Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 219 224
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +32
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 14 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.25% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.05% 0.93% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 18
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +10.39% -1.91%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £66,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

WLAN 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.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 682 648 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.34% 12.13% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 464 405 482
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,360 £24,600 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Scotland

WLAN
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for WLAN in Scotland

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WLAN in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for WLAN in Scotland

WLAN
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 8 £57,500 +35.29%
Edinburgh -18 5 £43,000 +7.50%
Aberdeen - 1 £50,000 -
WLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 12 (85.71%) LAN
1 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Network Management
4 6 (42.86%) CCNP
5 5 (35.71%) OSPF
5 5 (35.71%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) MPLS
6 4 (28.57%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
7 3 (21.43%) McAfee
7 3 (21.43%) CCIE
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Information Security
7 3 (21.43%) F5
7 3 (21.43%) Network Design
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (21.43%) jetNEXUS
8 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
8 2 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 2 (14.29%) Office 365
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
8 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

WLAN
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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) LAN
1 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) OSPF
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
7 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.14%) SMS
7 1 (7.14%) VLAN
7 1 (7.14%) VPN
7 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Lead Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ICT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Mitel Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.14%) IVR
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Network Management
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCIE
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CCDP
5 1 (7.14%) HND
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) F5
2 3 (21.43%) jetNEXUS
2 3 (21.43%) McAfee
3 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel