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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 72 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 34 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.41% 1.85% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.93% 8.29% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 25
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £50,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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
311 410 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.07% 22.28% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 275 315 264
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 35 (58.33%) Wireless
3 28 (46.67%) VPN
4 23 (38.33%) Firewall
5 22 (36.67%) TCP/IP
5 22 (36.67%) Windows
6 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (28.33%) Information Security
7 17 (28.33%) CISSP
7 17 (28.33%) CISM
7 17 (28.33%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (26.67%) Management Information System
8 16 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (26.67%) VLAN
8 16 (26.67%) Degree
9 15 (25.00%) CCNP
9 15 (25.00%) ITIL
10 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (23.33%) Load Balancing
10 14 (23.33%) Riverbed
11 13 (21.67%) SolarWinds
11 13 (21.67%) SSCP
12 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 12 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
12 12 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (16.67%) PCI DSS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (95.00%) WAN
2 35 (58.33%) Wireless
3 28 (46.67%) VPN
4 23 (38.33%) Firewall
5 22 (36.67%) TCP/IP
6 16 (26.67%) VLAN
7 12 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (10.00%) OSPF
8 6 (10.00%) BGP
9 5 (8.33%) HSRP
9 5 (8.33%) WLAN
9 5 (8.33%) VRRP
10 1 (1.67%) Multicast
10 1 (1.67%) Network Security
10 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.67%) DNS
10 1 (1.67%) DHCP
10 1 (1.67%) HTTP
10 1 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Marketing
2 5 (8.33%) Publishing
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Security Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (6.67%) Security Officer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) IT Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (5.00%) Database Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.67%) Open Source
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.33%) Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.67%) UNIX
7 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Information Security
1 17 (28.33%) Kalman Filter
2 16 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (25.00%) ITIL
4 14 (23.33%) Load Balancing
5 12 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (10.00%) Information Security Management
7 6 (10.00%) Security Management
8 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.67%) Identity Management
8 4 (6.67%) Cyber Security
8 4 (6.67%) Information Management
9 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) Migration
9 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.33%) Change Management
10 2 (3.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) CISSP
1 17 (28.33%) CISM
2 16 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (26.67%) Degree
3 15 (25.00%) CCNP
4 13 (21.67%) SSCP
5 4 (6.67%) CISA
6 3 (5.00%) MCSE
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.67%) MCP
7 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (23.33%) Riverbed
2 13 (21.67%) SolarWinds
3 9 (15.00%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle
5 3 (5.00%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) Brocade
6 1 (1.67%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Dell
6 1 (1.67%) Juniper
6 1 (1.67%) Apple
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Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £23 - £26 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Cambridgeshire County Council
Salary: £28455.00 - £38392.00 per annum + MB(New).1
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £26,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago