The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 100 88 99
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 21 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.18% 1.39% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.60% 6.97% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 21
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +30.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
375 330 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.15% 19.92% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 305 270 287
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Cambridgeshire

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 24 July 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 39 (58.21%) WAN
2 36 (53.73%) Windows
3 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
4 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
5 28 (41.79%) MS Exchange
6 24 (35.82%) Firewall
7 23 (34.33%) MS Excel
7 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (32.84%) MS Office
8 22 (32.84%) TCP/IP
9 21 (31.34%) DHCP
10 20 (29.85%) DNS
10 20 (29.85%) Hyper-V
11 19 (28.36%) Degree
11 19 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (26.87%) Wireless
13 17 (25.37%) Cisco
14 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (23.88%) SCCM
15 15 (22.39%) ITIL
16 14 (20.90%) Firmware
16 14 (20.90%) VMware
17 13 (19.40%) HP
17 13 (19.40%) VoIP
17 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (17.91%) NAS
18 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (17.91%) CCNA
18 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 28 (41.79%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
4 9 (13.43%) Lync
5 7 (10.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (10.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.99%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (34.33%) MS Excel
2 22 (32.84%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) SaaS
1 6 (8.96%) PaaS
1 6 (8.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (58.21%) WAN
2 24 (35.82%) Firewall
3 22 (32.84%) TCP/IP
4 21 (31.34%) DHCP
5 20 (29.85%) DNS
6 18 (26.87%) Wireless
7 13 (19.40%) VoIP
8 12 (17.91%) NAS
9 9 (13.43%) VPN
10 8 (11.94%) WLAN
11 7 (10.45%) SAN
12 6 (8.96%) VLAN
12 6 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (8.96%) IP Telephony
12 6 (8.96%) OSPF
12 6 (8.96%) EIGRP
13 5 (7.46%) Internet
13 5 (7.46%) SNMP
14 4 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (5.97%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
1 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Administrator
2 11 (16.42%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Network Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) IT Support
8 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Support Specialist
10 2 (2.99%) Firewall Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Architect
10 2 (2.99%) IT Support Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
11 1 (1.49%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) HTML
1 4 (5.97%) CSS
2 3 (4.48%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Firmware
2 7 (10.45%) Open Source
3 5 (7.46%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.97%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.49%) EPoS
7 1 (1.49%) Replication
7 1 (1.49%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (53.73%) Windows
2 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.94%) Linux
5 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
5 6 (8.96%) Android
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.99%) UNIX
7 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) ITIL
2 10 (14.93%) Validation
3 8 (11.94%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.45%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.97%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.97%) Network Design
6 4 (5.97%) Data Security
6 4 (5.97%) Project Management
7 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.49%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (1.49%) Workflow
9 1 (1.49%) Migration
9 1 (1.49%) Information Security
9 1 (1.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) Python
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) Perl
3 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Degree
1 19 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (17.91%) CCNA
4 11 (16.42%) MCSA
5 9 (13.43%) CCNP
6 7 (10.45%) MCITP
7 5 (7.46%) MCSE
8 4 (5.97%) CISSP
9 2 (2.99%) MCP
10 1 (1.49%) SSCP
10 1 (1.49%) RHCE
10 1 (1.49%) RHCA
10 1 (1.49%) CEH
10 1 (1.49%) GIAC
10 1 (1.49%) CISM
10 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (10.45%) GAMP
1 7 (10.45%) GCP
1 7 (10.45%) GMP
2 5 (7.46%) QA
3 4 (5.97%) SLA
4 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
2 20 (29.85%) Hyper-V
3 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.48%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) SCCM
2 7 (10.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (5.97%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (5.97%) Nagios
5 3 (4.48%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) Cisco
3 14 (20.90%) VMware
4 13 (19.40%) HP
5 8 (11.94%) Dell
6 7 (10.45%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.45%) Red Gate
7 6 (8.96%) Veeam
7 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.96%) Apple
8 5 (7.46%) Citrix
8 5 (7.46%) Juniper
9 4 (5.97%) Trapeze
9 4 (5.97%) Oracle
10 3 (4.48%) BT
10 3 (4.48%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.99%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.99%) Aruba
11 2 (2.99%) Riverbed
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