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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 44 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.95% 1.77% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.46% 19.38% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 36 22 5
Average salary £31,750 £53,750 £29,019
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.93% +85.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
252 129 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.87% 9.13% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 149 91 74
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £72,500
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 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 60 (90.91%) LAN
2 44 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 43 (65.15%) VMware
4 38 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (48.48%) Finance
6 29 (43.94%) Wi-Fi
7 25 (37.88%) Active Directory
8 23 (34.85%) Back Office
9 22 (33.33%) Cisco
10 20 (30.30%) SLA
10 20 (30.30%) Firewall
11 19 (28.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (28.79%) Windows
12 18 (27.27%) UNIX
13 13 (19.70%) VPN
14 12 (18.18%) Internet
15 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (15.15%) DNS
15 10 (15.15%) Lync
16 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
16 9 (13.64%) ITIL
16 9 (13.64%) HP
17 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
18 7 (10.61%) SolarWinds
18 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
18 7 (10.61%) CCNA
18 7 (10.61%) Citrix
18 7 (10.61%) CheckPoint
19 6 (9.09%) SAN
19 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (15.15%) Lync
2 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.52%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.58%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) IaaS
3 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (90.91%) LAN
2 29 (43.94%) Wi-Fi
3 20 (30.30%) Firewall
4 13 (19.70%) VPN
5 12 (18.18%) Internet
6 10 (15.15%) DNS
7 6 (9.09%) SAN
7 6 (9.09%) VoIP
7 6 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (7.58%) VLAN
8 5 (7.58%) MPLS
9 4 (6.06%) WLAN
9 4 (6.06%) POP3
9 4 (6.06%) SMTP
9 4 (6.06%) xDSL
9 4 (6.06%) Junos
9 4 (6.06%) IMAP
9 4 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (4.55%) Network Security
10 3 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
General
1 32 (48.48%) Finance
2 23 (34.85%) Back Office
3 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.58%) Games
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Administrator
2 18 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (18.18%) Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) IT Support
5 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (9.09%) Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.58%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.06%) Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) COM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.03%) CMDB
3 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Open Source
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.52%) DTV
3 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) UNIX
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.09%) Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (13.64%) ITIL
3 4 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.55%) Fund Management
4 3 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (4.55%) Information Assurance
4 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (4.55%) Migration
4 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.55%) Information Security
5 2 (3.03%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.03%) Change Management
5 2 (3.03%) Coaching
5 2 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (3.03%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.03%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.52%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.52%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.61%) CCNA
3 5 (7.58%) MCSE
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.06%) CCNP
4 4 (6.06%) JNCIA
4 4 (6.06%) Degree
5 3 (4.55%) MCSA
6 2 (3.03%) MCITP
7 1 (1.52%) MCP
7 1 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (30.30%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 38 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (37.88%) Active Directory
3 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.06%) XenServer
5 2 (3.03%) Firmware
6 1 (1.52%) vSphere
6 1 (1.52%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (4.55%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 44 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 43 (65.15%) VMware
3 22 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (13.64%) HP
5 7 (10.61%) SolarWinds
5 7 (10.61%) Citrix
5 7 (10.61%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.58%) EMC
7 4 (6.06%) Juniper
7 4 (6.06%) F5
8 3 (4.55%) IBM
9 2 (3.03%) NetApp
9 2 (3.03%) SAP
10 1 (1.52%) Perforce
10 1 (1.52%) Brocade
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle
10 1 (1.52%) Symantec
10 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.52%) Sage
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