The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 84 97 100
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 22 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.56% 1.27% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.82% 5.34% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 12
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £29,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £41,100 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
LAN
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
224 431 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.90% 23.79% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 205 326 304
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

LAN
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cambridge region.

LAN Salary Trend in Cambridge

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 57 (95.00%) WAN
2 28 (46.67%) VPN
3 26 (43.33%) TCP/IP
3 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
3 26 (43.33%) Windows
4 23 (38.33%) Firewall
4 23 (38.33%) Wireless
5 19 (31.67%) Data Centre
6 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (23.33%) OSPF
7 14 (23.33%) BGP
8 12 (20.00%) Linux
8 12 (20.00%) WLAN
8 12 (20.00%) VMware
8 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (18.33%) HSRP
9 11 (18.33%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (18.33%) Marketing
9 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
9 11 (18.33%) Publishing
9 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
9 11 (18.33%) VRRP
10 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 10 (16.67%) Degree
10 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 9 (15.00%) UNIX
11 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (13.33%) CISM
12 8 (13.33%) Finance

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (95.00%) WAN
2 28 (46.67%) VPN
3 26 (43.33%) TCP/IP
4 23 (38.33%) Firewall
4 23 (38.33%) Wireless
5 14 (23.33%) OSPF
5 14 (23.33%) BGP
6 12 (20.00%) WLAN
7 11 (18.33%) VRRP
7 11 (18.33%) HSRP
8 8 (13.33%) VLAN
9 6 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (8.33%) HTTP
11 4 (6.67%) DNS
12 3 (5.00%) VoIP
12 3 (5.00%) SMTP
12 3 (5.00%) DHCP
12 3 (5.00%) Multicast
12 3 (5.00%) MPLS
13 2 (3.33%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
1 11 (18.33%) Publishing
1 11 (18.33%) Marketing
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.00%) Network Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.67%) Database Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Security Officer
7 3 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.33%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) Statistics
5 2 (3.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Windows
2 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.00%) Linux
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (15.00%) UNIX
6 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.67%) Android
9 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) ITIL
1 8 (13.33%) Information Security
1 8 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (11.67%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (11.67%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.00%) Migration
3 6 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (8.33%) Market Research
4 5 (8.33%) Data Security
4 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.67%) Information Management
5 4 (6.67%) Cyber Security
6 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) CRM
7 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (13.33%) CCNP
3 8 (13.33%) CISSP
3 8 (13.33%) CISM
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.33%) MCSE
6 4 (6.67%) RHCE
6 4 (6.67%) SSCP
6 4 (6.67%) CISA
6 4 (6.67%) RHCA
7 3 (5.00%) MCP
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.00%) NFS
5 2 (3.33%) XenApp
5 2 (3.33%) vSphere
5 2 (3.33%) Dovecot
6 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) VMware
2 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.67%) Citrix
5 6 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.67%) NetApp
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco
8 3 (5.00%) Juniper
9 1 (1.67%) Lotus
9 1 (1.67%) HP
9 1 (1.67%) Apple
9 1 (1.67%) Websense
9 1 (1.67%) F5
9 1 (1.67%) Mitel
9 1 (1.67%) Brocade
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive with benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Cancer Research Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago