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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 77 95
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.68% 1.50% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.26% 11.63% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 9
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,895
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £54,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
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
136 172 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.03% 12.89% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 66 121 101
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 31 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 46 (90.20%) LAN
2 35 (68.63%) TCP/IP
3 30 (58.82%) Data Centre
4 29 (56.86%) High Availability
4 29 (56.86%) Finance
5 27 (52.94%) Cisco
6 25 (49.02%) Firewall
7 24 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (43.14%) Windows
9 21 (41.18%) CCNP
9 21 (41.18%) CCNA
10 20 (39.22%) CheckPoint
10 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
11 19 (37.25%) Fortinet
11 19 (37.25%) OSPF
11 19 (37.25%) BGP
11 19 (37.25%) Network Design
12 18 (35.29%) Wireless
12 18 (35.29%) MPLS
12 18 (35.29%) CCIE
13 17 (33.33%) EIGRP
14 16 (31.37%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (31.37%) DMVPN
14 16 (31.37%) DNS
14 16 (31.37%) DHCP
15 15 (29.41%) SAN
16 14 (27.45%) Banking
16 14 (27.45%) Degree
17 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (25.49%) SNA

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 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Markit EDM
1 12 (23.53%) MultiFonds
1 12 (23.53%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (90.20%) LAN
2 35 (68.63%) TCP/IP
3 25 (49.02%) Firewall
4 19 (37.25%) BGP
4 19 (37.25%) OSPF
5 18 (35.29%) MPLS
5 18 (35.29%) Wireless
6 17 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 16 (31.37%) Cisco IOS
7 16 (31.37%) DHCP
7 16 (31.37%) DMVPN
7 16 (31.37%) DNS
8 15 (29.41%) SAN
9 13 (25.49%) SNA
10 12 (23.53%) Multicast
11 6 (11.76%) HSRP
12 5 (9.80%) VLAN
13 4 (7.84%) ATM
13 4 (7.84%) PPP
13 4 (7.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) MySQL
1 12 (23.53%) RDBMS
1 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.92%) FogBugz
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (56.86%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Banking
3 12 (23.53%) Financial Institution
3 12 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 12 (23.53%) Private Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Consultant
1 17 (33.33%) Data Consultant
1 17 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 7 (13.73%) Architect
2 7 (13.73%) Network Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco Consultant
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 4 (7.84%) Network Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Data Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Data Network Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Switch Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) IT Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
1 2 (3.92%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (3.92%) CSS
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (23.53%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.92%) CCTV
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.92%) Android
6 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.92%) Linux
6 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.92%) Unix
7 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) High Availability
2 19 (37.25%) Network Design
3 12 (23.53%) Electronic Trading
3 12 (23.53%) Investment Management
3 12 (23.53%) People Management
4 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.92%) CRM
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL V2
6 2 (3.92%) MVC
6 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.92%) Project Management
6 2 (3.92%) Service Management
6 2 (3.92%) TDD
6 2 (3.92%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) C#
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.92%) Python
2 2 (3.92%) Ruby
2 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (41.18%) CCNA
2 21 (41.18%) CCNP
3 18 (35.29%) CCIE
4 14 (27.45%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) CCDA
5 2 (3.92%) CCDP
5 2 (3.92%) ISEB
5 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.92%) MCSE
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CCSA
6 1 (1.96%) CCSE
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MCP
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) XenApp
4 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.96%) Firmware
5 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
1 4 (7.84%) SCOM
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Cisco
2 20 (39.22%) CheckPoint
3 19 (37.25%) Fortinet
4 12 (23.53%) Bloomberg
4 12 (23.53%) Calypso
4 12 (23.53%) Charles River
4 12 (23.53%) Fidessa
4 12 (23.53%) HP
4 12 (23.53%) IBM
4 12 (23.53%) Linedata
4 12 (23.53%) Oracle
4 12 (23.53%) Reuters
4 12 (23.53%) Sybase
5 9 (17.65%) VMware
6 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.88%) Citrix
7 3 (5.88%) Juniper
7 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.92%) Aruba
8 2 (3.92%) Motorola
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