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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 75 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 35 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.34% 1.19% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.23% 13.76% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 0
Average salary £34,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
246 109 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.48% 8.67% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 151 77 79
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £72,500
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 September 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 51 (92.73%) WAN
2 33 (60.00%) VMware
3 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
4 26 (47.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (45.45%) Cisco
6 24 (43.64%) Finance
7 20 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
8 19 (34.55%) Firewall
9 17 (30.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (30.91%) Windows
10 15 (27.27%) Back Office
11 13 (23.64%) SLA
11 13 (23.64%) UNIX
12 12 (21.82%) VPN
12 12 (21.82%) Internet
13 11 (20.00%) ITIL
14 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
14 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (16.36%) ISO 9001
15 9 (16.36%) Asset Management
16 8 (14.55%) DNS
16 8 (14.55%) SAN
17 7 (12.73%) HP
17 7 (12.73%) EMC
17 7 (12.73%) Citrix
17 7 (12.73%) CCNA
17 7 (12.73%) WLAN
17 7 (12.73%) XenServer
17 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (9.09%) Lync
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) IaaS
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (92.73%) WAN
2 20 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (34.55%) Firewall
4 12 (21.82%) VPN
4 12 (21.82%) Internet
5 8 (14.55%) DNS
5 8 (14.55%) SAN
6 7 (12.73%) WLAN
7 6 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (10.91%) VoIP
8 5 (9.09%) MPLS
9 4 (7.27%) Junos
9 4 (7.27%) xDSL
9 4 (7.27%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (7.27%) IMAP
9 4 (7.27%) POP3
9 4 (7.27%) SMTP
10 3 (5.45%) Wireless
10 3 (5.45%) BGP
10 3 (5.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
General
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Back Office
3 4 (7.27%) Games
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Administrator
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
3 13 (23.64%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (16.36%) IT Support
5 7 (12.73%) Support Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Architect
7 5 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Support
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) COM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.27%) iPad
3 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) UNIX
3 5 (9.09%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) Asset Management
4 5 (9.09%) Fund Management
4 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.27%) Change Control
5 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.45%) Migration
6 3 (5.45%) Information Security
6 3 (5.45%) Information Assurance
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.64%) Coaching
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.64%) Change Management
8 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.73%) CCNA
3 4 (7.27%) JNCIA
3 4 (7.27%) MCSE
3 4 (7.27%) CCNP
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.45%) MCSA
4 3 (5.45%) Degree
5 2 (3.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.82%) MCP
6 1 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) SLA
2 9 (16.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 26 (47.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.73%) XenServer
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) VMware
2 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
3 25 (45.45%) Cisco
4 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.73%) HP
5 7 (12.73%) EMC
5 7 (12.73%) Citrix
5 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
5 7 (12.73%) F5
6 4 (7.27%) Juniper
7 1 (1.82%) Sage
7 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.82%) Symantec
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago