The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 93 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 24 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.05% 1.18% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.78% 11.81% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 10
Median salary £35,000 £38,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -7.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £25,000 £12,450
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,253 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
135 127 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.54% 10.03% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 80 86 91
Median salary £47,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for WAN.

1 33 (73.33%) LAN
2 25 (55.56%) Cisco
3 24 (53.33%) Firewall
4 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 14 (31.11%) Process Management
6 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (26.67%) SLA
7 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
9 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.00%) SQL
10 9 (20.00%) Windows
10 9 (20.00%) VPN
10 9 (20.00%) CCNA
10 9 (20.00%) MPLS
10 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
11 8 (17.78%) Wireless
11 8 (17.78%) OSPF
11 8 (17.78%) Project Management
11 8 (17.78%) CCNP
11 8 (17.78%) DNS
11 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
12 7 (15.56%) ADSL
12 7 (15.56%) Ethernet
12 7 (15.56%) ITIL
12 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
13 6 (13.33%) Office 365
13 6 (13.33%) Palo Alto
13 6 (13.33%) Network Security
13 6 (13.33%) Network Design

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) IaaS
3 2 (4.44%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) LAN
2 24 (53.33%) Firewall
3 9 (20.00%) MPLS
3 9 (20.00%) VPN
4 8 (17.78%) DNS
4 8 (17.78%) OSPF
4 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (17.78%) Wireless
5 7 (15.56%) ADSL
5 7 (15.56%) Ethernet
6 6 (13.33%) BGP
6 6 (13.33%) DHCP
6 6 (13.33%) Network Security
6 6 (13.33%) SHDSL
7 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (11.11%) WLAN
8 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.67%) SNMP
9 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications
9 3 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.67%) Local Government
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 5 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Senior IT Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Process Management
2 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (17.78%) Project Management
4 7 (15.56%) ITIL
5 6 (13.33%) Network Design
6 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
6 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.89%) Matrix Management
6 4 (8.89%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.67%) Coaching
7 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) Network Management
7 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (6.67%) Presales
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (4.44%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 5 (11.11%) XPath
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.00%) CCNA
3 8 (17.78%) CCNP
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.67%) Degree
5 3 (6.67%) MCSE
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CCDA
7 1 (2.22%) CCDP
7 1 (2.22%) CCIE
7 1 (2.22%) CCSA
7 1 (2.22%) CCSE
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.22%) MCSA
7 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) SLA
2 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Cisco
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (13.33%) Palo Alto
4 5 (11.11%) Dell
4 5 (11.11%) F5
5 4 (8.89%) HP
5 4 (8.89%) Kaspersky
5 4 (8.89%) Siemens
5 4 (8.89%) WatchGuard
6 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.67%) VMware
7 2 (4.44%) CommVault
7 2 (4.44%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) Juniper
7 2 (4.44%) NEC
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) Remedy
8 1 (2.22%) Veritas
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