The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 86 94 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Permanent jobs citing LAN 14 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.20% 0.98% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 10.92% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 10
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £21,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £40,500
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
122 119 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.50% 8.93% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 82 97 88
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

LAN
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

LAN Salary Trend in Glasgow

LAN
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 25 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco
4 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (36.00%) DNS
5 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) DHCP
6 8 (32.00%) Citrix
6 8 (32.00%) SAN
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (28.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) MCSE
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (24.00%) MPLS
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (24.00%) vSphere
8 6 (24.00%) VLAN
8 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
9 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (20.00%) XenApp

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (52.00%) Firewall
3 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (36.00%) DNS
5 8 (32.00%) DHCP
5 8 (32.00%) SAN
6 6 (24.00%) MPLS
6 6 (24.00%) VLAN
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (20.00%) OSPF
7 5 (20.00%) BGP
7 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 5 (20.00%) VPN
8 4 (16.00%) ADSL
8 4 (16.00%) SHDSL
9 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
10 2 (8.00%) Network Security
10 2 (8.00%) VoIP
10 2 (8.00%) Wireless
11 1 (4.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) IDOL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Advertising
3 3 (12.00%) Back Office
4 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (8.00%) Local Government
4 2 (8.00%) Law
5 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Network Support
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) CRM
2 4 (16.00%) ERP
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) SIEM
3 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Transition Management
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITSM
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Information Management
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) MCSE
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.00%) MCITP
5 2 (8.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) VCP4
6 1 (4.00%) MCP
6 1 (4.00%) CCA
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (24.00%) vSphere
4 5 (20.00%) XenApp
5 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
1 11 (44.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (12.00%) Avaya
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Sophos
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.00%) Hyland
6 1 (4.00%) Altiris
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
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