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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 83 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.38% 0.60% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.74% 5.41% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 5
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
195 185 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.16% 11.15% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 119 134 93
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,928
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 53 (89.83%) LAN
2 39 (66.10%) VMware
3 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
4 31 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (47.46%) Finance
6 27 (45.76%) Cisco
7 24 (40.68%) Windows
7 24 (40.68%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (37.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (35.59%) SLA
9 21 (35.59%) Back Office
10 20 (33.90%) Active Directory
11 19 (32.20%) Firewall
12 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
12 13 (22.03%) UNIX
13 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
13 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (18.64%) Asset Management
15 10 (16.95%) SAN
15 10 (16.95%) SolarWinds
16 9 (15.25%) Network Security
16 9 (15.25%) CheckPoint
17 8 (13.56%) MPLS
17 8 (13.56%) Wireless
17 8 (13.56%) vSphere
18 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
18 7 (11.86%) ISO 9001
18 7 (11.86%) Kindle

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) Lync
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (89.83%) LAN
2 24 (40.68%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (32.20%) Firewall
4 10 (16.95%) SAN
5 9 (15.25%) Network Security
6 8 (13.56%) MPLS
6 8 (13.56%) Wireless
7 6 (10.17%) MRTG
8 5 (8.47%) VoIP
9 4 (6.78%) Internet
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (6.78%) IP Telephony
10 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (5.08%) VPN
11 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.39%) VLAN
11 2 (3.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (3.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (3.39%) WAAS
12 1 (1.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) MySQL
General
1 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 21 (35.59%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Support Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Administrator
3 11 (18.64%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (16.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (16.95%) IT Support Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) IT Support
5 8 (13.56%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Network Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Kindle
2 3 (5.08%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.69%) CMDB
3 1 (1.69%) CCTV
3 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) UNIX
2 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.17%) Linux
5 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.39%) Debian
7 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (18.64%) Asset Management
3 4 (6.78%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (5.08%) Project Management
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL
5 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.69%) Information Security
6 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.69%) CRM
6 1 (1.69%) Change Management
6 1 (1.69%) Network Design
6 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.69%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.69%) Operations Management
6 1 (1.69%) WFM
6 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.69%) Fault Management
6 1 (1.69%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (1.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.39%) Perl
2 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.17%) CCNA
3 5 (8.47%) Degree
4 4 (6.78%) HND
5 3 (5.08%) MCSE
5 3 (5.08%) CCNP
6 2 (3.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.59%) SLA
2 7 (11.86%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.69%) COBIT
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (33.90%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.56%) vSphere
4 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.69%) XenApp
5 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Nagios
1 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (66.10%) VMware
2 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
3 27 (45.76%) Cisco
4 10 (16.95%) SolarWinds
5 9 (15.25%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.17%) HP
7 5 (8.47%) EMC
8 2 (3.39%) Citrix
8 2 (3.39%) Symantec
8 2 (3.39%) F5
9 1 (1.69%) Draytek
9 1 (1.69%) Sun
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Great Holidays
Posted: 17 days ago