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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 88 98 75
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.35% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.95% 2.69% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 7
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -16.45%
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
168 186 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.76% 13.14% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 87 124 104
Average salary £35,000 £38,970 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.18% -2.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Wi-Fi Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 42 (97.67%) LAN
1 42 (97.67%) WAN
1 42 (97.67%) Microsoft
1 42 (97.67%) VMware
1 42 (97.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (83.72%) Back Office
3 34 (79.07%) Finance
4 33 (76.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (72.09%) SLA
6 25 (58.14%) UNIX
7 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
8 7 (16.28%) Windows
8 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
9 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
10 4 (9.30%) Cisco
10 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
11 3 (6.98%) Firmware
11 3 (6.98%) CCNP
11 3 (6.98%) CCNA
11 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (6.98%) MCSE
11 3 (6.98%) Linux
11 3 (6.98%) MCP
11 3 (6.98%) HND
11 3 (6.98%) Lync
11 3 (6.98%) Degree
11 3 (6.98%) SCCM
12 2 (4.65%) Investment Management

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Lync
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (97.67%) LAN
1 42 (97.67%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) VLAN
2 1 (2.33%) DMZ
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) MPLS
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) FCoE
2 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 36 (83.72%) Back Office
2 34 (79.07%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Administrator
2 18 (41.86%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (34.88%) Analyst
3 15 (34.88%) Support Analyst
3 15 (34.88%) IT Support
4 14 (32.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 14 (32.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (30.23%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Network Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.33%) CCTV
2 1 (2.33%) Replication
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) UNIX
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.33%) HPUX
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Management
4 1 (2.33%) Workflow
4 1 (2.33%) Project Management
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.33%) Change Control
4 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (2.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) CCNP
1 3 (6.98%) CCNA
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.98%) MCSE
1 3 (6.98%) MCP
1 3 (6.98%) HND
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (72.09%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (97.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (97.67%) Microsoft
1 42 (97.67%) VMware
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) Brocade
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Nortel
3 1 (2.33%) BT
3 1 (2.33%) Clearswift
3 1 (2.33%) Avaya
3 1 (2.33%) Juniper
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu