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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 78 82 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.18% 1.74% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 17.24% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 21
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
114 116 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.17% 10.10% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79 76 98
Average salary £40,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £59,500
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 29 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 23 (82.14%) LAN
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 10 (35.71%) Firewall
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco
4 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 9 (32.14%) DNS
5 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
5 9 (32.14%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (25.00%) VLAN
7 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL
7 7 (25.00%) DHCP
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (21.43%) SAN
8 6 (21.43%) Degree
9 5 (17.86%) vSphere
9 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
9 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
10 4 (14.29%) UNIX
10 4 (14.29%) MCSE
10 4 (14.29%) CRM
10 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 4 (14.29%) VPN
10 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (14.29%) SLA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) LAN
2 10 (35.71%) Firewall
3 9 (32.14%) DNS
4 7 (25.00%) DHCP
4 7 (25.00%) VLAN
5 6 (21.43%) SAN
5 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 4 (14.29%) VPN
6 4 (14.29%) MPLS
7 3 (10.71%) BGP
7 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
8 2 (7.14%) OSPF
8 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.57%) SHDSL
9 1 (3.57%) VoIP
9 1 (3.57%) WLAN
9 1 (3.57%) Extranet
9 1 (3.57%) ADSL
9 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) IDOL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Advertising
3 3 (10.71%) Back Office
4 2 (7.14%) Law
5 1 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) Finance
5 1 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Chief Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) PDA
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
3 4 (14.29%) ERP
3 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.71%) Transition Management
5 2 (7.14%) Security Management
5 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) ISMS
6 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.14%) MCITP
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) COBIT
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.86%) vSphere
4 4 (14.29%) XenApp
5 2 (7.14%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Avaya
5 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.71%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) Sophos
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Salary is Negotiable plus benefits and car allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance / Microsoft Certs
Posted: 20 days ago