The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 78 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 20 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.46% 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.25% 3.14% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 2
Average salary £31,250 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.08% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,100 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £35,300 £32,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Wi-Fi
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
151 159 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.01% 11.67% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 84 103 104
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £53,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Edinburgh region.

Wi-Fi Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi.

1 51 (100.00%) VMware
1 51 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 44 (86.27%) LAN
3 44 (86.27%) WAN
4 43 (84.31%) Finance
5 39 (76.47%) Back Office
6 34 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (66.67%) SLA
7 25 (49.02%) UNIX
8 20 (39.22%) Active Directory
9 13 (25.49%) Windows
10 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
11 8 (15.69%) Cisco
11 8 (15.69%) SCCM
12 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (13.73%) SAN
12 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (11.76%) MPLS
13 6 (11.76%) Blackberry
13 6 (11.76%) Project Management
13 6 (11.76%) Clearswift
13 6 (11.76%) Mainframe
13 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (11.76%) DMZ
13 6 (11.76%) Firewall
13 6 (11.76%) BT
13 6 (11.76%) Workflow
13 6 (11.76%) Replication

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.92%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (86.27%) LAN
1 44 (86.27%) WAN
2 7 (13.73%) SAN
3 6 (11.76%) DMZ
3 6 (11.76%) MPLS
3 6 (11.76%) Firewall
3 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
3 6 (11.76%) FCoE
3 6 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 43 (84.31%) Finance
2 39 (76.47%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Administrator
2 22 (43.14%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 15 (29.41%) Analyst
3 15 (29.41%) IT Support
4 14 (27.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 14 (27.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (25.49%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
6 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 6 (11.76%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (1.96%) Service Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Desktop Support
9 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 6 (11.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) UNIX
2 13 (25.49%) Windows
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 2000
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.76%) HPUX
5 3 (5.88%) Linux
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (11.76%) Workflow
2 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 6 (11.76%) Project Management
2 6 (11.76%) Line Management
3 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Management
5 1 (1.96%) Time Management
5 1 (1.96%) Change Control
5 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.96%) Wealth Management
5 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) APMP
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) MCP
3 3 (5.88%) HND
3 3 (5.88%) MCSE
3 3 (5.88%) CCNP
3 3 (5.88%) CCNA
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (39.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) Firmware
4 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.69%) Cisco
4 6 (11.76%) IBM
4 6 (11.76%) Brocade
4 6 (11.76%) Fujitsu
4 6 (11.76%) HP
4 6 (11.76%) Nortel
4 6 (11.76%) Avaya
4 6 (11.76%) Juniper
4 6 (11.76%) Clearswift
4 6 (11.76%) BT
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle