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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 67 75
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.08% 2.04% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.17% 20.15% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 15
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% +46.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 134 178
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.83% 10.14% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84 89 96
Median salary £47,500 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Edinburgh

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 49 (79.03%) LAN
2 38 (61.29%) Cisco
3 29 (46.77%) Windows
3 29 (46.77%) Firewall
4 25 (40.32%) VMware
5 23 (37.10%) Data Centre
6 22 (35.48%) Windows Server
6 22 (35.48%) Citrix
7 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
8 18 (29.03%) DNS
9 17 (27.42%) DHCP
9 17 (27.42%) Linux
10 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
10 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
11 14 (22.58%) Puppet
11 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (22.58%) MPLS
11 14 (22.58%) SAN
11 14 (22.58%) Ubuntu
12 13 (20.97%) Finance
12 13 (20.97%) Internet
12 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (20.97%) OSPF
12 13 (20.97%) BGP
12 13 (20.97%) VPN
12 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
13 12 (19.35%) CCNA
14 11 (17.74%) Wireless
14 11 (17.74%) EIGRP

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 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.13%) Apache
3 9 (14.52%) IIS
3 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
4 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (9.68%) Skype for Business
6 5 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.84%) Confluence
8 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Office 365
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (79.03%) LAN
2 29 (46.77%) Firewall
3 18 (29.03%) DNS
4 17 (27.42%) DHCP
5 14 (22.58%) MPLS
5 14 (22.58%) SAN
6 13 (20.97%) BGP
6 13 (20.97%) Internet
6 13 (20.97%) OSPF
6 13 (20.97%) VPN
7 11 (17.74%) EIGRP
7 11 (17.74%) Wireless
8 9 (14.52%) iSCSI
8 9 (14.52%) NAS
9 8 (12.90%) Wireshark
10 7 (11.29%) 802.11
10 7 (11.29%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (11.29%) HSRP
10 7 (11.29%) IPsec
10 7 (11.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) MySQL
2 9 (14.52%) NoSQL
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
1 7 (11.29%) Subversion
2 4 (6.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.61%) FogBugz
3 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Games
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Network Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Data Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Network Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) LAMP
2 9 (14.52%) Web Services
3 7 (11.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.06%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.84%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.84%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) Windows Server
3 17 (27.42%) Linux
4 14 (22.58%) Ubuntu
5 9 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Android
7 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
2 9 (14.52%) IT Strategy
3 8 (12.90%) Change Management
4 7 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
4 7 (11.29%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (11.29%) Open Source
4 7 (11.29%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.06%) Coaching
6 5 (8.06%) Investment Management
6 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.45%) High Availability
7 4 (6.45%) Network Design
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.84%) ITIL
8 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.13%) Python
3 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
4 8 (12.90%) SQL
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (19.35%) CCNA
3 10 (16.13%) CCNP
4 7 (11.29%) Degree
5 4 (6.45%) CCIE
6 2 (3.23%) CCDA
6 2 (3.23%) CCDP
6 2 (3.23%) MCP
7 1 (1.61%) ISEB
7 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.61%) MCITP
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.61%) QA
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.68%) XenApp
4 6 (9.68%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.84%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (4.84%) vSphere
7 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (22.58%) Puppet
2 10 (16.13%) SCCM
2 10 (16.13%) SCOM
3 7 (11.29%) Cacti
3 7 (11.29%) Check_MK
3 7 (11.29%) Nagios
4 5 (8.06%) Ansible
4 5 (8.06%) SCVMM
4 5 (8.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (8.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.61%) Iperf
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) Cisco
2 25 (40.32%) VMware
3 22 (35.48%) Citrix
4 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
5 11 (17.74%) CheckPoint
5 11 (17.74%) F5
6 9 (14.52%) Brocade
6 9 (14.52%) Percona
6 9 (14.52%) Riverbed
7 7 (11.29%) Palo Alto
7 7 (11.29%) Perforce
7 7 (11.29%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.06%) CA
8 5 (8.06%) Dell
8 5 (8.06%) HP
8 5 (8.06%) Symantec
8 5 (8.06%) Varonis
9 4 (6.45%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.84%) EMC
10 3 (4.84%) NetApp
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