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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 103 94
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 80 60 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.36% 1.95% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.79% 16.39% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 58
Median salary £40,280 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.41% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £25,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
351 366 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.75% 11.89% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 233 235 289
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £50,000 £52,500
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +33 38 £34,169 +1.99% 1
Glasgow +15 19 £31,000 -24.84% 2
South Ayrshire - 4 £40,561 -
Inverclyde 0 3 £37,500 - 2
Renfrewshire - 2 £33,500 -
South Lanarkshire -4 1 £22,000 -18.51% 1
Falkirk - 1 £47,500 -
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 132 (88.59%) LAN
2 85 (57.05%) Cisco
3 74 (49.66%) Firewall
4 51 (34.23%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (33.56%) VMware
6 48 (32.21%) Active Directory
6 48 (32.21%) MPLS
7 47 (31.54%) Data Centre
8 43 (28.86%) Windows
9 38 (25.50%) BGP
9 38 (25.50%) OSPF
9 38 (25.50%) Network Design
10 36 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (24.16%) EIGRP
10 36 (24.16%) Wireless
11 35 (23.49%) CCNA
11 35 (23.49%) TCP/IP
12 32 (21.48%) DNS
12 32 (21.48%) CCNP
13 30 (20.13%) Windows Server
14 29 (19.46%) CheckPoint
15 28 (18.79%) DHCP
16 26 (17.45%) VPN
17 25 (16.78%) Citrix
17 25 (16.78%) Telecoms
18 24 (16.11%) Finance
19 23 (15.44%) Cisco IOS
20 20 (13.42%) SAN
20 20 (13.42%) Microsoft
20 20 (13.42%) Fortinet

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 10 (6.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.37%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.03%) IIS
4 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.68%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.01%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.34%) Apache
7 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.67%) Confluence
8 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) Houdini
3 1 (0.67%) Maya
3 1 (0.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) NUKE
3 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.37%) Office 365
2 3 (2.01%) IaaS
2 3 (2.01%) SaaS
3 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 132 (88.59%) LAN
2 74 (49.66%) Firewall
3 48 (32.21%) MPLS
4 38 (25.50%) BGP
4 38 (25.50%) OSPF
5 36 (24.16%) EIGRP
5 36 (24.16%) Wireless
6 35 (23.49%) TCP/IP
7 32 (21.48%) DNS
8 28 (18.79%) DHCP
9 26 (17.45%) VPN
10 23 (15.44%) Cisco IOS
11 20 (13.42%) SAN
12 17 (11.41%) DMVPN
12 17 (11.41%) SNA
13 16 (10.74%) Internet
14 15 (10.07%) Ethernet
14 15 (10.07%) VoIP
15 12 (8.05%) VLAN
16 10 (6.71%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.34%) MySQL
3 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) JIRA
2 4 (2.68%) Bugzilla
2 4 (2.68%) FogBugz
2 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.34%) Subversion
4 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (16.78%) Telecoms
2 24 (16.11%) Finance
3 3 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.34%) Back Office
4 2 (1.34%) Games
4 2 (1.34%) Law
4 2 (1.34%) Legal
4 2 (1.34%) Local Government
4 2 (1.34%) Marketing
4 2 (1.34%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (27.52%) Network Engineer
2 22 (14.77%) Analyst
3 20 (13.42%) Consultant
4 17 (11.41%) Data Consultant
4 17 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (11.41%) Network Consultant
5 13 (8.72%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (8.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Data Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Data Network Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) VMware Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) Architect
8 9 (6.04%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) EMC Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.70%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.03%) SAX
3 2 (1.34%) LAMP
3 2 (1.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (31.54%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.72%) EMC VNX
4 12 (8.05%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.03%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.36%) VAX
7 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.01%) Clustering
9 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.67%) Animation
10 1 (0.67%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.86%) Windows
2 30 (20.13%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.71%) Linux
5 8 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.36%) Unix
6 5 (3.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.68%) Android
7 4 (2.68%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.68%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.01%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.67%) CentOS
10 1 (0.67%) VMS
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.50%) Network Design
2 17 (11.41%) High Availability
3 15 (10.07%) DevOps
3 15 (10.07%) ITIL
3 15 (10.07%) Project Management
4 14 (9.40%) Change Management
5 11 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.38%) Mentoring
6 9 (6.04%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (6.04%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.37%) Anomaly Detection
7 8 (5.37%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (4.70%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.70%) Process Management
9 6 (4.03%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.03%) Time Management
10 5 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.36%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.68%) Coaching
11 4 (2.68%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.37%) PowerShell
1 8 (5.37%) Python
1 8 (5.37%) SQL
2 5 (3.36%) VBScript
3 4 (2.68%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.68%) Ruby
4 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.34%) VB
5 1 (0.67%) Perl
5 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (34.23%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (23.49%) CCNA
3 32 (21.48%) CCNP
4 18 (12.08%) CCIE
5 11 (7.38%) Degree
6 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.36%) HND
8 4 (2.68%) HNC
8 4 (2.68%) ISEB
8 4 (2.68%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.68%) MCSA
9 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.01%) MCSE
10 2 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.34%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.34%) MCP
10 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.67%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) SLA
2 4 (2.68%) QA
3 2 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (32.21%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.40%) Hyper-V
3 14 (9.40%) vSphere
4 13 (8.72%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (4.03%) XenApp
6 4 (2.68%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.34%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.34%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.67%) Firmware
8 1 (0.67%) NFS
8 1 (0.67%) Samba
8 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (5.37%) SCCM
2 7 (4.70%) Cacti
3 5 (3.36%) Puppet
4 3 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.01%) SCOM
4 3 (2.01%) vRealize
5 2 (1.34%) Check_MK
5 2 (1.34%) Iperf
5 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.34%) Nagios
5 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.34%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.67%) MOM
6 1 (0.67%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 85 (57.05%) Cisco
2 50 (33.56%) VMware
3 29 (19.46%) CheckPoint
4 25 (16.78%) Citrix
5 20 (13.42%) Fortinet
5 20 (13.42%) Microsoft
6 15 (10.07%) EMC
7 13 (8.72%) F5
8 11 (7.38%) NetApp
8 11 (7.38%) SolarWinds
9 10 (6.71%) Nokia
10 7 (4.70%) HP
11 5 (3.36%) Dell
12 4 (2.68%) Juniper
12 4 (2.68%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.01%) Lotus
13 3 (2.01%) Meraki
13 3 (2.01%) NEC
13 3 (2.01%) Sophos
14 2 (1.34%) Brocade
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