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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 72 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.14% 1.21% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.26% 8.95% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 13
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
168 190 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.43% 13.54% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 89 128 109
Average salary £36,878 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.65% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 27 February 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 74 (93.67%) LAN
2 59 (74.68%) Microsoft
3 53 (67.09%) VMware
4 49 (62.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (58.23%) Finance
6 43 (54.43%) Wi-Fi
7 37 (46.84%) Back Office
8 33 (41.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (41.77%) SLA
9 31 (39.24%) Active Directory
10 25 (31.65%) UNIX
11 23 (29.11%) Windows
12 21 (26.58%) Cisco
13 17 (21.52%) Firewall
14 15 (18.99%) MS Exchange
15 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
16 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
19 8 (10.13%) Lync
19 8 (10.13%) Asset Management
20 7 (8.86%) SolarWinds
20 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Storage
20 7 (8.86%) Kindle
20 7 (8.86%) ISO 9001
21 6 (7.59%) MCSE
21 6 (7.59%) CCNA
21 6 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
21 6 (7.59%) CheckPoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (18.99%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.13%) Lync
3 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) SaaS
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (93.67%) LAN
2 43 (54.43%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (21.52%) Firewall
4 6 (7.59%) Network Security
5 5 (6.33%) SAN
5 5 (6.33%) Internet
6 4 (5.06%) Wireless
6 4 (5.06%) IP Telephony
6 4 (5.06%) VoIP
6 4 (5.06%) DNS
7 3 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.80%) MPLS
7 3 (3.80%) MRTG
8 2 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (2.53%) WAAS
8 2 (2.53%) VPN
9 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.27%) VLAN
9 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) MySQL
General
1 46 (58.23%) Finance
2 37 (46.84%) Back Office
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (36.71%) Analyst
2 22 (27.85%) Administrator
3 20 (25.32%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (20.25%) Support Analyst
4 16 (20.25%) IT Support
5 15 (18.99%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (18.99%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 14 (17.72%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Storage
1 7 (8.86%) Kindle
2 3 (3.80%) Thin Client
2 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.80%) CMDB
2 3 (3.80%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.27%) CCTV
3 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) UNIX
2 23 (29.11%) Windows
3 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.33%) Linux
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.53%) Debian
9 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (10.13%) Asset Management
3 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (5.06%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.80%) Project Management
5 3 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.80%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (3.80%) Coaching
6 2 (2.53%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.53%) ITIL
7 1 (1.27%) CRM
7 1 (1.27%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.27%) Change Management
7 1 (1.27%) Information Security
7 1 (1.27%) Migration
7 1 (1.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.27%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) Perl
1 2 (2.53%) SQL
1 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
1 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.59%) CCNA
2 6 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.59%) MCSE
2 6 (7.59%) Degree
3 5 (6.33%) HND
4 3 (3.80%) MCP
4 3 (3.80%) CCNP
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (41.77%) SLA
2 7 (8.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.80%) QA
4 1 (1.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 49 (62.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (39.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.59%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.80%) Firmware
4 3 (3.80%) vSphere
5 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (74.68%) Microsoft
2 53 (67.09%) VMware
3 21 (26.58%) Cisco
4 7 (8.86%) SolarWinds
5 6 (7.59%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.33%) HP
7 4 (5.06%) EMC
8 2 (2.53%) Symantec
8 2 (2.53%) F5
9 1 (1.27%) Draytek
9 1 (1.27%) Citrix
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago