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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 92 93 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Permanent jobs citing LAN 25 22 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.64% 1.34% 3.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.17% 5.71% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 37
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
306 385 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.08% 23.42% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 221 288 262
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
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 8 February 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 41 (91.11%) WAN
2 23 (51.11%) TCP/IP
3 21 (46.67%) Firewall
4 19 (42.22%) Linux
5 18 (40.00%) Windows
6 14 (31.11%) OSPF
7 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 11 (24.44%) VPN
8 11 (24.44%) Cisco
8 11 (24.44%) VMware
9 10 (22.22%) Juniper
9 10 (22.22%) Unix
9 10 (22.22%) F5
10 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 9 (20.00%) BGP
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.78%) Backup Exec
12 7 (15.56%) Finance
12 7 (15.56%) Data Security
12 7 (15.56%) DNS
12 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
12 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (15.56%) Market Research
13 6 (13.33%) Degree
13 6 (13.33%) SNMP
13 6 (13.33%) DHCP
13 6 (13.33%) Wireless
13 6 (13.33%) Brocade
14 5 (11.11%) Banking
14 5 (11.11%) Logistics

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (91.11%) WAN
2 23 (51.11%) TCP/IP
3 21 (46.67%) Firewall
4 14 (31.11%) OSPF
5 11 (24.44%) VPN
6 9 (20.00%) BGP
7 7 (15.56%) DNS
8 6 (13.33%) DHCP
8 6 (13.33%) SNMP
8 6 (13.33%) Wireless
9 5 (11.11%) HTTP
9 5 (11.11%) Internet
9 5 (11.11%) MPLS
9 5 (11.11%) Multicast
9 5 (11.11%) SSL
9 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (11.11%) WLAN
10 4 (8.89%) HSRP
10 4 (8.89%) VRRP
11 3 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Support Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Junior
4 5 (11.11%) Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 5 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Junior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Linux Support
5 4 (8.89%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Unix Support
5 4 (8.89%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) PMI
2 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.67%) Statistics
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Biology
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Life Science
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 18 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) Unix
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.22%) VMS
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Data Security
1 7 (15.56%) Market Research
2 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.11%) Logistics
2 5 (11.11%) Online Marketing
2 5 (11.11%) Open Source
2 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.44%) CRM
3 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.44%) Time Management
4 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.22%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (2.22%) Change Control
4 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.22%) Information Governance
4 1 (2.22%) Migration
4 1 (2.22%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) Python
2 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.22%) VB
2 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) CCIE
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.67%) RHCA
3 3 (6.67%) RHCE
4 2 (4.44%) MCSE
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) HNC
5 1 (2.22%) HND
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) pfSense
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) NFS
4 2 (4.44%) XenApp
4 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.22%) Docker
5 1 (2.22%) Dovecot
5 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) Samba
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Backup Exec
2 5 (11.11%) Cacti
2 5 (11.11%) Nagios
2 5 (11.11%) RANCID
2 5 (11.11%) SmokePing
3 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.44%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Cisco
1 11 (24.44%) VMware
2 10 (22.22%) F5
2 10 (22.22%) Juniper
3 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
5 6 (13.33%) Brocade
6 5 (11.11%) Citrix
6 5 (11.11%) HP
6 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 5 (11.11%) Splunk
6 5 (11.11%) Sun
6 5 (11.11%) Veeam
7 4 (8.89%) NetApp
8 2 (4.44%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.44%) Symantec
9 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.22%) Lotus
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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