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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 102 97
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 55 57 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.02% 1.99% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.27% 18.57% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 54
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -24.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,750 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 301 307 401
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.08% 10.73% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 586 509 830
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,875 £25,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Scotland

WAN
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Scotland.

Salary trend for WAN in Scotland

WAN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +28 32 £47,500 +43.93% 2
Edinburgh -23 14 £55,000 +57.14% 4
North Lanarkshire 0 4 £36,000 +26.31%
Dundee - 2 £28,750 -
Fife - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £38,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £28,500 -
WAN
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WAN.

1 76 (76.00%) LAN
2 58 (58.00%) Windows
3 48 (48.00%) Cisco
4 46 (46.00%) Firewall
5 44 (44.00%) VMware
6 36 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 34 (34.00%) Active Directory
7 34 (34.00%) Windows Server
8 32 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (25.00%) Linux
11 24 (24.00%) Citrix
12 21 (21.00%) SAN
13 20 (20.00%) SQL
14 19 (19.00%) MS Exchange
14 19 (19.00%) DHCP
14 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (18.00%) Hyper-V
15 18 (18.00%) NAS
15 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
15 18 (18.00%) ITIL
16 17 (17.00%) Office 365
17 16 (16.00%) Puppet
17 16 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
17 16 (16.00%) Data Centre
17 16 (16.00%) PowerShell
17 16 (16.00%) Ubuntu
18 15 (15.00%) SCCM
18 15 (15.00%) DNS

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 19 (19.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.00%) Apache
3 9 (9.00%) IIS
3 9 (9.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.00%) Skype for Business
5 7 (7.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (6.00%) IBM Domino
7 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.00%) Confluence
8 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.00%) Office 365
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.00%) SaaS
5 2 (2.00%) IaaS
6 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (76.00%) LAN
2 46 (46.00%) Firewall
3 21 (21.00%) SAN
4 19 (19.00%) DHCP
5 18 (18.00%) NAS
6 15 (15.00%) DNS
7 14 (14.00%) TCP/IP
8 10 (10.00%) VoIP
8 10 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (9.00%) iSCSI
10 8 (8.00%) BGP
10 8 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (8.00%) MPLS
11 6 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (6.00%) Wireless
11 6 (6.00%) WLAN
12 5 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
12 5 (5.00%) VPN
13 4 (4.00%) Network Security
14 3 (3.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.00%) MySQL
3 9 (9.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.00%) Subversion
2 2 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 12 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.00%) Games
4 7 (7.00%) Banking
5 6 (6.00%) Retail
6 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
2 13 (13.00%) Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (9.00%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Network Manager
6 7 (7.00%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Consultant
7 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (6.00%) IT Manager
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) LAMP
1 9 (9.00%) Web Services
2 5 (5.00%) ODBC
3 3 (3.00%) Middleware
3 3 (3.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.00%) IVR
6 1 (1.00%) PMI
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (58.00%) Windows
2 34 (34.00%) Windows Server
3 25 (25.00%) Linux
4 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (16.00%) Ubuntu
6 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (9.00%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.00%) Unix
8 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.00%) ITIL
2 9 (9.00%) Analytics
2 9 (9.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (9.00%) Information Security
2 9 (9.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 8 (8.00%) IT Strategy
3 8 (8.00%) SIEM
4 7 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 7 (7.00%) Open Source
4 7 (7.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.00%) Asset Management
5 6 (6.00%) Investment Management
5 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.00%) Network Design
6 5 (5.00%) Change Control
6 5 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) SQL
2 16 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (9.00%) Python
4 7 (7.00%) C
5 5 (5.00%) C#
5 5 (5.00%) C++
5 5 (5.00%) Java
5 5 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (14.00%) Degree
3 13 (13.00%) CCNA
4 12 (12.00%) CCIE
4 12 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (8.00%) CCNP
5 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.00%) MCSE
7 5 (5.00%) CCDE
7 5 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (4.00%) CISSP
8 4 (4.00%) MCP
8 4 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.00%) MCSA
10 2 (2.00%) CCDA
10 2 (2.00%) CCDP
11 1 (1.00%) CCIE Service Provider
11 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 34 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (8.00%) XenApp
4 8 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.00%) Terminal Server
5 6 (6.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.00%) Firmware
6 2 (2.00%) vSphere
7 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.00%) KVM
7 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (16.00%) Puppet
2 15 (15.00%) SCCM
3 8 (8.00%) SCOM
4 7 (7.00%) Ansible
4 7 (7.00%) Check_MK
4 7 (7.00%) Nagios
4 7 (7.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (7.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (3.00%) RSA Archer
6 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.00%) Nessus
7 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (48.00%) Cisco
2 44 (44.00%) VMware
3 36 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (24.00%) Citrix
5 12 (12.00%) Symantec
6 10 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 9 (9.00%) Brocade
7 9 (9.00%) Percona
8 7 (7.00%) CA
8 7 (7.00%) Palo Alto
8 7 (7.00%) Varonis
9 6 (6.00%) Lotus
9 6 (6.00%) Perforce
10 5 (5.00%) McAfee
10 5 (5.00%) Verint
11 4 (4.00%) F5
11 4 (4.00%) HP
12 3 (3.00%) Dell
12 3 (3.00%) IBM
12 3 (3.00%) Sophos
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