The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 86 100 73
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.45% 0.65% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.56% 5.35% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 10
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WAN
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
173 187 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.55% 12.15% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 100 129 98
Average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,770
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WAN
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

WAN Salary Trend in Edinburgh

WAN
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 60 (92.31%) LAN
2 46 (70.77%) Microsoft
3 45 (69.23%) VMware
4 39 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (50.77%) Finance
6 32 (49.23%) Wi-Fi
7 28 (43.08%) Back Office
8 27 (41.54%) SLA
9 26 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (36.92%) Cisco
10 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
10 24 (36.92%) Windows
11 18 (27.69%) UNIX
12 16 (24.62%) Firewall
13 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (15.38%) Asset Management
16 9 (13.85%) SolarWinds
17 8 (12.31%) Network Security
17 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
17 8 (12.31%) SAN
18 7 (10.77%) ISO 9001
18 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
18 7 (10.77%) Wireless
18 7 (10.77%) Lync
18 7 (10.77%) Kindle
19 6 (9.23%) Linux

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.77%) Lync
3 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (92.31%) LAN
2 32 (49.23%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (24.62%) Firewall
4 8 (12.31%) Network Security
4 8 (12.31%) SAN
5 7 (10.77%) Wireless
6 5 (7.69%) MPLS
6 5 (7.69%) MRTG
7 4 (6.15%) IP Telephony
7 4 (6.15%) VoIP
8 3 (4.62%) Internet
8 3 (4.62%) VPN
8 3 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (3.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (3.08%) VLAN
9 2 (3.08%) WAAS
10 1 (1.54%) DNS
10 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
General
1 33 (50.77%) Finance
2 28 (43.08%) Back Office
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Systems Administrator
2 16 (24.62%) Administrator
3 14 (21.54%) Support Analyst
4 12 (18.46%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (18.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 12 (18.46%) IT Support
5 11 (16.92%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 2 (3.08%) Network Support
10 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Kindle
2 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.62%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.62%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) CMDB
4 1 (1.54%) CCTV
4 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) UNIX
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.23%) Linux
6 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.08%) Debian
8 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (4.62%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity
4 3 (4.62%) Project Management
5 2 (3.08%) ITIL
6 1 (1.54%) CRM
6 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.54%) Change Management
6 1 (1.54%) Information Security
6 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.54%) Network Design
6 1 (1.54%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.54%) Operations Management
6 1 (1.54%) WFM
6 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.54%) Fault Management
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.54%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.08%) Perl
2 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.23%) CCNA
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) HND
4 4 (6.15%) MCSE
5 3 (4.62%) CCNP
6 2 (3.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (41.54%) SLA
2 7 (10.77%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.54%) COBIT
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 39 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.23%) vSphere
4 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.08%) Firmware
6 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) Nagios
2 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (70.77%) Microsoft
2 45 (69.23%) VMware
3 24 (36.92%) Cisco
4 9 (13.85%) SolarWinds
5 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.23%) HP
7 4 (6.15%) EMC
8 2 (3.08%) Symantec
8 2 (3.08%) F5
9 1 (1.54%) Draytek
9 1 (1.54%) Citrix
9 1 (1.54%) Sun
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago