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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 79 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.92% 0.79% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.04% 7.69% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 8
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £12,300 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
135 143 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.24% 10.24% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 86 90 85
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (76.47%) LAN
2 35 (68.63%) Cisco
3 33 (64.71%) Firewall
4 30 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (54.90%) DHCP
6 26 (50.98%) VPN
7 24 (47.06%) CCNA
7 24 (47.06%) MPLS
8 22 (43.14%) CheckPoint
9 20 (39.22%) DNS
9 20 (39.22%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (35.29%) Internet
11 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 17 (33.33%) Network Security
12 15 (29.41%) Windows
13 14 (27.45%) Wireless
13 14 (27.45%) F5
14 13 (25.49%) Fortinet
14 13 (25.49%) CCNP
14 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
15 12 (23.53%) McAfee
15 12 (23.53%) Citrix
15 12 (23.53%) WLAN
15 12 (23.53%) SSL
15 12 (23.53%) ITIL
15 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
15 12 (23.53%) SCCM
15 12 (23.53%) Back Office
15 12 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
16 11 (21.57%) HSRP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.84%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.96%) WordPress
5 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 39 (76.47%) LAN
2 33 (64.71%) Firewall
3 28 (54.90%) DHCP
4 26 (50.98%) VPN
5 24 (47.06%) MPLS
6 20 (39.22%) DNS
6 20 (39.22%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (35.29%) Internet
8 17 (33.33%) Network Security
9 14 (27.45%) Wireless
10 12 (23.53%) SSL
10 12 (23.53%) WLAN
11 11 (21.57%) EIGRP
11 11 (21.57%) HSRP
12 10 (19.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (19.61%) IP Telephony
12 10 (19.61%) TACACS
13 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
13 8 (15.69%) SAN
14 7 (13.73%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) MS Access
General
1 12 (23.53%) Back Office
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Law
3 4 (7.84%) Local Government
4 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Security Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Architect
3 9 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Network Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Network Security Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Network Support
6 5 (9.80%) Network Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Junior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Operations Team Leader
7 4 (7.84%) Junior
7 4 (7.84%) Network Technician
7 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) HP StoreVirtual
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
4 3 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
1 12 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
4 5 (9.80%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.88%) SIEM
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.92%) ITSM
7 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.92%) Line Management
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.96%) Product Management
8 1 (1.96%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.96%) High Availability
8 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.96%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (47.06%) CCNA
3 13 (25.49%) CCNP
4 8 (15.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.88%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) PMP
6 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.69%) XenApp
2 8 (15.69%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) SCCM
2 11 (21.57%) CiscoWorks
3 8 (15.69%) SCOM
3 8 (15.69%) SCVMM
4 4 (7.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Cisco
2 22 (43.14%) CheckPoint
3 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (27.45%) F5
5 13 (25.49%) Fortinet
6 12 (23.53%) Citrix
6 12 (23.53%) McAfee
7 11 (21.57%) Riverbed
7 11 (21.57%) SolarWinds
8 10 (19.61%) HP
9 9 (17.65%) Mitel
10 8 (15.69%) VMware
11 3 (5.88%) Oracle
12 2 (3.92%) Draytek
12 2 (3.92%) Avaya
13 1 (1.96%) BMC
13 1 (1.96%) BT
13 1 (1.96%) Remedy
13 1 (1.96%) Acme Packet
13 1 (1.96%) Facebook
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