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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 23 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.79% 1.90% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 22.22% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £27,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
22 18 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.46% 8.57% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 31
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) HP