The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 0.95% 2.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 28.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
WAN
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 11.43% 7.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

WAN
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

WAN Salary Trend in Stirling

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) HP NNM
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) OPNET
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) IGRP
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing WAN 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 WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) IGRP
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (33.33%) OPNET
1 1 (33.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint