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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 65 90
Rank change year-on-year -19 +25  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.29% 2.53% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.67% 25.42% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 16
Median salary £56,250 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.45% -11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £25,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 150 118 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.07% 9.95% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 91 56 109
Median salary £50,000 £38,835 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.75% -2.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,425 £25,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 30 (76.92%) LAN
2 25 (64.10%) Windows
3 24 (61.54%) VMware
4 22 (56.41%) Cisco
5 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 18 (46.15%) Citrix
6 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
7 16 (41.03%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (41.03%) Puppet
7 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
7 16 (41.03%) Linux
7 16 (41.03%) Ubuntu
7 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
8 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
9 12 (30.77%) Office 365
10 11 (28.21%) DHCP
10 11 (28.21%) DNS
10 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
10 11 (28.21%) SAN
10 11 (28.21%) Firewall
11 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (25.64%) NAS
11 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
12 9 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
12 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
12 9 (23.08%) Riverbed
12 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
12 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell

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 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (23.08%) Apache
3 9 (23.08%) IIS
3 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
4 7 (17.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (17.95%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.13%) Confluence
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Office 365
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (76.92%) LAN
2 11 (28.21%) DHCP
2 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 11 (28.21%) SAN
3 10 (25.64%) NAS
4 9 (23.08%) iSCSI
5 8 (20.51%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (10.26%) VoIP
7 3 (7.69%) Internet
8 2 (5.13%) BGP
8 2 (5.13%) IPv4
8 2 (5.13%) MPLS
8 2 (5.13%) Multicast
8 2 (5.13%) OSPF
8 2 (5.13%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (5.13%) WLAN
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.56%) VPN
9 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) MySQL
2 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 6 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 9 (23.08%) Games
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Network Manager
4 4 (10.26%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.56%) IT Technician
7 1 (2.56%) Network Communications Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Network Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Pensions Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Voice Network Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) LAMP
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.56%) IVR
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) PMI
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
3 16 (41.03%) Linux
3 16 (41.03%) Ubuntu
4 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.13%) Unix
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
1 9 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
2 8 (20.51%) IT Strategy
3 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 7 (17.95%) Open Source
3 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 6 (15.38%) Investment Management
5 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) SOA
8 1 (2.56%) Case Management
8 1 (2.56%) Coaching
8 1 (2.56%) CRM
8 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 9 (23.08%) Python
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) CCNA
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.38%) CCNP
3 3 (7.69%) MCP
4 2 (5.13%) CCDA
4 2 (5.13%) CCDP
4 2 (5.13%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (20.51%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (20.51%) XenApp
4 8 (20.51%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.13%) Firmware
5 2 (5.13%) vSphere
6 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (41.03%) Puppet
2 9 (23.08%) SCCM
3 8 (20.51%) SCOM
4 7 (17.95%) Ansible
4 7 (17.95%) Check_MK
4 7 (17.95%) Nagios
4 7 (17.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (17.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) VMware
2 22 (56.41%) Cisco
3 18 (46.15%) Citrix
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.08%) Brocade
5 9 (23.08%) Percona
5 9 (23.08%) Riverbed
6 8 (20.51%) Symantec
7 7 (17.95%) CA
7 7 (17.95%) Palo Alto
7 7 (17.95%) Varonis
8 6 (15.38%) Perforce
9 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
9 2 (5.13%) Dell
9 2 (5.13%) F5
9 2 (5.13%) HP
10 1 (2.56%) Avaya
10 1 (2.56%) EMC
10 1 (2.56%) Mitel
10 1 (2.56%) Polycom
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Posted: 25 days ago