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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 71 68 83
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 40 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.19% 3.08% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.78% 22.99% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 16
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £32,185 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 102 174 112
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 11.02% 13.42% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 53 94 75
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,450 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for WAN.

1 22 (84.62%) LAN
2 14 (53.85%) Firewall
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco
4 11 (42.31%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) ITIL
5 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (26.92%) Network Design
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 5 (19.23%) Wireless
11 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 4 (15.38%) VPN
11 4 (15.38%) SLA
11 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
11 4 (15.38%) Linux
12 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
12 3 (11.54%) SQL
12 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
12 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (11.54%) CCNA
12 3 (11.54%) DNS
12 3 (11.54%) DHCP
12 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
12 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing

WAN
Top Related 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Houdini
2 1 (3.85%) Maya
2 1 (3.85%) NUKE
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) LAN
2 14 (53.85%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) Wireless
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) DHCP
5 3 (11.54%) DNS
6 2 (7.69%) MPLS
6 2 (7.69%) VoIP
6 2 (7.69%) WLAN
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) GoToMeeting
7 1 (3.85%) NAS
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security
7 1 (3.85%) NX-OS
7 1 (3.85%) SAN
7 1 (3.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Communications Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Support Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Animation
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Network Design
3 3 (11.54%) Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
3 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Anomaly Detection
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Compliance Management
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 2 (7.69%) Line Management
4 2 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (7.69%) Network Management
4 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Forensic Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.85%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) HNC
4 2 (7.69%) HND
4 2 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) MCT
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Firmware
4 1 (3.85%) NFS
4 1 (3.85%) Samba
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) MOM
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
3 3 (11.54%) F5
3 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) CommVault
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Draytek
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.85%) jetNEXUS
5 1 (3.85%) Lotus
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas
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