Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 67 121
Rank change year-on-year -46 +54 -37
Permanent jobs citing WAN 42 72 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.55% 3.11% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.43% 24.57% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 26
Edinburgh median annual salary £56,250 £34,169 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.63% -2.38% +7.69%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,850 £31,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £49,000 £51,875
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% - +2.94%

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 338 293 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.46% 12.66% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 220 176 197
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,400 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £57,050
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 40 (95.24%) LAN
2 29 (69.05%) Cisco
3 20 (47.62%) VMware
4 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
5 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (40.48%) Data Centre
7 16 (38.10%) Finance
7 16 (38.10%) Windows
8 13 (30.95%) ITIL
8 13 (30.95%) DNS
9 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 12 (28.57%) Citrix
9 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (28.57%) Project Management
9 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 11 (26.19%) Translating Business Requirements
10 11 (26.19%) DHCP
11 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
11 10 (23.81%) SCCM
11 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (19.05%) Firewall
12 8 (19.05%) Linux
13 7 (16.67%) VoIP
13 7 (16.67%) Wireless
13 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
13 7 (16.67%) Scrum
13 7 (16.67%) Network Security
13 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (16.67%) Office 365

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 6 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 6 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (95.24%) LAN
2 13 (30.95%) DNS
3 11 (26.19%) DHCP
4 8 (19.05%) Firewall
5 7 (16.67%) Network Security
5 7 (16.67%) VoIP
5 7 (16.67%) Wireless
6 6 (14.29%) MPLS
7 5 (11.90%) VPN
8 4 (9.52%) WLAN
9 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (7.14%) SAN
10 2 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (4.76%) Internet
10 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
10 2 (4.76%) OSPF
10 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
10 2 (4.76%) xDSL
11 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Analyst
1 9 (21.43%) Architect
1 9 (21.43%) Network Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Network Support
6 3 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.52%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.76%) IVR
5 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.05%) Linux
4 6 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) Project Management
3 11 (26.19%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 6 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
6 5 (11.90%) Network Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) CRM
7 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.52%) Investment Management
7 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.14%) Network Design
8 3 (7.14%) Network Management
8 3 (7.14%) Network Segmentation
8 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) CCIE
3 5 (11.90%) CCNP
4 4 (9.52%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (4.76%) CISSP
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.76%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.76%) MCP
6 2 (4.76%) MCSE
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE Data Center
7 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PMO
1 2 (4.76%) QA
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.29%) vSphere
4 6 (14.29%) XenApp
5 5 (11.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.76%) Firmware
6 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (14.29%) Ansible
3 6 (14.29%) Puppet
3 6 (14.29%) WSUS
4 4 (9.52%) SCOM
4 4 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (4.76%) Iperf
6 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) Cisco
2 20 (47.62%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Citrix
3 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.29%) Varonis
5 4 (9.52%) CA
5 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.52%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) CyberArk
6 2 (4.76%) F5
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Juniper
6 2 (4.76%) Mitel
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) Brocade
7 1 (2.38%) Charles River
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Polycom
7 1 (2.38%) Riverbed