The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 92 97 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.39% 1.15% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 11.03% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 7
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £12,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,335 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 145 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.40% 10.42% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 88 82 81
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,871 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WAN
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

WAN Salary Trend in Glasgow

WAN
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 44 (81.48%) LAN
2 40 (74.07%) Cisco
3 34 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (59.26%) DHCP
4 32 (59.26%) Firewall
5 29 (53.70%) VPN
6 27 (50.00%) CCNA
7 22 (40.74%) CheckPoint
7 22 (40.74%) DNS
8 21 (38.89%) MPLS
9 20 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (35.19%) Internet
10 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
11 18 (33.33%) Windows
12 17 (31.48%) Network Security
13 16 (29.63%) Wireless
13 16 (29.63%) WLAN
14 15 (27.78%) Back Office
15 14 (25.93%) SCCM
15 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
15 14 (25.93%) CCNP
16 13 (24.07%) SSL
16 13 (24.07%) F5
17 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
17 12 (22.22%) Citrix
17 12 (22.22%) McAfee
18 11 (20.37%) IP Telephony
18 11 (20.37%) Fortinet
18 11 (20.37%) EIGRP
18 11 (20.37%) CiscoWorks

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) IIS
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) Lync
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.85%) CMS
6 1 (1.85%) WordPress
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.85%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (81.48%) LAN
2 32 (59.26%) DHCP
2 32 (59.26%) Firewall
3 29 (53.70%) VPN
4 22 (40.74%) DNS
5 21 (38.89%) MPLS
6 20 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (35.19%) Internet
8 17 (31.48%) Network Security
9 16 (29.63%) Wireless
9 16 (29.63%) WLAN
10 13 (24.07%) SSL
11 11 (20.37%) IP Telephony
11 11 (20.37%) EIGRP
11 11 (20.37%) HSRP
12 10 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (18.52%) TACACS
13 9 (16.67%) SAN
14 7 (12.96%) IPsec
14 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) MS Access
General
1 15 (27.78%) Back Office
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Law
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) Local Government
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Network Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Security Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Security Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Network Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Network Security Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Network Support
5 6 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Network Architect
7 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Operations Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Junior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Technician
7 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Junior
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.96%) Linux
5 4 (7.41%) UNIX
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
1 10 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (16.67%) ITIL
3 8 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.41%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (5.56%) CRM
5 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) Benchmarking
6 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.85%) Line Management
7 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.85%) High Availability
7 1 (1.85%) SIEM
7 1 (1.85%) Project Management
7 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.85%) ITSM
7 1 (1.85%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.85%) Network Design
7 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (50.00%) CCNA
3 14 (25.93%) CCNP
4 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (9.26%) Degree
6 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.85%) MCP
7 1 (1.85%) CCA
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.85%) PMP
7 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.67%) XenApp
2 9 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (3.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) SCCM
2 11 (20.37%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (16.67%) SCOM
4 8 (14.81%) SCVMM
5 5 (9.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (74.07%) Cisco
2 22 (40.74%) CheckPoint
3 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
4 13 (24.07%) F5
5 12 (22.22%) Citrix
5 12 (22.22%) McAfee
6 11 (20.37%) Fortinet
6 11 (20.37%) Riverbed
6 11 (20.37%) SolarWinds
6 11 (20.37%) HP
7 10 (18.52%) Mitel
8 9 (16.67%) VMware
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle
10 2 (3.70%) Draytek
10 2 (3.70%) Avaya
11 1 (1.85%) Juniper
11 1 (1.85%) Siemens
11 1 (1.85%) Dell
11 1 (1.85%) Nortel
11 1 (1.85%) Panasonic
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IBI Group (UK) Limited
Posted: 22 days ago