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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 153 171 161
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 9 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 0.89% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 7
Average salary £37,500 £39,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% -7.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
372 447 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.84% 12.02% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 255 290 227
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £47,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +17 7 £25,000 -25.37%
Aberdeen - 2 £50,000 -
WLAN
UK

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (95.45%) LAN
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco
3 15 (68.18%) VPN
3 15 (68.18%) WAN
4 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (59.09%) CCNA
5 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (54.55%) DHCP
7 11 (50.00%) Linux
7 11 (50.00%) Wireless
7 11 (50.00%) MPLS
7 11 (50.00%) Firewall
8 10 (45.45%) Network Security
8 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
8 10 (45.45%) Internet
9 9 (40.91%) McAfee
10 8 (36.36%) Windows
10 8 (36.36%) F5
11 7 (31.82%) HSRP
11 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
11 7 (31.82%) Fortinet
11 7 (31.82%) Degree
11 7 (31.82%) Riverbed
11 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
11 7 (31.82%) CiscoWorks
11 7 (31.82%) SSL
11 7 (31.82%) IPsec
11 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
11 7 (31.82%) TACACS
11 7 (31.82%) EIGRP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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%) Lync
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) LAN
2 15 (68.18%) WAN
2 15 (68.18%) VPN
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (54.55%) DHCP
5 11 (50.00%) MPLS
5 11 (50.00%) Firewall
5 11 (50.00%) Wireless
6 10 (45.45%) Network Security
6 10 (45.45%) Internet
7 7 (31.82%) TACACS
7 7 (31.82%) HSRP
7 7 (31.82%) IPsec
7 7 (31.82%) EIGRP
7 7 (31.82%) SSL
8 6 (27.27%) IP Telephony
8 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
9 5 (22.73%) DNS
10 4 (18.18%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (27.27%) Consultant
4 6 (27.27%) Senior Manager
4 6 (27.27%) Security Consultant
4 6 (27.27%) Network Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Security Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Information Manager
4 6 (27.27%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (27.27%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (27.27%) Senior Security Consultant
4 6 (27.27%) Network Support
4 6 (27.27%) Security Manager
4 6 (27.27%) Network Security Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 6 (27.27%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 6 (27.27%) Cyber Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 6 (27.27%) Cryptography
1 6 (27.27%) SCADA
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 6 (27.27%) Mobile Payment
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
2 6 (27.27%) Information Assurance
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Cyber Security
2 6 (27.27%) Benchmarking
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (27.27%) Information Security
2 6 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) BCP
4 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.55%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) CCNA
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) CISA
3 6 (27.27%) CISM
3 6 (27.27%) MBA
3 6 (27.27%) CISSP
4 3 (13.64%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (27.27%) COBIT
1 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 9 (40.91%) McAfee
4 8 (36.36%) F5
5 7 (31.82%) Riverbed
5 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
5 7 (31.82%) Fortinet
6 6 (27.27%) Mitel
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) Juniper
7 2 (9.09%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) Intel
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.55%) Sun
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.55%) VMware