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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 69 86 89
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.39% 1.22% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.83% 12.41% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 14
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,202 £55,500 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
127 145 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.45% 9.84% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 66 117 113
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,875 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 July 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 55 (91.67%) LAN
2 38 (63.33%) TCP/IP
3 35 (58.33%) Cisco
3 35 (58.33%) Data Centre
4 32 (53.33%) High Availability
5 31 (51.67%) Firewall
5 31 (51.67%) Finance
6 29 (48.33%) Windows
6 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (41.67%) CCNP
7 25 (41.67%) CCNA
7 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
7 25 (41.67%) DNS
7 25 (41.67%) DHCP
8 24 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 22 (36.67%) MPLS
9 22 (36.67%) OSPF
9 22 (36.67%) BGP
9 22 (36.67%) Wireless
9 22 (36.67%) Network Design
9 22 (36.67%) Fortinet
10 21 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (33.33%) DMVPN
11 20 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
11 20 (33.33%) EIGRP
11 20 (33.33%) CCIE
11 20 (33.33%) SNA
12 19 (31.67%) VMware
13 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
14 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure

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 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
3 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Markit EDM
1 11 (18.33%) MultiFonds
1 11 (18.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 55 (91.67%) LAN
2 38 (63.33%) TCP/IP
3 31 (51.67%) Firewall
4 25 (41.67%) DHCP
4 25 (41.67%) DNS
5 22 (36.67%) BGP
5 22 (36.67%) MPLS
5 22 (36.67%) OSPF
5 22 (36.67%) Wireless
6 20 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (33.33%) DMVPN
6 20 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 20 (33.33%) SNA
7 15 (25.00%) SAN
8 11 (18.33%) Multicast
9 3 (5.00%) VoIP
9 3 (5.00%) WLAN
10 2 (3.33%) 802.11
10 2 (3.33%) SCCP
10 2 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) MySQL
1 11 (18.33%) RDBMS
1 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Bugzilla
1 5 (8.33%) FogBugz
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
1 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (51.67%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Banking
3 11 (18.33%) Financial Institution
3 11 (18.33%) Investment Banking
3 11 (18.33%) Private Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Consultant
1 20 (33.33%) Data Consultant
1 20 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) Architect
3 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (3.33%) IT Architect
5 2 (3.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Network Architect
6 1 (1.67%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (1.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (1.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (1.67%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (1.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 35 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 21 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (18.33%) Grid Computing
4 4 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.00%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.33%) CCTV
6 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.67%) Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Windows
2 24 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.33%) Android
6 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 5 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.00%) Linux
8 2 (3.33%) Unix
9 1 (1.67%) Solaris
9 1 (1.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) High Availability
2 22 (36.67%) Network Design
3 11 (18.33%) Electronic Trading
3 11 (18.33%) Investment Management
3 11 (18.33%) People Management
4 5 (8.33%) Test Management
5 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.67%) ITIL
6 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.00%) DevOps
6 3 (5.00%) Kanban
7 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.33%) Migration
7 2 (3.33%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.33%) Python
2 5 (8.33%) Ruby
3 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (41.67%) CCNA
2 25 (41.67%) CCNP
3 20 (33.33%) CCIE
4 15 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (8.33%) ISEB
5 5 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.33%) CCDA
6 2 (3.33%) CCDP
6 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.33%) MCP
6 2 (3.33%) MCSE
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.67%) CCENT
7 1 (1.67%) CCSA
7 1 (1.67%) CCSE
7 1 (1.67%) MCSA
7 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.00%) vSphere
5 5 (8.33%) XenApp
5 5 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.67%) Firmware
8 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) SCCM
1 5 (8.33%) SCOM
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) Cisco
2 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 22 (36.67%) Fortinet
4 19 (31.67%) VMware
5 13 (21.67%) HP
6 11 (18.33%) Bloomberg
6 11 (18.33%) Calypso
6 11 (18.33%) Charles River
6 11 (18.33%) Fidessa
6 11 (18.33%) IBM
6 11 (18.33%) Linedata
6 11 (18.33%) Oracle
6 11 (18.33%) Reuters
6 11 (18.33%) Sybase
7 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.00%) Citrix
9 4 (6.67%) ServiceNow
10 3 (5.00%) EMC
11 2 (3.33%) Juniper
11 2 (3.33%) Motorola