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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 102 87 73
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Permanent jobs citing LAN 8 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.27% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 1.91% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 19
Average salary £33,750 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 157 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.22% 14.30% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 131 89 113
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £22,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £43,500 £55,000
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 18 April 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (30.00%) SLA
5 9 (30.00%) UNIX
5 9 (30.00%) Firewall
6 7 (23.33%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (23.33%) SAN
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (20.00%) CCNP
7 6 (20.00%) CCNA
7 6 (20.00%) ITIL
7 6 (20.00%) MCSE
7 6 (20.00%) Back Office
7 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (16.67%) Degree
8 5 (16.67%) Linux
8 5 (16.67%) VPN
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.67%) Network Security
8 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (30.00%) Firewall
3 7 (23.33%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (23.33%) SAN
4 5 (16.67%) VPN
4 5 (16.67%) Network Security
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (13.33%) SMTP
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (10.00%) IPsec
6 3 (10.00%) Internet
6 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.00%) OSPF
6 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (10.00%) NetScreen
6 3 (10.00%) DNS
6 3 (10.00%) WLAN
6 3 (10.00%) NAS
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (10.00%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Back Office
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (20.00%) Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Change Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) RESTful
2 2 (6.67%) COM
2 2 (6.67%) DCOM
2 2 (6.67%) SOAP
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) ActiveX
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) JSON
2 2 (6.67%) WinForms
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Firmware
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Streaming Video
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) CESG
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) UNIX
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) AIX
5 2 (6.67%) HPUX
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
1 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Fault Management
4 3 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Fund Management
5 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C#
1 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (20.00%) CCNP
1 6 (20.00%) CCNA
1 6 (20.00%) MCSE
2 5 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.00%) MCP
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) XenServer
5 2 (6.67%) vSphere
6 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) Juniper
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) EMC
6 3 (10.00%) F5
7 2 (6.67%) Fujitsu
8 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
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