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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 101 77 70
Rank change year-on-year -24 -7 +38
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 30 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.31% 2.11% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.37% 28.04% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 12
10th Percentile £28,100 £23,000 £30,625
25th Percentile £33,563 £28,375 £37,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,075 £35,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.50% -33.33% +45.83%
75th Percentile £48,438 £42,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £53,000 £52,000 £59,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,378 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.86% -11.58% +5.56%

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 186 107 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.59% 7.52% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 100 67 56
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,700 £25,875
25th Percentile £37,313 £32,500 £35,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,950 £42,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.17% -6.67% +5.88%
75th Percentile £55,188 £51,250 £57,853
90th Percentile £67,625 £67,500 £64,419
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.26% +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 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for WAN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (91.30%) LAN
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (39.13%) Azure
5 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 9 (39.13%) Social Skills
6 8 (34.78%) DNS
6 8 (34.78%) DHCP
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco
6 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
7 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
8 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (26.09%) ITIL
9 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
9 5 (21.74%) VoIP
9 5 (21.74%) Clustering
9 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (21.74%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (17.39%) Meraki
10 4 (17.39%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (17.39%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
10 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
10 4 (17.39%) Agile
10 4 (17.39%) Unified Communications

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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (39.13%) Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
3 2 (8.70%) PaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) LAN
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
3 8 (34.78%) DHCP
3 8 (34.78%) DNS
4 5 (21.74%) VoIP
4 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (17.39%) IPsec
5 4 (17.39%) Unified Communications
5 4 (17.39%) VPN
6 3 (13.04%) SAN
6 3 (13.04%) VLAN
6 3 (13.04%) Wireless
7 2 (8.70%) SD-WAN
7 2 (8.70%) Softphone
7 2 (8.70%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless Security
7 2 (8.70%) WLAN
8 1 (4.35%) ADSL
8 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
General
1 9 (39.13%) Social Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) IT Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Manager
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior IT Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (17.39%) Agile
4 4 (17.39%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 4 (17.39%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) ITSM
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.70%) Network Design
6 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) NIST
3 1 (4.35%) GDPR
3 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Firmware
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) Meraki
4 2 (8.70%) Ubiquiti
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy