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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 104 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 8 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.50% 1.67% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.30% 11.47% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 10
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £29,600 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
151 218 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.50% 14.56% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 105 133 62
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £22,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £49,000
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 1 September 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (80.77%) WAN
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco
4 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) Citrix
6 8 (30.77%) VMware
6 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 7 (26.92%) Firewall
7 7 (26.92%) Finance
7 7 (26.92%) ITIL
8 6 (23.08%) ISEB
8 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (23.08%) XenApp
9 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
9 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
9 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) FogBugz
9 5 (19.23%) Android
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (19.23%) QA
9 5 (19.23%) Test Management
9 5 (19.23%) Ruby
9 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
9 5 (19.23%) Degree
9 5 (19.23%) JIRA
9 5 (19.23%) Bugzilla
9 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Lync
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MultiFonds
1 1 (3.85%) thinkFolio
1 1 (3.85%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) WAN
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) VoIP
4 4 (15.38%) WLAN
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) Wireless
4 4 (15.38%) MPLS
5 3 (11.54%) Network Security
5 3 (11.54%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) MRTG
6 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.85%) Multicast
7 1 (3.85%) DNS
7 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Bugzilla
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
1 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (19.23%) FogBugz
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Information Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Security Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (7.69%) IT Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.54%) Cryptography
1 3 (11.54%) SCADA
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.69%) iPhone
2 2 (7.69%) iPad
2 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
2 5 (19.23%) Android
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) UNIX
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Test Management
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.54%) Benchmarking
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
4 3 (11.54%) Information Assurance
4 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security
5 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.85%) Fault Management
6 1 (3.85%) Network Design
6 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ISEB
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) CISA
3 3 (11.54%) CISM
3 3 (11.54%) MBA
3 3 (11.54%) CISSP
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) PMP
5 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 6 (23.08%) XenApp
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.69%) vSphere
6 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Citrix
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) Reuters
7 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) Linedata
7 1 (3.85%) Charles River
7 1 (3.85%) Draytek
7 1 (3.85%) Sybase
7 1 (3.85%) Sun
7 1 (3.85%) Calypso
7 1 (3.85%) Fidessa
Edinburgh
GreySpark Partners LTD
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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