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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 89 91
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 38 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.00% 0.90% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.23% 7.79% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 8
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £12,350 £35,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
179 154 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.14% 11.60% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 112 107 93
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 43 (75.44%) LAN
2 38 (66.67%) Cisco
3 34 (59.65%) Firewall
4 32 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (52.63%) DHCP
6 27 (47.37%) VPN
7 26 (45.61%) CCNA
8 25 (43.86%) MPLS
9 23 (40.35%) CheckPoint
10 21 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (35.09%) DNS
12 19 (33.33%) Windows
13 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
13 17 (29.82%) Internet
13 17 (29.82%) Network Security
14 16 (28.07%) F5
14 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
14 16 (28.07%) Fortinet
15 15 (26.32%) CCNP
15 15 (26.32%) Citrix
15 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
16 14 (24.56%) McAfee
16 14 (24.56%) Wireless
16 14 (24.56%) Network Monitoring
17 13 (22.81%) HSRP
17 13 (22.81%) SCCM
17 13 (22.81%) Riverbed
17 13 (22.81%) SolarWinds
17 13 (22.81%) EIGRP
17 13 (22.81%) CiscoWorks

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (14.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.02%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) CMS
6 1 (1.75%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.75%) WordPress
6 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 43 (75.44%) LAN
2 34 (59.65%) Firewall
3 30 (52.63%) DHCP
4 27 (47.37%) VPN
5 25 (43.86%) MPLS
6 21 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (35.09%) DNS
8 17 (29.82%) Internet
8 17 (29.82%) Network Security
9 14 (24.56%) Wireless
10 13 (22.81%) EIGRP
10 13 (22.81%) SSL
10 13 (22.81%) WLAN
10 13 (22.81%) HSRP
11 12 (21.05%) TACACS
11 12 (21.05%) IP Telephony
12 11 (19.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (17.54%) SAN
14 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
15 8 (14.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) MS Access
General
1 12 (21.05%) Back Office
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Local Government
3 4 (7.02%) Law
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Security Analyst
4 11 (19.30%) Architect
4 11 (19.30%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (19.30%) Security Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Network Security Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Network Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Network Support
7 5 (8.77%) Network Architect
8 4 (7.02%) Operations Team Leader
8 4 (7.02%) Junior Network Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Junior
8 4 (7.02%) Network Technician
8 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Director
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.02%) UNIX
5 4 (7.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (22.81%) ITIL
3 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.77%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (7.02%) Product Management
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.02%) SIEM
7 3 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.26%) ITSM
7 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.51%) Line Management
9 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.75%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.75%) CRM
9 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) Java
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (45.61%) CCNA
3 15 (26.32%) CCNP
4 8 (14.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.51%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) MCSE
5 2 (3.51%) MCSA
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.75%) PMP
6 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CCIE
6 1 (1.75%) MCP
6 1 (1.75%) CCA
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.79%) XenApp
3 9 (15.79%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) CiscoWorks
1 13 (22.81%) SCCM
2 8 (14.04%) SCOM
2 8 (14.04%) SCVMM
3 4 (7.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (66.67%) Cisco
2 23 (40.35%) CheckPoint
3 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
4 16 (28.07%) Fortinet
4 16 (28.07%) F5
5 15 (26.32%) Citrix
6 14 (24.56%) McAfee
7 13 (22.81%) Riverbed
7 13 (22.81%) SolarWinds
8 11 (19.30%) VMware
9 10 (17.54%) Mitel
9 10 (17.54%) HP
10 4 (7.02%) Oracle
11 3 (5.26%) Avaya
12 1 (1.75%) BMC
12 1 (1.75%) NetApp
12 1 (1.75%) Remedy
12 1 (1.75%) Hyland
12 1 (1.75%) Altiris
12 1 (1.75%) BT
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Talent Spa
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 14 days ago