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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 12 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.89% - 4.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% - 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £70,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 West Lothian region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 20.83% 11.11% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 3 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
Linlithgow - 6 - -
Livingston - 4 £70,000 -
WAN
Scotland

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Oracle
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Juniper
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
3 6 (54.55%) BIG-IP
3 6 (54.55%) VLAN
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (54.55%) Network Management
3 6 (54.55%) Junos
3 6 (54.55%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (54.55%) NX-OS
3 6 (54.55%) RIP
3 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) OSPF
3 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 6 (54.55%) NetScreen
3 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
5 4 (36.36%) High Availability
5 4 (36.36%) VTSP
5 4 (36.36%) MOS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) RIP
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) OSPF
1 6 (54.55%) BGP
1 6 (54.55%) NetScreen
1 6 (54.55%) BIG-IP
1 6 (54.55%) VLAN
1 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
1 6 (54.55%) Junos
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (54.55%) NX-OS
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Network Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
2 4 (36.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Management
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) VTSP
2 4 (36.36%) HNC
2 4 (36.36%) HND
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MOS
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Juniper
2 6 (54.55%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Sun
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) Intel