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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 71 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 37 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.49% 1.14% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.42% 13.73% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 3
Average salary £33,000 £71,250 £29,019
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.68% +145.53%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
240 102 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.16% 8.29% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 147 70 78
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £72,500
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 18 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 51 (87.93%) LAN
2 38 (65.52%) VMware
3 33 (56.90%) Microsoft
4 29 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (46.55%) Finance
6 25 (43.10%) Cisco
7 21 (36.21%) Firewall
8 20 (34.48%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
10 16 (27.59%) Windows
11 15 (25.86%) Back Office
12 13 (22.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (22.41%) UNIX
12 13 (22.41%) HP
12 13 (22.41%) SLA
13 12 (20.69%) Internet
13 12 (20.69%) ITIL
13 12 (20.69%) VPN
14 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
14 11 (18.97%) Citrix
15 10 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (17.24%) SAN
16 9 (15.52%) EMC
16 9 (15.52%) DNS
17 8 (13.79%) WLAN
17 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
17 8 (13.79%) XenServer
17 8 (13.79%) Lync
18 7 (12.07%) F5
18 7 (12.07%) SolarWinds

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (13.79%) Lync
2 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP CCM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) IaaS
3 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (87.93%) LAN
2 21 (36.21%) Firewall
3 20 (34.48%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (20.69%) Internet
4 12 (20.69%) VPN
5 10 (17.24%) SAN
6 9 (15.52%) DNS
7 8 (13.79%) WLAN
8 6 (10.34%) VoIP
8 6 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (8.62%) MPLS
9 5 (8.62%) VLAN
10 4 (6.90%) POP3
10 4 (6.90%) SMTP
10 4 (6.90%) IMAP
10 4 (6.90%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (6.90%) xDSL
10 4 (6.90%) Junos
11 3 (5.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (5.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
General
1 27 (46.55%) Finance
2 15 (25.86%) Back Office
3 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.62%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Administrator
2 13 (22.41%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (20.69%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Architect
6 5 (8.62%) IT Support
6 5 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.90%) Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) COM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
3 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.72%) DTV
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) UNIX
3 6 (10.34%) Linux
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (20.69%) ITIL
3 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.62%) Fund Management
3 5 (8.62%) Asset Management
4 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.17%) Information Assurance
5 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.17%) Information Security
5 3 (5.17%) Change Management
5 3 (5.17%) Migration
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.45%) Coaching
7 1 (1.72%) Security Architecture
7 1 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.07%) CCNA
3 5 (8.62%) Degree
4 4 (6.90%) JNCIA
4 4 (6.90%) CCNP
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.90%) MCSE
5 3 (5.17%) MCSA
6 2 (3.45%) MCITP
7 1 (1.72%) MCP
7 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) SLA
2 5 (8.62%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 29 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.79%) XenServer
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
4 1 (1.72%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (65.52%) VMware
2 33 (56.90%) Microsoft
3 25 (43.10%) Cisco
4 13 (22.41%) HP
5 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
5 11 (18.97%) Citrix
6 9 (15.52%) EMC
7 7 (12.07%) F5
7 7 (12.07%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.90%) Juniper
9 3 (5.17%) IBM
10 2 (3.45%) NetApp
10 2 (3.45%) SAP
11 1 (1.72%) Oracle
11 1 (1.72%) Sage
11 1 (1.72%) Symantec
11 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.72%) Brocade
11 1 (1.72%) Perforce
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