The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 18 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.89% 4.72% 6.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.43% 30.00% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 16
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 50 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.53% 15.72% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 42
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £53,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Scotland

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

WAN
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

WAN Salary Trend in Aberdeen

WAN
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) CCNA
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) BGP
3 11 (73.33%) Frame Relay
3 11 (73.33%) CCNP
3 11 (73.33%) VPN
3 11 (73.33%) OSPF
4 10 (66.67%) MPLS
5 9 (60.00%) IPsec
5 9 (60.00%) VSAT
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) Firewall
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (6.67%) MCSE
9 1 (6.67%) DHCP
9 1 (6.67%) DNS
9 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
9 1 (6.67%) Citrix
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (6.67%) Apple
9 1 (6.67%) Thin Client

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing WAN 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 WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) BGP
2 11 (73.33%) Frame Relay
2 11 (73.33%) VPN
2 11 (73.33%) OSPF
3 10 (66.67%) MPLS
4 9 (60.00%) IPsec
4 9 (60.00%) VSAT
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
8 1 (6.67%) DHCP
8 1 (6.67%) DNS
8 1 (6.67%) Wireless
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Senior Network Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Network Analyst
3 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco Analyst
4 8 (53.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 8 (53.33%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 8 (53.33%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 8 (53.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (53.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL V2
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CCNA
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
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