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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 66 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 39 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.78% 1.68% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.54% 15.29% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 6
Average salary £30,500 £35,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.08% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
173 157 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.33% 10.98% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 101 107 85
Average salary £34,000 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.84% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £64,250
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 24 December 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 72 (98.63%) WAN
2 51 (69.86%) Microsoft
3 47 (64.38%) VMware
4 45 (61.64%) Finance
4 45 (61.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (54.79%) Wi-Fi
6 35 (47.95%) Back Office
7 31 (42.47%) SLA
7 31 (42.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
9 23 (31.51%) UNIX
10 16 (21.92%) Windows
11 15 (20.55%) Firewall
12 14 (19.18%) Cisco
13 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
14 8 (10.96%) MCSE
14 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
14 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (9.59%) DNS
15 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Storage
16 6 (8.22%) VPN
17 5 (6.85%) VoIP
17 5 (6.85%) CCNA
17 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
17 5 (6.85%) Internet
17 5 (6.85%) Wireless
17 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
17 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
18 4 (5.48%) ITIL
18 4 (5.48%) SharePoint

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.48%) Lync
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.48%) Office 365
3 3 (4.11%) IaaS
3 3 (4.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (98.63%) WAN
2 40 (54.79%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (20.55%) Firewall
4 7 (9.59%) DNS
5 6 (8.22%) VPN
6 5 (6.85%) VoIP
6 5 (6.85%) Internet
6 5 (6.85%) Wireless
7 4 (5.48%) Network Security
8 3 (4.11%) SAN
9 2 (2.74%) BGP
9 2 (2.74%) MPLS
9 2 (2.74%) WLAN
9 2 (2.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (2.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.37%) WAAS
10 1 (1.37%) MRTG
10 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
General
1 45 (61.64%) Finance
2 35 (47.95%) Back Office
3 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Administrator
2 23 (31.51%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (26.03%) Analyst
4 14 (19.18%) Support Analyst
4 14 (19.18%) IT Support
5 13 (17.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (16.44%) IT Support Analyst
6 12 (16.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Architect
8 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (5.48%) Technical Architect
11 3 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
11 3 (4.11%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.11%) CMDB
3 2 (2.74%) Kindle
3 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) UNIX
2 16 (21.92%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.11%) Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (5.48%) ITIL
2 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
2 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
3 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (4.11%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (4.11%) Business Continuity
3 3 (4.11%) Migration
3 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (4.11%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (4.11%) Coaching
4 2 (2.74%) Change Management
4 2 (2.74%) Change Control
4 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
4 2 (2.74%) Investment Management
5 1 (1.37%) Security Architecture
5 1 (1.37%) Fund Management
5 1 (1.37%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) MCSE
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.85%) CCNA
2 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.48%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) MCSA
4 3 (4.11%) CCNP
4 3 (4.11%) MCP
4 3 (4.11%) HND
5 2 (2.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (42.47%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.11%) QA
4 1 (1.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (61.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.11%) Firmware
5 2 (2.74%) XenServer
6 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Windows Intune
2 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 51 (69.86%) Microsoft
2 47 (64.38%) VMware
3 14 (19.18%) Cisco
4 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.11%) HP
5 3 (4.11%) EMC
5 3 (4.11%) F5
6 2 (2.74%) Citrix
6 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.37%) Symantec
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