Period
to 24 April 2018

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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 98 101
Rank change year-on-year -38 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 29 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.25% 1.54% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.20% 12.66% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 34
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £32,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -24.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,491 £28,625
90th Percentile £59,500 £52,625 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% +4.65% +14.67%

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 304 229 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.24% 12.17% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 179 148 178
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.29% -1.21%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,175 £28,625
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +10.39%

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 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 22 (70.97%) LAN
2 19 (61.29%) Cisco
3 13 (41.94%) Firewall
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (35.48%) CCNP
6 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
6 10 (32.26%) Windows
7 9 (29.03%) EIGRP
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (25.81%) McAfee
8 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
8 8 (25.81%) WLAN
8 8 (25.81%) F5
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
9 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (19.35%) Brocade
10 6 (19.35%) Wireless
10 6 (19.35%) Migration
10 6 (19.35%) Information Security
10 6 (19.35%) DHCP
10 6 (19.35%) CCIE
10 6 (19.35%) Dell
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (19.35%) MPLS
10 6 (19.35%) Riverbed
10 6 (19.35%) HSRP
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (19.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (19.35%) Data Centre

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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) IaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) PaaS
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) LAN
2 13 (41.94%) Firewall
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (29.03%) EIGRP
4 8 (25.81%) WLAN
5 6 (19.35%) DHCP
5 6 (19.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (19.35%) HSRP
5 6 (19.35%) MPLS
5 6 (19.35%) Wireless
6 5 (16.13%) ATM
7 4 (12.90%) CTI
7 4 (12.90%) Network Security
7 4 (12.90%) OSPF
7 4 (12.90%) SSL
7 4 (12.90%) TACACS
7 4 (12.90%) VPN
8 3 (9.68%) IPsec
8 3 (9.68%) VLAN
8 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Economy
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Graduate
4 3 (9.68%) Graduate Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) Unix
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.23%) CentOS
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Solaris
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (19.35%) Information Security
2 6 (19.35%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) Network Management
4 4 (12.90%) WFM
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Transition
6 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.45%) Network Design
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (3.23%) Decision-Making
7 1 (3.23%) Presales
7 1 (3.23%) Proactive Management
7 1 (3.23%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.23%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCNP
3 6 (19.35%) CCIE
4 4 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (12.90%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.23%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
3 8 (25.81%) F5
3 8 (25.81%) McAfee
4 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
5 6 (19.35%) Brocade
5 6 (19.35%) Dell
5 6 (19.35%) Riverbed
6 5 (16.13%) HP
7 4 (12.90%) VMware
8 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.45%) Aruba
9 2 (6.45%) Citrix
9 2 (6.45%) Juniper
10 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
10 1 (3.23%) jetNEXUS
10 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
10 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com