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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 79 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.64% 1.77% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.81% 19.05% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 11
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
113 126 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.77% 9.29% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76 102 80
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (70.00%) LAN
2 15 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) ITIL
3 12 (40.00%) Cisco
4 11 (36.67%) DNS
5 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 10 (33.33%) Windows
5 10 (33.33%) MPLS
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (30.00%) DHCP
7 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 8 (26.67%) VMware
8 7 (23.33%) Fortinet
8 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (23.33%) SAN
8 7 (23.33%) Citrix
9 6 (20.00%) CCNP
9 6 (20.00%) BGP
9 6 (20.00%) SLA
9 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (20.00%) Local Government
10 5 (16.67%) VPN
10 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
10 5 (16.67%) OSPF
10 5 (16.67%) vSphere

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) Lync
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.33%) CMS
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) LAN
2 15 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (36.67%) DNS
4 10 (33.33%) MPLS
5 9 (30.00%) DHCP
6 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 7 (23.33%) SAN
7 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (20.00%) BGP
9 5 (16.67%) OSPF
9 5 (16.67%) VPN
9 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
10 4 (13.33%) ADSL
10 4 (13.33%) Wireless
10 4 (13.33%) VLAN
10 4 (13.33%) SHDSL
11 3 (10.00%) Network Security
11 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
12 2 (6.67%) EIGRP
12 2 (6.67%) TACACS
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (20.00%) Local Government
2 3 (10.00%) Back Office
3 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Law
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Director
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Network Support
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Service Management
2 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.33%) Product Management
2 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.00%) SIEM
3 3 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) ERP
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) ITSM
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) MCITP
5 2 (6.67%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.33%) CCA
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) vSphere
4 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.33%) XenApp
5 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
3 7 (23.33%) Fortinet
4 5 (16.67%) F5
5 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 2 (6.67%) McAfee
6 2 (6.67%) Avaya
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.33%) Acme Packet
7 1 (3.33%) Verint
7 1 (3.33%) BMC
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) Remedy
7 1 (3.33%) Mitel
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs (Funded)
Posted: 27 days ago