Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 117 83
Rank change year-on-year +6 -34 +32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.73% 1.43% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.48% 11.97% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 26
Glasgow median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +47.06% -0.73%
10th Percentile £41,250 £43,200 £23,956
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £51,500
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% +11.11%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 184 259 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.34% 11.91% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 124 137 164
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.51% +1.81%
10th Percentile £24,000 £31,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £58,750 £56,100
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Glasgow

WAN
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for WAN in Glasgow

WAN
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for WAN.

1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) LAN
3 16 (47.06%) MPLS
4 15 (44.12%) Firewall
5 13 (38.24%) BGP
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (38.24%) Juniper
6 12 (35.29%) Project Management
6 12 (35.29%) CCIE
7 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
7 10 (29.41%) ITIL
8 9 (26.47%) JNCIE
8 9 (26.47%) Unified Communications
9 8 (23.53%) SaaS
9 8 (23.53%) Matrix Management
9 8 (23.53%) Six Sigma
9 8 (23.53%) IaaS
10 7 (20.59%) Presales
10 7 (20.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (20.59%) Skype
10 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
10 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
10 7 (20.59%) Degree
10 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (20.59%) Billing
10 7 (20.59%) NEC
11 6 (17.65%) Office 365
11 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 5 (14.71%) CCNP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) IaaS
1 8 (23.53%) SaaS
2 6 (17.65%) Office 365
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) LAN
2 16 (47.06%) MPLS
3 15 (44.12%) Firewall
4 13 (38.24%) BGP
5 9 (26.47%) Unified Communications
6 7 (20.59%) Skype
7 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.71%) OSPF
9 4 (11.76%) DNS
10 3 (8.82%) SNMP
10 3 (8.82%) VPN
11 2 (5.88%) ADSL
11 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
11 2 (5.88%) Junos
11 2 (5.88%) Network Security
11 2 (5.88%) VoIP
11 2 (5.88%) Wireless
12 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 7 (20.59%) Billing
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Project Manager
3 8 (23.53%) IP Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Support
5 4 (11.76%) Programme Manager
5 4 (11.76%) WAN Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Network Design Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
1 7 (20.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Project Management
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 8 (23.53%) Matrix Management
3 8 (23.53%) Six Sigma
4 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (20.59%) Presales
4 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.76%) Time Management
6 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) Line Management
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) Network Design
7 2 (5.88%) Network Management
8 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCIE
3 9 (26.47%) JNCIE
4 7 (20.59%) Degree
4 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (14.71%) CCNP
6 3 (8.82%) JNCIP
7 2 (5.88%) CCNA
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.94%) CCDP
8 1 (2.94%) CCSA
8 1 (2.94%) CCSE
8 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
1 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) Juniper
3 7 (20.59%) NEC
4 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.94%) VMware