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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 74 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 36 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.37% 1.43% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.34% 16.81% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 3
Average salary £32,500 £70,000 £29,019
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.57% +141.22%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
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
251 113 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.51% 8.53% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 150 84 77
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £24,000
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 2 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (89.47%) LAN
2 36 (63.16%) VMware
3 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
4 30 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (47.37%) Finance
6 22 (38.60%) Cisco
7 21 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
9 19 (33.33%) Firewall
10 16 (28.07%) Back Office
10 16 (28.07%) Windows
11 14 (24.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (24.56%) SLA
12 13 (22.81%) UNIX
13 12 (21.05%) Internet
13 12 (21.05%) VPN
14 10 (17.54%) HP
14 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (15.79%) DNS
15 9 (15.79%) ITIL
16 8 (14.04%) CheckPoint
16 8 (14.04%) Citrix
16 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
16 8 (14.04%) Lync
17 7 (12.28%) SolarWinds
17 7 (12.28%) CCNA
17 7 (12.28%) SAN
18 6 (10.53%) EMC
18 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
18 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (14.04%) Lync
2 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.75%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) IaaS
3 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (89.47%) LAN
2 21 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (33.33%) Firewall
4 12 (21.05%) Internet
4 12 (21.05%) VPN
5 9 (15.79%) DNS
6 7 (12.28%) SAN
7 6 (10.53%) VoIP
7 6 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (8.77%) VLAN
8 5 (8.77%) WLAN
8 5 (8.77%) MPLS
9 4 (7.02%) POP3
9 4 (7.02%) SMTP
9 4 (7.02%) IMAP
9 4 (7.02%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (7.02%) xDSL
9 4 (7.02%) Junos
10 3 (5.26%) Network Security
10 3 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
General
1 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 16 (28.07%) Back Office
3 5 (8.77%) Games
3 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Administrator
2 13 (22.81%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (19.30%) Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Architect
5 6 (10.53%) IT Support
6 5 (8.77%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
7 4 (7.02%) Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) COM
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.51%) CMDB
3 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.75%) Open Source
3 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) DTV
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) UNIX
3 6 (10.53%) Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (15.79%) ITIL
3 4 (7.02%) Fund Management
3 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
3 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (7.02%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (5.26%) Information Assurance
4 3 (5.26%) Migration
4 3 (5.26%) Information Security
5 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.51%) Coaching
5 2 (3.51%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.51%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.75%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.28%) CCNA
3 4 (7.02%) CCNP
3 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.02%) JNCIA
3 4 (7.02%) MCSE
4 3 (5.26%) MCSA
5 2 (3.51%) MCITP
6 1 (1.75%) MCP
6 1 (1.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) SLA
2 4 (7.02%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 30 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
3 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.77%) XenServer
5 1 (1.75%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) VMware
2 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
3 22 (38.60%) Cisco
4 10 (17.54%) HP
5 8 (14.04%) CheckPoint
5 8 (14.04%) Citrix
6 7 (12.28%) SolarWinds
7 6 (10.53%) EMC
8 5 (8.77%) F5
9 4 (7.02%) Juniper
10 3 (5.26%) IBM
11 2 (3.51%) SAP
11 2 (3.51%) NetApp
12 1 (1.75%) Sage
12 1 (1.75%) Oracle
12 1 (1.75%) Brocade
12 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.75%) Symantec
12 1 (1.75%) Perforce
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