The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 80 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 24 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.60% 0.90% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 12.22% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 1
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
208 90 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.88% 7.37% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 123 57 79
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

LAN
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

LAN Salary Trend in Edinburgh

LAN
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 34 (89.47%) WAN
2 24 (63.16%) Cisco
3 21 (55.26%) VMware
4 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 15 (39.47%) Firewall
6 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 14 (36.84%) Windows
7 12 (31.58%) Finance
8 11 (28.95%) CheckPoint
8 11 (28.95%) ITIL
8 11 (28.95%) VPN
9 10 (26.32%) Internet
10 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (23.68%) ISO 9001
10 9 (23.68%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (23.68%) Asset Management
11 8 (21.05%) Citrix
11 8 (21.05%) SAN
12 7 (18.42%) WLAN
12 7 (18.42%) HP
12 7 (18.42%) EMC
12 7 (18.42%) XenServer
12 7 (18.42%) SolarWinds
12 7 (18.42%) F5
13 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (15.79%) CCNA
13 6 (15.79%) UNIX
14 5 (13.16%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (10.53%) Lync
1 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (89.47%) WAN
2 15 (39.47%) Firewall
3 11 (28.95%) VPN
4 10 (26.32%) Internet
5 9 (23.68%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (21.05%) SAN
7 7 (18.42%) WLAN
8 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (13.16%) MPLS
9 5 (13.16%) DNS
9 5 (13.16%) VoIP
10 4 (10.53%) Junos
10 4 (10.53%) IMAP
10 4 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (10.53%) POP3
10 4 (10.53%) SMTP
10 4 (10.53%) xDSL
11 3 (7.89%) BGP
11 3 (7.89%) Wireless
12 2 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Back Office
3 4 (10.53%) Games
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) COM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) iPad
1 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) UNIX
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (23.68%) Asset Management
3 5 (13.16%) Fund Management
3 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.53%) Change Control
5 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (7.89%) Information Assurance
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) CCNA
3 4 (10.53%) JNCIA
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.89%) MCSE
4 3 (7.89%) MCSA
4 3 (7.89%) CCNP
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) ISO 9001
2 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) XenServer
3 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Intune
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 21 (55.26%) VMware
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.95%) CheckPoint
5 8 (21.05%) Citrix
6 7 (18.42%) HP
6 7 (18.42%) EMC
6 7 (18.42%) SolarWinds
6 7 (18.42%) F5
7 4 (10.53%) Juniper
8 1 (2.63%) Sage
8 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.63%) SAP
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
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