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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 81 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 32 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.11% 1.20% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.22% 14.04% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 0
Average salary £34,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -
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
242 114 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.98% 8.56% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 140 83 81
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 30 September 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 52 (92.86%) WAN
2 33 (58.93%) VMware
3 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (44.64%) Finance
5 25 (44.64%) Cisco
6 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 20 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (33.93%) Firewall
8 17 (30.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (30.36%) Windows
9 15 (26.79%) Back Office
10 13 (23.21%) SLA
10 13 (23.21%) UNIX
11 12 (21.43%) VPN
11 12 (21.43%) Internet
12 11 (19.64%) ITIL
13 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
13 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (16.07%) ISO 9001
14 9 (16.07%) Asset Management
15 8 (14.29%) DNS
15 8 (14.29%) SAN
16 7 (12.50%) HP
16 7 (12.50%) EMC
16 7 (12.50%) Citrix
16 7 (12.50%) CCNA
16 7 (12.50%) WLAN
16 7 (12.50%) XenServer
16 7 (12.50%) SolarWinds

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (8.93%) Lync
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 3 (5.36%) IaaS
3 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (92.86%) WAN
2 20 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (33.93%) Firewall
4 12 (21.43%) Internet
4 12 (21.43%) VPN
5 8 (14.29%) DNS
5 8 (14.29%) SAN
6 7 (12.50%) WLAN
7 6 (10.71%) VoIP
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (8.93%) MPLS
9 4 (7.14%) POP3
9 4 (7.14%) SMTP
9 4 (7.14%) xDSL
9 4 (7.14%) Junos
9 4 (7.14%) IMAP
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (5.36%) Network Security
10 3 (5.36%) BGP
10 3 (5.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Back Office
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Administrator
2 14 (25.00%) Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (16.07%) IT Support
5 7 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Technical Support
8 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (5.36%) Network Manager
9 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) COM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.14%) iPad
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) UNIX
3 5 (8.93%) Linux
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (19.64%) ITIL
3 9 (16.07%) Asset Management
4 5 (8.93%) Fund Management
4 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.14%) Change Control
6 3 (5.36%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.36%) Information Assurance
6 3 (5.36%) Information Security
6 3 (5.36%) Migration
7 2 (3.57%) Change Management
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.57%) Coaching
8 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (7.14%) CCNP
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) JNCIA
3 4 (7.14%) MCSE
4 3 (5.36%) MCSA
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
6 1 (1.79%) MCP
6 1 (1.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) SLA
2 9 (16.07%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.50%) XenServer
4 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) VMware
2 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 25 (44.64%) Cisco
4 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.50%) HP
5 7 (12.50%) EMC
5 7 (12.50%) Citrix
5 7 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 7 (12.50%) F5
6 4 (7.14%) Juniper
7 1 (1.79%) Sage
7 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
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