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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 81 102 111
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 64 67 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.53% 2.04% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.77% 16.96% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 54
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £64,950
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
341 395 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.47% 12.04% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 223 245 292
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +15 29 £34,144 -2.44% 2
Glasgow +15 26 £34,750 -17.26% 5
South Ayrshire - 5 £60,000 -
Fife +1 1 £31,500 +21.15%
West Lothian -3 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £40,000 -
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 106 (86.18%) LAN
2 73 (59.35%) Cisco
3 66 (53.66%) Firewall
4 49 (39.84%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (35.77%) TCP/IP
6 42 (34.15%) CCNA
7 41 (33.33%) VMware
8 39 (31.71%) Active Directory
8 39 (31.71%) DNS
9 38 (30.89%) Windows
9 38 (30.89%) Data Centre
10 36 (29.27%) CCNP
11 34 (27.64%) Wireless
11 34 (27.64%) MPLS
12 33 (26.83%) Network Design
13 31 (25.20%) OSPF
13 31 (25.20%) BGP
13 31 (25.20%) DHCP
14 30 (24.39%) CheckPoint
14 30 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (21.14%) Fortinet
16 25 (20.33%) EIGRP
17 24 (19.51%) Finance
17 24 (19.51%) CCIE
17 24 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (18.70%) Windows Server
18 23 (18.70%) High Availability
19 22 (17.89%) DMVPN
19 22 (17.89%) Cisco IOS
19 22 (17.89%) SNA

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 13 (10.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.25%) IIS
3 4 (3.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.07%) MS Office
3 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Office 365
2 3 (2.44%) IaaS
2 3 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 106 (86.18%) LAN
2 66 (53.66%) Firewall
3 44 (35.77%) TCP/IP
4 39 (31.71%) DNS
5 34 (27.64%) MPLS
5 34 (27.64%) Wireless
6 31 (25.20%) BGP
6 31 (25.20%) DHCP
6 31 (25.20%) OSPF
7 25 (20.33%) EIGRP
8 22 (17.89%) Cisco IOS
8 22 (17.89%) DMVPN
8 22 (17.89%) SNA
9 16 (13.01%) VPN
10 12 (9.76%) SAN
11 10 (8.13%) Internet
11 10 (8.13%) VoIP
12 8 (6.50%) ADSL
13 7 (5.69%) Ethernet
14 5 (4.07%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.07%) FogBugz
1 5 (4.07%) JIRA
1 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (19.51%) Finance
2 14 (11.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.44%) Law
5 2 (1.63%) Back Office
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
5 2 (1.63%) Local Government
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (18.70%) Consultant
2 22 (17.89%) Data Consultant
2 22 (17.89%) Network Consultant
3 21 (17.07%) Network Engineer
4 15 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (10.57%) Architect
6 11 (8.94%) Analyst
7 9 (7.32%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Service Desk Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) Network Architect
11 5 (4.07%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) XML
2 1 (0.81%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.89%) Data Centre
2 24 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.94%) EMC VNX
4 10 (8.13%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.88%) VAX
6 5 (4.07%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.63%) Clustering
8 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.81%) CCTV
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.89%) Windows
2 23 (18.70%) Windows Server
3 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (9.76%) Linux
5 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.50%) Unix
7 5 (4.07%) Android
7 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.07%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.81%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) VMS
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.83%) Network Design
2 23 (18.70%) High Availability
3 13 (10.57%) DevOps
4 12 (9.76%) ITIL
5 10 (8.13%) Process Management
6 9 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (7.32%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.88%) Anomaly Detection
7 6 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.88%) Network Management
8 5 (4.07%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (4.07%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.07%) Project Management
8 5 (4.07%) Test Management
9 4 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.25%) Presales
9 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.44%) Email Filtering
10 3 (2.44%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.76%) SQL
2 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.88%) Python
3 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.07%) Ruby
3 5 (4.07%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.07%) XPath
4 4 (3.25%) VBScript
5 1 (0.81%) Perl
5 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (39.84%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (34.15%) CCNA
3 36 (29.27%) CCNP
4 24 (19.51%) CCIE
5 8 (6.50%) Degree
6 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.07%) ISEB
7 5 (4.07%) ISTQB
7 5 (4.07%) MCSE
8 3 (2.44%) HND
8 3 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.44%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.44%) MCSA
9 2 (1.63%) CCDA
9 2 (1.63%) CCDP
9 2 (1.63%) CCSA
9 2 (1.63%) CCSE
9 2 (1.63%) HNC
9 2 (1.63%) MCP
9 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) SLA
2 5 (4.07%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 30 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.01%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.76%) vSphere
5 10 (8.13%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (6.50%) XenApp
7 5 (4.07%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.81%) Firmware
8 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) SCCM
1 4 (3.25%) SCOM
2 3 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.44%) Puppet
2 3 (2.44%) vRealize
3 1 (0.81%) Iperf
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.81%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 73 (59.35%) Cisco
2 41 (33.33%) VMware
3 30 (24.39%) CheckPoint
4 26 (21.14%) Fortinet
5 20 (16.26%) Microsoft
6 15 (12.20%) Citrix
7 13 (10.57%) EMC
8 9 (7.32%) NetApp
9 5 (4.07%) HP
10 4 (3.25%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.44%) F5
11 3 (2.44%) Juniper
11 3 (2.44%) Meraki
11 3 (2.44%) NEC
11 3 (2.44%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.44%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.44%) Sophos
12 2 (1.63%) CommVault
12 2 (1.63%) Dell
12 2 (1.63%) Zerto
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 3 days ago
Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Wipro
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Millar & Bryce
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago