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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 112 115 134
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 61 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 1.30% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.92% 11.98% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 15
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £25,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,900 £72,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
472 334 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.10% 10.87% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 295 225 274
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +10 34 £34,000 -51.42% 2
Glasgow -12 13 £38,500 +40.00% 3
Aberdeen +11 4 £35,000 - 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £31,000 -
Stirling - 2 £47,500 -
West Lothian +3 1 £22,500 - 1
Fife +1 1 £32,500 +16.07%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £40,000 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 92 (90.20%) WAN
2 50 (49.02%) VMware
3 46 (45.10%) Cisco
4 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 42 (41.18%) Windows
6 39 (38.24%) Firewall
7 36 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (32.35%) Active Directory
9 29 (28.43%) Finance
10 23 (22.55%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
11 21 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (18.63%) SAN
13 18 (17.65%) CCNA
13 18 (17.65%) Internet
13 18 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 17 (16.67%) ITIL
15 16 (15.69%) UNIX
15 16 (15.69%) Back Office
16 14 (13.73%) VPN
16 14 (13.73%) DNS
16 14 (13.73%) Asset Management
17 13 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (12.75%) HP
17 13 (12.75%) SLA
17 13 (12.75%) VoIP
17 13 (12.75%) Telecoms
18 12 (11.76%) CheckPoint
18 12 (11.76%) Citrix

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 17 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (4.90%) Lync
4 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.94%) IIS
6 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.98%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.98%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) Office 365
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.94%) IaaS
4 2 (1.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (90.20%) WAN
2 39 (38.24%) Firewall
3 21 (20.59%) Wi-Fi
4 19 (18.63%) SAN
5 18 (17.65%) Internet
6 14 (13.73%) VPN
6 14 (13.73%) DNS
7 13 (12.75%) VoIP
7 13 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
9 8 (7.84%) WLAN
10 6 (5.88%) SMTP
10 6 (5.88%) DHCP
10 6 (5.88%) VLAN
11 5 (4.90%) MPLS
11 5 (4.90%) Wireless
11 5 (4.90%) Network Security
11 5 (4.90%) BGP
12 4 (3.92%) SSL
12 4 (3.92%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.98%) IDOL
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.98%) MySQL
General
1 29 (28.43%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Back Office
3 13 (12.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.92%) Advertising
4 4 (3.92%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) Billing
5 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (20.59%) Analyst
2 15 (14.71%) Administrator
3 13 (12.75%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Support Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) IT Support
6 9 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Consultant
6 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (7.84%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) Architect
8 7 (6.86%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.90%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.92%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) COM
2 2 (1.96%) SOAP
2 2 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (0.98%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.98%) CSS
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.92%) iPad
3 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.96%) CMDB
5 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.98%) iPhone
5 1 (0.98%) Firmware
5 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.98%) PDA
5 1 (0.98%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (41.18%) Windows
2 16 (15.69%) UNIX
3 11 (10.78%) Windows XP
4 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.86%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.88%) Linux
8 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (16.67%) ITIL
3 14 (13.73%) Asset Management
4 6 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.90%) Fund Management
5 5 (4.90%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.90%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.92%) Change Control
6 4 (3.92%) Information Assurance
6 4 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (3.92%) Network Design
6 4 (3.92%) Information Security
7 3 (2.94%) Migration
7 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.94%) CRM
7 3 (2.94%) ERP
7 3 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.94%) Project Management
7 3 (2.94%) Quality Management
7 3 (2.94%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.92%) SQL
3 2 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (22.55%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (17.65%) CCNA
3 12 (11.76%) Degree
4 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.84%) MCSE
5 7 (6.86%) CCNP
6 4 (3.92%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.94%) MCITP
7 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.94%) MCSA
8 1 (0.98%) CCSP
8 1 (0.98%) MCP
8 1 (0.98%) HND
8 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.98%) CCSA
8 1 (0.98%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) SLA
2 9 (8.82%) ISO 9001
3 5 (4.90%) QA
4 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.98%) COBIT
5 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (32.35%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.80%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.86%) XenServer
5 2 (1.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.98%) XenApp
6 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.94%) Windows Intune
2 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.96%) HP NNM
3 2 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 50 (49.02%) VMware
2 46 (45.10%) Cisco
3 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.75%) HP
5 12 (11.76%) Citrix
5 12 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 9 (8.82%) F5
7 8 (7.84%) EMC
8 7 (6.86%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.88%) Juniper
10 4 (3.92%) Symantec
10 4 (3.92%) Avaya
11 3 (2.94%) Oracle
11 3 (2.94%) Sophos
12 2 (1.96%) Twitter
13 1 (0.98%) Blue Coat
13 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.98%) NetApp
13 1 (0.98%) Apple
13 1 (0.98%) Sage
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance, Annual Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aberdeen
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Home working and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, 10% Annual Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance + Annual Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago