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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 71 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 43 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.84% 1.63% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.60% 18.25% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 2
Average salary £32,500 £70,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.57% +67.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £25,450 £39,150
10% offered a salary of more than £64,950 £72,500 £44,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
259 126 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.11% 8.92% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 152 90 76
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £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 21 October 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 58 (92.06%) WAN
2 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 37 (58.73%) VMware
4 33 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (44.44%) Finance
6 27 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
7 26 (41.27%) Active Directory
8 24 (38.10%) Cisco
9 22 (34.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (33.33%) Back Office
10 21 (33.33%) Windows
11 19 (30.16%) Firewall
12 18 (28.57%) SLA
13 17 (26.98%) UNIX
14 13 (20.63%) VPN
15 12 (19.05%) Internet
16 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (14.29%) DNS
17 9 (14.29%) ITIL
18 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
18 8 (12.70%) ISO 9001
18 8 (12.70%) Asset Management
19 7 (11.11%) CCNA
19 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
19 7 (11.11%) SolarWinds
19 7 (11.11%) Lync
20 6 (9.52%) Change Control
20 6 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
20 6 (9.52%) Blackberry
20 6 (9.52%) VoIP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (11.11%) Lync
2 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.76%) IIS
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.94%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) IaaS
3 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (92.06%) WAN
2 27 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (30.16%) Firewall
4 13 (20.63%) VPN
5 12 (19.05%) Internet
6 9 (14.29%) DNS
7 6 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (9.52%) VoIP
8 5 (7.94%) MPLS
8 5 (7.94%) SAN
9 4 (6.35%) Junos
9 4 (6.35%) xDSL
9 4 (6.35%) WLAN
9 4 (6.35%) POP3
9 4 (6.35%) SMTP
9 4 (6.35%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (6.35%) IMAP
10 3 (4.76%) Network Security
10 3 (4.76%) Wireless
10 3 (4.76%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
General
1 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 21 (33.33%) Back Office
3 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Administrator
2 17 (26.98%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (22.22%) Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) IT Support
5 10 (15.87%) Support Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Architect
8 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (6.35%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (6.35%) Technical Support
10 4 (6.35%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (6.35%) Technical Support Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Senior Systems Analyst
11 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 3 (4.76%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) COM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.94%) iPad
3 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) UNIX
3 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (14.29%) ITIL
3 8 (12.70%) Asset Management
4 6 (9.52%) Change Control
4 6 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.76%) Information Security
5 3 (4.76%) Migration
5 3 (4.76%) Fund Management
5 3 (4.76%) Information Assurance
5 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.17%) Coaching
6 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.17%) Change Management
6 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.17%) Investment Management
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.11%) CCNA
3 5 (7.94%) MCSE
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.35%) CCNP
4 4 (6.35%) JNCIA
5 3 (4.76%) MCSA
6 2 (3.17%) MCITP
6 2 (3.17%) Degree
7 1 (1.59%) MCP
7 1 (1.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.57%) SLA
2 8 (12.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 33 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (41.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.35%) XenServer
4 2 (3.17%) Firmware
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Intune
3 2 (3.17%) SCCM
4 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (58.73%) VMware
3 24 (38.10%) Cisco
4 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 7 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 4 (6.35%) F5
5 4 (6.35%) Juniper
5 4 (6.35%) HP
5 4 (6.35%) EMC
5 4 (6.35%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec
6 1 (1.59%) Sage
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