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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 112 106 140
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +34
Permanent jobs citing LAN 48 62 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.68% 1.97% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.74% 15.35% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 48 25
Median salary £38,670 £42,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.01% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
305 404 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.69% 12.84% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 178 267 296
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +18 25 £35,500 -1.38% 3
Glasgow -26 14 £43,500 -3.33% 4
Falkirk - 3 £52,500 -
West Lothian +2 2 £70,000 -
South Ayrshire - 2 £60,000 - 2
Fife - 1 £30,500 - 1
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 113 (91.13%) WAN
2 69 (55.65%) Firewall
3 59 (47.58%) Cisco
4 55 (44.35%) Windows
5 46 (37.10%) TCP/IP
6 45 (36.29%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (35.48%) Windows Server
8 40 (32.26%) DNS
9 38 (30.65%) Data Centre
10 37 (29.84%) DHCP
10 37 (29.84%) Active Directory
11 35 (28.23%) OSPF
11 35 (28.23%) BGP
12 34 (27.42%) Wireless
12 34 (27.42%) CCNP
13 33 (26.61%) CCNA
14 32 (25.81%) Finance
15 31 (25.00%) CheckPoint
15 31 (25.00%) High Availability
16 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
16 30 (24.19%) Network Design
17 29 (23.39%) HP
17 29 (23.39%) SQL Server
18 26 (20.97%) SQL
18 26 (20.97%) MS Exchange
18 26 (20.97%) Fortinet
19 25 (20.16%) MPLS
20 24 (19.35%) SLA
20 24 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (17.74%) EIGRP

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 26 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.87%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.42%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.61%) IIS
5 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.45%) MS Office
3 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Markit EDM
1 12 (9.68%) MultiFonds
1 12 (9.68%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.94%) Office 365
2 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (91.13%) WAN
2 69 (55.65%) Firewall
3 46 (37.10%) TCP/IP
4 40 (32.26%) DNS
5 37 (29.84%) DHCP
6 35 (28.23%) BGP
6 35 (28.23%) OSPF
7 34 (27.42%) Wireless
8 25 (20.16%) MPLS
9 22 (17.74%) EIGRP
10 19 (15.32%) Cisco IOS
11 18 (14.52%) DMVPN
12 16 (12.90%) SNA
12 16 (12.90%) WLAN
13 15 (12.10%) SAN
13 15 (12.10%) VPN
14 14 (11.29%) VoIP
15 12 (9.68%) Multicast
16 10 (8.06%) VLAN
17 9 (7.26%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.48%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.68%) MySQL
3 12 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.03%) FogBugz
1 5 (4.03%) JIRA
1 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (25.81%) Finance
2 12 (9.68%) Banking
2 12 (9.68%) Financial Institution
2 12 (9.68%) Investment Banking
2 12 (9.68%) Private Banking
3 10 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.61%) Back Office
4 2 (1.61%) Legal
4 2 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Local Government
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (18.55%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (14.52%) Consultant
3 18 (14.52%) Data Consultant
3 18 (14.52%) Network Consultant
4 17 (13.71%) IT Engineer
5 15 (12.10%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (11.29%) Architect
7 12 (9.68%) Senior IT Engineer
8 11 (8.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (8.06%) Network Architect
10 8 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) Applications Specialist
13 4 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (3.23%) Service Desk Engineer
13 4 (3.23%) Support Engineer
14 3 (2.42%) Cisco Engineer
14 3 (2.42%) Designer
14 3 (2.42%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.45%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.03%) XML
3 3 (2.42%) Web Services
4 1 (0.81%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.65%) Data Centre
2 18 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.68%) Grid Computing
4 6 (4.84%) CCTV
5 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.61%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.61%) VAX
7 1 (0.81%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (44.35%) Windows
2 44 (35.48%) Windows Server
3 24 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.65%) Linux
5 7 (5.65%) Unix
6 5 (4.03%) Android
6 5 (4.03%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.03%) Mac OS X
6 5 (4.03%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.42%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) CentOS
9 1 (0.81%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.00%) High Availability
2 30 (24.19%) Network Design
3 19 (15.32%) Business Continuity
4 17 (13.71%) Project Management
5 14 (11.29%) Matrix Organization
6 13 (10.48%) Matrix Management
7 12 (9.68%) Electronic Trading
7 12 (9.68%) Investment Management
7 12 (9.68%) People Management
8 9 (7.26%) Network Management
9 7 (5.65%) ITIL
10 6 (4.84%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.03%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.03%) Test Management
12 4 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.23%) Network Architecture
12 4 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (3.23%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.97%) SQL
2 6 (4.84%) Python
3 5 (4.03%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.03%) Ruby
3 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.03%) XPath
4 2 (1.61%) Java
4 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (36.29%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (27.42%) CCNP
3 33 (26.61%) CCNA
4 21 (16.94%) CCIE
4 21 (16.94%) Degree
5 5 (4.03%) ISEB
5 5 (4.03%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.42%) CCENT
6 3 (2.42%) JNCIA
6 3 (2.42%) MCSE
6 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.61%) CCDA
7 2 (1.61%) CCDP
7 2 (1.61%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (1.61%) HND
7 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.81%) MCP
8 1 (0.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.35%) SLA
2 18 (14.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.03%) QA
4 2 (1.61%) COBIT
4 2 (1.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 37 (29.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.87%) Hyper-V
2 11 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.84%) XenApp
4 5 (4.03%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.61%) vSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) SCCM
2 6 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.84%) SCOM
3 4 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.42%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.61%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.61%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.61%) WMI
6 1 (0.81%) Ansible
6 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.81%) Puppet
6 1 (0.81%) vRealize
Vendors
1 59 (47.58%) Cisco
2 31 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
4 29 (23.39%) HP
5 26 (20.97%) Fortinet
6 18 (14.52%) Juniper
7 17 (13.71%) Dell
8 16 (12.90%) Kaspersky
8 16 (12.90%) Siemens
8 16 (12.90%) VMware
8 16 (12.90%) WatchGuard
9 14 (11.29%) Oracle
10 12 (9.68%) Bloomberg
10 12 (9.68%) Calypso
10 12 (9.68%) Charles River
10 12 (9.68%) Fidessa
10 12 (9.68%) IBM
10 12 (9.68%) Linedata
10 12 (9.68%) Reuters
10 12 (9.68%) Sybase
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