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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 84 121 119
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 61 56 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.42% 1.68% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.89% 14.07% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 47
Median salary £34,750 £33,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.73% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,350 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,759 £63,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
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
341 398 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.55% 11.92% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 222 247 293
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,550 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +34 29 £34,169 -0.23%
Glasgow +12 23 £34,750 -1.41% 5
South Ayrshire - 5 £60,000 -
Fife +1 1 £31,500 +21.15%
West Lothian 0 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £40,000 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 105 (94.59%) WAN
2 69 (62.16%) Cisco
3 62 (55.86%) Firewall
4 45 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (34.23%) TCP/IP
5 38 (34.23%) Active Directory
5 38 (34.23%) VMware
5 38 (34.23%) Data Centre
6 37 (33.33%) CCNA
7 36 (32.43%) Wireless
8 35 (31.53%) Windows
9 34 (30.63%) CCNP
9 34 (30.63%) Network Design
10 32 (28.83%) DNS
11 31 (27.93%) MPLS
12 29 (26.13%) DHCP
13 28 (25.23%) CheckPoint
13 28 (25.23%) OSPF
13 28 (25.23%) BGP
14 27 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (22.52%) Fortinet
16 24 (21.62%) EIGRP
16 24 (21.62%) Finance
16 24 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (20.72%) Windows Server
17 23 (20.72%) CCIE
17 23 (20.72%) High Availability
18 22 (19.82%) DMVPN
18 22 (19.82%) Cisco IOS
18 22 (19.82%) SNA

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 12 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.31%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.60%) IIS
4 3 (2.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.41%) MS Office
3 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Office 365
2 4 (3.60%) IaaS
3 3 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (94.59%) WAN
2 62 (55.86%) Firewall
3 38 (34.23%) TCP/IP
4 36 (32.43%) Wireless
5 32 (28.83%) DNS
6 31 (27.93%) MPLS
7 29 (26.13%) DHCP
8 28 (25.23%) BGP
8 28 (25.23%) OSPF
9 24 (21.62%) EIGRP
10 22 (19.82%) Cisco IOS
10 22 (19.82%) DMVPN
10 22 (19.82%) SNA
11 17 (15.32%) VPN
12 12 (10.81%) SAN
12 12 (10.81%) VoIP
13 7 (6.31%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (5.41%) Network Security
14 6 (5.41%) WLAN
15 5 (4.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.50%) FogBugz
1 5 (4.50%) JIRA
1 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (21.62%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
4 2 (1.80%) Legal
4 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) Local Government
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (19.82%) Consultant
1 22 (19.82%) Data Consultant
1 22 (19.82%) Network Consultant
2 21 (18.92%) Network Engineer
3 14 (12.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.91%) Architect
5 10 (9.01%) Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) VMware Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) XML
2 1 (0.90%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (34.23%) Data Centre
2 24 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.91%) EMC VNX
4 10 (9.01%) Private Cloud
5 6 (5.41%) VAX
6 4 (3.60%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.90%) CCTV
9 1 (0.90%) Clustering
9 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.90%) iPad
9 1 (0.90%) iPhone
9 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.53%) Windows
2 23 (20.72%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.21%) Unix
6 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 6 (5.41%) Linux
7 5 (4.50%) Android
7 5 (4.50%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.90%) Solaris
8 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.63%) Network Design
2 23 (20.72%) High Availability
3 13 (11.71%) DevOps
4 10 (9.01%) ITIL
5 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.41%) Anomaly Detection
6 6 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 6 (5.41%) Network Management
7 5 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.50%) Test Management
8 4 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.60%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.60%) Project Management
9 3 (2.70%) Automation Testing
9 3 (2.70%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.70%) Coaching
9 3 (2.70%) Kanban
9 3 (2.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.81%) SQL
2 6 (5.41%) Python
3 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.50%) Ruby
3 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.50%) XPath
4 4 (3.60%) VBScript
5 1 (0.90%) Perl
5 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (33.33%) CCNA
3 34 (30.63%) CCNP
4 23 (20.72%) CCIE
5 7 (6.31%) Degree
6 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.50%) ISEB
7 5 (4.50%) ISTQB
7 5 (4.50%) MCSE
8 4 (3.60%) HND
8 4 (3.60%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.80%) HNC
9 2 (1.80%) MCP
9 2 (1.80%) MCSA
9 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.90%) CCDA
10 1 (0.90%) CCDP
10 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.90%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) SLA
2 5 (4.50%) QA
System Software
1 38 (34.23%) Active Directory
2 27 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.71%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.91%) vSphere
5 10 (9.01%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (7.21%) XenApp
7 5 (4.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.90%) Firmware
8 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) SCCM
1 5 (4.50%) SCOM
2 4 (3.60%) Puppet
3 3 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (2.70%) vRealize
4 1 (0.90%) Ansible
4 1 (0.90%) Iperf
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.90%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 69 (62.16%) Cisco
2 38 (34.23%) VMware
3 28 (25.23%) CheckPoint
4 25 (22.52%) Fortinet
5 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
6 15 (13.51%) Citrix
7 12 (10.81%) EMC
8 8 (7.21%) NetApp
9 6 (5.41%) F5
10 5 (4.50%) Juniper
11 4 (3.60%) HP
11 4 (3.60%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.70%) Meraki
12 3 (2.70%) NEC
12 3 (2.70%) Nimsoft
12 3 (2.70%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.70%) Sophos
13 2 (1.80%) Dell
13 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.80%) Zerto
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