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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 96 121 131
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 60 39 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.16% 1.21% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.22% 10.92% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 36
Median salary £38,335 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £22,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £63,000
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
370 357 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.30% 11.07% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 236 235 300
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +37 30 £34,119 -5.22% 1
Glasgow +9 19 £40,250 +14.18% 3
South Ayrshire - 7 £60,000 -
West Lothian +1 2 - -
Fife -2 1 £31,500 +21.15%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £40,000 - 1
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (91.87%) WAN
2 70 (56.91%) Cisco
3 67 (54.47%) Firewall
4 48 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (37.40%) Windows
6 44 (35.77%) TCP/IP
7 41 (33.33%) Wireless
8 39 (31.71%) Active Directory
8 39 (31.71%) Data Centre
9 38 (30.89%) CCNA
10 37 (30.08%) DNS
10 37 (30.08%) Network Design
11 36 (29.27%) CCNP
12 35 (28.46%) DHCP
12 35 (28.46%) OSPF
12 35 (28.46%) BGP
13 34 (27.64%) CheckPoint
13 34 (27.64%) Windows Server
14 32 (26.02%) VMware
15 31 (25.20%) Fortinet
15 31 (25.20%) MPLS
15 31 (25.20%) Finance
15 31 (25.20%) High Availability
16 25 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (19.51%) EIGRP
17 24 (19.51%) CCIE
18 23 (18.70%) SNA
18 23 (18.70%) Cisco IOS
18 23 (18.70%) DMVPN
19 22 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure

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 14 (11.38%) MS Exchange
1 14 (11.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.07%) IIS
3 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 9 (7.32%) MS Office
2 4 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Markit EDM
1 7 (5.69%) MultiFonds
1 7 (5.69%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) Office 365
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.44%) IaaS
4 2 (1.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (91.87%) WAN
2 67 (54.47%) Firewall
3 44 (35.77%) TCP/IP
4 41 (33.33%) Wireless
5 37 (30.08%) DNS
6 35 (28.46%) BGP
6 35 (28.46%) DHCP
6 35 (28.46%) OSPF
7 31 (25.20%) MPLS
8 24 (19.51%) EIGRP
9 23 (18.70%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (18.70%) DMVPN
9 23 (18.70%) SNA
10 19 (15.45%) SAN
11 16 (13.01%) VPN
12 15 (12.20%) WLAN
13 12 (9.76%) VoIP
14 9 (7.32%) Network Security
15 7 (5.69%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (5.69%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) MySQL
2 7 (5.69%) RDBMS
2 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.07%) FogBugz
1 5 (4.07%) JIRA
1 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (25.20%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.69%) Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Financial Institution
3 7 (5.69%) Investment Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Private Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Law
5 2 (1.63%) Back Office
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
5 2 (1.63%) Local Government
5 2 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (18.70%) Consultant
1 23 (18.70%) Data Consultant
1 23 (18.70%) Network Consultant
2 18 (14.63%) Network Engineer
3 15 (12.20%) Architect
4 14 (11.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) Analyst
6 8 (6.50%) Network Architect
7 7 (5.69%) IT Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.07%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (4.07%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Senior IT Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.07%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (31.71%) Data Centre
2 25 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.69%) EMC VNX
3 7 (5.69%) Grid Computing
4 6 (4.88%) CCTV
4 6 (4.88%) Private Cloud
4 6 (4.88%) VAX
5 4 (3.25%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) Clustering
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) iPhone
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (37.40%) Windows
2 34 (27.64%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.50%) Unix
6 7 (5.69%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.88%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.07%) Android
8 5 (4.07%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.25%) Linux
10 1 (0.81%) Solaris
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.08%) Network Design
2 31 (25.20%) High Availability
3 10 (8.13%) ITIL
4 9 (7.32%) Project Management
5 8 (6.50%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.69%) Business Continuity
6 7 (5.69%) DevOps
6 7 (5.69%) Electronic Trading
6 7 (5.69%) Investment Management
6 7 (5.69%) People Management
7 6 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.07%) Network Management
8 5 (4.07%) Test Management
9 4 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.25%) Matrix Management
9 4 (3.25%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (3.25%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.25%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (2.44%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.01%) SQL
2 6 (4.88%) Python
3 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.07%) Ruby
3 5 (4.07%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.07%) XPath
4 4 (3.25%) VBScript
5 1 (0.81%) Perl
5 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (30.89%) CCNA
3 36 (29.27%) CCNP
4 24 (19.51%) CCIE
5 15 (12.20%) Degree
6 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.07%) ISEB
7 5 (4.07%) ISTQB
7 5 (4.07%) MCSE
8 3 (2.44%) CCENT
8 3 (2.44%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.63%) CCDA
9 2 (1.63%) CCDP
9 2 (1.63%) MCP
9 2 (1.63%) MCSA
9 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.81%) HND
10 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.20%) SLA
2 5 (4.07%) QA
3 4 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 22 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.38%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.69%) vSphere
4 7 (5.69%) XenApp
5 6 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (4.07%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.81%) Firmware
7 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) SCCM
2 6 (4.88%) SCOM
3 4 (3.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.44%) Puppet
4 3 (2.44%) vRealize
5 2 (1.63%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.63%) WMI
6 1 (0.81%) Ansible
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (56.91%) Cisco
2 34 (27.64%) CheckPoint
3 32 (26.02%) VMware
4 31 (25.20%) Fortinet
5 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
6 15 (12.20%) HP
7 14 (11.38%) Citrix
8 10 (8.13%) Juniper
9 8 (6.50%) EMC
10 7 (5.69%) Bloomberg
10 7 (5.69%) Calypso
10 7 (5.69%) Charles River
10 7 (5.69%) Fidessa
10 7 (5.69%) IBM
10 7 (5.69%) Linedata
10 7 (5.69%) Oracle
10 7 (5.69%) Reuters
10 7 (5.69%) Sybase
11 6 (4.88%) Aruba
11 6 (4.88%) Motorola
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Posted: 4 days ago
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