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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 94 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 24 17 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.35% 1.15% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 4.49% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 37
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £23,400 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
408 379 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.97% 25.54% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 283 299 375
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,492 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 41 (95.35%) WAN
2 22 (51.16%) ITIL
3 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
4 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
5 17 (39.53%) Windows
6 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
6 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
6 14 (32.56%) VMware
7 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (27.91%) Service Delivery
8 12 (27.91%) Dell
8 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (23.26%) SCCM
10 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
10 10 (23.26%) HP
10 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
10 10 (23.26%) Linux
11 9 (20.93%) Network Security
11 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
12 8 (18.60%) Asset Management
12 8 (18.60%) Firewall
12 8 (18.60%) MS Office
13 7 (16.28%) Citrix
13 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (16.28%) Apple
13 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (16.28%) IaaS
13 7 (16.28%) Android
13 7 (16.28%) Windows Phone

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (18.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) IaaS
1 7 (16.28%) SaaS
1 7 (16.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (95.35%) WAN
2 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.93%) Network Security
4 8 (18.60%) Firewall
5 6 (13.95%) Wireless
6 5 (11.63%) VoIP
7 4 (9.30%) SAN
7 4 (9.30%) DHCP
7 4 (9.30%) DNS
8 3 (6.98%) WLAN
9 2 (4.65%) BGP
9 2 (4.65%) EIGRP
9 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.65%) VPN
10 1 (2.33%) SSL
10 1 (2.33%) HTTP
10 1 (2.33%) SNMP
10 1 (2.33%) LDAP
10 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Analyst
1 7 (16.28%) IT Manager
1 7 (16.28%) Service Analyst
1 7 (16.28%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Network Consultant
2 5 (11.63%) Consultant
2 5 (11.63%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) IT Support
4 3 (6.98%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (16.28%) Open Source
2 5 (11.63%) PMI
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (23.26%) Linux
5 7 (16.28%) Android
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Phone
5 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX
7 1 (2.33%) Solaris
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Service Delivery
3 8 (18.60%) Asset Management
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) Line Management
5 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 5 (11.63%) PRINCE
5 5 (11.63%) Service Management
5 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
5 5 (11.63%) Information Security
5 5 (11.63%) Business Development
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Data Security
7 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) C#
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CCNP
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (11.63%) PMI Certification
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) CCNA
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) RHCE
5 1 (2.33%) CISSP
5 1 (2.33%) RHCA
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.98%) XenApp
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.33%) XenServer
6 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) Dell
4 10 (23.26%) HP
5 7 (16.28%) Citrix
5 7 (16.28%) Apple
5 7 (16.28%) Red Gate
6 2 (4.65%) Dell KACE
6 2 (4.65%) Veeam
6 2 (4.65%) NetApp
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) Juniper
7 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
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