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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 78 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.39% 1.68% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.96% 11.98% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 6
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
135 192 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.42% 14.01% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 75 119 127
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £28,350 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,698 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 37 (88.10%) LAN
2 29 (69.05%) TCP/IP
3 26 (61.90%) Data Centre
4 25 (59.52%) Finance
5 24 (57.14%) High Availability
6 20 (47.62%) Firewall
7 19 (45.24%) Cisco
7 19 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (40.48%) CCNP
8 17 (40.48%) Windows
9 16 (38.10%) CCNA
9 16 (38.10%) Windows Server
10 15 (35.71%) SAN
10 15 (35.71%) CheckPoint
10 15 (35.71%) OSPF
10 15 (35.71%) BGP
10 15 (35.71%) Network Design
10 15 (35.71%) Fortinet
11 14 (33.33%) Degree
11 14 (33.33%) Wireless
11 14 (33.33%) Banking
11 14 (33.33%) MPLS
11 14 (33.33%) CCIE
12 13 (30.95%) EIGRP
13 12 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (28.57%) thinkFolio
13 12 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
13 12 (28.57%) Investment Management
13 12 (28.57%) Investment Banking
13 12 (28.57%) MultiFonds

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Markit EDM
1 12 (28.57%) MultiFonds
1 12 (28.57%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (88.10%) LAN
2 29 (69.05%) TCP/IP
3 20 (47.62%) Firewall
4 15 (35.71%) BGP
4 15 (35.71%) OSPF
4 15 (35.71%) SAN
5 14 (33.33%) MPLS
5 14 (33.33%) Wireless
6 13 (30.95%) EIGRP
7 12 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (28.57%) DHCP
7 12 (28.57%) DMVPN
7 12 (28.57%) DNS
7 12 (28.57%) Multicast
8 9 (21.43%) SNA
9 6 (14.29%) HSRP
10 5 (11.90%) VLAN
11 4 (9.52%) PPP
11 4 (9.52%) VoIP
11 4 (9.52%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MySQL
1 12 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Banking
3 12 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 12 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 12 (28.57%) Private Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Consultant
1 13 (30.95%) Data Consultant
1 13 (30.95%) Network Consultant
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Network Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Data Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Switch Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.76%) IT Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (4.76%) CSS
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (61.90%) Data Centre
2 12 (28.57%) Grid Computing
3 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) CCTV
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) High Availability
2 15 (35.71%) Network Design
3 12 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
3 12 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 12 (28.57%) People Management
4 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.76%) CRM
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL V2
6 2 (4.76%) MVC
6 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C#
1 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
1 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (40.48%) CCNP
3 16 (38.10%) CCNA
4 14 (33.33%) CCIE
4 14 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (4.76%) CCDA
5 2 (4.76%) CCDP
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
6 1 (2.38%) MCSE
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Firmware
3 1 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Cisco
2 15 (35.71%) CheckPoint
2 15 (35.71%) Fortinet
3 12 (28.57%) Bloomberg
3 12 (28.57%) Calypso
3 12 (28.57%) Charles River
3 12 (28.57%) Fidessa
3 12 (28.57%) HP
3 12 (28.57%) IBM
3 12 (28.57%) Linedata
3 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 12 (28.57%) Reuters
3 12 (28.57%) Sybase
4 6 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.14%) Juniper
7 2 (4.76%) Aruba
7 2 (4.76%) Motorola
7 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
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