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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 88 129 124
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 65 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.20% 1.15% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.71% 10.95% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 52 29 21
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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
389 402 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.17% 10.49% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 263 298 222
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,515 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Glasgow +31 31 £45,000 +51.51% 3
Edinburgh +26 21 £37,250 +24.16%
West Lothian - 5 £70,000 -
Aberdeen +16 2 £28,000 -6.66%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Falkirk - 2 £28,000 -
Stirling -3 1 £57,500 +93.60%
Renfrewshire -5 1 £18,500 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 115 (89.15%) WAN
2 70 (54.26%) Cisco
3 56 (43.41%) Windows
4 55 (42.64%) Microsoft
4 55 (42.64%) Firewall
5 54 (41.86%) VMware
6 46 (35.66%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (34.11%) Active Directory
8 43 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (28.68%) CCNA
10 32 (24.81%) SAN
10 32 (24.81%) ITIL
11 31 (24.03%) DHCP
11 31 (24.03%) CheckPoint
12 30 (23.26%) VPN
12 30 (23.26%) MS Excel
13 29 (22.48%) MS Exchange
14 28 (21.71%) DNS
14 28 (21.71%) Wireless
14 28 (21.71%) Finance
15 27 (20.93%) Back Office
16 25 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (17.83%) Network Security
17 23 (17.83%) UNIX
17 23 (17.83%) MPLS
18 22 (17.05%) Citrix
18 22 (17.05%) SolarWinds
18 22 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
19 21 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
20 20 (15.50%) CCNP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (22.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (6.20%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (4.65%) IIS
6 4 (3.10%) Lync
7 1 (0.78%) Apache
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.78%) CMS
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.10%) MS Office
4 2 (1.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 115 (89.15%) WAN
2 55 (42.64%) Firewall
3 32 (24.81%) SAN
4 31 (24.03%) DHCP
5 30 (23.26%) VPN
6 28 (21.71%) DNS
6 28 (21.71%) Wireless
7 23 (17.83%) Network Security
7 23 (17.83%) MPLS
8 19 (14.73%) TCP/IP
8 19 (14.73%) WLAN
9 18 (13.95%) VoIP
9 18 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (12.40%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (11.63%) Internet
12 13 (10.08%) SSL
13 12 (9.30%) EIGRP
13 12 (9.30%) HSRP
14 11 (8.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 11 (8.53%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) FogBugz
1 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.55%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.55%) JIRA
General
1 28 (21.71%) Finance
2 27 (20.93%) Back Office
3 15 (11.63%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.65%) Law
6 5 (3.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.55%) Banking
7 2 (1.55%) Retail
7 2 (1.55%) Local Government
8 1 (0.78%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.78%) French Language
8 1 (0.78%) German Language
8 1 (0.78%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.78%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.78%) Thai Language
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
8 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 33 (25.58%) Analyst
2 21 (16.28%) Network Engineer
3 11 (8.53%) Security Analyst
4 10 (7.75%) Security Engineer
4 10 (7.75%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (6.98%) Support Analyst
5 9 (6.98%) Network Analyst
5 9 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (6.20%) Network Support
6 8 (6.20%) Network Security Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.43%) Senior Manager
7 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.43%) Administrator
7 7 (5.43%) IT Support
8 6 (4.65%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 6 (4.65%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 6 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Cyber Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (0.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.98%) Replication
2 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.43%) Kindle
5 6 (4.65%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (4.65%) Cryptography
5 6 (4.65%) SCADA
6 4 (3.10%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.55%) iPad
8 2 (1.55%) iPhone
8 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) Statistics
9 1 (0.78%) CCTV
9 1 (0.78%) PDA
9 1 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 56 (43.41%) Windows
2 25 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (17.83%) UNIX
4 22 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (14.73%) Linux
7 10 (7.75%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.55%) Android
8 2 (1.55%) Debian
8 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.78%) Solaris
9 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.81%) ITIL
2 18 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (8.53%) Asset Management
5 10 (7.75%) PRINCE2
6 9 (6.98%) Mentoring
6 9 (6.98%) Data Protection
7 7 (5.43%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.43%) Information Security
8 6 (4.65%) Cyber Security
8 6 (4.65%) Information Assurance
8 6 (4.65%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (4.65%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.65%) Project Management
8 6 (4.65%) Benchmarking
9 5 (3.88%) Data Management
9 5 (3.88%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.10%) High Availability
10 4 (3.10%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.18%) SQL
2 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.33%) Java
3 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.55%) Ruby
3 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.55%) Perl
3 2 (1.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (35.66%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (28.68%) CCNA
3 20 (15.50%) CCNP
4 17 (13.18%) Security Cleared
4 17 (13.18%) Degree
5 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.53%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.98%) MCSE
8 8 (6.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (6.20%) HND
9 6 (4.65%) MBA
9 6 (4.65%) CISA
9 6 (4.65%) CISM
9 6 (4.65%) CISSP
10 5 (3.88%) NCDA
11 4 (3.10%) VTSP
11 4 (3.10%) MOS
11 4 (3.10%) HNC
12 3 (2.33%) MCP
13 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.18%) SLA
2 10 (7.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.43%) ISO 9001
3 7 (5.43%) COBIT
4 6 (4.65%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 44 (34.11%) Active Directory
2 43 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (15.50%) vSphere
4 15 (11.63%) XenApp
5 7 (5.43%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.10%) NFS
7 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.55%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.78%) Firmware
8 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (11.63%) SCCM
2 12 (9.30%) CiscoWorks
3 10 (7.75%) SCOM
4 8 (6.20%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.78%) Nagios
6 1 (0.78%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.78%) OPNET
6 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 70 (54.26%) Cisco
2 55 (42.64%) Microsoft
3 54 (41.86%) VMware
4 31 (24.03%) CheckPoint
5 22 (17.05%) Citrix
5 22 (17.05%) SolarWinds
6 18 (13.95%) Oracle
7 17 (13.18%) F5
8 16 (12.40%) HP
9 15 (11.63%) Fortinet
9 15 (11.63%) EMC
10 12 (9.30%) McAfee
11 11 (8.53%) Riverbed
12 8 (6.20%) Mitel
13 6 (4.65%) Juniper
13 6 (4.65%) NetApp
14 5 (3.88%) SAP
14 5 (3.88%) Sun
14 5 (3.88%) IBM
15 4 (3.10%) Intel
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £31000 per annum + NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Airdrie, Lanarkshire
Teleperformance
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Car Allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
Scotland
Amazon
Posted: 17 days ago