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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 88 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.21% 1.42% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.41% 11.05% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 7
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £44,250 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
145 190 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.77% 12.80% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 117 116 52
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) LAN
3 26 (63.41%) VMware
4 24 (58.54%) Cisco
5 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
6 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
7 16 (39.02%) Firewall
8 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
9 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
10 13 (31.71%) SAN
11 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
11 11 (26.83%) Lync
12 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (24.39%) Citrix
12 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (24.39%) SQL
12 10 (24.39%) Python
13 9 (21.95%) Linux
13 9 (21.95%) Finance
14 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
14 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
15 7 (17.07%) MySQL
15 7 (17.07%) MPLS
15 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (17.07%) DNS
15 7 (17.07%) XenApp
15 7 (17.07%) vSphere
15 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.83%) Lync
3 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
4 6 (14.63%) Apache
5 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
5 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (7.32%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Project
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (68.29%) LAN
2 16 (39.02%) Firewall
3 13 (31.71%) SAN
4 7 (17.07%) DNS
4 7 (17.07%) MPLS
5 6 (14.63%) Wireless
5 6 (14.63%) Network Security
5 6 (14.63%) VoIP
5 6 (14.63%) DHCP
6 5 (12.20%) LDAP
6 5 (12.20%) VPN
6 5 (12.20%) IPsec
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (9.76%) MRTG
7 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.32%) Internet
8 3 (7.32%) VLAN
9 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Bugzilla
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
1 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (12.20%) FogBugz
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
3 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.76%) Marketing
4 4 (9.76%) Electronics
4 4 (9.76%) Games
5 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Graduate
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) XML
1 1 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) DTV
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) CCTV
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) Kindle
4 1 (2.44%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Mac OS X
4 5 (12.20%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (12.20%) Android
4 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.88%) Debian
6 1 (2.44%) UNIX
6 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
2 5 (12.20%) Test Management
2 5 (12.20%) Open Source
2 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (9.76%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
3 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (9.76%) CRM
3 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.32%) MOF
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.88%) Logistics
6 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Network Design
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
1 10 (24.39%) Python
2 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.20%) Ruby
3 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.20%) ISEB
2 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.76%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.32%) CCNP
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.07%) XenApp
4 7 (17.07%) vSphere
5 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
5 5 (12.20%) DFS Replication
6 3 (7.32%) ISA Server
6 3 (7.32%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) Nagios
3 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) VMware
2 24 (58.54%) Cisco
3 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) Citrix
5 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
6 5 (12.20%) Perforce
6 5 (12.20%) Brocade
6 5 (12.20%) NetApp
7 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.76%) SAP
8 3 (7.32%) HP
8 3 (7.32%) EMC
8 3 (7.32%) Symantec
9 2 (4.88%) Draytek
10 1 (2.44%) Polycom
10 1 (2.44%) Charles River
10 1 (2.44%) Sun
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle
10 1 (2.44%) IBM
10 1 (2.44%) Avaya
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