The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 61 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 12 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.09% 0.96% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.50% 10.91% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 24
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +50.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £55,000 £65,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
161 110 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.06% 8.84% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89 77 85
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,100 £51,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for WAN.

1 58 (86.57%) LAN
2 39 (58.21%) Cisco
3 35 (52.24%) Firewall
4 29 (43.28%) Data Centre
5 27 (40.30%) VMware
6 25 (37.31%) Windows
7 24 (35.82%) DNS
8 23 (34.33%) DHCP
8 23 (34.33%) Windows Server
9 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
10 20 (29.85%) MPLS
11 19 (28.36%) OSPF
11 19 (28.36%) BGP
11 19 (28.36%) EIGRP
11 19 (28.36%) CheckPoint
11 19 (28.36%) Wireless
12 18 (26.87%) Finance
12 18 (26.87%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (25.37%) CCNP
13 17 (25.37%) CCNA
13 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
15 13 (19.40%) VPN
15 13 (19.40%) Citrix
15 13 (19.40%) SAN
16 12 (17.91%) Internet
16 12 (17.91%) SNA
16 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
16 12 (17.91%) CCIE
16 12 (17.91%) Network Design

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.45%) IIS
1 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.96%) Apache
3 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.48%) Confluence
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (86.57%) LAN
2 35 (52.24%) Firewall
3 24 (35.82%) DNS
4 23 (34.33%) DHCP
5 20 (29.85%) MPLS
6 19 (28.36%) BGP
6 19 (28.36%) EIGRP
6 19 (28.36%) OSPF
6 19 (28.36%) Wireless
7 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
8 13 (19.40%) SAN
8 13 (19.40%) VPN
9 12 (17.91%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (17.91%) DMVPN
9 12 (17.91%) Internet
9 12 (17.91%) SNA
10 8 (11.94%) NAS
10 8 (11.94%) Wireshark
11 7 (10.45%) HSRP
11 7 (10.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) MySQL
2 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.46%) Subversion
2 4 (5.97%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.49%) FogBugz
3 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Games
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Law
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Billing
6 1 (1.49%) Electronics
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Network Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Consultant
3 12 (17.91%) Data Consultant
3 12 (17.91%) Network Consultant
4 9 (13.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Support Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) EMC Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) 802.1X
2 6 (8.96%) LAMP
3 5 (7.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.28%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (16.42%) EMC VNX
4 8 (11.94%) Private Cloud
5 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Windows
2 23 (34.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.42%) Linux
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.46%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.49%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) DevOps
1 12 (17.91%) High Availability
1 12 (17.91%) Network Design
2 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.94%) Change Management
3 7 (10.45%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (10.45%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.46%) Coaching
5 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (4.48%) Open Source
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.99%) Information Security
7 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.49%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.49%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.96%) Python
3 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.48%) SQL
4 3 (4.48%) VBScript
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) PHP
5 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (25.37%) CCNA
2 17 (25.37%) CCNP
3 12 (17.91%) CCIE
4 6 (8.96%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.49%) MCITP
5 1 (1.49%) MCP
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.49%) QA
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.94%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (11.94%) vSphere
4 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.99%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.49%) XenApp
6 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Puppet
2 7 (10.45%) Cacti
3 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.46%) SCCM
3 5 (7.46%) SCOM
3 5 (7.46%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.48%) Check_MK
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (4.48%) Nagios
5 1 (1.49%) Iperf
Vendors
1 39 (58.21%) Cisco
2 27 (40.30%) VMware
3 19 (28.36%) CheckPoint
4 13 (19.40%) Citrix
5 12 (17.91%) Fortinet
5 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.42%) EMC
7 9 (13.43%) F5
7 9 (13.43%) SolarWinds
8 8 (11.94%) HP
8 8 (11.94%) NetApp
9 5 (7.46%) Brocade
9 5 (7.46%) Dell
9 5 (7.46%) Percona
9 5 (7.46%) Perforce
9 5 (7.46%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.48%) Atlassian
10 3 (4.48%) Meraki
10 3 (4.48%) Palo Alto
10 3 (4.48%) Sophos
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £65,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 15 days ago