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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 56 82 68
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 39 23 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.59% 1.60% 3.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.78% 14.47% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 36
Median salary £34,169 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.99% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
164 159 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.12% 11.06% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 93 104 135
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,100 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 December 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 63 (90.00%) LAN
2 48 (68.57%) Cisco
3 43 (61.43%) Firewall
4 39 (55.71%) Data Centre
5 32 (45.71%) VMware
6 27 (38.57%) CheckPoint
6 27 (38.57%) MPLS
7 26 (37.14%) DNS
7 26 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (35.71%) DHCP
8 25 (35.71%) OSPF
8 25 (35.71%) BGP
8 25 (35.71%) EIGRP
8 25 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (35.71%) Wireless
9 23 (32.86%) Finance
9 23 (32.86%) TCP/IP
10 22 (31.43%) Windows
10 22 (31.43%) CCNP
10 22 (31.43%) CCNA
11 21 (30.00%) Active Directory
12 19 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (25.71%) High Availability
13 18 (25.71%) DMVPN
13 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
13 18 (25.71%) Fortinet
13 18 (25.71%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (25.71%) SNA
13 18 (25.71%) CCIE
13 18 (25.71%) Network Design

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 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) IIS
3 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (90.00%) LAN
2 43 (61.43%) Firewall
3 27 (38.57%) MPLS
4 26 (37.14%) DNS
5 25 (35.71%) BGP
5 25 (35.71%) DHCP
5 25 (35.71%) EIGRP
5 25 (35.71%) OSPF
5 25 (35.71%) Wireless
6 23 (32.86%) TCP/IP
7 18 (25.71%) Cisco IOS
7 18 (25.71%) DMVPN
7 18 (25.71%) SNA
8 10 (14.29%) VPN
9 9 (12.86%) Internet
10 8 (11.43%) Wireshark
11 7 (10.00%) 802.11
11 7 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (10.00%) HSRP
11 7 (10.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) JIRA
2 4 (5.71%) Bugzilla
2 4 (5.71%) FogBugz
2 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (32.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Games
3 2 (2.86%) Law
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 18 (25.71%) Consultant
2 18 (25.71%) Data Consultant
2 18 (25.71%) Network Consultant
3 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (10.00%) EMC Engineer
8 7 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 7 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (10.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 6 (8.57%) Analyst
9 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.86%) LAMP
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (55.71%) Data Centre
2 19 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (18.57%) EMC VNX
4 12 (17.14%) Private Cloud
5 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.29%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.43%) Windows
2 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.00%) Linux
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.71%) Android
5 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.71%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) High Availability
1 18 (25.71%) Network Design
2 15 (21.43%) DevOps
3 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.43%) Change Management
5 7 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.71%) Test Management
8 3 (4.29%) Automation Testing
8 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.29%) Kanban
8 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 2 (2.86%) ITIL
9 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.86%) Open Source
9 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.86%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.57%) Python
3 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.71%) Ruby
4 3 (4.29%) VBScript
5 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (31.43%) CCNA
2 22 (31.43%) CCNP
3 18 (25.71%) CCIE
4 8 (11.43%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) ISEB
5 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.86%) MCP
7 1 (1.43%) CCENT
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.43%) MCITP
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (18.57%) vSphere
4 12 (17.14%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (12.86%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.71%) XenApp
6 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Cacti
2 5 (7.14%) Puppet
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (4.29%) vRealize
4 2 (2.86%) Check_MK
4 2 (2.86%) Nagios
4 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.86%) SCCM
4 2 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.43%) Iperf
5 1 (1.43%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 48 (68.57%) Cisco
2 32 (45.71%) VMware
3 27 (38.57%) CheckPoint
4 18 (25.71%) Fortinet
5 13 (18.57%) Citrix
5 13 (18.57%) EMC
6 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 10 (14.29%) NetApp
8 9 (12.86%) F5
8 9 (12.86%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.14%) HP
10 3 (4.29%) Meraki
10 3 (4.29%) Sophos
11 2 (2.86%) Brocade
11 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.86%) Percona
11 2 (2.86%) Perforce
11 2 (2.86%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.86%) Zerto
12 1 (1.43%) Mitel
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 19 days ago