The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 37 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 5 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.36% 2.19% 3.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 13.46% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +37.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 52 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.79% 16.30% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 66
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,339 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Scotland

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

LAN
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Aberdeen region.

LAN Salary Trend in Aberdeen

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 1 (12.50%) MGCP
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) H.323
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) PBX
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) PMP
6 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) MGCP
4 1 (12.50%) H.323
4 1 (12.50%) PBX
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) VSAT
4 1 (12.50%) PABX
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) PMP
4 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
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