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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
UK / Scotland
Rank 88 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 53 69 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.29% 2.35% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.40% 18.90% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 54
Median salary £40,561 £43,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £28,945 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £59,500 £76,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
288 365 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.46% 12.45% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 191 228 226
Median salary £40,561 £40,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.46% +8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +7 23 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Glasgow -6 10 £32,500 -24.41% 1
Inverclyde +2 5 £38,000 -14.60%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £38,000 -
South Lanarkshire -4 2 £25,000 -7.40% 1
South Ayrshire - 2 £39,780 -
Renfrewshire -5 1 £38,000 -36.66%
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 120 (88.24%) LAN
2 74 (54.41%) Cisco
3 64 (47.06%) Firewall
4 49 (36.03%) Active Directory
5 45 (33.09%) Windows
6 44 (32.35%) VMware
7 39 (28.68%) MPLS
7 39 (28.68%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (27.21%) Data Centre
9 36 (26.47%) Windows Server
10 31 (22.79%) OSPF
10 31 (22.79%) BGP
11 29 (21.32%) EIGRP
11 29 (21.32%) Wireless
11 29 (21.32%) Network Design
11 29 (21.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (19.85%) Citrix
13 26 (19.12%) TCP/IP
13 26 (19.12%) VPN
13 26 (19.12%) CCNP
14 25 (18.38%) DNS
15 24 (17.65%) Microsoft
15 24 (17.65%) SAN
16 23 (16.91%) CCNA
17 22 (16.18%) DHCP
18 20 (14.71%) Finance
19 19 (13.97%) Telecoms
19 19 (13.97%) CheckPoint
19 19 (13.97%) Internet
20 18 (13.24%) Cisco IOS

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 14 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.88%) Apache
2 8 (5.88%) IIS
3 7 (5.15%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.41%) IBM Domino
5 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.68%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.21%) Confluence
6 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Houdini
2 1 (0.74%) Maya
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) NUKE
2 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.41%) Office 365
2 5 (3.68%) SaaS
3 4 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (88.24%) LAN
2 64 (47.06%) Firewall
3 39 (28.68%) MPLS
4 31 (22.79%) BGP
4 31 (22.79%) OSPF
5 29 (21.32%) EIGRP
5 29 (21.32%) Wireless
6 26 (19.12%) TCP/IP
6 26 (19.12%) VPN
7 25 (18.38%) DNS
8 24 (17.65%) SAN
9 22 (16.18%) DHCP
10 19 (13.97%) Internet
11 18 (13.24%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (11.03%) NAS
13 14 (10.29%) VoIP
14 12 (8.82%) Ethernet
14 12 (8.82%) VLAN
15 10 (7.35%) DMVPN
15 10 (7.35%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) MySQL
3 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.41%) Subversion
2 4 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.74%) FogBugz
3 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (14.71%) Finance
2 19 (13.97%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.15%) Games
4 4 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Billing
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (26.47%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.44%) Analyst
3 15 (11.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.56%) Consultant
4 13 (9.56%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Data Consultant
6 10 (7.35%) Data Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Data Network Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Network Consultant
6 10 (7.35%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 10 (7.35%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (6.62%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (6.62%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) IT Manager
8 7 (5.15%) Senior Support Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.88%) 802.1X
1 8 (5.88%) LAMP
2 7 (5.15%) Web Services
3 6 (4.41%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.21%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.15%) EMC VNX
4 6 (4.41%) Private Cloud
4 6 (4.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.94%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.74%) Animation
8 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.74%) Clustering
8 1 (0.74%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.74%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.09%) Windows
2 36 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.50%) Linux
4 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.62%) Ubuntu
7 8 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.74%) CentOS
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.32%) Network Design
2 17 (12.50%) ITIL
3 15 (11.03%) Change Management
4 14 (10.29%) Mentoring
4 14 (10.29%) Project Management
5 12 (8.82%) High Availability
6 9 (6.62%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.88%) DevOps
7 8 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.15%) Anomaly Detection
9 6 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.41%) Coaching
9 6 (4.41%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (4.41%) Time Management
10 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 5 (3.68%) Network Management
10 5 (3.68%) Open Source
10 5 (3.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.56%) SQL
2 11 (8.09%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.62%) Python
4 7 (5.15%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.47%) VBScript
6 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.74%) PHP
6 1 (0.74%) Ruby
6 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (28.68%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (19.12%) CCNP
3 23 (16.91%) CCNA
4 11 (8.09%) Degree
5 10 (7.35%) CCIE
6 7 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.68%) HND
9 4 (2.94%) HNC
9 4 (2.94%) MCSA
10 2 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.47%) MCP
10 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.74%) CCENT
11 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.74%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.74%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 49 (36.03%) Active Directory
2 29 (21.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.35%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (5.15%) vSphere
6 4 (2.94%) Terminal Server
6 4 (2.94%) XenApp
7 3 (2.21%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.47%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.74%) Firmware
9 1 (0.74%) NFS
9 1 (0.74%) Samba
9 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (11.76%) SCCM
2 10 (7.35%) Puppet
3 9 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.15%) Cacti
4 7 (5.15%) SCOM
5 5 (3.68%) Check_MK
5 5 (3.68%) Nagios
5 5 (3.68%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.47%) Ansible
7 2 (1.47%) Iperf
7 2 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.74%) MOM
8 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 74 (54.41%) Cisco
2 44 (32.35%) VMware
3 27 (19.85%) Citrix
4 24 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 19 (13.97%) CheckPoint
6 13 (9.56%) F5
6 13 (9.56%) Fortinet
7 10 (7.35%) Nokia
8 9 (6.62%) SolarWinds
9 7 (5.15%) Brocade
9 7 (5.15%) Dell
9 7 (5.15%) EMC
9 7 (5.15%) NetApp
9 7 (5.15%) Percona
9 7 (5.15%) Riverbed
10 6 (4.41%) HP
10 6 (4.41%) Lotus
10 6 (4.41%) Perforce
11 5 (3.68%) Juniper
11 5 (3.68%) Palo Alto
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