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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 98 87 132
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +45
Permanent jobs citing LAN 60 65 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.13% 2.22% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.93% 16.67% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 29
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,550 £29,480
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £60,000 £37,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
317 390 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.24% 13.30% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 172 260 305
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 33 £36,000 - 1
Glasgow -30 17 £42,500 -5.55% 3
West Lothian 0 3 £42,500 -39.28%
Falkirk -2 3 £52,500 +87.50% 2
North Lanarkshire -4 1 - -
Fife - 1 £30,500 - 1
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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.

1 115 (91.27%) WAN
2 70 (55.56%) Firewall
3 58 (46.03%) Windows
4 55 (43.65%) Cisco
5 51 (40.48%) Windows Server
6 45 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 42 (33.33%) DNS
7 42 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (31.75%) Active Directory
9 39 (30.95%) DHCP
10 38 (30.16%) Microsoft
11 35 (27.78%) Data Centre
12 34 (26.98%) HP
12 34 (26.98%) OSPF
12 34 (26.98%) BGP
13 33 (26.19%) Wireless
13 33 (26.19%) CCNP
14 32 (25.40%) SQL Server
14 32 (25.40%) Network Design
15 31 (24.60%) MS Exchange
16 30 (23.81%) CCNA
16 30 (23.81%) Finance
16 30 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (21.43%) High Availability
17 27 (21.43%) SLA
18 26 (20.63%) MPLS
18 26 (20.63%) CheckPoint
19 25 (19.84%) SQL
19 25 (19.84%) Degree
19 25 (19.84%) Office 365

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 31 (24.60%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.17%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.17%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Markit EDM
1 12 (9.52%) MultiFonds
1 12 (9.52%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.84%) Office 365
2 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (91.27%) WAN
2 70 (55.56%) Firewall
3 45 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 42 (33.33%) DNS
5 39 (30.95%) DHCP
6 34 (26.98%) BGP
6 34 (26.98%) OSPF
7 33 (26.19%) Wireless
8 26 (20.63%) MPLS
9 21 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 18 (14.29%) VoIP
11 17 (13.49%) WLAN
12 16 (12.70%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (12.70%) VPN
13 15 (11.90%) DMVPN
14 13 (10.32%) SAN
14 13 (10.32%) VLAN
15 12 (9.52%) HSRP
15 12 (9.52%) Multicast
15 12 (9.52%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.52%) MySQL
3 12 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.59%) FogBugz
1 2 (1.59%) JIRA
1 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (23.81%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Banking
2 12 (9.52%) Financial Institution
2 12 (9.52%) Investment Banking
2 12 (9.52%) Private Banking
3 11 (8.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.38%) Back Office
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (20.63%) Network Engineer
2 23 (18.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (15.87%) IT Engineer
4 19 (15.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (13.49%) Consultant
6 16 (12.70%) Architect
6 16 (12.70%) Data Consultant
6 16 (12.70%) Network Consultant
6 16 (12.70%) Senior IT Engineer
7 15 (11.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (9.52%) Analyst
8 12 (9.52%) Network Architect
9 8 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (6.35%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Support Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.38%) Web Services
3 2 (1.59%) COM
3 2 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.52%) Grid Computing
4 6 (4.76%) CCTV
5 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.79%) EPoS
7 1 (0.79%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (46.03%) Windows
2 51 (40.48%) Windows Server
3 30 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.14%) Linux
6 7 (5.56%) Unix
7 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.38%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.59%) Android
9 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.59%) CentOS
9 2 (1.59%) Debian
9 2 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.59%) Solaris
9 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Network Design
2 27 (21.43%) High Availability
3 23 (18.25%) Business Continuity
4 22 (17.46%) Project Management
5 17 (13.49%) Matrix Management
6 12 (9.52%) Electronic Trading
6 12 (9.52%) Investment Management
6 12 (9.52%) People Management
7 10 (7.94%) ITIL
8 9 (7.14%) Network Management
9 8 (6.35%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.97%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (3.17%) Change Management
12 4 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.17%) Network Architecture
12 4 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
13 3 (2.38%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.84%) SQL
2 4 (3.17%) Python
3 2 (1.59%) Java
3 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.59%) Ruby
3 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.59%) XPath
4 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (26.19%) CCNP
3 30 (23.81%) CCNA
4 25 (19.84%) Degree
5 20 (15.87%) CCIE
6 6 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.17%) HND
8 2 (1.59%) CCDA
8 2 (1.59%) CCDP
8 2 (1.59%) CCENT
8 2 (1.59%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (1.59%) ISEB
8 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.59%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.59%) MCSE
8 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.79%) CISSP
9 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.43%) SLA
2 22 (17.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.59%) COBIT
3 2 (1.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 40 (31.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.38%) XenApp
5 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) SCCM
2 5 (3.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (3.97%) SCOM
3 3 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (1.59%) WMI
5 1 (0.79%) Ansible
5 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (43.65%) Cisco
2 38 (30.16%) Microsoft
3 34 (26.98%) HP
4 26 (20.63%) CheckPoint
5 24 (19.05%) Fortinet
6 21 (16.67%) Dell
7 20 (15.87%) Juniper
7 20 (15.87%) Kaspersky
7 20 (15.87%) Siemens
7 20 (15.87%) WatchGuard
8 14 (11.11%) Oracle
9 12 (9.52%) Bloomberg
9 12 (9.52%) Calypso
9 12 (9.52%) Charles River
9 12 (9.52%) Fidessa
9 12 (9.52%) IBM
9 12 (9.52%) Linedata
9 12 (9.52%) Reuters
9 12 (9.52%) Sybase
10 8 (6.35%) VMware
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