The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 9 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 9.09% - 6.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £22,500 - £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
WAN
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Livingston region.

Communications & Networking Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 27.27% 8.70% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £22,500 £27,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -48.57%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Livingston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

WAN
Salary Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Livingston region.

WAN Salary Trend in Livingston

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) IPsec
4 4 (44.44%) Replication
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 4 (44.44%) High Availability
4 4 (44.44%) VTSP
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) MOS
4 4 (44.44%) SecurID
4 4 (44.44%) WMI
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) CCENT
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
4 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) Private Cloud

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) IPsec
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 4 (44.44%) ADSL
4 4 (44.44%) MPLS
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) ICMP
4 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 4 (44.44%) RIP
4 4 (44.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Technician
1 4 (44.44%) Network Technician
1 4 (44.44%) Network Support
1 4 (44.44%) Network Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
1 4 (44.44%) SecurID
1 4 (44.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
1 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNA
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MOS
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) CCENT
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) VTSP
2 4 (44.44%) HNC
2 4 (44.44%) HND
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) WMI
1 4 (44.44%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Sun
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) Intel
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Progress