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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 67 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs citing LAN 34 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.52% 1.24% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.37% 10.43% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 7
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,400 £39,068 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
152 163 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.27% 11.88% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 85 108 104
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £58,000 £52,500
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 28 January 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 77 (98.72%) WAN
2 56 (71.79%) Microsoft
3 52 (66.67%) VMware
4 50 (64.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (61.54%) Finance
6 44 (56.41%) Wi-Fi
7 39 (50.00%) Back Office
8 35 (44.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 35 (44.87%) SLA
9 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
10 25 (32.05%) UNIX
11 18 (23.08%) Windows
12 16 (20.51%) Cisco
13 15 (19.23%) Firewall
14 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
15 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
16 8 (10.26%) MCSE
16 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (8.97%) DNS
17 7 (8.97%) ISO 9001
17 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Storage
17 7 (8.97%) Asset Management
18 6 (7.69%) Network Security
18 6 (7.69%) Kindle
19 5 (6.41%) Wireless
19 5 (6.41%) VPN
19 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
19 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
19 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
19 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) Lync
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.13%) Office 365
3 3 (3.85%) IaaS
3 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (98.72%) WAN
2 44 (56.41%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (19.23%) Firewall
4 7 (8.97%) DNS
5 6 (7.69%) Network Security
6 5 (6.41%) Wireless
6 5 (6.41%) VPN
7 4 (5.13%) VoIP
7 4 (5.13%) Internet
8 3 (3.85%) SAN
8 3 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.56%) MPLS
9 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (2.56%) WAAS
9 2 (2.56%) MRTG
10 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 48 (61.54%) Finance
2 39 (50.00%) Back Office
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Administrator
2 25 (32.05%) Systems Administrator
3 24 (30.77%) Analyst
4 16 (20.51%) Support Analyst
4 16 (20.51%) IT Support
5 15 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (17.95%) IT Support Analyst
6 14 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (10.26%) Architect
8 6 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (6.41%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Technical Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Support Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (3.85%) Senior Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (7.69%) Kindle
3 3 (3.85%) CMDB
4 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) UNIX
2 18 (23.08%) Windows
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.85%) Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (8.97%) Asset Management
3 3 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (3.85%) Business Continuity
3 3 (3.85%) Migration
3 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (3.85%) Coaching
4 2 (2.56%) Change Control
4 2 (2.56%) Investment Management
4 2 (2.56%) ITIL
5 1 (1.28%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.28%) Change Management
5 1 (1.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.28%) Information Security
5 1 (1.28%) WFM
5 1 (1.28%) Security Architecture
5 1 (1.28%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) MCSE
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.13%) CCNA
2 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.85%) MCSA
3 3 (3.85%) CCNP
3 3 (3.85%) MCP
3 3 (3.85%) HND
3 3 (3.85%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (44.87%) SLA
2 7 (8.97%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.85%) QA
4 1 (1.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 50 (64.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.85%) Firmware
5 2 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Windows Intune
2 2 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 56 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 52 (66.67%) VMware
3 16 (20.51%) Cisco
4 5 (6.41%) SolarWinds
4 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.85%) EMC
6 2 (2.56%) F5
7 1 (1.28%) Symantec
7 1 (1.28%) HP
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