Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 107 69
Rank change year-on-year +8 -38 +55
Permanent jobs citing WAN 48 42 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.88% 1.55% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.78% 12.43% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 33
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £56,250 £34,169
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +64.63% -2.38%
10th Percentile £30,900 £32,500 £25,850
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £49,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +50.00% -

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 286 338 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.22% 12.49% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 199 220 170
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.61% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £31,125 £30,000 £29,285
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,375
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Edinburgh

WAN
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for WAN in Edinburgh

WAN
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for WAN.

1 42 (87.50%) LAN
2 30 (62.50%) Cisco
3 26 (54.17%) Firewall
4 25 (52.08%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (41.67%) CCNP
6 18 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 15 (31.25%) Network Security
7 15 (31.25%) Wireless
8 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 14 (29.17%) Windows
8 14 (29.17%) Presales
9 13 (27.08%) VMware
10 12 (25.00%) CCDP
10 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
12 9 (18.75%) Wireless Security
12 9 (18.75%) Office 365
12 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
12 9 (18.75%) SLA
13 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (16.67%) vCenter Server
14 7 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (14.58%) MPLS
15 6 (12.50%) Firmware
15 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (12.50%) IPv4
15 6 (12.50%) DNS

WAN
Co-occurring 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 3 (6.25%) IIS
1 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Office 365
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.33%) IaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (87.50%) LAN
2 26 (54.17%) Firewall
3 15 (31.25%) Network Security
3 15 (31.25%) Wireless
4 12 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 9 (18.75%) Wireless Security
6 7 (14.58%) MPLS
6 7 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (12.50%) DNS
7 6 (12.50%) IPv4
8 5 (10.42%) DHCP
9 4 (8.33%) HTTP
9 4 (8.33%) Telepresence
9 4 (8.33%) Unified Communications
10 3 (6.25%) VoIP
11 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (4.17%) WLAN
12 1 (2.08%) BGP
12 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (2.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.33%) Maven
2 3 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Architect
2 14 (29.17%) Cisco Architect
2 14 (29.17%) Cisco Network Architect
2 14 (29.17%) Network Architect
3 12 (25.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 12 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (16.67%) Administrator
5 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) IT Support
7 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) IT Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) IT Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Azure Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Network Technician
9 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) Linux
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Presales
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (12.50%) Decision-Making
3 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.33%) Content Management
4 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.33%) DevOps
4 4 (8.33%) Open Source
4 4 (8.33%) Web Operations
5 3 (6.25%) Network Management
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) Statistics
7 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.08%) ERP
7 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (52.08%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (41.67%) CCNP
3 12 (25.00%) CCDP
4 6 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (12.50%) Degree
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.33%) MCP
7 3 (6.25%) CCNA
8 1 (2.08%) MCSA
8 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) Firmware
4 2 (4.17%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 6 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Cisco
2 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) VMware
4 6 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (4.17%) Apple
5 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) IFS