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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 75 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.12% 1.35% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.70% 14.05% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 22
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
123 121 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.35% 9.61% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 80 88 88
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 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 25 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 52 (82.54%) LAN
2 39 (61.90%) Cisco
3 33 (52.38%) Firewall
4 26 (41.27%) Data Centre
5 25 (39.68%) VMware
5 25 (39.68%) Windows
6 21 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 19 (30.16%) DNS
7 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
8 18 (28.57%) DHCP
9 17 (26.98%) Citrix
9 17 (26.98%) MPLS
10 16 (25.40%) Finance
10 16 (25.40%) OSPF
10 16 (25.40%) BGP
10 16 (25.40%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (23.81%) CCNA
11 15 (23.81%) EIGRP
11 15 (23.81%) CheckPoint
11 15 (23.81%) Wireless
11 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (22.22%) CCNP
13 13 (20.63%) Internet
13 13 (20.63%) VPN
13 13 (20.63%) Linux
14 12 (19.05%) SAN
15 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
16 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
16 10 (15.87%) Puppet
16 10 (15.87%) F5

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 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) Apache
3 7 (11.11%) IIS
3 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.76%) Confluence
5 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (82.54%) LAN
2 33 (52.38%) Firewall
3 19 (30.16%) DNS
4 18 (28.57%) DHCP
5 17 (26.98%) MPLS
6 16 (25.40%) BGP
6 16 (25.40%) OSPF
7 15 (23.81%) EIGRP
7 15 (23.81%) Wireless
8 13 (20.63%) Internet
8 13 (20.63%) VPN
9 12 (19.05%) SAN
10 8 (12.70%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (12.70%) DMVPN
10 8 (12.70%) SNA
10 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
10 8 (12.70%) Wireshark
11 7 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (11.11%) HSRP
11 7 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) MySQL
2 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.52%) Subversion
2 4 (6.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.59%) FogBugz
3 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Games
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) Data Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) Network Consultant
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) EMC Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) LAMP
2 7 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 7 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.27%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.52%) EMC VNX
3 6 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 6 (9.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.76%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.63%) Linux
4 9 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) Android
7 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Change Management
1 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
1 8 (12.70%) DevOps
1 8 (12.70%) High Availability
1 8 (12.70%) Network Design
2 7 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 7 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.94%) Coaching
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (7.94%) Open Source
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.17%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.17%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (3.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.70%) Python
3 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.94%) SQL
5 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) PHP
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (23.81%) CCNA
3 14 (22.22%) CCNP
4 8 (12.70%) CCIE
5 7 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (3.17%) MCP
7 1 (1.59%) CCDA
7 1 (1.59%) CCDP
7 1 (1.59%) ISEB
7 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.59%) MCITP
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.59%) QA
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (9.52%) vSphere
5 3 (4.76%) XenApp
5 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.17%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Puppet
2 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.11%) Cacti
3 7 (11.11%) SCCM
3 7 (11.11%) SCOM
4 5 (7.94%) Check_MK
4 5 (7.94%) Nagios
4 5 (7.94%) SCVMM
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (3.17%) Ansible
6 2 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (3.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.59%) Iperf
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Cisco
2 25 (39.68%) VMware
3 17 (26.98%) Citrix
4 15 (23.81%) CheckPoint
5 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
6 10 (15.87%) F5
7 8 (12.70%) Fortinet
8 7 (11.11%) Brocade
8 7 (11.11%) Percona
8 7 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 7 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 6 (9.52%) EMC
9 6 (9.52%) NetApp
9 6 (9.52%) Perforce
10 5 (7.94%) Dell
10 5 (7.94%) HP
10 5 (7.94%) Palo Alto
11 3 (4.76%) Atlassian
12 2 (3.17%) CA
12 2 (3.17%) Varonis
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