The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 12 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.36% 1.35% 5.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 12.50% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 11
Average salary £39,000 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.58% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £29,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £43,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
LAN
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 32 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.07% 10.77% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 43
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft