Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 111 87
Rank change year-on-year -36 -24 +59
Permanent jobs citing LAN 87 119 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.61% 2.11% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.36% 17.07% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 72 93 80
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +23.29% +4.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £57,125
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 606 697 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.21% 12.36% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 403 466 450
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,875 £58,875
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Scotland

LAN
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Scotland.

Salary trend for LAN in Scotland

LAN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN 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 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 47 £43,750 -23.91% 7
Glasgow -13 24 £47,500 +3.83% 4
Fife +1 4 £40,250 +0.63%
Inverclyde +1 3 £42,500 +13.33% 2
South Lanarkshire +4 2 £30,000 -9.09%
Renfrewshire - 2 £27,000 -
Dundee +5 1 £50,000 +42.86% 2
East Ayrshire -2 1 £32,500 +62.50%
Scottish Borders - 1 £40,000 -
LAN
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for LAN.

1 76 (87.36%) WAN
2 54 (62.07%) Firewall
3 52 (59.77%) Cisco
4 31 (35.63%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
6 27 (31.03%) Windows
7 22 (25.29%) CCNP
8 21 (24.14%) Office 365
8 21 (24.14%) Data Centre
9 19 (21.84%) Wireless
9 19 (21.84%) Presales
9 19 (21.84%) Windows Server
10 17 (19.54%) Active Directory
10 17 (19.54%) Mentoring
10 17 (19.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (18.39%) VMware
12 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (17.24%) Network Security
13 14 (16.09%) IaaS
14 13 (14.94%) Unified Communications
14 13 (14.94%) DNS
14 13 (14.94%) WLAN
15 12 (13.79%) ITIL
15 12 (13.79%) SLA
15 12 (13.79%) CCNA
16 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (12.64%) Skype
16 11 (12.64%) CCDP
16 11 (12.64%) SQL
16 11 (12.64%) Service Delivery

LAN
Co-occurring 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 8 (9.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.60%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.14%) Office 365
2 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (16.09%) IaaS
4 8 (9.20%) SaaS
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 76 (87.36%) WAN
2 54 (62.07%) Firewall
3 19 (21.84%) Wireless
4 15 (17.24%) Network Security
5 13 (14.94%) DNS
5 13 (14.94%) Unified Communications
5 13 (14.94%) WLAN
6 11 (12.64%) Cisco Wireless
6 11 (12.64%) Skype
7 10 (11.49%) VoIP
7 10 (11.49%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (10.34%) DHCP
8 9 (10.34%) MPLS
8 9 (10.34%) Wireless Security
9 8 (9.20%) OSPF
10 7 (8.05%) BGP
10 7 (8.05%) TCP/IP
10 7 (8.05%) VPN
11 5 (5.75%) VLAN
12 4 (4.60%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.60%) Maven
2 3 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (8.05%) Billing
2 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.75%) Finance
4 4 (4.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (14.94%) Architect
1 13 (14.94%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Cisco Architect
2 12 (13.79%) Cisco Network Architect
2 12 (13.79%) Network Architect
3 11 (12.64%) Administrator
3 11 (12.64%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 11 (12.64%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.20%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) IT Administrator
5 6 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.75%) IT Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) IT Support
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.60%) Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.05%) Driving Licence
2 7 (8.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) IVR
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) iPhone
5 1 (1.15%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.03%) Windows
2 19 (21.84%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.20%) Windows 10
5 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.90%) Linux
6 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.60%) Android
9 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Presales
2 17 (19.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (19.54%) Mentoring
3 12 (13.79%) ITIL
4 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.64%) Service Delivery
5 10 (11.49%) Project Management
6 9 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (9.20%) Matrix Management
7 8 (9.20%) Six Sigma
8 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (6.90%) Decision-Making
9 6 (6.90%) Network Management
10 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.75%) DevOps
11 4 (4.60%) Content Management
11 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.60%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (2.30%) C#
3 2 (2.30%) C++
3 2 (2.30%) VB
4 1 (1.15%) PHP
4 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (25.29%) CCNP
3 12 (13.79%) CCNA
4 11 (12.64%) CCDP
5 9 (10.34%) Degree
6 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (5.75%) MCP
9 3 (3.45%) CCIE
9 3 (3.45%) MCSE
10 2 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (1.15%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.15%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.15%) MCSA
11 1 (1.15%) MCTS
11 1 (1.15%) PMP
11 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (19.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.90%) Firmware
5 4 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.30%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) SCCM
2 4 (4.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.15%) SCOM
4 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 52 (59.77%) Cisco
2 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.39%) VMware
4 7 (8.05%) CheckPoint
4 7 (8.05%) Juniper
4 7 (8.05%) NEC
5 6 (6.90%) Citrix
6 5 (5.75%) HP
7 4 (4.60%) Fortinet
7 4 (4.60%) Mitel
8 2 (2.30%) Apple
8 2 (2.30%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.30%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.15%) Avaya
9 1 (1.15%) Brocade
9 1 (1.15%) IBM
9 1 (1.15%) Nortel
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle
9 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.15%) Remedy