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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 99 125 94
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Permanent jobs citing LAN 59 40 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.91% 1.21% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 10.47% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 45 33 37
Average salary £34,000 £36,895 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.84% +5.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,800 £49,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
354 382 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.49% 11.57% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 217 271 304
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,902 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +20 34 £34,000 -1.44% 2
Glasgow +14 14 £40,500 -1.81% 7
Fife +6 2 £30,000 +20.47% 1
Renfrewshire 0 2 £38,750 +39.63%
Aberdeen +1 1 £27,000 -28.00% 1
North Lanarkshire -1 1 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 122 (96.06%) WAN
2 70 (55.12%) Microsoft
3 68 (53.54%) VMware
4 64 (50.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (39.37%) Finance
5 50 (39.37%) Active Directory
6 45 (35.43%) Windows
7 44 (34.65%) Wi-Fi
8 42 (33.07%) Back Office
9 40 (31.50%) Cisco
10 39 (30.71%) SLA
11 36 (28.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 33 (25.98%) Firewall
13 31 (24.41%) UNIX
14 28 (22.05%) MS Excel
15 24 (18.90%) MS Exchange
16 18 (14.17%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (14.17%) Telecoms
17 17 (13.39%) DNS
18 16 (12.60%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (11.81%) SAN
19 15 (11.81%) MCSE
20 14 (11.02%) CCNA
20 14 (11.02%) TCP/IP
20 14 (11.02%) Hyper-V
20 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
21 13 (10.24%) Degree
22 12 (9.45%) Wireless
22 12 (9.45%) VPN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (18.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.94%) IIS
5 4 (3.15%) Lync
5 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.57%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (22.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.36%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) Office 365
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.36%) SaaS
3 3 (2.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (96.06%) WAN
2 44 (34.65%) Wi-Fi
3 33 (25.98%) Firewall
4 17 (13.39%) DNS
5 15 (11.81%) SAN
6 14 (11.02%) TCP/IP
7 12 (9.45%) Wireless
7 12 (9.45%) VPN
8 10 (7.87%) DHCP
9 9 (7.09%) VLAN
10 8 (6.30%) Network Security
10 8 (6.30%) VoIP
11 6 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (4.72%) MPLS
12 5 (3.94%) Ethernet
12 5 (3.94%) IP Telephony
13 4 (3.15%) BGP
13 4 (3.15%) OSPF
13 4 (3.15%) Internet
14 3 (2.36%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) MySQL
2 1 (0.79%) IDOL
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 50 (39.37%) Finance
2 42 (33.07%) Back Office
3 18 (14.17%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.72%) Advertising
5 2 (1.57%) Billing
5 2 (1.57%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
6 1 (0.79%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.79%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.79%) Thai Language
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (23.62%) Analyst
2 27 (21.26%) Administrator
3 25 (19.69%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (13.39%) Support Analyst
4 17 (13.39%) IT Support
5 16 (12.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (11.02%) IT Support Analyst
6 14 (11.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 11 (8.66%) Architect
8 9 (7.09%) Consultant
9 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) Network Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (4.72%) Senior Consultant
12 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) COM
2 1 (0.79%) CSS
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (4.72%) Kindle
3 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.36%) CMDB
4 2 (1.57%) PDA
4 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) iPhone
5 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.43%) Windows
2 31 (24.41%) UNIX
3 16 (12.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.94%) Linux
7 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (6.30%) Asset Management
2 8 (6.30%) ITIL
3 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (3.94%) ERP
3 5 (3.94%) CRM
3 5 (3.94%) Service Delivery
3 5 (3.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (3.15%) Coaching
4 4 (3.15%) Load Balancing
5 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2
5 3 (2.36%) Business Continuity
5 3 (2.36%) Migration
5 3 (2.36%) Project Management
5 3 (2.36%) Quality Management
5 3 (2.36%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (2.36%) Problem Management
5 3 (2.36%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (2.36%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (2.36%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.15%) Java
2 4 (3.15%) SQL
3 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (14.17%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (11.81%) MCSE
4 14 (11.02%) CCNA
5 13 (10.24%) Degree
6 9 (7.09%) CCNP
7 5 (3.94%) MCSA
8 4 (3.15%) MCITP
8 4 (3.15%) MCP
9 3 (2.36%) HND
9 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.79%) CCSP
11 1 (0.79%) CCA
11 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.79%) CCSA
11 1 (0.79%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (30.71%) SLA
2 7 (5.51%) ISO 9001
3 6 (4.72%) QA
4 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.57%) COBIT
6 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (50.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (39.37%) Active Directory
3 14 (11.02%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.30%) vSphere
5 5 (3.94%) XenApp
6 3 (2.36%) Firmware
7 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) SCCM
1 3 (2.36%) Windows Intune
2 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 70 (55.12%) Microsoft
2 68 (53.54%) VMware
3 40 (31.50%) Cisco
4 9 (7.09%) Citrix
5 7 (5.51%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.72%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.72%) HP
6 6 (4.72%) EMC
7 4 (3.15%) F5
7 4 (3.15%) Symantec
7 4 (3.15%) Oracle
7 4 (3.15%) Avaya
8 3 (2.36%) Sophos
8 3 (2.36%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.57%) NetApp
10 1 (0.79%) McAfee
10 1 (0.79%) BT
10 1 (0.79%) Altiris
10 1 (0.79%) Hyland
10 1 (0.79%) Riverbed
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Car Allowance
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Hamilton, Lanarkshire
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Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 13 days ago
North Lanarkshire
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