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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
UK / Scotland
Rank 91 96 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 50 64 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.18% 2.16% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.73% 17.39% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 50
Median salary £38,000 £43,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +18.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £60,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%

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
282 368 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.29% 12.39% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 188 230 223
Median salary £40,561 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +6 21 £45,000 +1.12% 4
Glasgow -5 8 £41,500 -2.35% 1
Inverclyde +2 5 £38,000 -14.60%
West Lothian - 3 £35,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £38,000 -
South Lanarkshire -4 2 £25,000 -7.40% 1
South Ayrshire - 2 £39,780 -
Renfrewshire -5 1 £38,000 -36.66%
Strathclyde - 1 - -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 117 (86.67%) WAN
2 77 (57.04%) Cisco
3 62 (45.93%) Firewall
4 50 (37.04%) Active Directory
5 47 (34.81%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (34.81%) MPLS
6 42 (31.11%) Data Centre
7 41 (30.37%) Windows
8 40 (29.63%) VPN
9 37 (27.41%) Wireless
10 36 (26.67%) VMware
11 34 (25.19%) CCNP
12 33 (24.44%) Windows Server
13 31 (22.96%) CheckPoint
14 30 (22.22%) OSPF
14 30 (22.22%) BGP
15 29 (21.48%) ITIL
16 28 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (20.00%) Network Design
17 27 (20.00%) EIGRP
18 24 (17.78%) VoIP
18 24 (17.78%) Microsoft
19 22 (16.30%) TCP/IP
20 21 (15.56%) DNS
21 20 (14.81%) CCNA
21 20 (14.81%) Citrix
21 20 (14.81%) SCCM
21 20 (14.81%) Spanning Tree
22 19 (14.07%) F5
22 19 (14.07%) Cisco ASA

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 11 (8.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.44%) IBM Domino
3 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Houdini
2 1 (0.74%) Maya
2 1 (0.74%) NUKE
2 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Office 365
2 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (86.67%) WAN
2 62 (45.93%) Firewall
3 47 (34.81%) MPLS
4 40 (29.63%) VPN
5 37 (27.41%) Wireless
6 30 (22.22%) BGP
6 30 (22.22%) OSPF
7 27 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 24 (17.78%) VoIP
9 22 (16.30%) TCP/IP
10 21 (15.56%) DNS
11 20 (14.81%) Spanning Tree
12 19 (14.07%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (14.07%) Internet
13 18 (13.33%) IPsec
14 17 (12.59%) DHCP
14 17 (12.59%) SAN
14 17 (12.59%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (11.85%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.74%) FogBugz
1 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
1 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (13.33%) Finance
2 16 (11.85%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Back Office
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (28.15%) Network Engineer
2 34 (25.19%) Analyst
3 23 (17.04%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (11.85%) Network Analyst
4 16 (11.85%) Support Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (8.15%) Senior Network Analyst
8 10 (7.41%) Data Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Data Network Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 10 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (6.67%) Consultant
10 8 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.93%) Data Consultant
10 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (5.93%) Network Consultant
11 7 (5.19%) Cisco Engineer
11 7 (5.19%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.44%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 42 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.19%) EMC VNX
4 6 (4.44%) Private Cloud
4 6 (4.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.96%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.74%) Animation
9 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.74%) Clustering
9 1 (0.74%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.74%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.37%) Windows
2 33 (24.44%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.67%) Linux
6 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.74%) Android
10 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.74%) CentOS
10 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.48%) ITIL
2 27 (20.00%) Network Design
3 15 (11.11%) Change Management
4 14 (10.37%) Project Management
5 12 (8.89%) Mentoring
6 11 (8.15%) ITIL V3
7 10 (7.41%) High Availability
8 9 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (6.67%) Time Management
9 8 (5.93%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (5.93%) DevOps
9 8 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.19%) Anomaly Detection
10 7 (5.19%) Coaching
11 6 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (3.70%) Load Balancing
12 5 (3.70%) Network Management
12 5 (3.70%) Service Delivery
13 4 (2.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.63%) SQL
2 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.48%) Python
3 2 (1.48%) VBScript
4 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.74%) Ruby
4 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (34.81%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (25.19%) CCNP
3 20 (14.81%) CCNA
4 12 (8.89%) Degree
5 9 (6.67%) CCIE
6 7 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.70%) HND
8 4 (2.96%) HNC
8 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.48%) MCP
10 2 (1.48%) MCSA
10 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.74%) CCENT
11 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.74%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.74%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 50 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 28 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (5.19%) vSphere
6 4 (2.96%) Terminal Server
6 4 (2.96%) XenApp
7 3 (2.22%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.48%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.74%) Firmware
9 1 (0.74%) NFS
9 1 (0.74%) Samba
9 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (14.81%) SCCM
2 11 (8.15%) FortiGate
3 7 (5.19%) Cacti
3 7 (5.19%) SCOM
4 5 (3.70%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.96%) DameWare
6 3 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (2.22%) Puppet
7 2 (1.48%) Ansible
7 2 (1.48%) Iperf
7 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.74%) MOM
8 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 77 (57.04%) Cisco
2 36 (26.67%) VMware
3 31 (22.96%) CheckPoint
4 24 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 20 (14.81%) Citrix
6 19 (14.07%) F5
7 14 (10.37%) Fortinet
8 11 (8.15%) SolarWinds
9 10 (7.41%) Aruba
9 10 (7.41%) Nokia
10 7 (5.19%) Dell
10 7 (5.19%) EMC
10 7 (5.19%) NetApp
11 6 (4.44%) HP
11 6 (4.44%) Lotus
12 5 (3.70%) Juniper
13 2 (1.48%) Avaya
13 2 (1.48%) CA
13 2 (1.48%) Symantec
13 2 (1.48%) Varonis
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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CCA Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Scotland
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Posted: 27 days ago