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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 92 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 78 52 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.45% 1.40% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.26% 11.85% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 59 36 38
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £43,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
WAN
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
405 439 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.70% 11.81% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 273 289 236
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WAN
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

WAN Salary Trend in Scotland

WAN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Scotland

WAN
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +30 36 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Edinburgh +7 21 £38,500 +10.00% 3
West Lothian - 10 £70,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 5 £45,000 -
Aberdeen +18 3 £39,000 -2.50%
Fife +7 1 £26,000 -20.00%
Renfrewshire -3 1 £18,500 -
Stirling - 1 £57,500 -
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 102 (76.69%) LAN
2 85 (63.91%) Cisco
3 68 (51.13%) Firewall
4 57 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (41.35%) Windows
6 48 (36.09%) Microsoft
7 47 (35.34%) CCNA
7 47 (35.34%) VMware
8 45 (33.83%) Active Directory
9 41 (30.83%) VPN
10 38 (28.57%) DHCP
11 36 (27.07%) CheckPoint
11 36 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (25.56%) MPLS
13 33 (24.81%) MS Exchange
14 30 (22.56%) SAN
14 30 (22.56%) DNS
15 29 (21.80%) ITIL
15 29 (21.80%) Citrix
16 28 (21.05%) Wireless
17 27 (20.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (20.30%) CCNP
18 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
18 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (19.55%) Network Security
19 24 (18.05%) Cisco ASA
19 24 (18.05%) F5
19 24 (18.05%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (16.54%) vSphere
20 22 (16.54%) TCP/IP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 33 (24.81%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (9.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (6.77%) Lync
7 7 (5.26%) IIS
8 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
9 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.26%) Apache
10 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.50%) CMS
12 1 (0.75%) WordPress
12 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.75%) Joomla!
Applications
1 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.51%) MS Office
3 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.01%) MS Project
5 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 102 (76.69%) LAN
2 68 (51.13%) Firewall
3 41 (30.83%) VPN
4 38 (28.57%) DHCP
5 34 (25.56%) MPLS
6 30 (22.56%) DNS
6 30 (22.56%) SAN
7 28 (21.05%) Wireless
8 26 (19.55%) Network Security
9 24 (18.05%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (16.54%) TCP/IP
11 21 (15.79%) Internet
12 19 (14.29%) VoIP
13 18 (13.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 17 (12.78%) WLAN
15 15 (11.28%) SSL
16 14 (10.53%) BGP
16 14 (10.53%) EIGRP
16 14 (10.53%) HSRP
17 13 (9.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.75%) MS Access
3 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Bugzilla
1 4 (3.01%) JIRA
1 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.01%) FogBugz
General
1 19 (14.29%) Back Office
2 17 (12.78%) Finance
3 14 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.51%) Local Government
6 4 (3.01%) Law
6 4 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.50%) Banking
7 2 (1.50%) Retail
8 1 (0.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) Games
8 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (24.06%) Analyst
1 32 (24.06%) Network Engineer
2 15 (11.28%) Network Analyst
3 12 (9.02%) Security Analyst
3 12 (9.02%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (9.02%) Architect
3 12 (9.02%) Security Engineer
4 10 (7.52%) Team Leader
5 9 (6.77%) Operations Team Leader
6 8 (6.02%) Network Security Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) Network Support
8 6 (4.51%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.76%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.76%) Network Architect
9 5 (3.76%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.01%) Web Services
2 2 (1.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) SOAP
3 1 (0.75%) XML
3 1 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) HP StoreVirtual
2 8 (6.02%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.01%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.01%) Replication
5 3 (2.26%) Kindle
6 2 (1.50%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.50%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.50%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.75%) DTV
7 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.75%) Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.75%) PDA
7 1 (0.75%) CCTV
7 1 (0.75%) Statistics
7 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.35%) Windows
2 27 (20.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (18.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (10.53%) Linux
6 12 (9.02%) Windows 7
7 10 (7.52%) UNIX
8 4 (3.01%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.01%) Android
9 2 (1.50%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.50%) Debian
9 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.75%) Solaris
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.80%) ITIL
2 17 (12.78%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (12.03%) PRINCE2
4 12 (9.02%) Mentoring
5 8 (6.02%) Network Management
5 8 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (6.02%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 6 (4.51%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.51%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.76%) High Availability
8 5 (3.76%) SIEM
8 5 (3.76%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (3.76%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.76%) CRM
9 4 (3.01%) ITSM
9 4 (3.01%) Product Management
9 4 (3.01%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (3.01%) Test Management
9 4 (3.01%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.77%) SQL
2 6 (4.51%) Python
3 5 (3.76%) Java
4 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.01%) Ruby
4 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.50%) Perl
6 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (35.34%) CCNA
3 27 (20.30%) CCNP
4 14 (10.53%) Degree
5 13 (9.77%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.77%) Security Cleared
6 12 (9.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (5.26%) MCSE
9 6 (4.51%) HND
10 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
10 4 (3.01%) HNC
10 4 (3.01%) ISEB
10 4 (3.01%) VTSP
10 4 (3.01%) MOS
11 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.50%) MCSA
12 1 (0.75%) CCIE
12 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) SLA
2 5 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.01%) QA
4 3 (2.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (33.83%) Active Directory
2 36 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (16.54%) vSphere
4 20 (15.04%) XenApp
5 13 (9.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.01%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.26%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.26%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.50%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.75%) XenServer
9 1 (0.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 19 (14.29%) SCCM
2 15 (11.28%) SCOM
3 14 (10.53%) CiscoWorks
4 12 (9.02%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.50%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.75%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.75%) Nagios
7 1 (0.75%) OPNET
7 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 85 (63.91%) Cisco
2 48 (36.09%) Microsoft
3 47 (35.34%) VMware
4 36 (27.07%) CheckPoint
5 29 (21.80%) Citrix
6 24 (18.05%) F5
7 21 (15.79%) SolarWinds
7 21 (15.79%) HP
8 17 (12.78%) Fortinet
9 15 (11.28%) Oracle
10 14 (10.53%) Juniper
10 14 (10.53%) McAfee
11 13 (9.77%) Riverbed
12 10 (7.52%) Mitel
13 8 (6.02%) EMC
14 5 (3.76%) Sun
14 5 (3.76%) IBM
14 5 (3.76%) Avaya
15 4 (3.01%) Intel
16 3 (2.26%) Symantec
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