LAN Jobs in Scotland

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > Scotland

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 3 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
3 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 215 180 185
Rank change year-on-year -35 +5 -58
Permanent jobs citing LAN 38 44 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.76% 0.90% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 7.01% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 42
10th Percentile - £26,400 £23,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.43% +6.06% -21.43%
75th Percentile £47,500 £41,769 £44,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,400 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 624 628 744
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 12.52% 12.87% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 436 304 388
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,500 £27,125
25th Percentile £27,500 £36,438 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year -23.81% +9.38% +12.94%
75th Percentile £58,750 £66,563 £65,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £89,625 £72,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.00%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Scotland

LAN
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for LAN in Scotland

LAN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in Scotland over the 6 months to 3 March 2024.

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 3 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +47 19 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Glasgow -59 10 £39,000 -2.68% 2
Dundee - 6 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £40,000 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £29,500 - 3
LAN
UK

LAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Exchange
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Azure
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (10.53%) Google Workspace
4 2 (5.26%) AWS
5 1 (2.63%) Entra ID
5 1 (2.63%) GCP
5 1 (2.63%) SaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Slack
5 1 (2.63%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 37 (97.37%) WAN
2 13 (34.21%) Firewall
3 12 (31.58%) VPN
4 10 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (21.05%) WLAN
6 7 (18.42%) IPsec
6 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
6 7 (18.42%) VLAN
7 6 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (15.79%) Wireless
8 5 (13.16%) DHCP
8 5 (13.16%) DNS
8 5 (13.16%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (10.53%) OSPF
10 3 (7.89%) BGP
10 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (5.26%) SD-WAN
12 1 (2.63%) MPLS
12 1 (2.63%) NGFW
12 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) GitLab
General
1 16 (42.11%) Social Skills
2 10 (26.32%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Senior
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Business Manager
3 10 (26.32%) Security Manager
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Business Manager
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Manager
4 8 (21.05%) IT Support
5 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) IT Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Network Technician
8 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Network Operations Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Onboarding
4 2 (5.26%) IoT
4 2 (5.26%) Operational Technology
4 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Unix
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.42%) Android
5 4 (10.53%) Linux
5 4 (10.53%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (36.84%) SIEM
3 12 (31.58%) Business Continuity
3 12 (31.58%) Service Management
3 12 (31.58%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (31.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 10 (26.32%) Impact Analysis
4 10 (26.32%) Impact Assessments
4 10 (26.32%) Incident Management
4 10 (26.32%) Security Management
4 10 (26.32%) Security Operations
4 10 (26.32%) Vulnerability Remediation
5 7 (18.42%) ITSM
5 7 (18.42%) Patch Management
6 5 (13.16%) Customer Experience
6 5 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.89%) Customer Service
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Internal Audit
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) CISM
1 10 (26.32%) CISSP
1 10 (26.32%) SSCP
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.89%) CCNP
6 2 (5.26%) CCNA
6 2 (5.26%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.63%) CCDP
7 1 (2.63%) CCIE
7 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.63%) HND
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (26.32%) GDPR
3 4 (10.53%) SOC 2
4 2 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.63%) SOC 3
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.26%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Juniper
3 5 (13.16%) Meraki
3 5 (13.16%) Palo Alto
4 4 (10.53%) Google
5 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) ConnectWise