The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 29 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.60% 1.63% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 16.00% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 6
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
WAN
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 Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 25 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.72% 10.20% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 49
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £30,840
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +24.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £35,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) Frame Relay
4 3 (33.33%) IPsec
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) VSAT
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Advertising
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) VSAT
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) CRM
1 1 (11.11%) ERP
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
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