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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 76 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 27 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.00% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.52% 4.30% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 4
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
174 186 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.89% 12.37% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 99 128 97
Average salary £37,500 £36,895 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% +5.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,698
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 60 (88.24%) WAN
2 43 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 43 (63.24%) VMware
3 39 (57.35%) Finance
4 37 (54.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (47.06%) Wi-Fi
6 29 (42.65%) Windows
7 28 (41.18%) Back Office
8 27 (39.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (39.71%) SLA
9 24 (35.29%) UNIX
10 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
11 22 (32.35%) Cisco
12 13 (19.12%) Firewall
13 12 (17.65%) Linux
14 11 (16.18%) Asset Management
15 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
15 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (13.24%) ITIL
16 9 (13.24%) SolarWinds
17 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (11.76%) Network Security
17 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (11.76%) SQL
17 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
17 8 (11.76%) ISO 9001
17 8 (11.76%) SAN
17 8 (11.76%) CheckPoint
17 8 (11.76%) Degree
18 7 (10.29%) Information Security

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.88%) Lync
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (88.24%) WAN
2 32 (47.06%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (19.12%) Firewall
4 8 (11.76%) Network Security
4 8 (11.76%) SAN
5 7 (10.29%) WLAN
5 7 (10.29%) Wireless
6 5 (7.35%) MPLS
6 5 (7.35%) MRTG
7 4 (5.88%) VoIP
8 3 (4.41%) Internet
8 3 (4.41%) VPN
8 3 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (2.94%) VLAN
9 2 (2.94%) WAAS
10 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) MySQL
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 39 (57.35%) Finance
2 28 (41.18%) Back Office
3 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Analyst
2 16 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
2 16 (23.53%) Administrator
3 15 (22.06%) Support Analyst
4 13 (19.12%) IT Support
5 12 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 12 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (17.65%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Manager
8 6 (8.82%) Security Consultant
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (8.82%) Consultant
8 6 (8.82%) Information Manager
8 6 (8.82%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (8.82%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Security Consultant
8 6 (8.82%) Security Manager
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 6 (8.82%) Cyber Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Kindle
2 6 (8.82%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) SCADA
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.82%) Cryptography
3 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.94%) iPad
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) CCTV
5 1 (1.47%) CMDB
5 1 (1.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Windows
2 24 (35.29%) UNIX
3 12 (17.65%) Linux
4 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.94%) Debian
8 1 (1.47%) Solaris
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (16.18%) Asset Management
3 9 (13.24%) ITIL
4 7 (10.29%) Information Security
5 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
5 6 (8.82%) Information Assurance
5 6 (8.82%) Cyber Security
5 6 (8.82%) Benchmarking
5 6 (8.82%) Project Management
5 6 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.41%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.94%) Change Control
8 1 (1.47%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.47%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.47%) Network Management
8 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.47%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.82%) CISA
3 6 (8.82%) CISM
3 6 (8.82%) MBA
3 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) CCNA
3 6 (8.82%) CISSP
3 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.88%) MCSE
5 3 (4.41%) CCNP
6 2 (2.94%) MCP
6 2 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (39.71%) SLA
2 8 (11.76%) ISO 9001
3 7 (10.29%) COBIT
4 6 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (8.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 37 (54.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.82%) vSphere
4 2 (2.94%) Firmware
4 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
2 1 (1.47%) Nagios
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) Microsoft
1 43 (63.24%) VMware
2 22 (32.35%) Cisco
3 9 (13.24%) SolarWinds
4 8 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle
6 4 (5.88%) EMC
7 3 (4.41%) HP
8 2 (2.94%) F5
9 1 (1.47%) Draytek
9 1 (1.47%) Citrix
9 1 (1.47%) Symantec
9 1 (1.47%) Sun
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago