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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 93 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 1.80% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.88% 12.33% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 12
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £29,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
147 219 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.41% 14.60% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 102 131 64
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) LAN
3 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
3 19 (55.88%) VMware
4 18 (52.94%) Cisco
5 14 (41.18%) Firewall
6 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
7 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
8 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
8 11 (32.35%) SAN
9 10 (29.41%) SQL
9 10 (29.41%) Python
9 10 (29.41%) Finance
9 10 (29.41%) Lync
10 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (26.47%) Citrix
11 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
11 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (20.59%) Linux
12 7 (20.59%) DNS
12 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
13 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
13 6 (17.65%) DHCP
13 6 (17.65%) ISEB
13 6 (17.65%) Apache
13 6 (17.65%) ITIL
13 6 (17.65%) MySQL
13 6 (17.65%) JavaScript

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 10 (29.41%) Lync
3 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.65%) Apache
5 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
5 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (8.82%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Project
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.94%) thinkFolio
3 1 (2.94%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.94%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) LAN
2 14 (41.18%) Firewall
3 11 (32.35%) SAN
4 7 (20.59%) DNS
5 6 (17.65%) DHCP
6 5 (14.71%) VoIP
6 5 (14.71%) LDAP
6 5 (14.71%) VPN
6 5 (14.71%) MPLS
6 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (14.71%) IPsec
7 4 (11.76%) Wireless
7 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 3 (8.82%) Network Security
9 2 (5.88%) NAS
9 2 (5.88%) MRTG
9 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.88%) Internet
9 2 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Bugzilla
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (14.71%) FogBugz
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
4 4 (11.76%) Games
4 4 (11.76%) Marketing
4 4 (11.76%) Electronics
5 3 (8.82%) Banking
6 2 (5.88%) Retail
7 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.94%) Private Banking
7 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
1 6 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) IT Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Graduate
5 1 (2.94%) Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) DTV
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Physics
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (14.71%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
4 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Test Management
2 5 (14.71%) Open Source
2 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.82%) MOF
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
4 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.88%) Logistics
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
1 10 (29.41%) Python
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) Ruby
3 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ISEB
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) MCSE
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) PMP
5 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
3 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (17.65%) XenApp
5 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
5 5 (14.71%) DFS Replication
5 5 (14.71%) vSphere
6 3 (8.82%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (8.82%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 3 (8.82%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) VMware
2 18 (52.94%) Cisco
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 9 (26.47%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) NetApp
5 5 (14.71%) Brocade
5 5 (14.71%) Perforce
6 4 (11.76%) Symantec
6 4 (11.76%) SAP
7 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.82%) Avaya
7 3 (8.82%) HP
7 3 (8.82%) EMC
8 2 (5.88%) Juniper
8 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.88%) IBM
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle
8 2 (5.88%) Charles River
8 2 (5.88%) Polycom
9 1 (2.94%) Draytek
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