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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 81 97 89
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.36% 1.03% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.78% 10.46% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 1
Average salary £37,500 £36,895 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% +5.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
167 153 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.61% 9.82% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 119 99 63
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 29 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 42 (85.71%) LAN
2 31 (63.27%) VMware
3 26 (53.06%) Windows
4 25 (51.02%) Cisco
5 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
5 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (38.78%) Firewall
7 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
7 17 (34.69%) Finance
8 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (22.45%) SAN
9 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (22.45%) Asset Management
10 10 (20.41%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (20.41%) SLA
10 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
10 10 (20.41%) SolarWinds
11 9 (18.37%) vSphere
11 9 (18.37%) CheckPoint
11 9 (18.37%) MPLS
11 9 (18.37%) Back Office
11 9 (18.37%) Network Security
12 8 (16.33%) Wireless
12 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
13 7 (14.29%) Kindle
13 7 (14.29%) Citrix
13 7 (14.29%) ISO 9001
13 7 (14.29%) ITIL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) Lync
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.12%) IIS
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Project
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
1 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (85.71%) LAN
2 19 (38.78%) Firewall
3 11 (22.45%) SAN
4 10 (20.41%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (18.37%) MPLS
5 9 (18.37%) Network Security
6 8 (16.33%) Wireless
7 6 (12.24%) VoIP
7 6 (12.24%) MRTG
8 5 (10.20%) VPN
9 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (6.12%) VLAN
10 3 (6.12%) Internet
10 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
11 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (4.08%) WAAS
11 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
12 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
1 2 (4.08%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.08%) FogBugz
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Back Office
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) IT Support
5 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.20%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Network Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Kindle
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.04%) CCTV
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.16%) UNIX
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.08%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Debian
4 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (22.45%) Asset Management
2 7 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) CRM
3 4 (8.16%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.12%) MOF
5 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.08%) Logistics
5 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.08%) Test Management
6 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) Network Management
6 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) Line Management
6 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.04%) Information Security
6 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.08%) Python
3 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) Perl
3 2 (4.08%) Ruby
3 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.16%) CCNA
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.08%) CCNP
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) SLA
2 7 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.08%) QA
4 1 (2.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
3 9 (18.37%) vSphere
4 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.16%) XenApp
6 3 (6.12%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (6.12%) ISA Server
7 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCOM
2 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) VMware
2 25 (51.02%) Cisco
3 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.41%) SolarWinds
5 9 (18.37%) CheckPoint
6 7 (14.29%) Citrix
7 6 (12.24%) EMC
8 3 (6.12%) Symantec
9 2 (4.08%) HP
9 2 (4.08%) F5
10 1 (2.04%) Polycom
10 1 (2.04%) Draytek
10 1 (2.04%) Sun
10 1 (2.04%) Avaya
10 1 (2.04%) Juniper
10 1 (2.04%) IBM
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