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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 104 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.54% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 3.77% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 18
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
185 159 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.00% 14.20% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 134 93 116
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,079 £43,500 £55,000
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 16 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 29 (80.56%) LAN
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
2 15 (41.67%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) Cisco
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (33.33%) Windows
5 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (27.78%) Firewall
7 9 (25.00%) UNIX
7 9 (25.00%) CCNP
7 9 (25.00%) SLA
7 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (22.22%) CCNA
9 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
9 7 (19.44%) SAN
9 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
9 7 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (16.67%) Back Office
10 6 (16.67%) Change Management
10 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (16.67%) Juniper
10 6 (16.67%) VPN
10 6 (16.67%) ITIL
10 6 (16.67%) MCSE
10 6 (16.67%) Network Security
10 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) LAN
2 10 (27.78%) Firewall
3 7 (19.44%) SAN
3 7 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (16.67%) VPN
4 6 (16.67%) Network Security
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.89%) SMTP
6 4 (11.11%) IPsec
6 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 4 (11.11%) Internet
6 4 (11.11%) OSPF
6 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.11%) DNS
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (8.33%) FWSM
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (8.33%) NAS
7 3 (8.33%) WLAN
7 3 (8.33%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Back Office
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (16.67%) Administrator
2 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 4 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
2 2 (5.56%) WinForms
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) ActiveX
2 2 (5.56%) COM
2 2 (5.56%) DCOM
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (2.78%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (8.33%) Firmware
2 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Streaming Video
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) UNIX
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) AIX
6 2 (5.56%) HPUX
6 2 (5.56%) Solaris
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Change Management
1 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (13.89%) Project Management
2 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.33%) Network Management
3 3 (8.33%) Fault Management
3 3 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.56%) Multithreading
4 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
1 2 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) CCNP
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.22%) CCNA
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (16.67%) MCSE
5 5 (13.89%) Degree
6 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.33%) MCP
6 3 (8.33%) MCSA
6 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.56%) MCITP
8 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) CCDP
8 1 (2.78%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) XenServer
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) Cisco
3 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
5 6 (16.67%) Juniper
6 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 4 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (11.11%) F5
7 3 (8.33%) EMC
8 2 (5.56%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
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