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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 74 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 25 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.81% 0.49% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.09% 4.32% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 1
Average salary £37,250 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.37% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
191 185 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.83% 11.29% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 116 131 86
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,650 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,698
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 52 (86.67%) WAN
2 34 (56.67%) VMware
3 32 (53.33%) Finance
3 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 28 (46.67%) Windows
5 27 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (40.00%) Cisco
7 22 (36.67%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (31.67%) Back Office
9 19 (31.67%) SLA
10 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 18 (30.00%) UNIX
11 15 (25.00%) Firewall
12 12 (20.00%) Linux
13 11 (18.33%) Asset Management
14 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (16.67%) ITIL
14 10 (16.67%) SolarWinds
15 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
15 9 (15.00%) SAN
15 9 (15.00%) CheckPoint
15 9 (15.00%) Network Security
16 8 (13.33%) Degree
16 8 (13.33%) Wireless
16 8 (13.33%) SQL
16 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
17 7 (11.67%) ISO 9001

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) Lync
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (86.67%) WAN
2 22 (36.67%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (25.00%) Firewall
4 9 (15.00%) Network Security
4 9 (15.00%) SAN
5 8 (13.33%) Wireless
6 7 (11.67%) MPLS
6 7 (11.67%) WLAN
7 6 (10.00%) VoIP
7 6 (10.00%) MRTG
8 4 (6.67%) Internet
8 4 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.00%) VPN
9 3 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.33%) VLAN
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.33%) WAAS
10 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) MySQL
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (53.33%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Back Office
3 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Support Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (16.67%) Administrator
4 9 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) IT Support
5 8 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Manager
7 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (10.00%) Security Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Security Manager
7 6 (10.00%) Information Manager
7 6 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Kindle
2 6 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 6 (10.00%) SCADA
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.33%) iPhone
4 2 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) BYOD
5 1 (1.67%) CMDB
5 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.67%) CCTV
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (46.67%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) UNIX
3 12 (20.00%) Linux
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.33%) Debian
8 1 (1.67%) Solaris
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (18.33%) Asset Management
3 10 (16.67%) ITIL
4 7 (11.67%) Information Security
5 6 (10.00%) Cyber Security
5 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 6 (10.00%) Benchmarking
5 6 (10.00%) Project Management
5 6 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.67%) Network Design
8 1 (1.67%) Logistics
8 1 (1.67%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.67%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.67%) WFM
8 1 (1.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.00%) CISA
3 6 (10.00%) CISM
3 6 (10.00%) MBA
3 6 (10.00%) CCNA
3 6 (10.00%) CISSP
4 3 (5.00%) MCSE
4 3 (5.00%) CCNP
5 2 (3.33%) MCP
5 2 (3.33%) HND
6 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.67%) SLA
2 7 (11.67%) COBIT
2 7 (11.67%) ISO 9001
3 6 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 27 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.67%) vSphere
4 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
1 2 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) Nagios
2 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) VMware
2 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (40.00%) Cisco
4 10 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 9 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.00%) Oracle
7 4 (6.67%) EMC
8 3 (5.00%) HP
9 2 (3.33%) F5
9 2 (3.33%) Citrix
10 1 (1.67%) Symantec
10 1 (1.67%) Sun
10 1 (1.67%) Draytek
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago