Given the various credentials you mention -- all of which are entry-level -- you should anticipate some difficulty in finding work (unless the Glaswegian economy is significantly stronger than that in the US right now.) The problem is that employers tend to prefer candidates with some level of experience and hands-on skill (as opposed to a list of initials representing certifications without experience to back them up). I'd urge you to look for internship or volunteer work right away to start getting some experience: check with local charities, non-profits, schools, and so forth to see if volunteer or "student level" work might be available. Also, when the time comes to look for work, don't neglect your no doubt substantial "human network" of family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances when trolling for good opportunities. The best jobs, as the old saying goes, are never advertised -- so please don't rely solely on advertisements, online postings, or resume circulation sites to help you find your next job.
Dig Deeper on Networking Certs and Careers
Related Q&A from Ed Tittel
A network engineer job description will vary. Primarily, it depends on whether the job focuses on engineering a new network or on running a network ...continue reading
System administrator responsibilities are, fundamentally, about the care and feeding of systems but cover a broad range of possibilities when looking...continue reading
Get the inside scoop on a network manager's job description, workload and responsibilities which keep an organization's network infrastructure ...continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.