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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 95 86 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 10 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 1.41% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.94% 11.29% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 5
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £41,939 £36,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
144 186 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.78% 12.50% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 116 113 54
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £56,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 28 (77.78%) WAN
2 27 (75.00%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) Cisco
4 14 (38.89%) VMware
5 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 12 (33.33%) SQL
6 10 (27.78%) ITIL
6 10 (27.78%) Linux
6 10 (27.78%) Firewall
7 9 (25.00%) Finance
7 9 (25.00%) Citrix
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
9 7 (19.44%) XenApp
9 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (19.44%) WLAN
9 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
9 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (16.67%) MPLS
10 6 (16.67%) Benchmarking
10 6 (16.67%) Project Management
10 6 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (16.67%) CISA
10 6 (16.67%) CISM
10 6 (16.67%) CISSP
10 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.33%) Lync
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (77.78%) WAN
2 10 (27.78%) Firewall
3 7 (19.44%) WLAN
4 6 (16.67%) VoIP
4 6 (16.67%) SAN
4 6 (16.67%) Wireless
4 6 (16.67%) Network Security
4 6 (16.67%) MPLS
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (11.11%) MRTG
5 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.11%) VPN
6 3 (8.33%) Internet
6 3 (8.33%) VLAN
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.78%) DNS
8 1 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Bugzilla
1 5 (13.89%) JIRA
1 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (13.89%) FogBugz
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.56%) Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Retail
6 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Analyst
1 6 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
1 6 (16.67%) Consultant
1 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 6 (16.67%) Senior Manager
1 6 (16.67%) Security Consultant
1 6 (16.67%) Information Manager
1 6 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
1 6 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
1 6 (16.67%) Security Manager
1 6 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Consultant
1 6 (16.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
1 6 (16.67%) Cyber Security Manager
2 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 6 (16.67%) Cryptography
1 6 (16.67%) SCADA
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 6 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.56%) iPhone
2 2 (5.56%) iPad
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) CCTV
3 1 (2.78%) Kindle
3 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.67%) UNIX
5 5 (13.89%) Mac OS X
5 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
5 5 (13.89%) Android
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.56%) Debian
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.78%) Solaris
7 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 6 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 6 (16.67%) Benchmarking
2 6 (16.67%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (16.67%) Information Security
2 6 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 5 (13.89%) Test Management
3 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) Logistics
6 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.78%) Fault Management
7 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Network Management
7 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Python
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.89%) Ruby
3 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) CISSP
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.67%) CISA
2 6 (16.67%) CISM
2 6 (16.67%) MBA
3 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
3 5 (13.89%) ISEB
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.33%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) CCNP
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (16.67%) COBIT
1 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (13.89%) QA
3 2 (5.56%) SLA
4 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 7 (19.44%) XenApp
4 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
4 5 (13.89%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Nagios
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
1 2 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle
4 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) Draytek
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) Symantec
8 1 (2.78%) Sun
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago