Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 21 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.12% 2.35% 8.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 7.14% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
West Lothian median annual salary - - £22,500
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% - +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 West Lothian with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 17 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 19.10% 32.94% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 12
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £30,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.15% -8.96% -9.46%
10th Percentile £37,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £46,000 £42,875
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in West Lothian

WAN
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for WAN in West Lothian

WAN
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Livingston - 1 - -
WAN
Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for WAN.

1 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
1 1 (100.00%) WMI
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Network Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (100.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Progress