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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 77 67 87
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% 2.57% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 21.74% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 18
Average salary £50,000 £33,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.37% -3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,200 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
120 161 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.55% 11.83% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81 88 120
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 33 (76.74%) LAN
2 21 (48.84%) TCP/IP
3 20 (46.51%) Finance
3 20 (46.51%) Data Centre
4 17 (39.53%) Degree
5 16 (37.21%) Windows
6 15 (34.88%) SAN
7 14 (32.56%) High Availability
7 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
8 13 (30.23%) Cisco
9 11 (25.58%) IBM
9 11 (25.58%) Calypso
9 11 (25.58%) Fidessa
9 11 (25.58%) HP
9 11 (25.58%) RDBMS
9 11 (25.58%) Sybase
9 11 (25.58%) MySQL
9 11 (25.58%) Oracle
9 11 (25.58%) Grid Computing
9 11 (25.58%) Banking
9 11 (25.58%) Reuters
9 11 (25.58%) Bloomberg
9 11 (25.58%) Linedata
9 11 (25.58%) Charles River
9 11 (25.58%) Financial Institution
9 11 (25.58%) Firewall
9 11 (25.58%) People Management
9 11 (25.58%) Markit EDM
9 11 (25.58%) Multicast
9 11 (25.58%) Relational Database

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Markit EDM
1 11 (25.58%) MultiFonds
1 11 (25.58%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) LAN
2 21 (48.84%) TCP/IP
3 15 (34.88%) SAN
4 11 (25.58%) Firewall
4 11 (25.58%) Multicast
5 10 (23.26%) VoIP
6 6 (13.95%) MPLS
7 5 (11.63%) BGP
7 5 (11.63%) DECT
7 5 (11.63%) DNS
7 5 (11.63%) Nortel Norstar
7 5 (11.63%) OSPF
7 5 (11.63%) PBX
7 5 (11.63%) Unified Communications
7 5 (11.63%) VLAN
8 4 (9.30%) ATM
8 4 (9.30%) EIGRP
8 4 (9.30%) ISDN
8 4 (9.30%) PPP
8 4 (9.30%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) MySQL
1 11 (25.58%) RDBMS
1 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Banking
2 11 (25.58%) Financial Institution
2 11 (25.58%) Investment Banking
2 11 (25.58%) Private Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) IT Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Data Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Network Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Operations Manager
4 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Data Network Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) IT Operations Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Switch Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) CSS
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.33%) CSS3
3 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (46.51%) Data Centre
2 11 (25.58%) Grid Computing
3 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Physics
4 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) High Availability
2 11 (25.58%) Electronic Trading
2 11 (25.58%) Investment Management
2 11 (25.58%) People Management
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Network Design
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.98%) CRM
6 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security
6 3 (6.98%) MVC
6 3 (6.98%) Operations Management
6 3 (6.98%) Security Management
7 2 (4.65%) Communications Security
7 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Degree
2 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (20.93%) CCNP
4 7 (16.28%) CCNA
5 6 (13.95%) CCIE
6 2 (4.65%) MCSE
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.33%) EMCIE
7 1 (2.33%) ISEB
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MCP
7 1 (2.33%) MCSA
7 1 (2.33%) PMP
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.33%) NFS
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco
2 11 (25.58%) Bloomberg
2 11 (25.58%) Calypso
2 11 (25.58%) Charles River
2 11 (25.58%) Fidessa
2 11 (25.58%) HP
2 11 (25.58%) IBM
2 11 (25.58%) Linedata
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) Reuters
2 11 (25.58%) Sybase
3 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) VMware
4 7 (16.28%) Avaya
5 5 (11.63%) Juniper
5 5 (11.63%) Mitel
5 5 (11.63%) Nortel
5 5 (11.63%) Panasonic
5 5 (11.63%) Siemens
5 5 (11.63%) Symantec
Edinburgh
CGI IT UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago