Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 105 110
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 -28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.36% 1.67% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.93% 13.82% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 33
Edinburgh median annual salary £30,750 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.65% -22.73% +59.03%
10th Percentile £23,875 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £35,750 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.88% -15.00% +42.86%

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 285 304 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.38% 12.11% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 161 230 211
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,625 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (91.18%) LAN
2 23 (67.65%) Cisco
3 22 (64.71%) Windows
4 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
4 19 (55.88%) Azure
5 18 (52.94%) Office 365
6 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (44.12%) Firewall
8 15 (44.12%) VLAN
9 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (32.35%) MCSE
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
10 10 (29.41%) Windows 10
10 10 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (26.47%) MCSA
11 9 (26.47%) CCNA
12 8 (23.53%) Network Security
13 7 (20.59%) CCNP
13 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
13 7 (20.59%) VPN
13 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (17.65%) Degree
14 6 (17.65%) DNS
14 6 (17.65%) DHCP
15 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
15 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
16 4 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
16 4 (11.76%) SCCM

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 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (55.88%) Azure
2 18 (52.94%) Office 365
3 2 (5.88%) AWS
3 2 (5.88%) GCP
4 1 (2.94%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (91.18%) LAN
2 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 15 (44.12%) VLAN
3 10 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (23.53%) Network Security
5 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
5 7 (20.59%) VPN
6 6 (17.65%) DHCP
6 6 (17.65%) DNS
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (11.76%) Unified Communications
7 4 (11.76%) Wireless
8 3 (8.82%) ADSL
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.82%) Skype
8 3 (8.82%) VoIP
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (5.88%) Telepresence
9 2 (5.88%) Wireless Security
9 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (8.82%) German Language
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) IT Support
2 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Security Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco Network Architect
5 4 (11.76%) IT Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Architect
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) IT Technician
6 3 (8.82%) Senior IT Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) PKI
2 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 10 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (11.76%) Presales
2 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (8.82%) IT Strategy
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) Antivirus Management
4 2 (5.88%) Information Security
4 2 (5.88%) Information Security Management
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (5.88%) Security Management
4 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) Project Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (32.35%) MCSE
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (26.47%) CCNA
3 9 (26.47%) MCSA
4 7 (20.59%) CCNP
5 6 (17.65%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) CCDP
6 2 (5.88%) CCSA
6 2 (5.88%) CCSE
6 2 (5.88%) CEH
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.88%) MCITP
7 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) DameWare
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Apple
4 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) Aruba
6 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.94%) LaCie
6 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.94%) Panasonic
6 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec