The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 99 137 141
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 59 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.86% 1.04% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.97% 9.42% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 14
Average salary £38,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,270 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
LAN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
394 446 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.45% 11.03% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 247 337 243
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

LAN
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

LAN Salary Trend in Scotland

LAN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Scotland

LAN
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +25 24 £37,000 +9.62% 2
Glasgow +24 22 £45,000 +50.75% 3
Fife +9 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Stirling -3 2 £30,000 +1.01%
Falkirk - 2 £28,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £48,000 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 109 (92.37%) WAN
2 55 (46.61%) Cisco
3 54 (45.76%) Microsoft
4 51 (43.22%) Windows
5 50 (42.37%) VMware
6 47 (39.83%) Firewall
7 43 (36.44%) Active Directory
8 42 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (29.66%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (29.66%) Finance
10 32 (27.12%) Back Office
11 28 (23.73%) ITIL
12 27 (22.88%) MS Excel
12 27 (22.88%) CCNA
13 26 (22.03%) SLA
14 24 (20.34%) MS Exchange
14 24 (20.34%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (19.49%) Wireless
15 23 (19.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (19.49%) CheckPoint
15 23 (19.49%) UNIX
15 23 (19.49%) SAN
16 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (17.80%) DHCP
17 21 (17.80%) VPN
18 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
19 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
20 18 (15.25%) MPLS
20 18 (15.25%) TCP/IP
21 17 (14.41%) DNS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (20.34%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.24%) IIS
6 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.54%) Lync
8 1 (0.85%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.85%) Apache
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (22.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (92.37%) WAN
2 47 (39.83%) Firewall
3 24 (20.34%) Wi-Fi
4 23 (19.49%) Wireless
4 23 (19.49%) SAN
5 21 (17.80%) VPN
5 21 (17.80%) DHCP
6 18 (15.25%) MPLS
6 18 (15.25%) TCP/IP
7 17 (14.41%) DNS
7 17 (14.41%) Network Security
8 15 (12.71%) VoIP
9 14 (11.86%) WLAN
10 12 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (7.63%) Internet
12 8 (6.78%) Ethernet
12 8 (6.78%) OSPF
12 8 (6.78%) BGP
13 7 (5.93%) VLAN
13 7 (5.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) MySQL
General
1 35 (29.66%) Finance
2 32 (27.12%) Back Office
3 14 (11.86%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.24%) Law
6 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.69%) Advertising
7 2 (1.69%) Billing
7 2 (1.69%) Local Government
8 1 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.85%) German Language
8 1 (0.85%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.85%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.85%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 29 (24.58%) Analyst
2 15 (12.71%) Network Engineer
3 12 (10.17%) Support Analyst
4 11 (9.32%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (9.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (9.32%) Administrator
4 11 (9.32%) IT Support
5 10 (8.47%) IT Support Analyst
5 10 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.93%) Architect
8 7 (5.93%) Senior Manager
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) Security Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.08%) Information Security Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.93%) Kindle
4 6 (5.08%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (5.08%) SCADA
4 6 (5.08%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.69%) PDA
6 2 (1.69%) iPhone
6 2 (1.69%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) BYOD
7 1 (0.85%) CCTV
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.22%) Windows
2 23 (19.49%) UNIX
3 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (11.86%) Linux
7 9 (7.63%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.69%) Debian
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) ITIL
2 23 (19.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (9.32%) Asset Management
4 7 (5.93%) Service Delivery
4 7 (5.93%) Information Security
4 7 (5.93%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
5 6 (5.08%) Cyber Security
5 6 (5.08%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.08%) Load Balancing
5 6 (5.08%) Data Protection
5 6 (5.08%) Information Assurance
5 6 (5.08%) Benchmarking
5 6 (5.08%) Project Management
5 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2
5 6 (5.08%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.39%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (3.39%) SIEM
8 3 (2.54%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.47%) SQL
2 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.69%) Java
3 2 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (29.66%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (22.88%) CCNA
3 17 (14.41%) CCNP
4 13 (11.02%) Degree
5 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.78%) MCSE
7 6 (5.08%) CISA
7 6 (5.08%) CISM
7 6 (5.08%) MBA
7 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (5.08%) CISSP
8 4 (3.39%) HND
9 3 (2.54%) MCP
10 2 (1.69%) MCSA
10 2 (1.69%) MCITP
11 1 (0.85%) MOS
11 1 (0.85%) HNC
11 1 (0.85%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.03%) SLA
2 10 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.93%) COBIT
3 7 (5.93%) ISO 9001
4 6 (5.08%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 43 (36.44%) Active Directory
2 42 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.41%) vSphere
4 10 (8.47%) XenApp
5 6 (5.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.69%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) SCCM
2 8 (6.78%) SCOM
3 6 (5.08%) SCVMM
3 6 (5.08%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (2.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
5 1 (0.85%) OPNET
5 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 55 (46.61%) Cisco
2 54 (45.76%) Microsoft
3 50 (42.37%) VMware
4 23 (19.49%) CheckPoint
5 17 (14.41%) SolarWinds
6 15 (12.71%) Citrix
7 11 (9.32%) HP
7 11 (9.32%) F5
8 10 (8.47%) Fortinet
9 9 (7.63%) Oracle
10 7 (5.93%) McAfee
10 7 (5.93%) EMC
11 6 (5.08%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.54%) Mitel
12 3 (2.54%) Avaya
13 2 (1.69%) Sun
14 1 (0.85%) IBM
14 1 (0.85%) Juniper
14 1 (0.85%) NetApp
14 1 (0.85%) Nokia
Livingston, West Lothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
North Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Great Holidays
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Package
Posted: 21 days ago