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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.57% 1.66% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.86% 14.86% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 27
Median salary £34,144 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.44% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,250 £69,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
146 175 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.93% 11.18% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 98 116 145
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £51,300 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 October 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 54 (96.43%) LAN
2 40 (71.43%) Cisco
3 33 (58.93%) Firewall
4 31 (55.36%) Data Centre
5 29 (51.79%) TCP/IP
6 28 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (48.21%) VMware
8 26 (46.43%) DHCP
8 26 (46.43%) DNS
9 25 (44.64%) CCNP
9 25 (44.64%) CCNA
9 25 (44.64%) CheckPoint
10 23 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (39.29%) Fortinet
11 22 (39.29%) High Availability
11 22 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (39.29%) MPLS
11 22 (39.29%) OSPF
11 22 (39.29%) BGP
11 22 (39.29%) Finance
11 22 (39.29%) Wireless
11 22 (39.29%) Network Design
12 21 (37.50%) EIGRP
12 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
12 21 (37.50%) CCIE
12 21 (37.50%) SNA
12 21 (37.50%) DMVPN
12 21 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (35.71%) Windows
14 15 (26.79%) Windows Server

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 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (96.43%) LAN
2 33 (58.93%) Firewall
3 29 (51.79%) TCP/IP
4 26 (46.43%) DHCP
4 26 (46.43%) DNS
5 22 (39.29%) BGP
5 22 (39.29%) MPLS
5 22 (39.29%) OSPF
5 22 (39.29%) Wireless
6 21 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
6 21 (37.50%) DMVPN
6 21 (37.50%) EIGRP
6 21 (37.50%) SNA
7 3 (5.36%) NAS
7 3 (5.36%) SAN
8 2 (3.57%) VoIP
8 2 (3.57%) WLAN
9 1 (1.79%) 802.11
9 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Bugzilla
1 5 (8.93%) FogBugz
1 5 (8.93%) JIRA
1 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Law
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Consultant
1 21 (37.50%) Data Consultant
1 21 (37.50%) Network Consultant
2 12 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) EMC Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 31 (55.36%) Data Centre
2 22 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (19.64%) EMC VNX
4 10 (17.86%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.79%) CCTV
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.93%) Android
4 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
4 5 (8.93%) Mac OS X
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.14%) Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.57%) Unix
7 1 (1.79%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) High Availability
1 22 (39.29%) Network Design
2 13 (23.21%) DevOps
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.93%) Test Management
5 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.36%) Automation Testing
6 3 (5.36%) Kanban
7 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.57%) Information Security
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL
7 2 (3.57%) Migration
7 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.79%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.79%) Project Management
8 1 (1.79%) Security Management
8 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.93%) Python
2 5 (8.93%) Ruby
3 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (44.64%) CCNA
2 25 (44.64%) CCNP
3 21 (37.50%) CCIE
4 5 (8.93%) ISEB
4 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
6 2 (3.57%) MCP
6 2 (3.57%) MCSE
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.79%) CCDA
7 1 (1.79%) CCDP
7 1 (1.79%) CCENT
7 1 (1.79%) CCSA
7 1 (1.79%) CCSE
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 11 (19.64%) vSphere
4 10 (17.86%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.93%) XenApp
6 5 (8.93%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.79%) Firmware
7 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
1 4 (7.14%) SCOM
2 3 (5.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (5.36%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) vRealize
3 1 (1.79%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) Cisco
2 27 (48.21%) VMware
3 25 (44.64%) CheckPoint
4 22 (39.29%) Fortinet
5 11 (19.64%) EMC
6 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.29%) NetApp
8 6 (10.71%) Citrix
9 4 (7.14%) HP
10 3 (5.36%) Meraki
10 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
10 3 (5.36%) Sophos
11 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.57%) Zerto
12 1 (1.79%) Aruba
12 1 (1.79%) Juniper
12 1 (1.79%) Motorola
12 1 (1.79%) Nokia
12 1 (1.79%) Oracle
12 1 (1.79%) Symantec