The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 86 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 22 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.47% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.96% 5.49% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 3
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,700 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,939 £36,600 £33,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
184 91 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.33% 7.53% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 110 58 74
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,600 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Scotland

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 23 July 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (86.67%) WAN
2 24 (80.00%) Cisco
3 18 (60.00%) VMware
4 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) ITIL
5 13 (43.33%) Windows
5 13 (43.33%) Firewall
6 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
7 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
7 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (33.33%) Finance
8 10 (33.33%) Internet
9 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (30.00%) SAN
9 9 (30.00%) ISO 9001
9 9 (30.00%) Asset Management
10 8 (26.67%) VPN
10 8 (26.67%) Citrix
11 7 (23.33%) HP
11 7 (23.33%) EMC
11 7 (23.33%) WLAN
11 7 (23.33%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (23.33%) XenServer
11 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
11 7 (23.33%) F5
12 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (20.00%) CCNA
12 6 (20.00%) UNIX
13 5 (16.67%) MS Office

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (13.33%) Lync
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (86.67%) WAN
2 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 10 (33.33%) Internet
4 9 (30.00%) SAN
5 8 (26.67%) VPN
6 7 (23.33%) WLAN
6 7 (23.33%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (16.67%) IMAP
8 5 (16.67%) MPLS
8 5 (16.67%) POP3
8 5 (16.67%) SMTP
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (13.33%) xDSL
9 4 (13.33%) Junos
10 3 (10.00%) BGP
10 3 (10.00%) VoIP
11 2 (6.67%) DNS
11 2 (6.67%) SSL
11 2 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Games
3 3 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) IT Support
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Network Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Server Support
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) COM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 4 (13.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Fund Management
4 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.33%) Change Control
6 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.33%) Service Management
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) JNCIA
4 3 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) MCSE
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.33%) MCITP
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
1 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (23.33%) XenServer
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (26.67%) Citrix
6 7 (23.33%) HP
6 7 (23.33%) EMC
6 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
6 7 (23.33%) F5
7 5 (16.67%) Juniper
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) SAP
9 1 (3.33%) Sage
9 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
9 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
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