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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 62 112 99
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 86 55 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.61% 1.79% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.09% 14.95% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 58
Median salary £36,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £47,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
357 368 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.01% 12.01% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 233 232 291
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +27 36 £34,169 +1.99% 1
Glasgow +30 27 £36,500 +8.95% 1
Renfrewshire - 6 £35,000 -
South Ayrshire - 4 £40,561 -
Inverclyde -2 2 £37,500 - 2
Falkirk - 1 £47,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £22,000 - 1
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 132 (90.41%) WAN
2 91 (62.33%) Cisco
3 75 (51.37%) Firewall
4 59 (40.41%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (38.36%) MPLS
6 54 (36.99%) Data Centre
7 47 (32.19%) Wireless
8 46 (31.51%) VMware
9 45 (30.82%) Active Directory
10 43 (29.45%) CCNP
11 40 (27.40%) CheckPoint
12 39 (26.71%) Windows
13 38 (26.03%) OSPF
13 38 (26.03%) BGP
13 38 (26.03%) Network Design
14 35 (23.97%) EIGRP
15 34 (23.29%) VPN
16 33 (22.60%) TCP/IP
16 33 (22.60%) CCNA
16 33 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (21.23%) DNS
18 27 (18.49%) Windows Server
19 26 (17.81%) DHCP
20 25 (17.12%) VoIP
20 25 (17.12%) Finance
21 24 (16.44%) Citrix
22 23 (15.75%) ITIL
22 23 (15.75%) Cisco IOS
23 21 (14.38%) Fortinet
24 20 (13.70%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (3.42%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.74%) IIS
4 3 (2.05%) IBM Domino
4 3 (2.05%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Houdini
3 1 (0.68%) Maya
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.11%) Office 365
2 3 (2.05%) IaaS
2 3 (2.05%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 132 (90.41%) WAN
2 75 (51.37%) Firewall
3 56 (38.36%) MPLS
4 47 (32.19%) Wireless
5 38 (26.03%) BGP
5 38 (26.03%) OSPF
6 35 (23.97%) EIGRP
7 34 (23.29%) VPN
8 33 (22.60%) TCP/IP
9 31 (21.23%) DNS
10 26 (17.81%) DHCP
11 25 (17.12%) VoIP
12 23 (15.75%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (13.01%) Spanning Tree
14 18 (12.33%) DMVPN
14 18 (12.33%) IPsec
14 18 (12.33%) SAN
14 18 (12.33%) SNA
15 16 (10.96%) Internet
16 15 (10.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Bugzilla
1 4 (2.74%) FogBugz
1 4 (2.74%) JIRA
1 4 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (17.12%) Finance
2 19 (13.01%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.05%) Retail
4 2 (1.37%) Back Office
4 2 (1.37%) Law
4 2 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Local Government
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (28.77%) Network Engineer
2 29 (19.86%) Analyst
3 22 (15.07%) Senior Analyst
4 19 (13.01%) Consultant
5 18 (12.33%) Data Consultant
5 18 (12.33%) Network Consultant
6 16 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (10.27%) Network Analyst
8 12 (8.22%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (7.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (7.53%) Senior Network Analyst
10 10 (6.85%) VMware Engineer
11 9 (6.16%) Architect
11 9 (6.16%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (6.16%) Data Engineer
11 9 (6.16%) Data Network Engineer
11 9 (6.16%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (5.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (5.48%) Support Engineer
13 7 (4.79%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.42%) SAX
3 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (36.99%) Data Centre
2 20 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.90%) EMC VNX
4 12 (8.22%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.11%) VAX
6 5 (3.42%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.37%) Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) Animation
9 1 (0.68%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.68%) iPad
9 1 (0.68%) iPhone
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.71%) Windows
2 27 (18.49%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.48%) Linux
6 6 (4.11%) Unix
7 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.42%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.74%) Android
8 4 (2.74%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.74%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.03%) Network Design
2 23 (15.75%) ITIL
3 18 (12.33%) High Availability
4 15 (10.27%) DevOps
5 13 (8.90%) Change Management
5 13 (8.90%) Project Management
6 11 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.85%) ITIL V3
8 9 (6.16%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (5.48%) Anomaly Detection
9 8 (5.48%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.48%) Time Management
10 7 (4.79%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (4.79%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.11%) Load Balancing
12 5 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (3.42%) PRINCE2
12 5 (3.42%) Problem Management
13 4 (2.74%) Network Management
13 4 (2.74%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.16%) SQL
2 6 (4.11%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.11%) Python
3 5 (3.42%) VBScript
4 4 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.74%) Ruby
5 2 (1.37%) VB
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (40.41%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (29.45%) CCNP
3 33 (22.60%) CCNA
4 19 (13.01%) CCIE
5 10 (6.85%) Degree
6 6 (4.11%) HND
7 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.74%) HNC
8 4 (2.74%) ISEB
8 4 (2.74%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.05%) MCSE
10 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.37%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.37%) MCP
10 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.68%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.68%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) SLA
2 4 (2.74%) QA
3 2 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 45 (30.82%) Active Directory
2 33 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.59%) vSphere
4 13 (8.90%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (8.22%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.11%) XenApp
7 4 (2.74%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.37%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.68%) Firmware
9 1 (0.68%) NFS
9 1 (0.68%) Samba
9 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) FortiGate
2 8 (5.48%) SCCM
3 7 (4.79%) Cacti
4 4 (2.74%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.05%) Puppet
5 3 (2.05%) SCOM
5 3 (2.05%) vRealize
6 2 (1.37%) Iperf
6 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.68%) MOM
7 1 (0.68%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 91 (62.33%) Cisco
2 46 (31.51%) VMware
3 40 (27.40%) CheckPoint
4 24 (16.44%) Citrix
5 21 (14.38%) Fortinet
6 19 (13.01%) F5
7 17 (11.64%) Microsoft
8 14 (9.59%) EMC
9 10 (6.85%) Aruba
9 10 (6.85%) NetApp
9 10 (6.85%) SolarWinds
10 9 (6.16%) Nokia
11 5 (3.42%) HP
12 4 (2.74%) Dell
12 4 (2.74%) Juniper
13 3 (2.05%) Lotus
13 3 (2.05%) Meraki
13 3 (2.05%) NEC
13 3 (2.05%) Sophos
14 2 (1.37%) Zerto
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