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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 77 83 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.51% 1.90% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.55% 16.15% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 18
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -42.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £24,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
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
110 130 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.41% 11.74% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 74 80 94
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 November 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 24 (75.00%) LAN
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 12 (37.50%) Windows
4 11 (34.38%) Cisco
4 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
5 10 (31.25%) VMware
5 10 (31.25%) ITIL
5 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
7 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.88%) SAN
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.75%) SLA
9 6 (18.75%) DNS
9 6 (18.75%) VLAN
9 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (15.63%) Degree
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
10 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (12.50%) MPLS
11 4 (12.50%) Motorola
11 4 (12.50%) Avaya
11 4 (12.50%) UNIX
11 4 (12.50%) DHCP
11 4 (12.50%) TETRA
11 4 (12.50%) Resource Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) WorkSite
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) LAN
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 7 (21.88%) SAN
5 6 (18.75%) DNS
5 6 (18.75%) VLAN
6 4 (12.50%) 4G
6 4 (12.50%) DHCP
6 4 (12.50%) MPLS
6 4 (12.50%) TETRA
7 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
7 3 (9.38%) VPN
7 3 (9.38%) BGP
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.25%) OSPF
9 1 (3.13%) Extranet
9 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
9 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) IDOL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Advertising
4 2 (6.25%) Back Office
5 1 (3.13%) Billing
5 1 (3.13%) Local Government
5 1 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Support Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Chief Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) PDA
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 3 (9.38%) CRM
4 3 (9.38%) ERP
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Quality Management
4 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.38%) Transition Management
5 2 (6.25%) Security Management
5 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) ISMS
6 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) QA
3 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.13%) COBIT
4 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) XenApp
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) Avaya
4 4 (12.50%) Motorola
5 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
5 3 (9.38%) F5
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) Symantec
6 2 (6.25%) Sophos
6 2 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
Glasgow
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Salary: £55000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago