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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 80 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.48% 1.56% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 14.66% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 6
Average salary £42,000 £31,250 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.40% -31.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £43,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
108 116 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.96% 10.63% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 64 70 80
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £54,500 £45,000
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 31 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 20 (74.07%) LAN
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
4 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco
6 7 (25.93%) ITIL
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 6 (22.22%) SAN
7 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) SLA
9 4 (14.81%) Avaya
9 4 (14.81%) TETRA
9 4 (14.81%) Motorola
9 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
9 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (14.81%) VLAN
9 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (14.81%) 4G
10 3 (11.11%) Office 365
10 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (11.11%) Transition Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) WorkSite
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) LAN
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
4 6 (22.22%) SAN
5 4 (14.81%) TETRA
5 4 (14.81%) VLAN
5 4 (14.81%) 4G
6 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
7 2 (7.41%) DHCP
7 2 (7.41%) MPLS
7 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 2 (7.41%) DNS
8 1 (3.70%) VoIP
8 1 (3.70%) WLAN
8 1 (3.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) IDOL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
1 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Support Manager
2 4 (14.81%) IT Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Operations Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Chief Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) PDA
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
3 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 3 (11.11%) Transition Management
5 2 (7.41%) Security Management
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) ISMS
6 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) QA
3 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.70%) COBIT
4 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Avaya
4 4 (14.81%) Motorola
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) Sophos
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.70%) F5
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