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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 95 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.15% 0.80% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.96% 8.26% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 1
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
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
146 109 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.50% 9.74% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 87 79 74
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,200 £52,500
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 28 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
2 16 (53.33%) LAN
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco
4 11 (36.67%) Project Management
4 11 (36.67%) Firewall
5 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (30.00%) CCNP
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (30.00%) MPLS
5 9 (30.00%) OSPF
5 9 (30.00%) BGP
5 9 (30.00%) CHAP
5 9 (30.00%) L2TP
5 9 (30.00%) ADSL
5 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 9 (30.00%) PPP
5 9 (30.00%) SNMP
5 9 (30.00%) SHDSL
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
7 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 5 (16.67%) SLA
8 5 (16.67%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) VMware
9 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
9 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 4 (13.33%) SAN
9 4 (13.33%) Motorola
9 4 (13.33%) TETRA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
2 16 (53.33%) LAN
3 11 (36.67%) Firewall
4 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (30.00%) MPLS
4 9 (30.00%) OSPF
4 9 (30.00%) BGP
4 9 (30.00%) CHAP
4 9 (30.00%) L2TP
4 9 (30.00%) ADSL
4 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
4 9 (30.00%) PPP
4 9 (30.00%) SNMP
4 9 (30.00%) SHDSL
5 4 (13.33%) SAN
5 4 (13.33%) TETRA
5 4 (13.33%) 4G
6 2 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.33%) DNS
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Support Manager
3 4 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Desktop Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (3.33%) Security Officer
5 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Animation
2 1 (3.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) CentOS
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Project Management
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (13.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) ISMS
5 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.33%) Product Management
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.33%) Transition Management
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) CCNP
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) COBIT
3 1 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) Samba
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Motorola
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Avaya
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago