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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 96 66 96
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 21 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.68% 3.01% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 22.73% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 16
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
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
123 154 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.83% 13.23% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 64 100 107
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,250 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 24 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 46 (80.70%) LAN
2 39 (68.42%) Firewall
3 27 (47.37%) Windows
4 26 (45.61%) DNS
5 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
5 25 (43.86%) Windows Server
6 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (42.11%) SLA
7 23 (40.35%) DHCP
8 22 (38.60%) MS Exchange
8 22 (38.60%) SQL
8 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
8 22 (38.60%) Cisco
8 22 (38.60%) Active Directory
8 22 (38.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 21 (36.84%) HP
9 21 (36.84%) Office 365
10 20 (35.09%) Kaspersky
10 20 (35.09%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (35.09%) Dell
10 20 (35.09%) Siemens
10 20 (35.09%) WatchGuard
10 20 (35.09%) Business Continuity
11 19 (33.33%) Project Management
12 17 (29.82%) Matrix Management
13 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (19.30%) MPLS
14 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
14 11 (19.30%) VPN
15 10 (17.54%) OSPF

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 22 (38.60%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.84%) Office 365
2 20 (35.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (80.70%) LAN
2 39 (68.42%) Firewall
3 26 (45.61%) DNS
4 23 (40.35%) DHCP
5 11 (19.30%) MPLS
5 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
5 11 (19.30%) VPN
6 10 (17.54%) OSPF
7 9 (15.79%) BGP
8 7 (12.28%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (10.53%) Wireless
9 6 (10.53%) WLAN
10 5 (8.77%) ADSL
10 5 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (8.77%) EIGRP
10 5 (8.77%) Ethernet
10 5 (8.77%) Network Security
10 5 (8.77%) SHDSL
11 4 (7.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 18 (31.58%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (28.07%) Network Engineer
4 16 (28.07%) Senior IT Engineer
5 15 (26.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Architect
8 5 (8.77%) Network Architect
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Support Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Network Technical Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Technical Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
11 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Windows Server
3 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) Unix
6 2 (3.51%) Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Business Continuity
2 19 (33.33%) Project Management
3 17 (29.82%) Matrix Management
4 9 (15.79%) Process Management
5 8 (14.04%) Network Management
6 6 (10.53%) Network Design
7 4 (7.02%) Network Architecture
7 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.51%) Fault Management
9 2 (3.51%) Information Security
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Optimisation
9 2 (3.51%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 1 (1.75%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.51%) XPath
3 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.54%) CCNP
3 9 (15.79%) CCNA
4 7 (12.28%) Degree
5 4 (7.02%) HND
6 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) CCIE
8 1 (1.75%) CISSP
8 1 (1.75%) MCSE
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.11%) SLA
2 22 (38.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.51%) COBIT
3 2 (3.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (38.60%) Cisco
3 21 (36.84%) HP
4 20 (35.09%) Dell
4 20 (35.09%) Kaspersky
4 20 (35.09%) Siemens
4 20 (35.09%) WatchGuard
5 8 (14.04%) Juniper
6 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.53%) F5
8 5 (8.77%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.51%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.51%) Nortel
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle
10 1 (1.75%) Citrix
10 1 (1.75%) CommVault
10 1 (1.75%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.75%) Red Box
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