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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 66 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 32 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.43% 0.99% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 7.53% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 6
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
168 186 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.76% 13.14% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 87 124 104
Average salary £35,000 £38,970 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.18% -2.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 5 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 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 72 (94.74%) WAN
2 53 (69.74%) Microsoft
3 51 (67.11%) VMware
4 47 (61.84%) Finance
5 46 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 42 (55.26%) Wi-Fi
7 36 (47.37%) Back Office
8 34 (44.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (43.42%) SLA
10 28 (36.84%) UNIX
11 27 (35.53%) Active Directory
12 25 (32.89%) Windows
13 19 (25.00%) Cisco
14 13 (17.11%) Firewall
15 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
16 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
16 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
17 8 (10.53%) ISO 9001
17 8 (10.53%) Linux
17 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (10.53%) SolarWinds
18 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Storage
18 7 (9.21%) Kindle
18 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
18 7 (9.21%) SAN
18 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
18 7 (9.21%) CCNA
18 7 (9.21%) CheckPoint

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) Lync
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (94.74%) WAN
2 42 (55.26%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (17.11%) Firewall
4 7 (9.21%) SAN
5 6 (7.89%) Network Security
6 5 (6.58%) Internet
6 5 (6.58%) Wireless
7 4 (5.26%) MRTG
7 4 (5.26%) MPLS
8 3 (3.95%) VoIP
8 3 (3.95%) WLAN
8 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (2.63%) VPN
9 2 (2.63%) DNS
9 2 (2.63%) WAAS
10 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) MySQL
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 47 (61.84%) Finance
2 36 (47.37%) Back Office
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Analyst
2 21 (27.63%) Administrator
3 19 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (22.37%) Support Analyst
5 16 (21.05%) IT Support
6 14 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 14 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (18.42%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Storage
1 7 (9.21%) Kindle
2 3 (3.95%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) SCADA
2 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.95%) CMDB
2 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.32%) CCTV
4 1 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) UNIX
2 25 (32.89%) Windows
3 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.53%) Linux
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
3 5 (6.58%) ITIL
4 4 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 4 (5.26%) Information Security
5 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (3.95%) Cyber Security
5 3 (3.95%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (3.95%) Coaching
5 3 (3.95%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (3.95%) Benchmarking
5 3 (3.95%) Project Management
5 3 (3.95%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.95%) Data Protection
5 3 (3.95%) Information Assurance
6 2 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.63%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.63%) Change Control
7 1 (1.32%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.63%) Perl
2 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.21%) CCNA
2 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.89%) Degree
4 5 (6.58%) MCSE
5 4 (5.26%) CCNP
6 3 (3.95%) MCP
6 3 (3.95%) HND
6 3 (3.95%) CISA
6 3 (3.95%) CISM
6 3 (3.95%) MBA
6 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.95%) CISSP
7 1 (1.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (43.42%) SLA
2 8 (10.53%) ISO 9001
3 4 (5.26%) COBIT
4 3 (3.95%) QA
4 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (35.53%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.58%) vSphere
4 3 (3.95%) Firmware
5 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (69.74%) Microsoft
2 51 (67.11%) VMware
3 19 (25.00%) Cisco
4 8 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 7 (9.21%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.26%) EMC
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle
8 2 (2.63%) HP
8 2 (2.63%) F5
9 1 (1.32%) Draytek
9 1 (1.32%) Citrix
9 1 (1.32%) Symantec
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago