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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 96 98 132
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +34
Permanent jobs citing LAN 65 66 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.19% 2.12% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 17.55% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 33
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,895
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,500 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
364 376 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.27% 12.10% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 223 231 282
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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
Glasgow -7 29 £41,250 -2.94% 6
Edinburgh -18 15 £44,000 +29.41% 4
Fife +3 5 £37,500 -
Aberdeen +20 4 - -
Renfrewshire +4 3 £60,000 +60.00%
East Lothian - 2 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £44,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £27,000 -
Stirling +6 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 £55,000 -
Dundee - 1 £25,943 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 113 (93.39%) WAN
2 56 (46.28%) Windows
3 44 (36.36%) Cisco
3 44 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
4 41 (33.88%) Firewall
5 37 (30.58%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (28.93%) TCP/IP
7 34 (28.10%) Active Directory
8 32 (26.45%) DNS
9 29 (23.97%) Degree
10 28 (23.14%) HP
10 28 (23.14%) DHCP
11 27 (22.31%) CCNA
11 27 (22.31%) MS Exchange
11 27 (22.31%) SQL Server
12 26 (21.49%) Data Centre
13 25 (20.66%) CCNP
14 23 (19.01%) VoIP
14 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (19.01%) Office 365
15 22 (18.18%) Siemens
15 22 (18.18%) Finance
16 20 (16.53%) Project Management
16 20 (16.53%) SLA
17 19 (15.70%) Juniper
17 19 (15.70%) Network Design
18 18 (14.88%) OSPF
18 18 (14.88%) BGP
19 17 (14.05%) Dell

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (22.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.48%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Markit EDM
1 11 (9.09%) MultiFonds
1 11 (9.09%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.01%) Office 365
2 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 113 (93.39%) WAN
2 41 (33.88%) Firewall
3 35 (28.93%) TCP/IP
4 32 (26.45%) DNS
5 28 (23.14%) DHCP
6 23 (19.01%) VoIP
7 18 (14.88%) BGP
7 18 (14.88%) OSPF
8 16 (13.22%) VPN
9 15 (12.40%) MPLS
10 14 (11.57%) VLAN
10 14 (11.57%) WLAN
11 13 (10.74%) Multicast
11 13 (10.74%) SAN
12 11 (9.09%) EIGRP
13 10 (8.26%) Internet
13 10 (8.26%) Unified Communications
13 10 (8.26%) Wireless
14 7 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (4.96%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.40%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.09%) MySQL
3 11 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (18.18%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.09%) Banking
3 11 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 11 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 11 (9.09%) Private Banking
4 7 (5.79%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.13%) Back Office
6 3 (2.48%) Retail
7 2 (1.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (25.62%) Network Engineer
2 15 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (11.57%) Analyst
4 11 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.26%) Architect
5 10 (8.26%) IT Manager
6 9 (7.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) Senior IT Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.61%) Senior IT Support
7 8 (6.61%) Senior Support Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.96%) Consultant
9 6 (4.96%) IT Support
10 5 (4.13%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) Network Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.65%) COM
2 2 (1.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.09%) Grid Computing
3 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.65%) Replication
6 2 (1.65%) SecurID
6 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.83%) EPoS
7 1 (0.83%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 56 (46.28%) Windows
2 44 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (10.74%) Linux
4 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.79%) Unix
6 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.13%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.65%) CentOS
8 2 (1.65%) Debian
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.53%) Project Management
2 19 (15.70%) Network Design
3 16 (13.22%) Business Continuity
3 16 (13.22%) ITIL
4 14 (11.57%) High Availability
5 12 (9.92%) People Management
6 11 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
6 11 (9.09%) Investment Management
6 11 (9.09%) Matrix Management
7 8 (6.61%) Change Management
7 8 (6.61%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.96%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.96%) Network Management
10 5 (4.13%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (3.31%) Presales
11 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
12 3 (2.48%) CRM
12 3 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (2.48%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.40%) SQL
2 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.65%) Python
4 1 (0.83%) C
4 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (30.58%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (23.97%) Degree
3 27 (22.31%) CCNA
4 25 (20.66%) CCNP
5 9 (7.44%) CCIE
6 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.31%) HND
8 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.65%) CCENT
9 2 (1.65%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (1.65%) MCP
9 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.83%) CCDP
10 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.83%) MCSA
10 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.53%) SLA
2 15 (12.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 34 (28.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.13%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) NFS
4 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.83%) UAG
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) SCCM
2 6 (4.96%) SCOM
3 2 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.65%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.65%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.65%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.65%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.65%) WMI
4 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.83%) Nagios
4 1 (0.83%) SCSM
4 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (36.36%) Cisco
2 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
3 28 (23.14%) HP
4 22 (18.18%) Siemens
5 19 (15.70%) Juniper
6 17 (14.05%) Dell
7 15 (12.40%) Avaya
8 14 (11.57%) Kaspersky
8 14 (11.57%) WatchGuard
9 12 (9.92%) Oracle
10 11 (9.09%) Bloomberg
10 11 (9.09%) Calypso
10 11 (9.09%) Charles River
10 11 (9.09%) Fidessa
10 11 (9.09%) IBM
10 11 (9.09%) Linedata
10 11 (9.09%) Reuters
10 11 (9.09%) Sybase
11 10 (8.26%) VMware
12 9 (7.44%) Mitel
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
greyspark
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
CGI IT UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 25 days ago