The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife 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 Fife region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 18 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 1.35% 6.25% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 100.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 10.81% 6.25% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Scotland

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

LAN
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Fife region.

LAN Salary Trend in Fife

LAN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (50.00%) KVM

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware