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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 81 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.53% 0.98% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.06% 13.33% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 4
Average salary £34,500 £34,250 £29,019
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.72% +18.02%
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
208 90 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.88% 7.37% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 123 57 79
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 34 (87.18%) LAN
2 26 (66.67%) VMware
3 22 (56.41%) Cisco
4 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 17 (43.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (41.03%) Firewall
7 15 (38.46%) Finance
8 12 (30.77%) Citrix
8 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
8 12 (30.77%) ITIL
9 11 (28.21%) VPN
9 11 (28.21%) Windows
9 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
9 11 (28.21%) HP
10 10 (25.64%) SAN
10 10 (25.64%) Internet
11 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (23.08%) EMC
11 9 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (20.51%) WLAN
12 8 (20.51%) XenServer
13 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
13 7 (17.95%) F5
14 6 (15.38%) CCNA
14 6 (15.38%) DNS
14 6 (15.38%) UNIX
14 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
14 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (12.82%) Lync
15 5 (12.82%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (12.82%) Lync
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP CCM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (87.18%) LAN
2 16 (41.03%) Firewall
3 11 (28.21%) VPN
4 10 (25.64%) SAN
4 10 (25.64%) Internet
5 9 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (20.51%) WLAN
7 6 (15.38%) DNS
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (12.82%) VoIP
8 5 (12.82%) MPLS
8 5 (12.82%) VLAN
9 4 (10.26%) IMAP
9 4 (10.26%) POP3
9 4 (10.26%) SMTP
9 4 (10.26%) xDSL
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (10.26%) Junos
10 3 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Back Office
2 5 (12.82%) Games
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (17.95%) Administrator
2 7 (17.95%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) COM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Open Source
1 1 (2.56%) DTV
1 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) UNIX
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
2 5 (12.82%) Fund Management
3 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance
4 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (7.69%) Change Management
4 3 (7.69%) Information Security
4 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.38%) CCNA
3 4 (10.26%) JNCIA
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) MCSE
4 3 (7.69%) MCSA
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.69%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO 9001
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
3 8 (20.51%) XenServer
4 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) vSphere
6 1 (2.56%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.56%) XenApp
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) VMware
2 22 (56.41%) Cisco
3 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.77%) Citrix
4 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 11 (28.21%) HP
6 9 (23.08%) EMC
7 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
7 7 (17.95%) F5
8 4 (10.26%) Juniper
9 3 (7.69%) IBM
10 2 (5.13%) NetApp
10 2 (5.13%) SAP
11 1 (2.56%) Oracle
11 1 (2.56%) Sage
11 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (2.56%) Perforce
11 1 (2.56%) Brocade
11 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
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