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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 98 110 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 67 56 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.08% 1.68% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.55% 15.47% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 37
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 £24,962 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £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
431 362 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.36% 10.88% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 289 241 292
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £52,300 £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 21 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 21 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 +17 43 £31,750 -14.64% 6
Glasgow -3 12 £39,250 +20.76% 4
Aberdeen +13 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Renfrewshire -5 3 £34,000 +18.26% 1
Fife +1 1 £22,500 -9.64% 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £22,500 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 105 (92.92%) WAN
2 62 (54.87%) Microsoft
3 56 (49.56%) VMware
4 47 (41.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (39.82%) Windows
6 42 (37.17%) Active Directory
7 40 (35.40%) Cisco
7 40 (35.40%) Finance
8 36 (31.86%) Firewall
9 33 (29.20%) Wi-Fi
10 30 (26.55%) Back Office
10 30 (26.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 30 (26.55%) MS Excel
11 27 (23.89%) SLA
12 23 (20.35%) UNIX
12 23 (20.35%) MS Exchange
13 19 (16.81%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (14.16%) SAN
14 16 (14.16%) DNS
15 15 (13.27%) Telecoms
15 15 (13.27%) TCP/IP
15 15 (13.27%) CCNA
16 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (11.50%) Hyper-V
16 13 (11.50%) Degree
17 12 (10.62%) VPN
17 12 (10.62%) MCSE
17 12 (10.62%) Internet
18 11 (9.73%) VoIP
18 11 (9.73%) HP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 23 (20.35%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.54%) Lync
5 3 (2.65%) IIS
5 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.77%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (26.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.88%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) Office 365
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.65%) SaaS
3 3 (2.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (92.92%) WAN
2 36 (31.86%) Firewall
3 33 (29.20%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (14.16%) SAN
4 16 (14.16%) DNS
5 15 (13.27%) TCP/IP
6 12 (10.62%) VPN
6 12 (10.62%) Internet
7 11 (9.73%) VoIP
8 9 (7.96%) VLAN
9 8 (7.08%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (6.19%) DHCP
10 7 (6.19%) BGP
10 7 (6.19%) Wireless
11 5 (4.42%) WLAN
11 5 (4.42%) OSPF
12 4 (3.54%) Network Security
12 4 (3.54%) IP Telephony
12 4 (3.54%) SSL
13 3 (2.65%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) MySQL
2 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.88%) IDOL
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 40 (35.40%) Finance
2 30 (26.55%) Back Office
3 15 (13.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.31%) Advertising
5 2 (1.77%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (20.35%) Administrator
2 22 (19.47%) Analyst
3 21 (18.58%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (15.04%) IT Support
5 16 (14.16%) Support Analyst
6 13 (11.50%) IT Support Analyst
7 12 (10.62%) Network Engineer
8 11 (9.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (8.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (8.85%) Consultant
10 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (7.08%) Support Engineer
11 8 (7.08%) Architect
12 7 (6.19%) Project Manager
12 7 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (6.19%) Senior Consultant
13 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 5 (4.42%) Technical Consultant
15 4 (3.54%) Senior Architect
15 4 (3.54%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) Web Services
2 2 (1.77%) SOAP
2 2 (1.77%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) CSS
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.54%) iPad
2 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.65%) CMDB
4 2 (1.77%) PDA
4 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.82%) Windows
2 23 (20.35%) UNIX
3 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.08%) Windows XP
7 7 (6.19%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.77%) Linux
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (9.73%) Asset Management
3 8 (7.08%) ITIL
4 6 (5.31%) Problem Management
4 6 (5.31%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.42%) CRM
5 5 (4.42%) ERP
5 5 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (4.42%) Change Control
6 4 (3.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (3.54%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.54%) Network Design
7 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.65%) Project Management
7 3 (2.65%) Migration
7 3 (2.65%) Quality Management
7 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.65%) Change Management
7 3 (2.65%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.65%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.19%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.42%) SQL
3 3 (2.65%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (13.27%) CCNA
3 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (11.50%) Degree
4 12 (10.62%) MCSE
5 6 (5.31%) CCNP
6 4 (3.54%) MCITP
6 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.65%) MCSA
8 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) CCSP
9 1 (0.88%) MCP
9 1 (0.88%) HND
9 1 (0.88%) CCSA
9 1 (0.88%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.89%) SLA
2 6 (5.31%) QA
2 6 (5.31%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) COBIT
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (41.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (37.17%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.65%) vSphere
4 3 (2.65%) XenServer
5 2 (1.77%) XenApp
5 2 (1.77%) Firmware
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.65%) Windows Intune
2 2 (1.77%) SCCM
2 2 (1.77%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.77%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 62 (54.87%) Microsoft
2 56 (49.56%) VMware
3 40 (35.40%) Cisco
4 11 (9.73%) HP
5 8 (7.08%) Citrix
6 6 (5.31%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.42%) Symantec
7 5 (4.42%) F5
8 4 (3.54%) Sophos
8 4 (3.54%) EMC
8 4 (3.54%) Avaya
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle
9 2 (1.77%) Twitter
9 2 (1.77%) Juniper
10 1 (0.88%) NetApp
10 1 (0.88%) Apple
10 1 (0.88%) Sage
10 1 (0.88%) SAP
10 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.88%) BT
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