Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 120 66
Rank change year-on-year +25 -54 +49
Permanent jobs citing WAN 53 37 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.20% 1.42% 3.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.54% 12.01% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 48 27 27
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +60.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £30,467
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,500 £51,000
Scotland median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +25.00% +14.29%

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 258 308 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.71% 11.84% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 178 208 186
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,925 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £65,500
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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 47 (88.68%) LAN
2 37 (69.81%) Cisco
3 35 (66.04%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (60.38%) Firewall
5 30 (56.60%) CCNP
6 26 (49.06%) Wireless
7 23 (43.40%) Network Security
7 23 (43.40%) Presales
8 22 (41.51%) Data Centre
8 22 (41.51%) Technical Leadership
9 17 (32.08%) Cisco Wireless
10 16 (30.19%) Mentoring
10 16 (30.19%) Wireless Security
10 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (30.19%) CCDP
11 15 (28.30%) Windows
12 13 (24.53%) VMware
13 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
14 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
16 9 (16.98%) Telepresence
16 9 (16.98%) Unified Communications
16 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
17 8 (15.09%) MPLS
17 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
17 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (15.09%) vCenter Server
18 7 (13.21%) Cisco ASA
18 7 (13.21%) F5
18 7 (13.21%) 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 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (13.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (13.21%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (88.68%) LAN
2 32 (60.38%) Firewall
3 26 (49.06%) Wireless
4 23 (43.40%) Network Security
5 17 (32.08%) Cisco Wireless
6 16 (30.19%) Wireless Security
7 9 (16.98%) Telepresence
7 9 (16.98%) Unified Communications
8 8 (15.09%) MPLS
9 7 (13.21%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (11.32%) IPv4
11 4 (7.55%) DHCP
12 3 (5.66%) DNS
12 3 (5.66%) VoIP
12 3 (5.66%) WLAN
13 2 (3.77%) BGP
14 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
14 1 (1.89%) Internet
14 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Architect
1 23 (43.40%) Cisco Architect
1 23 (43.40%) Cisco Network Architect
1 23 (43.40%) Network Architect
2 16 (30.19%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 16 (30.19%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (16.98%) Network Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) IT Support
7 4 (7.55%) IT Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) IT Technician
9 2 (3.77%) Network Technician
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 22 (41.51%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.89%) iPhone
4 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
3 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.89%) Android
7 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Presales
2 22 (41.51%) Technical Leadership
3 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.19%) Mentoring
4 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.32%) Decision-Making
4 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.66%) Network Management
7 2 (3.77%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL
7 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.77%) Statistics
8 1 (1.89%) ERP
8 1 (1.89%) Information Security
8 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.89%) Network Design
8 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (66.04%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (56.60%) CCNP
3 16 (30.19%) CCDP
4 6 (11.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (11.32%) Degree
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.66%) CCNA
6 3 (5.66%) MCP
7 1 (1.89%) CCIE
7 1 (1.89%) MCSA
7 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) Firmware
4 2 (3.77%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) vCenter Server
2 6 (11.32%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 37 (69.81%) Cisco
2 13 (24.53%) VMware
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.21%) F5
5 3 (5.66%) Apple
6 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.77%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) IFS
7 1 (1.89%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.89%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.89%) Splunk