The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 90 90 122
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 65 66 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.29% 2.17% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.64% 16.79% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 32 54 42
Median salary £39,875 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.38% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £28,000 £29,970
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,063 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +13.33%
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
331 393 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.64% 12.94% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 183 260 297
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,895
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £27,650
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 Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Scotland

WAN
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 33 £37,500 - 3
Glasgow -24 20 £41,125 -13.42% 6
North Lanarkshire - 5 £28,000 -
Falkirk -3 3 £52,500 +87.50% 2
West Lothian -1 2 £42,500 -39.28%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WAN.

1 116 (85.29%) LAN
2 69 (50.74%) Firewall
3 58 (42.65%) Cisco
3 58 (42.65%) Windows
4 51 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 50 (36.76%) Windows Server
6 47 (34.56%) DNS
7 45 (33.09%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (29.41%) DHCP
9 39 (28.68%) Active Directory
10 37 (27.21%) OSPF
11 36 (26.47%) BGP
11 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
12 35 (25.74%) CCNP
13 34 (25.00%) CCNA
14 33 (24.26%) HP
14 33 (24.26%) MPLS
14 33 (24.26%) Data Centre
15 32 (23.53%) MS Exchange
15 32 (23.53%) SQL Server
15 32 (23.53%) Finance
16 31 (22.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 29 (21.32%) High Availability
17 29 (21.32%) Wireless
18 28 (20.59%) Network Design
18 28 (20.59%) SQL
19 27 (19.85%) CheckPoint
19 27 (19.85%) SLA
20 25 (18.38%) Office 365
21 24 (17.65%) EIGRP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 32 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.21%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.47%) CMS
5 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.47%) IIS
5 2 (1.47%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.15%) MS Office
3 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Markit EDM
1 12 (8.82%) MultiFonds
1 12 (8.82%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.38%) Office 365
2 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 116 (85.29%) LAN
2 69 (50.74%) Firewall
3 51 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 47 (34.56%) DNS
5 40 (29.41%) DHCP
6 37 (27.21%) OSPF
7 36 (26.47%) BGP
8 33 (24.26%) MPLS
9 29 (21.32%) Wireless
10 24 (17.65%) EIGRP
11 17 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (11.76%) DMVPN
13 15 (11.03%) SAN
13 15 (11.03%) VoIP
13 15 (11.03%) VPN
14 13 (9.56%) SNA
15 12 (8.82%) Multicast
15 12 (8.82%) WLAN
16 11 (8.09%) VLAN
16 11 (8.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.03%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.82%) MySQL
3 12 (8.82%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.47%) FogBugz
1 2 (1.47%) JIRA
1 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (23.53%) Finance
2 15 (11.03%) Banking
3 12 (8.82%) Financial Institution
3 12 (8.82%) Investment Banking
3 12 (8.82%) Private Banking
3 12 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.94%) Retail
5 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (20.59%) Network Engineer
2 24 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (15.44%) IT Engineer
4 19 (13.97%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (13.24%) Architect
6 17 (12.50%) Consultant
6 17 (12.50%) Data Consultant
6 17 (12.50%) Network Consultant
7 16 (11.76%) Senior IT Engineer
8 15 (11.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (8.82%) Network Architect
10 11 (8.09%) Analyst
11 7 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (5.15%) Service Desk Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.41%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) Support Engineer
13 5 (3.68%) Cisco Engineer
13 5 (3.68%) Senior Support Analyst
13 5 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.21%) Web Services
2 3 (2.21%) XML
3 2 (1.47%) .NET
3 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.47%) CSS
3 2 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (0.74%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.26%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.82%) Grid Computing
4 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.47%) CCTV
5 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.74%) EPoS
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (42.65%) Windows
2 50 (36.76%) Windows Server
3 31 (22.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.09%) Linux
6 7 (5.15%) Unix
7 4 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.21%) Solaris
8 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.47%) Android
9 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.32%) High Availability
2 28 (20.59%) Network Design
3 23 (16.91%) Business Continuity
3 23 (16.91%) Project Management
4 17 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 12 (8.82%) Electronic Trading
5 12 (8.82%) Investment Management
5 12 (8.82%) People Management
6 10 (7.35%) ITIL
6 10 (7.35%) Network Management
7 9 (6.62%) Process Management
8 7 (5.15%) Load Balancing
8 7 (5.15%) Network Architecture
8 7 (5.15%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.68%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.59%) SQL
2 5 (3.68%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.21%) XPath
5 2 (1.47%) C#
5 2 (1.47%) Java
5 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.47%) Python
5 2 (1.47%) Ruby
6 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (33.09%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (25.74%) CCNP
3 34 (25.00%) CCNA
4 24 (17.65%) Degree
5 21 (15.44%) CCIE
6 7 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.15%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.94%) HND
8 3 (2.21%) MCSE
8 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.47%) CCDA
9 2 (1.47%) CCDP
9 2 (1.47%) CCENT
9 2 (1.47%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (1.47%) ISEB
9 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.47%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.74%) CCSA
10 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.85%) SLA
2 22 (16.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.47%) COBIT
3 2 (1.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 39 (28.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.15%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.21%) XenApp
5 2 (1.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.74%) Firmware
6 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) SCCM
2 6 (4.41%) SCOM
3 5 (3.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.47%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (42.65%) Cisco
2 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 33 (24.26%) HP
4 27 (19.85%) CheckPoint
5 21 (15.44%) Fortinet
6 20 (14.71%) Dell
6 20 (14.71%) Kaspersky
6 20 (14.71%) Siemens
6 20 (14.71%) WatchGuard
7 14 (10.29%) Oracle
8 12 (8.82%) Bloomberg
8 12 (8.82%) Calypso
8 12 (8.82%) Charles River
8 12 (8.82%) Fidessa
8 12 (8.82%) IBM
8 12 (8.82%) Juniper
8 12 (8.82%) Linedata
8 12 (8.82%) Reuters
8 12 (8.82%) Sybase
9 9 (6.62%) VMware
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