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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 153 166 152
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 6 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.086% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 0.72% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Average salary £48,750 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,300 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -11.76%
WLAN
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
360 415 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.63% 11.96% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 211 305 288
Average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WLAN
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

WLAN Salary Trend in Scotland

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

WLAN Salary Histogram in Scotland

WLAN
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
Glasgow +13 2 £37,500 +28.20%
Renfrewshire - 1 £37,500 -
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Benchmarking
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) SCADA
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) COBIT
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) MBA
4 3 (42.86%) CISA
4 3 (42.86%) CISM
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (42.86%) Information Security

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing WLAN 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 WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (28.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Information Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Security Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Information Security Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
1 3 (42.86%) SCADA
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) PDA
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber Security
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Benchmarking
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) CISA
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) MBA
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) COBIT
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint