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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 72 91 61
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.82% 1.00% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.70% 10.43% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 20
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 £31,500 £34,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £61,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £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
113 115 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.26% 9.57% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 79 89 92
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 27 (75.00%) LAN
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 15 (41.67%) Cisco
3 15 (41.67%) Firewall
4 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
5 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 12 (33.33%) VMware
6 10 (27.78%) DNS
6 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
6 10 (27.78%) DHCP
6 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 8 (22.22%) SAN
7 8 (22.22%) MPLS
7 8 (22.22%) VLAN
8 7 (19.44%) Degree
8 7 (19.44%) Citrix
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
8 7 (19.44%) ITIL
8 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 6 (16.67%) vSphere
9 6 (16.67%) MCSE
9 6 (16.67%) VPN
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (16.67%) Fortinet
10 5 (13.89%) IP Telephony

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) WorkSite
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) LAN
2 15 (41.67%) Firewall
3 10 (27.78%) DNS
3 10 (27.78%) DHCP
4 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 8 (22.22%) SAN
4 8 (22.22%) MPLS
4 8 (22.22%) VLAN
5 6 (16.67%) VPN
6 5 (13.89%) IP Telephony
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (11.11%) BGP
7 4 (11.11%) Wireless
8 3 (8.33%) OSPF
8 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
9 2 (5.56%) HSRP
9 2 (5.56%) ADSL
9 2 (5.56%) VoIP
9 2 (5.56%) SSL
9 2 (5.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) IDOL
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Advertising
3 3 (8.33%) Back Office
3 3 (8.33%) Local Government
4 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Director
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Chief Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Streaming Media
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) UNIX
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.11%) CRM
3 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.33%) Service Management
4 3 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Product Management
4 3 (8.33%) Transition Management
5 2 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) Security Management
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 4 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.67%) MCSE
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) CCNP
5 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) MCSA
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCITP
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.78%) CCA
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.67%) vSphere
4 5 (13.89%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 5 (13.89%) F5
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (11.11%) Avaya
7 3 (8.33%) HP
8 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.56%) McAfee
8 2 (5.56%) Sophos
8 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.56%) EMC
8 2 (5.56%) Symantec
9 1 (2.78%) Mitel
9 1 (2.78%) Hyland
9 1 (2.78%) Altiris
9 1 (2.78%) NetApp
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance + Microsoft Certs
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago