The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 72 77 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 20 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.81% 1.19% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 12.40% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 24
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +30.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £60,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%

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
125 121 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.34% 9.62% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 81 85 87
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for LAN.

1 52 (89.66%) WAN
2 32 (55.17%) Cisco
3 29 (50.00%) Firewall
4 25 (43.10%) Data Centre
5 23 (39.66%) Windows
6 21 (36.21%) Active Directory
7 19 (32.76%) VMware
7 19 (32.76%) Windows Server
8 18 (31.03%) DNS
9 17 (29.31%) VPN
9 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
10 16 (27.59%) BGP
10 16 (27.59%) MPLS
10 16 (27.59%) OSPF
10 16 (27.59%) DHCP
10 16 (27.59%) Finance
10 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (25.86%) Wireless
11 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
11 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (25.86%) EIGRP
12 14 (24.14%) CCNP
13 13 (22.41%) CCNA
13 13 (22.41%) Internet
14 11 (18.97%) SCCM
14 11 (18.97%) F5
15 10 (17.24%) Citrix
15 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
16 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
16 9 (15.52%) CCIE

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (89.66%) WAN
2 29 (50.00%) Firewall
3 18 (31.03%) DNS
4 17 (29.31%) VPN
5 16 (27.59%) BGP
5 16 (27.59%) DHCP
5 16 (27.59%) MPLS
5 16 (27.59%) OSPF
6 15 (25.86%) EIGRP
6 15 (25.86%) Wireless
7 13 (22.41%) Internet
8 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
9 8 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (13.79%) DMVPN
9 8 (13.79%) SNA
9 8 (13.79%) Wireshark
10 7 (12.07%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (12.07%) HSRP
10 7 (12.07%) IPsec
10 7 (12.07%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.72%) FogBugz
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
1 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Network Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Support Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Consultant
5 8 (13.79%) Data Consultant
5 8 (13.79%) Network Consultant
5 8 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) EMC Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.07%) EMC VNX
4 6 (10.34%) Private Cloud
4 6 (10.34%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.17%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (39.66%) Windows
2 19 (32.76%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.62%) Linux
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Android
7 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Change Management
1 8 (13.79%) DevOps
1 8 (13.79%) High Availability
1 8 (13.79%) Network Design
2 7 (12.07%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
2 7 (12.07%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.34%) Coaching
3 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.45%) Investment Management
6 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (1.72%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) Ruby
3 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (24.14%) CCNP
3 13 (22.41%) CCNA
4 9 (15.52%) CCIE
5 7 (12.07%) Degree
6 2 (3.45%) MCP
7 1 (1.72%) CCSE
7 1 (1.72%) ISEB
7 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.72%) MCITP
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.72%) QA
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (36.21%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.34%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (10.34%) vSphere
5 3 (5.17%) XenApp
5 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.45%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) SCCM
2 7 (12.07%) Cacti
2 7 (12.07%) SCOM
3 5 (8.62%) SCVMM
4 4 (6.90%) DameWare
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (5.17%) Puppet
6 2 (3.45%) Ansible
6 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.72%) Iperf
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Cisco
2 19 (32.76%) VMware
3 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
4 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.97%) F5
6 10 (17.24%) Citrix
7 9 (15.52%) Fortinet
8 7 (12.07%) EMC
8 7 (12.07%) SolarWinds
9 6 (10.34%) HP
9 6 (10.34%) NetApp
10 5 (8.62%) Dell
11 2 (3.45%) CA
11 2 (3.45%) Symantec
11 2 (3.45%) Varonis
12 1 (1.72%) Juniper
12 1 (1.72%) Meraki
12 1 (1.72%) Mitel
12 1 (1.72%) Oracle
12 1 (1.72%) Sophos
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