The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 103 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.79% 0.74% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.80% 7.83% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 2
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 115 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.09% 9.48% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 90 79 75
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,400 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Scotland

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 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 18 (47.37%) TCP/IP
2 17 (44.74%) LAN
3 16 (42.11%) Cisco
4 15 (39.47%) Project Management
5 13 (34.21%) ITIL
6 11 (28.95%) BGP
7 10 (26.32%) MPLS
7 10 (26.32%) CCNP
7 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (23.68%) OSPF
8 9 (23.68%) CHAP
8 9 (23.68%) L2TP
8 9 (23.68%) ADSL
8 9 (23.68%) PPP
8 9 (23.68%) SNMP
8 9 (23.68%) Ethernet
8 9 (23.68%) Firewall
8 9 (23.68%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
8 9 (23.68%) SHDSL
9 8 (21.05%) SLA
10 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.79%) Windows
11 6 (15.79%) SAN
12 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
12 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
12 5 (13.16%) VMware
13 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
13 4 (10.53%) TETRA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) TCP/IP
2 17 (44.74%) LAN
3 11 (28.95%) BGP
4 10 (26.32%) MPLS
5 9 (23.68%) OSPF
5 9 (23.68%) CHAP
5 9 (23.68%) L2TP
5 9 (23.68%) ADSL
5 9 (23.68%) PPP
5 9 (23.68%) SNMP
5 9 (23.68%) Ethernet
5 9 (23.68%) Firewall
5 9 (23.68%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (23.68%) SHDSL
6 6 (15.79%) SAN
7 4 (10.53%) TETRA
7 4 (10.53%) 4G
8 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.26%) WLAN
8 2 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Local Government
4 2 (5.26%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.63%) Billing
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Support Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Operations Manager
3 4 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.26%) IT Support
4 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Support Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.63%) IT Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Business Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) JSP
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) PDA
2 1 (2.63%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Project Management
2 13 (34.21%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
4 3 (7.89%) Business Development
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Product Management
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) OOP
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Workflow
6 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) VB
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) CCNP
1 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) CCIE
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCDST
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) NFS
2 1 (2.63%) Samba
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Motorola
4 3 (7.89%) HP
4 3 (7.89%) Dell
5 2 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
6 1 (2.63%) Lotus
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya
6 1 (2.63%) Fortinet