The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 13 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.71% 1.89% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 14.29% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
LAN
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 24.29% 13.21% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 5
Average salary £22,500 £37,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.18% +25.42%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

LAN
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the West Lothian region.

LAN Salary Trend in West Lothian

LAN
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 4 £22,500 -
LAN
Scotland

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) IPsec
4 4 (44.44%) Replication
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 4 (44.44%) High Availability
4 4 (44.44%) VTSP
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) MOS
4 4 (44.44%) SecurID
4 4 (44.44%) WMI
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) CCENT
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
4 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) Private Cloud

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) MPLS
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) ICMP
4 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 4 (44.44%) RIP
4 4 (44.44%) SNMP
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) IPsec
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 4 (44.44%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Technician
1 4 (44.44%) Network Technician
1 4 (44.44%) Network Support
1 4 (44.44%) Network Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
1 4 (44.44%) SecurID
1 4 (44.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
1 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNA
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MOS
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) CCENT
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) VTSP
2 4 (44.44%) HNC
2 4 (44.44%) HND
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) WMI
1 4 (44.44%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Sun
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) Intel
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Progress