The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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 West Lothian region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 26.47% 12.28% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Average salary £33,862 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.90% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

WAN
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

WAN Salary Trend in West Lothian

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) ICMP
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) RIP
2 2 (50.00%) SNMP
2 2 (50.00%) Progress
2 2 (50.00%) ADSL
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) SecurID
2 2 (50.00%) WMI
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) CCENT
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (50.00%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) ADSL
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) ICMP
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) RIP
2 2 (50.00%) SNMP
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Converged Networks
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Network Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCENT
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (50.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Progress
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya