The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 69 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 26 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.18% 1.27% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.01% 11.54% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 15
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
113 156 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.49% 11.05% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 53 115 105
Median salary £38,670 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.32% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for WAN.

1 52 (91.23%) LAN
2 36 (63.16%) TCP/IP
3 33 (57.89%) Data Centre
4 31 (54.39%) High Availability
5 30 (52.63%) Cisco
5 30 (52.63%) Finance
6 28 (49.12%) Firewall
7 27 (47.37%) Windows
8 26 (45.61%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (40.35%) CheckPoint
10 22 (38.60%) CCNP
10 22 (38.60%) CCNA
10 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
11 21 (36.84%) Fortinet
12 20 (35.09%) DNS
12 20 (35.09%) OSPF
12 20 (35.09%) DHCP
12 20 (35.09%) Wireless
12 20 (35.09%) BGP
12 20 (35.09%) Network Design
13 19 (33.33%) MPLS
14 18 (31.58%) CCIE
14 18 (31.58%) EIGRP
14 18 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (31.58%) DMVPN
15 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
16 16 (28.07%) SNA
16 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (26.32%) Degree
17 15 (26.32%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS Office
3 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Markit EDM
1 12 (21.05%) MultiFonds
1 12 (21.05%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (91.23%) LAN
2 36 (63.16%) TCP/IP
3 28 (49.12%) Firewall
4 20 (35.09%) BGP
4 20 (35.09%) DHCP
4 20 (35.09%) DNS
4 20 (35.09%) OSPF
4 20 (35.09%) Wireless
5 19 (33.33%) MPLS
6 18 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
6 18 (31.58%) DMVPN
6 18 (31.58%) EIGRP
7 16 (28.07%) SNA
8 15 (26.32%) SAN
9 12 (21.05%) Multicast
10 4 (7.02%) HSRP
11 3 (5.26%) VLAN
11 3 (5.26%) VoIP
11 3 (5.26%) WLAN
12 2 (3.51%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) MySQL
1 12 (21.05%) RDBMS
1 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Bugzilla
1 5 (8.77%) FogBugz
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
1 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (52.63%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Banking
3 12 (21.05%) Financial Institution
3 12 (21.05%) Investment Banking
3 12 (21.05%) Private Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Consultant
1 18 (31.58%) Data Consultant
1 18 (31.58%) Network Consultant
2 6 (10.53%) Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.51%) IT Architect
6 2 (3.51%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (21.05%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.51%) CCTV
4 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.77%) Android
4 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
4 5 (8.77%) Mac OS X
4 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.26%) Linux
7 2 (3.51%) Unix
8 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) High Availability
2 20 (35.09%) Network Design
3 12 (21.05%) Electronic Trading
3 12 (21.05%) Investment Management
3 12 (21.05%) People Management
4 5 (8.77%) Test Management
5 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.02%) ITIL
6 3 (5.26%) Automation Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.51%) DevOps
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL V2
7 2 (3.51%) Kanban
7 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.51%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) Python
2 5 (8.77%) Ruby
3 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (38.60%) CCNA
2 22 (38.60%) CCNP
3 18 (31.58%) CCIE
4 15 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (8.77%) ISEB
5 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.51%) CCDA
6 2 (3.51%) CCDP
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.51%) MCSE
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.75%) CCENT
7 1 (1.75%) CCSA
7 1 (1.75%) CCSE
7 1 (1.75%) MCP
7 1 (1.75%) MCSA
7 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.77%) XenApp
4 5 (8.77%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.02%) vSphere
6 2 (3.51%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
1 5 (8.77%) SCOM
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Cisco
2 23 (40.35%) CheckPoint
3 21 (36.84%) Fortinet
4 15 (26.32%) VMware
5 12 (21.05%) Bloomberg
5 12 (21.05%) Calypso
5 12 (21.05%) Charles River
5 12 (21.05%) Fidessa
5 12 (21.05%) HP
5 12 (21.05%) IBM
5 12 (21.05%) Linedata
5 12 (21.05%) Oracle
5 12 (21.05%) Reuters
5 12 (21.05%) Sybase
6 6 (10.53%) Citrix
6 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
8 3 (5.26%) Juniper
9 2 (3.51%) Aruba
9 2 (3.51%) Motorola
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