finance
9 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
9 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
10 8 (24.24%) VPN
10 8 (24.24%) DNS
10 8 (24.24%) VoIP
10 8 (24.24%) Wireless
10 8 (24.24%) Advertising
11 7 (21.21%) Change Management
11 7 (21.21%) DHCP
12 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
12 6 (18.18%) Unix
12 6 (18.18%) Firewall
12 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
12 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management

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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) AWS
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) WAN
2 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 8 (24.24%) DNS
3 8 (24.24%) VoIP
3 8 (24.24%) VPN
3 8 (24.24%) Wireless
4 7 (21.21%) DHCP
5 6 (18.18%) Firewall
6 3 (9.09%) Internet
7 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (6.06%) Skype
7 2 (6.06%) VLAN
8 1 (3.03%) NAS
8 1 (3.03%) Network Security
8 1 (3.03%) SAN
8 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 8 (24.24%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) IT Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) IT Support
3 5 (15.15%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Operational Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.03%) CakePHP
1 1 (3.03%) COM
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) jQuery
1 1 (3.03%) Laravel
1 1 (3.03%) React
1 1 (3.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (12.12%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 14 (42.42%) Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Unix
4 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Project Management
2 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (30.30%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) Change Management
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (15.15%) Information Security
6 5 (15.15%) OWASP
6 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
6 5 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (12.12%) Analytics
7 4 (12.12%) Behavioural Analytics
7 4 (12.12%) High Availability
7 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
7 4 (12.12%) Tech Ops
8 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) AWS Certification
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Master's Degree
2 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) Rapid7
5 2 (6.06%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto