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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 90 91
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 35 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.01% 1.05% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 10.22% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 3
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £40,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 137 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.23% 10.29% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 99 102 79
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 41 (73.21%) LAN
2 34 (60.71%) Cisco
3 33 (58.93%) Firewall
4 31 (55.36%) DHCP
5 30 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (46.43%) VPN
7 24 (42.86%) CCNA
8 22 (39.29%) CheckPoint
8 22 (39.29%) MPLS
9 21 (37.50%) DNS
10 20 (35.71%) Windows
11 19 (33.93%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
13 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
14 16 (28.57%) Citrix
14 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
14 16 (28.57%) Fortinet
14 16 (28.57%) Network Security
14 16 (28.57%) F5
15 15 (26.79%) Wireless
15 15 (26.79%) ITIL
15 15 (26.79%) CCNP
16 14 (25.00%) McAfee
16 14 (25.00%) Internet
16 14 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
17 13 (23.21%) HSRP
17 13 (23.21%) SCCM
17 13 (23.21%) Riverbed
17 13 (23.21%) SolarWinds
17 13 (23.21%) CiscoWorks

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.93%) IIS
6 2 (3.57%) CMS
7 1 (1.79%) Lync
7 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.79%) WordPress
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 41 (73.21%) LAN
2 33 (58.93%) Firewall
3 31 (55.36%) DHCP
4 26 (46.43%) VPN
5 22 (39.29%) MPLS
6 21 (37.50%) DNS
7 19 (33.93%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (28.57%) Network Security
9 15 (26.79%) Wireless
10 14 (25.00%) Internet
11 13 (23.21%) HSRP
11 13 (23.21%) EIGRP
11 13 (23.21%) SSL
12 12 (21.43%) TACACS
12 12 (21.43%) IP Telephony
12 12 (21.43%) SAN
13 11 (19.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 11 (19.64%) WLAN
14 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
15 8 (14.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MS Access
General
1 13 (23.21%) Back Office
2 6 (10.71%) Local Government
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Law
4 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Security Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Architect
3 11 (19.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Security Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Network Support
6 6 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Network Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Network Technician
8 4 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 4 (7.14%) Operations Team Leader
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Director
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.57%) Junior Network Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Security Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Security Architect
10 2 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.36%) UNIX
7 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 14 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.93%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.14%) Product Management
5 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.14%) SIEM
6 3 (5.36%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (5.36%) ITSM
6 3 (5.36%) Service Management
6 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.57%) CRM
7 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.57%) Line Management
8 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (42.86%) CCNA
3 15 (26.79%) CCNP
4 8 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.36%) MCSE
6 2 (3.57%) MCSA
7 1 (1.79%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) CCIE
7 1 (1.79%) CCA
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
1 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.64%) vSphere
4 10 (17.86%) XenApp
5 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) SCCM
1 13 (23.21%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (14.29%) SCOM
2 8 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 4 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) CheckPoint
3 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
4 16 (28.57%) Citrix
4 16 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 16 (28.57%) F5
5 14 (25.00%) McAfee
6 13 (23.21%) Riverbed
6 13 (23.21%) SolarWinds
6 13 (23.21%) VMware
7 10 (17.86%) Mitel
8 9 (16.07%) HP
9 3 (5.36%) Avaya
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle
10 1 (1.79%) Verint
10 1 (1.79%) Facebook
10 1 (1.79%) Acme Packet
10 1 (1.79%) BT
10 1 (1.79%) Hyland
10 1 (1.79%) Altiris
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Up to £28K
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Car Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago