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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 104 115 141
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +26
Permanent jobs citing LAN 53 52 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.86% 1.63% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.77% 13.51% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31 41 25
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
336 385 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.80% 12.07% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 202 265 278
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +23 27 £35,000 - 2
Glasgow -15 14 £43,500 +16.00% 6
South Ayrshire - 4 £60,000 - 2
Falkirk - 3 £52,500 -
West Lothian +9 2 £70,000 -
Fife -2 2 £31,000 +19.23%
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 110 (90.16%) WAN
2 71 (58.20%) Firewall
3 60 (49.18%) Cisco
4 57 (46.72%) Windows
5 45 (36.89%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (36.07%) Windows Server
7 43 (35.25%) TCP/IP
8 42 (34.43%) DNS
9 39 (31.97%) DHCP
9 39 (31.97%) Active Directory
10 37 (30.33%) Data Centre
11 36 (29.51%) CCNA
12 33 (27.05%) Wireless
12 33 (27.05%) OSPF
12 33 (27.05%) BGP
13 32 (26.23%) CCNP
13 32 (26.23%) Finance
14 31 (25.41%) CheckPoint
14 31 (25.41%) High Availability
15 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
15 29 (23.77%) HP
15 29 (23.77%) Network Design
16 28 (22.95%) SQL Server
17 27 (22.13%) SQL
18 26 (21.31%) MS Exchange
18 26 (21.31%) Fortinet
19 25 (20.49%) SLA
19 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (19.67%) MPLS
21 22 (18.03%) VMware

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 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.66%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.28%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.46%) IIS
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.38%) MS Office
3 4 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Markit EDM
1 11 (9.02%) MultiFonds
1 11 (9.02%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.39%) Office 365
2 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (90.16%) WAN
2 71 (58.20%) Firewall
3 43 (35.25%) TCP/IP
4 42 (34.43%) DNS
5 39 (31.97%) DHCP
6 33 (27.05%) BGP
6 33 (27.05%) OSPF
6 33 (27.05%) Wireless
7 24 (19.67%) MPLS
8 21 (17.21%) EIGRP
9 20 (16.39%) Cisco IOS
10 19 (15.57%) DMVPN
10 19 (15.57%) SNA
11 18 (14.75%) SAN
12 15 (12.30%) WLAN
13 13 (10.66%) VPN
14 11 (9.02%) Multicast
14 11 (9.02%) VoIP
15 8 (6.56%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (6.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.02%) MySQL
2 11 (9.02%) RDBMS
2 11 (9.02%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.10%) FogBugz
1 5 (4.10%) JIRA
1 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (26.23%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Banking
2 11 (9.02%) Financial Institution
2 11 (9.02%) Investment Banking
2 11 (9.02%) Private Banking
3 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Back Office
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Law
6 1 (0.82%) Local Government
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (16.39%) Network Engineer
3 19 (15.57%) Consultant
3 19 (15.57%) Data Consultant
3 19 (15.57%) Network Consultant
4 17 (13.93%) IT Engineer
5 15 (12.30%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (9.84%) Architect
6 12 (9.84%) Senior IT Engineer
7 11 (9.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Network Architect
9 5 (4.10%) Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Service Desk Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.28%) VMware Engineer
11 3 (2.46%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.46%) Security Engineer
11 3 (2.46%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.10%) XML
3 3 (2.46%) Web Services
4 1 (0.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.33%) Data Centre
2 22 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.02%) Grid Computing
4 6 (4.92%) CCTV
5 4 (3.28%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.28%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.28%) VAX
6 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.64%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.82%) Clustering
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.82%) iPad
8 1 (0.82%) iPhone
8 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.82%) NHS
8 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (46.72%) Windows
2 44 (36.07%) Windows Server
3 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.56%) Unix
6 7 (5.74%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.92%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.92%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.10%) Android
8 5 (4.10%) Linux
8 5 (4.10%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.46%) Solaris
10 1 (0.82%) CentOS
10 1 (0.82%) Debian
10 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.41%) High Availability
2 29 (23.77%) Network Design
3 19 (15.57%) Business Continuity
4 16 (13.11%) Project Management
5 13 (10.66%) Matrix Management
5 13 (10.66%) Matrix Organization
6 11 (9.02%) Electronic Trading
6 11 (9.02%) Investment Management
6 11 (9.02%) People Management
7 8 (6.56%) ITIL
8 7 (5.74%) Network Management
9 5 (4.10%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.10%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.10%) Test Management
10 4 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.28%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.46%) Automation Testing
11 3 (2.46%) DevOps
11 3 (2.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.13%) SQL
2 6 (4.92%) Python
3 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.10%) Ruby
3 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.10%) XPath
4 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.64%) Java
6 1 (0.82%) VB
6 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (36.89%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (29.51%) CCNA
3 32 (26.23%) CCNP
4 21 (17.21%) CCIE
5 17 (13.93%) Degree
6 5 (4.10%) ISEB
6 5 (4.10%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.28%) MCSE
7 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.46%) CCENT
8 3 (2.46%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.64%) CCDA
9 2 (1.64%) CCDP
9 2 (1.64%) MCP
9 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.82%) CISSP
10 1 (0.82%) HND
10 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.82%) MCSA
10 1 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.49%) SLA
2 18 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.10%) QA
4 2 (1.64%) COBIT
4 2 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 39 (31.97%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.66%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.74%) XenApp
5 5 (4.10%) vSphere
5 5 (4.10%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.82%) Firmware
7 1 (0.82%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) SCCM
2 6 (4.92%) SCOM
3 4 (3.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.46%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.46%) vRealize
5 2 (1.64%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.64%) WMI
6 1 (0.82%) Ansible
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (49.18%) Cisco
2 31 (25.41%) CheckPoint
3 29 (23.77%) HP
3 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
4 26 (21.31%) Fortinet
5 22 (18.03%) VMware
6 18 (14.75%) Dell
7 16 (13.11%) Kaspersky
7 16 (13.11%) Siemens
7 16 (13.11%) WatchGuard
8 15 (12.30%) Juniper
9 13 (10.66%) Oracle
10 11 (9.02%) Bloomberg
10 11 (9.02%) Calypso
10 11 (9.02%) Citrix
10 11 (9.02%) Fidessa
10 11 (9.02%) IBM
10 11 (9.02%) Linedata
10 11 (9.02%) Reuters
10 11 (9.02%) Sybase
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