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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 14 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.92% - 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% - 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
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
4 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.69% 10.20% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Average salary £22,500 £27,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -57.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £27,500 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £68,500 £29,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 10 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory