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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 161 172 154
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.11% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 0.84% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £25,000 £39,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.30% -12.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
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
369 477 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.20% 12.93% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 234 297 222
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Glasgow +7 5 £25,000 -25.37% 2
Aberdeen - 1 £50,000 -
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (86.36%) WAN
3 17 (77.27%) VPN
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco
3 17 (77.27%) CCNA
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (68.18%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (59.09%) DHCP
6 11 (50.00%) Internet
6 11 (50.00%) MPLS
6 11 (50.00%) Wireless
7 10 (45.45%) Network Security
7 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
7 10 (45.45%) Firewall
7 10 (45.45%) Linux
8 8 (36.36%) McAfee
8 8 (36.36%) F5
9 7 (31.82%) IPsec
9 7 (31.82%) HSRP
9 7 (31.82%) Riverbed
9 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
9 7 (31.82%) Fortinet
9 7 (31.82%) EIGRP
9 7 (31.82%) TACACS
9 7 (31.82%) CiscoWorks
9 7 (31.82%) SSL
10 6 (27.27%) DNS
10 6 (27.27%) ICMP
10 6 (27.27%) Mitel
10 6 (27.27%) IP Telephony

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (86.36%) WAN
3 17 (77.27%) VPN
4 15 (68.18%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (59.09%) DHCP
6 11 (50.00%) Internet
6 11 (50.00%) MPLS
6 11 (50.00%) Wireless
7 10 (45.45%) Network Security
7 10 (45.45%) Firewall
8 7 (31.82%) TACACS
8 7 (31.82%) EIGRP
8 7 (31.82%) SSL
8 7 (31.82%) HSRP
8 7 (31.82%) IPsec
9 6 (27.27%) IP Telephony
9 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
9 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (27.27%) DNS
9 6 (27.27%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Network Support
3 6 (27.27%) Network Security Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Network Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Junior
4 4 (18.18%) Junior Network Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Security Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Information Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Security Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) SCADA
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
3 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
3 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
3 3 (13.64%) Benchmarking
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) BCP
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) CCNA
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
4 3 (13.64%) CISSP
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) CISA
4 3 (13.64%) CISM
4 3 (13.64%) MBA
5 1 (4.55%) CCA
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (4.55%) HND
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (13.64%) COBIT
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 8 (36.36%) McAfee
3 8 (36.36%) F5
4 7 (31.82%) Fortinet
4 7 (31.82%) Riverbed
4 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
5 6 (27.27%) Mitel
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) Juniper
7 2 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.55%) Sun
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
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