Period
to 24 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 68 104
Rank change year-on-year -16 +36 +32
Permanent jobs citing LAN 22 18 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.54% 1.91% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.64% 19.57% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 26
10th Percentile £23,000 £29,500 £25,375
25th Percentile £30,000 £40,000 £27,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £52,500 £36,000
Median % change year-on-year -28.57% +45.83% -2.70%
75th Percentile £42,000 £57,500 £50,563
90th Percentile £54,500 £60,500 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £46,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year -9.19% +11.45% +7.79%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 118 92 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.24% 9.78% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75 49 130
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,350 £26,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £45,000 £42,805
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.13% +7.01%
75th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £65,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +5.88%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Glasgow

LAN
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in Glasgow.

Salary trend for LAN in Glasgow

LAN
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for LAN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for LAN.

1 19 (86.36%) WAN
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
5 11 (50.00%) VMware
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
6 10 (45.45%) Firewall
6 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 9 (40.91%) Cisco
7 9 (40.91%) DNS
7 9 (40.91%) DHCP
8 8 (36.36%) Linux
8 8 (36.36%) Veeam
8 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
9 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (31.82%) SLA
9 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (31.82%) Project Delivery
10 6 (27.27%) Social Skills
10 6 (27.27%) Wireless
10 6 (27.27%) Blue Coat
10 6 (27.27%) VMS
10 6 (27.27%) Oracle
10 6 (27.27%) Dell
10 6 (27.27%) EMC
10 6 (27.27%) BMC
10 6 (27.27%) Red Hat

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (22.73%) Azure
3 4 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (9.09%) OneDrive
5 1 (4.55%) AWS
5 1 (4.55%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) WAN
2 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (45.45%) Firewall
4 9 (40.91%) DHCP
4 9 (40.91%) DNS
5 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (27.27%) Wireless
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (18.18%) VoIP
7 4 (18.18%) VPN
8 2 (9.09%) Kerberos
8 2 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (9.09%) SAN
8 2 (9.09%) VLAN
9 1 (4.55%) BGP
9 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.55%) MPLS
9 1 (4.55%) OSPF
9 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
General
1 6 (27.27%) Social Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Organisational Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Server Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) 802.1X
1 2 (9.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) EMC VNX
2 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Cyberattack
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (27.27%) VMS
4 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (31.82%) Project Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Business Case
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Adaptive Security
7 1 (4.55%) Availability Management
7 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNP
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCDP
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
4 6 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) BladeLogic
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 6 (27.27%) Nagios
1 6 (27.27%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 8 (36.36%) Veeam
5 6 (27.27%) 3PAR
5 6 (27.27%) Blue Coat
5 6 (27.27%) BMC
5 6 (27.27%) Dell
5 6 (27.27%) EMC
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 4 (18.18%) Meraki
7 2 (9.09%) Apple
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks