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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 92 111 98
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 70 55 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.17% 1.65% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.09% 15.07% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 56 40 39
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,812 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £72,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
435 365 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.47% 10.94% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 286 244 310
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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 +24 47 £31,750 -14.64% 5
Glasgow -10 12 £36,250 +11.53% 5
Aberdeen +11 5 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Renfrewshire -5 3 £34,000 +18.26% 1
Fife +1 1 £22,500 -9.64% 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £40,000 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 108 (93.91%) WAN
2 65 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 58 (50.43%) VMware
4 51 (44.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (40.00%) Windows
6 43 (37.39%) Active Directory
7 41 (35.65%) Finance
8 40 (34.78%) Cisco
9 37 (32.17%) Wi-Fi
10 35 (30.43%) Firewall
11 32 (27.83%) Back Office
12 31 (26.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 30 (26.09%) MS Excel
14 29 (25.22%) SLA
15 27 (23.48%) UNIX
16 24 (20.87%) MS Exchange
17 20 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
18 17 (14.78%) DNS
18 17 (14.78%) CCNA
19 15 (13.04%) Degree
19 15 (13.04%) Telecoms
19 15 (13.04%) TCP/IP
19 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (13.04%) SAN
20 14 (12.17%) MCSE
21 13 (11.30%) Hyper-V
22 12 (10.43%) VPN
22 12 (10.43%) Internet
23 11 (9.57%) VoIP
23 11 (9.57%) HP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 (20.87%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.48%) Lync
4 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.61%) IIS
5 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.74%) WorkSite
Applications
1 30 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.09%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.87%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.57%) Office 365
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.61%) SaaS
3 3 (2.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (93.91%) WAN
2 37 (32.17%) Wi-Fi
3 35 (30.43%) Firewall
4 17 (14.78%) DNS
5 15 (13.04%) SAN
5 15 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 12 (10.43%) VPN
6 12 (10.43%) Internet
7 11 (9.57%) VoIP
8 8 (6.96%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (6.96%) VLAN
8 8 (6.96%) BGP
9 7 (6.09%) Wireless
9 7 (6.09%) DHCP
10 6 (5.22%) OSPF
11 5 (4.35%) WLAN
12 4 (3.48%) SSL
12 4 (3.48%) Network Security
12 4 (3.48%) IP Telephony
13 3 (2.61%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.87%) IDOL
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.87%) MySQL
General
1 41 (35.65%) Finance
2 32 (27.83%) Back Office
3 15 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.22%) Advertising
5 2 (1.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.87%) Local Government
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (20.87%) Administrator
2 23 (20.00%) Analyst
3 22 (19.13%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (14.78%) Support Analyst
4 17 (14.78%) IT Support
5 13 (11.30%) IT Support Analyst
6 12 (10.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (10.43%) Network Engineer
7 10 (8.70%) Consultant
7 10 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Architect
8 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (6.09%) Project Manager
9 7 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) Web Services
2 2 (1.74%) COM
2 2 (1.74%) SOAP
3 1 (0.87%) HTML
3 1 (0.87%) CSS
3 1 (0.87%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (5.22%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.48%) iPad
4 3 (2.61%) CMDB
5 2 (1.74%) PDA
5 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.87%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.00%) Windows
2 27 (23.48%) UNIX
3 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.09%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.09%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.48%) Linux
7 3 (2.61%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (8.70%) Asset Management
3 9 (7.83%) ITIL
4 7 (6.09%) Load Balancing
5 6 (5.22%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.35%) Change Control
6 5 (4.35%) CRM
6 5 (4.35%) ERP
6 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.48%) Network Design
7 4 (3.48%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (3.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (3.48%) Coaching
8 3 (2.61%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (2.61%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.61%) Transition Management
8 3 (2.61%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.61%) Migration
8 3 (2.61%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.35%) SQL
3 3 (2.61%) Java
4 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (14.78%) CCNA
3 15 (13.04%) Degree
3 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (12.17%) MCSE
5 8 (6.96%) CCNP
6 4 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.48%) MCITP
7 3 (2.61%) MCSA
7 3 (2.61%) MCP
7 3 (2.61%) HND
8 1 (0.87%) CCSP
8 1 (0.87%) CCSA
8 1 (0.87%) CCSE
8 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (25.22%) SLA
2 6 (5.22%) QA
2 6 (5.22%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.87%) COBIT
4 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (44.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (37.39%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.61%) Firmware
4 3 (2.61%) XenServer
4 3 (2.61%) vSphere
5 2 (1.74%) XenApp
6 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.61%) Windows Intune
2 2 (1.74%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.74%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 65 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 58 (50.43%) VMware
3 40 (34.78%) Cisco
4 11 (9.57%) HP
5 8 (6.96%) Citrix
6 6 (5.22%) CheckPoint
6 6 (5.22%) F5
7 5 (4.35%) Symantec
8 4 (3.48%) Sophos
8 4 (3.48%) Avaya
8 4 (3.48%) EMC
8 4 (3.48%) Oracle
9 2 (1.74%) Juniper
9 2 (1.74%) Twitter
10 1 (0.87%) NetApp
10 1 (0.87%) Apple
10 1 (0.87%) Sage
10 1 (0.87%) SAP
10 1 (0.87%) BT
10 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
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ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Company Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Motherwell
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Glenrothes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Scotland
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago