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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 1.03% 0.84% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 14.29% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £57,500 £29,700 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.60% -20.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +0.66%
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
6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 6.19% 5.88% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Average salary £57,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.40% -1.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 June 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) HP NNM
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (25.00%) French Language
4 1 (25.00%) German Language
4 1 (25.00%) Japanese Language
4 1 (25.00%) Korean Language
4 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (25.00%) Thai Language
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) DSL
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) IGRP
4 1 (25.00%) TACACS
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) German Language
2 1 (25.00%) Japanese Language
2 1 (25.00%) Korean Language
2 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (25.00%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP NNM
1 1 (25.00%) OPNET
1 1 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint