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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 151 176 163
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 12 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.099% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% 0.90% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 2
Average salary £55,000 £35,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.92% -9.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
401 446 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.63% 11.05% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 250 343 251
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +16 7 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Glasgow +14 5 £47,500 +126.19%
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (42.86%) Cryptography
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) COBIT
4 6 (42.86%) SCADA
4 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (42.86%) Information Assurance
4 6 (42.86%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (42.86%) Cyber Security
4 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) CISSP
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (42.86%) MBA
4 6 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 6 (42.86%) Benchmarking

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Lync
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) SSL
5 3 (21.43%) MPLS
5 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
5 3 (21.43%) TACACS
5 3 (21.43%) HSRP
5 3 (21.43%) IPsec
6 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
7 1 (7.14%) VLAN
7 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
7 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
7 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Security Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Information Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Security Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Security Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Information Security Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 6 (42.86%) Cryptography
1 6 (42.86%) SCADA
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile Payment
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) PDA
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (42.86%) Information Assurance
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Benchmarking
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Cyber Security
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISSP
1 6 (42.86%) CISA
1 6 (42.86%) CISM
1 6 (42.86%) MBA
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (42.86%) COBIT
1 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) McAfee
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 4 (28.57%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
5 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
5 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
6 2 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Intel
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Sun
7 1 (7.14%) Symantec
7 1 (7.14%) VMware
7 1 (7.14%) Mitel
7 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL