The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
UK / Scotland
Rank 57 110 101
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 77 47 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.42% 1.61% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.33% 13.70% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 57 30 46
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,860 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +11.62%

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
361 343 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.02% 11.71% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 243 221 216
Median salary £39,057 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

LAN Salary Histogram in Scotland

LAN
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +29 29 £34,169 +2.76% 2
Glasgow +19 17 £37,250 -0.66% 1
Inverclyde +2 6 £38,000 -14.60%
Renfrewshire -1 5 £35,000 -41.66% 3
West Lothian - 3 £35,500 - 1
South Ayrshire - 3 £40,561 -
South Lanarkshire -2 1 £22,000 -18.51%
Falkirk - 1 £47,500 -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for LAN.

1 130 (87.84%) WAN
2 85 (57.43%) Cisco
3 72 (48.65%) Firewall
4 54 (36.49%) MPLS
4 54 (36.49%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (35.81%) Active Directory
6 49 (33.11%) Data Centre
7 43 (29.05%) Wireless
8 42 (28.38%) Windows
9 41 (27.70%) VPN
10 40 (27.03%) VMware
11 39 (26.35%) CCNP
12 37 (25.00%) Windows Server
13 36 (24.32%) OSPF
13 36 (24.32%) BGP
14 35 (23.65%) CheckPoint
14 35 (23.65%) Network Design
15 32 (21.62%) EIGRP
16 30 (20.27%) TCP/IP
17 28 (18.92%) DNS
17 28 (18.92%) ITIL
17 28 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (17.57%) CCNA
19 25 (16.89%) VoIP
20 23 (15.54%) DHCP
20 23 (15.54%) Microsoft
21 21 (14.19%) Citrix
21 21 (14.19%) Finance
21 21 (14.19%) Cisco IOS
22 20 (13.51%) Fortinet

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.05%) IBM Domino
3 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.03%) IIS
4 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.03%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Houdini
2 1 (0.68%) Maya
2 1 (0.68%) NUKE
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) SaaS
2 5 (3.38%) Office 365
3 3 (2.03%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 130 (87.84%) WAN
2 72 (48.65%) Firewall
3 54 (36.49%) MPLS
4 43 (29.05%) Wireless
5 41 (27.70%) VPN
6 36 (24.32%) BGP
6 36 (24.32%) OSPF
7 32 (21.62%) EIGRP
8 30 (20.27%) TCP/IP
9 28 (18.92%) DNS
10 25 (16.89%) VoIP
11 23 (15.54%) DHCP
12 21 (14.19%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (13.51%) SAN
13 20 (13.51%) Spanning Tree
14 19 (12.84%) Internet
15 18 (12.16%) IPsec
16 16 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (10.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.68%) FogBugz
1 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
1 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (14.19%) Finance
2 19 (12.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.38%) Retail
4 2 (1.35%) Law
4 2 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Local Government
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (26.35%) Network Engineer
2 38 (25.68%) Analyst
3 27 (18.24%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (11.49%) Support Engineer
5 16 (10.81%) Network Analyst
6 15 (10.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (9.46%) Consultant
8 13 (8.78%) Data Consultant
8 13 (8.78%) Network Consultant
9 11 (7.43%) Senior Network Analyst
9 11 (7.43%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (6.76%) Data Engineer
10 10 (6.76%) Data Network Engineer
10 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Support
10 10 (6.76%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 10 (6.76%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (6.08%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (6.08%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (6.08%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.05%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 49 (33.11%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.43%) EMC VNX
4 8 (5.41%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.03%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.35%) VAX
8 1 (0.68%) Animation
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Clustering
8 1 (0.68%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.38%) Windows
2 37 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (8.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.73%) Linux
6 4 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.03%) Unix
8 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Android
9 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.68%) CentOS
9 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.65%) Network Design
2 28 (18.92%) ITIL
3 16 (10.81%) Project Management
4 15 (10.14%) Change Management
4 15 (10.14%) High Availability
5 12 (8.11%) DevOps
5 12 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 11 (7.43%) ITIL V3
7 9 (6.08%) Time Management
8 8 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.41%) Anomaly Detection
8 8 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.41%) Coaching
8 8 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.73%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.05%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.38%) Information Security
11 5 (3.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.73%) SQL
2 4 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.70%) VBScript
3 3 (2.03%) Python
4 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.68%) Perl
4 1 (0.68%) Ruby
4 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (36.49%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (26.35%) CCNP
3 26 (17.57%) CCNA
4 14 (9.46%) CCIE
5 11 (7.43%) Degree
6 5 (3.38%) HND
6 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.70%) HNC
7 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.35%) MCSA
9 2 (1.35%) MCSE
9 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.68%) CCSE
10 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.68%) MCP
10 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 53 (35.81%) Active Directory
2 28 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (6.76%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.08%) vSphere
6 4 (2.70%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.35%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.35%) XenApp
8 1 (0.68%) Firmware
8 1 (0.68%) NFS
8 1 (0.68%) Samba
8 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (12.16%) SCCM
2 11 (7.43%) FortiGate
3 7 (4.73%) Cacti
4 5 (3.38%) SCOM
4 5 (3.38%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.70%) DameWare
6 3 (2.03%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (2.03%) Puppet
7 2 (1.35%) Iperf
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.68%) MOM
8 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 85 (57.43%) Cisco
2 40 (27.03%) VMware
3 35 (23.65%) CheckPoint
4 23 (15.54%) Microsoft
5 21 (14.19%) Citrix
6 20 (13.51%) F5
6 20 (13.51%) Fortinet
7 12 (8.11%) SolarWinds
8 11 (7.43%) EMC
9 10 (6.76%) Aruba
9 10 (6.76%) Nokia
10 9 (6.08%) NetApp
11 8 (5.41%) HP
12 7 (4.73%) Dell
13 6 (4.05%) Lotus
14 5 (3.38%) Juniper
15 3 (2.03%) Meraki
15 3 (2.03%) NEC
15 3 (2.03%) Sophos
16 2 (1.35%) Zerto
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