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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 64 100 87
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 31 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.53% 0.51% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.53% 5.59% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 15
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,525 £34,400 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
144 143 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.74% 9.14% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 87 107 123
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 August 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 59 (92.19%) WAN
2 42 (65.63%) Cisco
3 37 (57.81%) TCP/IP
4 36 (56.25%) Firewall
5 35 (54.69%) Data Centre
6 31 (48.44%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (46.88%) CheckPoint
7 30 (46.88%) High Availability
8 29 (45.31%) Finance
9 28 (43.75%) Wireless
9 28 (43.75%) Network Design
9 28 (43.75%) OSPF
9 28 (43.75%) BGP
9 28 (43.75%) Fortinet
10 27 (42.19%) CCNP
10 27 (42.19%) CCNA
10 27 (42.19%) Windows
11 26 (40.63%) DNS
11 26 (40.63%) DHCP
12 23 (35.94%) MPLS
12 23 (35.94%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
13 22 (34.38%) Cisco IOS
13 22 (34.38%) DMVPN
13 22 (34.38%) EIGRP
13 22 (34.38%) CCIE
13 22 (34.38%) SNA
14 20 (31.25%) VMware
14 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
15 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure

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 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.69%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Markit EDM
1 7 (10.94%) MultiFonds
1 7 (10.94%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (92.19%) WAN
2 37 (57.81%) TCP/IP
3 36 (56.25%) Firewall
4 28 (43.75%) BGP
4 28 (43.75%) OSPF
4 28 (43.75%) Wireless
5 26 (40.63%) DHCP
5 26 (40.63%) DNS
6 23 (35.94%) MPLS
7 22 (34.38%) Cisco IOS
7 22 (34.38%) DMVPN
7 22 (34.38%) EIGRP
7 22 (34.38%) SNA
8 12 (18.75%) SAN
9 7 (10.94%) Multicast
9 7 (10.94%) WLAN
10 6 (9.38%) 802.11
10 6 (9.38%) DPNSS
10 6 (9.38%) HSRP
10 6 (9.38%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) MySQL
2 7 (10.94%) RDBMS
2 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Bugzilla
1 5 (7.81%) FogBugz
1 5 (7.81%) JIRA
1 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
2 7 (10.94%) Financial Institution
2 7 (10.94%) Investment Banking
2 7 (10.94%) Private Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Law
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Consultant
1 22 (34.38%) Data Consultant
1 22 (34.38%) Network Consultant
2 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Network Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) Architect
3 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) Network Architect
3 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 35 (54.69%) Data Centre
2 23 (35.94%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.94%) EMC VNX
3 7 (10.94%) Grid Computing
4 6 (9.38%) CCTV
4 6 (9.38%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.56%) iPad
6 1 (1.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Windows
2 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
4 6 (9.38%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.81%) Android
5 5 (7.81%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.69%) Linux
7 2 (3.13%) Unix
8 1 (1.56%) Solaris
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) High Availability
2 28 (43.75%) Network Design
3 7 (10.94%) DevOps
3 7 (10.94%) Electronic Trading
3 7 (10.94%) Investment Management
3 7 (10.94%) People Management
4 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.81%) Test Management
5 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.69%) Automation Testing
6 3 (4.69%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.69%) ITIL
6 3 (4.69%) Kanban
6 3 (4.69%) Service Management
7 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL V2
7 2 (3.13%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.81%) Python
2 5 (7.81%) Ruby
3 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (48.44%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (42.19%) CCNA
2 27 (42.19%) CCNP
3 22 (34.38%) CCIE
4 10 (15.63%) Degree
5 5 (7.81%) ISEB
5 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.13%) CCDA
6 2 (3.13%) CCDP
6 2 (3.13%) MCP
6 2 (3.13%) MCSE
6 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.56%) CCENT
7 1 (1.56%) CCSA
7 1 (1.56%) CCSE
7 1 (1.56%) HND
7 1 (1.56%) MCSA
7 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.38%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (9.38%) vSphere
5 5 (7.81%) XenApp
5 5 (7.81%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
1 6 (9.38%) SCOM
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.69%) vRealize
4 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) Cisco
2 30 (46.88%) CheckPoint
3 28 (43.75%) Fortinet
4 20 (31.25%) VMware
5 10 (15.63%) HP
5 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 7 (10.94%) Bloomberg
6 7 (10.94%) Calypso
6 7 (10.94%) Charles River
6 7 (10.94%) EMC
6 7 (10.94%) Fidessa
6 7 (10.94%) IBM
6 7 (10.94%) Linedata
6 7 (10.94%) Oracle
6 7 (10.94%) Reuters
6 7 (10.94%) Sybase
7 6 (9.38%) Aruba
7 6 (9.38%) Citrix
7 6 (9.38%) Juniper
7 6 (9.38%) Motorola