Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 87 110
Rank change year-on-year -13 +23 +20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 45 49 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.97% 2.26% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 18.08% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 29 37
Glasgow median annual salary £57,500 £34,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -8.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £37,400 £23,350 £21,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £51,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +47.89% +1.43% +2.94%

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 252 271 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.05% 12.52% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 146 173 191
Glasgow median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £30,875 £25,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £54,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 36 (80.00%) Firewall
2 31 (68.89%) Cisco
3 29 (64.44%) LAN
4 28 (62.22%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (40.00%) MPLS
5 18 (40.00%) CCIE
6 17 (37.78%) BGP
7 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (31.11%) Information Security
10 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
10 11 (24.44%) EIGRP
10 11 (24.44%) CCNP
10 11 (24.44%) C
11 10 (22.22%) Windows
11 10 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
12 9 (20.00%) VoIP
12 9 (20.00%) WLAN
12 9 (20.00%) McAfee
13 8 (17.78%) Network Security
13 8 (17.78%) Network Design
14 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
14 7 (15.56%) DHCP
14 7 (15.56%) Linux
14 7 (15.56%) F5
14 7 (15.56%) Network Management
15 6 (13.33%) ITIL
15 6 (13.33%) OSPF
15 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
15 6 (13.33%) SolarWinds

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 (4.44%) IIS
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Houdini
1 2 (4.44%) Maya
1 2 (4.44%) NUKE
1 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (80.00%) Firewall
2 29 (64.44%) LAN
3 18 (40.00%) MPLS
4 17 (37.78%) BGP
5 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (24.44%) EIGRP
8 10 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
9 9 (20.00%) VoIP
9 9 (20.00%) WLAN
10 8 (17.78%) Network Security
11 7 (15.56%) DHCP
12 6 (13.33%) OSPF
13 4 (8.89%) HSRP
13 4 (8.89%) Internet
13 4 (8.89%) SSL
13 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
13 4 (8.89%) VPN
13 4 (8.89%) Wireless
14 3 (6.67%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Lead Network Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Network Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.44%) Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Head of Infrastructure
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.22%) Administrator
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.44%) Animation
1 2 (4.44%) IVR
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.67%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Information Security
2 8 (17.78%) Network Design
3 7 (15.56%) Network Management
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (11.11%) SIEM
6 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (6.67%) Visual Effects
8 2 (4.44%) BCP
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management
8 2 (4.44%) DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) Information Security Management
8 2 (4.44%) Line Management
8 2 (4.44%) Security Management
8 2 (4.44%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) C
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (40.00%) CCIE
3 11 (24.44%) CCNP
4 5 (11.11%) CCDE
4 5 (11.11%) CISSP
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) Firmware
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.44%) NFS
3 2 (4.44%) Samba
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.22%) Nessus
3 1 (2.22%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Cisco
2 9 (20.00%) McAfee
3 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
3 7 (15.56%) F5
4 6 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix
5 4 (8.89%) jetNEXUS
5 4 (8.89%) VMware
6 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.44%) Brocade
7 2 (4.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) Avaya
8 1 (2.22%) BT
8 1 (2.22%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle
8 1 (2.22%) Qualys
8 1 (2.22%) Remedy
8 1 (2.22%) Symantec