The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 85 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 21 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 0.49% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.29% 6.67% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 3
Average salary £34,500 £33,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £36,500 £33,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 90 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.45% 7.42% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 111 56 72
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Scotland

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 25 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (81.25%) LAN
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 23 (71.88%) VMware
3 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
4 14 (43.75%) CheckPoint
4 14 (43.75%) ITIL
4 14 (43.75%) Firewall
4 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (40.63%) Finance
6 12 (37.50%) Citrix
7 11 (34.38%) HP
7 11 (34.38%) SAN
8 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (31.25%) Internet
8 10 (31.25%) Windows
9 9 (28.13%) EMC
10 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 8 (25.00%) WLAN
10 8 (25.00%) VPN
10 8 (25.00%) XenServer
10 8 (25.00%) F5
11 7 (21.88%) SolarWinds
11 7 (21.88%) CCNA
11 7 (21.88%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (18.75%) Juniper
12 6 (18.75%) UNIX
12 6 (18.75%) Linux
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (15.63%) Lync
13 5 (15.63%) COM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (15.63%) Lync
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.13%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) LAN
2 14 (43.75%) Firewall
3 11 (34.38%) SAN
4 10 (31.25%) Internet
5 8 (25.00%) VPN
5 8 (25.00%) WLAN
6 7 (21.88%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (15.63%) IMAP
8 5 (15.63%) VLAN
8 5 (15.63%) POP3
8 5 (15.63%) SMTP
8 5 (15.63%) MPLS
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (12.50%) xDSL
9 4 (12.50%) Junos
10 3 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (9.38%) BIG-IP
10 3 (9.38%) DNS
10 3 (9.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Games
3 3 (9.38%) Back Office
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Support
4 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Server Support
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) COM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) DTV
1 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.13%) Open Source
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Fund Management
2 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (9.38%) Information Assurance
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Information Security
5 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.13%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.88%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) CCNP
3 4 (12.50%) JNCIA
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (3.13%) MCSA
6 1 (3.13%) CCIE
6 1 (3.13%) MCITP
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
2 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) XenServer
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco
1 23 (71.88%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 14 (43.75%) CheckPoint
4 12 (37.50%) Citrix
5 11 (34.38%) HP
6 9 (28.13%) EMC
7 8 (25.00%) F5
8 7 (21.88%) SolarWinds
9 6 (18.75%) Juniper
10 3 (9.38%) IBM
11 2 (6.25%) Oracle
11 2 (6.25%) SAP
11 2 (6.25%) NetApp
12 1 (3.13%) Sage
12 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
12 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
12 1 (3.13%) Brocade
12 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (3.13%) Perforce