Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 101 74 101
Rank change year-on-year -27 +27 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 21 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.09% 2.16% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.99% 20.19% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 13
10th Percentile £26,150 £25,342 £37,550
25th Percentile £35,000 £26,156 £40,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -21.19%
75th Percentile £53,438 £65,000 £47,600
90th Percentile £60,875 - £49,520
Scotland median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% -9.64% -17.00%

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 189 104 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.17% 10.68% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 129 74 93
10th Percentile £33,000 £29,438 £26,800
25th Percentile £36,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,838
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Glasgow

WAN
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WAN in Glasgow.

Salary trend for WAN in Glasgow

WAN
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing WAN in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for WAN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (58.82%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
5 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (47.06%) Azure
5 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
6 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
6 7 (41.18%) Data Protection
7 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL
7 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) DNS
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) VoIP
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) IPsec
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 5 (29.41%) Clustering
8 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
8 5 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (23.53%) Social Skills
9 4 (23.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (23.53%) Wireless
9 4 (23.53%) Citrix

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 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (47.06%) Azure
3 4 (23.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) AWS
4 2 (11.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 2 (11.76%) IaaS
4 2 (11.76%) Nutanix
4 2 (11.76%) PaaS
4 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) DHCP
3 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (29.41%) IPsec
4 5 (29.41%) VoIP
5 4 (23.53%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
6 2 (11.76%) SD-WAN
6 2 (11.76%) Skype
6 2 (11.76%) VLAN
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless Security
6 2 (11.76%) WLAN
7 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Social Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Influencing Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Head of IT
3 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (5.88%) CCTV
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
1 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Data Protection
2 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
4 5 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (11.76%) Availability Management
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) ISMS
6 2 (11.76%) Network Design
6 2 (11.76%) Project Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Continuity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Meraki
4 2 (11.76%) Aruba
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.76%) Veeam
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Ubiquiti
5 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard