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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 88 78 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.48% 1.93% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.10% 17.16% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 7
Median salary £34,500 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.96% -8.82%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
118 134 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.20% 11.26% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 70 85 93
Median salary £49,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £60,000
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 30 July 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (75.47%) LAN
2 32 (60.38%) Firewall
3 22 (41.51%) Cisco
4 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
4 21 (39.62%) Windows
5 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
5 20 (37.74%) SLA
5 20 (37.74%) Active Directory
6 19 (35.85%) SQL
6 19 (35.85%) DNS
7 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
8 16 (30.19%) Office 365
8 16 (30.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (30.19%) DHCP
8 16 (30.19%) MS Exchange
9 15 (28.30%) Dell
9 15 (28.30%) Process Management
9 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (26.42%) WatchGuard
10 14 (26.42%) Kaspersky
10 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (26.42%) Project Management
10 14 (26.42%) Business Continuity
10 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (26.42%) HP
10 14 (26.42%) Siemens
11 12 (22.64%) Matrix Organization
11 12 (22.64%) Matrix Management
11 12 (22.64%) CCNA
12 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP

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 16 (30.19%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.19%) Office 365
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 40 (75.47%) LAN
2 32 (60.38%) Firewall
3 19 (35.85%) DNS
4 16 (30.19%) DHCP
5 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
6 9 (16.98%) OSPF
7 8 (15.09%) MPLS
7 8 (15.09%) VPN
8 7 (13.21%) ADSL
8 7 (13.21%) Ethernet
8 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (11.32%) BGP
9 6 (11.32%) SHDSL
10 5 (9.43%) Network Security
11 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (7.55%) L2TP
11 4 (7.55%) SNMP
11 4 (7.55%) Wireless
11 4 (7.55%) WLAN
12 3 (5.66%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Local Government
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) IT Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) Network Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) Senior IT Engineer
5 10 (18.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Network Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Network Technical Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Technical Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Network Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Network Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) XML
2 3 (5.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Clustering
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
3 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Solaris
5 2 (3.77%) Unix
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Process Management
2 14 (26.42%) Business Continuity
2 14 (26.42%) Project Management
3 12 (22.64%) Matrix Management
3 12 (22.64%) Matrix Organization
4 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.32%) ITIL
6 5 (9.43%) Network Management
7 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.55%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.66%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Network Design
8 3 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.66%) Performance Optimisation
9 2 (3.77%) Coaching
9 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.77%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
2 5 (9.43%) XPath
3 2 (3.77%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (22.64%) CCNA
3 7 (13.21%) CCNP
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.66%) MCSE
6 2 (3.77%) Degree
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.89%) CCDA
7 1 (1.89%) CCDP
7 1 (1.89%) CCIE
7 1 (1.89%) CCSA
7 1 (1.89%) CCSE
7 1 (1.89%) CISSP
7 1 (1.89%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.89%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.89%) MCSA
7 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.74%) SLA
2 16 (30.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.77%) COBIT
3 2 (3.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 20 (37.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Cisco
2 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.30%) Dell
4 14 (26.42%) HP
4 14 (26.42%) Kaspersky
4 14 (26.42%) Siemens
4 14 (26.42%) WatchGuard
5 7 (13.21%) CheckPoint
5 7 (13.21%) F5
5 7 (13.21%) Palo Alto
6 4 (7.55%) Juniper
7 2 (3.77%) CommVault
7 2 (3.77%) EMC
7 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle
7 2 (3.77%) VMware
8 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.89%) Remedy
8 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.89%) Veritas
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