Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 49 89
Rank change year-on-year -34 +40 -26
Permanent jobs citing LAN 58 115 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.83% 4.43% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.14% 25.78% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 54 99 63
Wales median annual salary £39,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.65% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,825 £25,000 £26,050
90th Percentile £48,750 £68,750 £55,000
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 383 446 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.66% 17.19% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 328 337 415
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £64,750 £55,850
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -3 55 £39,250 -12.78% 1
West Wales -21 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
LAN
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 50 (86.21%) WAN
2 32 (55.17%) Cisco
3 31 (53.45%) Firewall
4 28 (48.28%) VMware
5 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (36.21%) Windows
7 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (32.76%) VPN
9 17 (29.31%) CCNP
10 16 (27.59%) ITIL
10 16 (27.59%) Skype
11 15 (25.86%) DNS
11 15 (25.86%) DHCP
12 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
12 14 (24.14%) CCNA
12 14 (24.14%) CheckPoint
12 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
13 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (22.41%) Finance
13 13 (22.41%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (20.69%) Linux
14 12 (20.69%) Windows Server
15 11 (18.97%) Skype for Business
15 11 (18.97%) Unified Communications
15 11 (18.97%) VoIP
15 11 (18.97%) Avaya
15 11 (18.97%) BGP

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 11 (18.97%) Skype for Business
2 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.17%) CMS
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (13.79%) Office 365
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (86.21%) WAN
2 31 (53.45%) Firewall
3 19 (32.76%) VPN
4 16 (27.59%) Skype
5 15 (25.86%) DHCP
5 15 (25.86%) DNS
6 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
7 13 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (22.41%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (18.97%) BGP
8 11 (18.97%) Unified Communications
8 11 (18.97%) VoIP
9 10 (17.24%) Network Security
10 9 (15.52%) SAN
11 7 (12.07%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (12.07%) H.323
12 6 (10.34%) OSPF
12 6 (10.34%) WLAN
13 5 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (8.62%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Advertising
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.72%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) IT Support
3 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Lead Network Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Project Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Telephony Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.90%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) IT Supervisor
7 3 (5.17%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (5.17%) IT Technician
7 3 (5.17%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Support Supervisor
7 3 (5.17%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Support Supervisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Handset
4 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.72%) iSeries
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.45%) CatOS
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) CentOS
4 1 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.72%) Debian
4 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.72%) VyOS
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Project Management
3 8 (13.79%) Network Virtualisation
4 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (12.07%) Network Management
5 6 (10.34%) Performance Management
6 5 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.62%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (5.17%) Coaching
8 3 (5.17%) Health Informatics
8 3 (5.17%) Informatics
8 3 (5.17%) Migration
8 3 (5.17%) Multichannel Retail
8 3 (5.17%) Network Design
8 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.17%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.72%) AWK
2 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (29.31%) CCNP
3 14 (24.14%) CCNA
4 4 (6.90%) Degree
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.17%) Avaya Certification
5 3 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.45%) MCSA
6 2 (3.45%) MCSE
7 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) GDPR
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.17%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.72%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Cisco
2 28 (48.28%) VMware
3 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 14 (24.14%) CheckPoint
5 11 (18.97%) Avaya
6 9 (15.52%) SolarWinds
7 7 (12.07%) Citrix
8 6 (10.34%) Dell
9 5 (8.62%) Mitel
10 4 (6.90%) F5
11 3 (5.17%) BT
11 3 (5.17%) Juniper
11 3 (5.17%) Panasonic
11 3 (5.17%) Polycom
11 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
11 3 (5.17%) Sonus
11 3 (5.17%) Yealink
12 2 (3.45%) EMC
12 2 (3.45%) NetApp
13 1 (1.72%) Intel