WAN Jobs in Scotland

Wide Area Network (WAN)
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 176 179 178
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -51
Permanent jobs citing WAN 69 55 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.45% 1.14% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.95% 9.05% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 47
10th Percentile - £28,200 £23,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -13.33%
75th Percentile £52,500 £58,750 £46,875
90th Percentile £53,750 £78,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% +11.11% -5.26%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 630 608 741
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 13.28% 12.58% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 454 310 380
10th Percentile - £28,950 £27,125
25th Percentile £25,000 £36,500 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,750 £52,500 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year -31.90% +9.38% +9.09%
75th Percentile £58,750 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £66,750 £90,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.94% +3.00%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Scotland

WAN
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for WAN in Scotland

WAN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing WAN in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for WAN in Scotland

WAN
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Glasgow -43 41 £32,500 -45.83% 5
Edinburgh +45 19 £40,000 +23.08% 11
Dundee - 6 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £40,000 -
Aberdeen -23 1 £70,000 - 2
Dunbartonshire - 1 £37,048 -
WAN
UK

WAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (37.68%) IIS
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 43 (62.32%) Azure
2 19 (27.54%) AWS
3 16 (23.19%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (14.49%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (5.80%) Google Workspace
6 3 (4.35%) Entra ID
6 3 (4.35%) GCP
7 2 (2.90%) IaaS
7 2 (2.90%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.90%) PaaS
8 1 (1.45%) Nutanix
8 1 (1.45%) SaaS
8 1 (1.45%) Slack
8 1 (1.45%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 38 (55.07%) LAN
2 15 (21.74%) Firewall
3 14 (20.29%) VPN
4 11 (15.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
6 9 (13.04%) VLAN
7 7 (10.14%) DHCP
7 7 (10.14%) DNS
7 7 (10.14%) WLAN
8 6 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (8.70%) IPsec
8 6 (8.70%) Wireless
9 4 (5.80%) OSPF
9 4 (5.80%) SD-WAN
9 4 (5.80%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (4.35%) BGP
10 3 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.90%) Intranet
11 2 (2.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.19%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.90%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) GitLab
General
1 21 (30.43%) Social Skills
2 10 (14.49%) Games
3 3 (4.35%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.45%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (1.45%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Systems Engineer
2 22 (31.88%) Senior
3 12 (17.39%) Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Business Manager
4 10 (14.49%) Security Manager
4 10 (14.49%) Senior Business Manager
4 10 (14.49%) Senior Manager
5 8 (11.59%) IT Support
5 8 (11.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Support Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) IT Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Network Technician
9 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (2.90%) Desktop Support
10 2 (2.90%) IT Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) REST
1 8 (11.59%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Clustering
2 20 (28.99%) Public Cloud
3 16 (23.19%) Distributed Systems
4 10 (14.49%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (10.14%) Data Centre
6 5 (7.25%) Onboarding
7 3 (4.35%) iPhone
7 3 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.90%) IoT
8 2 (2.90%) Operational Technology
8 2 (2.90%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (2.90%) Replication
8 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (1.45%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.49%) Android
3 10 (14.49%) Unix
4 7 (10.14%) Linux
4 7 (10.14%) Windows 10
5 5 (7.25%) Mac OS
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (34.78%) High Availability
2 24 (34.78%) Prototyping
3 17 (24.64%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (23.19%) API Design
4 16 (23.19%) API Development
4 16 (23.19%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (23.19%) CI/CD
4 16 (23.19%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (23.19%) Performance Analysis
4 16 (23.19%) Software Testing
4 16 (23.19%) TDD
5 15 (21.74%) Service Management
6 14 (20.29%) Business Continuity
6 14 (20.29%) SIEM
7 12 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 10 (14.49%) Incident Management
8 10 (14.49%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) SQL
2 16 (23.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) CISM
2 10 (14.49%) CISSP
2 10 (14.49%) SSCP
3 9 (13.04%) Degree
4 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (5.80%) CCNA
7 3 (4.35%) CCNP
8 2 (2.90%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.45%) CCDP
9 1 (1.45%) CCIE
9 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (14.49%) GDPR
3 4 (5.80%) SOC 2
4 2 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.45%) SOC 3
System Software
1 26 (37.68%) VMware NSX
2 20 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (5.80%) Ansible
3 2 (2.90%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.90%) Puppet
3 2 (2.90%) Terraform
4 1 (1.45%) PaperCut
4 1 (1.45%) SafeCom
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (53.62%) VMware
2 30 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.84%) Cisco
4 4 (5.80%) Google
4 4 (5.80%) Juniper
4 4 (5.80%) Meraki
4 4 (5.80%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.35%) Polycom
6 2 (2.90%) NetApp
7 1 (1.45%) ABBYY
7 1 (1.45%) Citrix
7 1 (1.45%) Commvault
7 1 (1.45%) Equitrac
7 1 (1.45%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.45%) Kofax
7 1 (1.45%) OpenText
7 1 (1.45%) ReadSoft
7 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.45%) Sophos