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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 82 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 28 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.02% 1.28% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.02% 5.84% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 20
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £40,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
254 394 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.29% 21.95% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 221 312 283
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 63 (96.92%) WAN
2 34 (52.31%) VPN
2 34 (52.31%) Active Directory
3 32 (49.23%) Wireless
4 27 (41.54%) Firewall
4 27 (41.54%) TCP/IP
5 25 (38.46%) Windows
6 22 (33.85%) Data Centre
7 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (24.62%) Degree
9 15 (23.08%) CISM
9 15 (23.08%) Information Security
9 15 (23.08%) ITIL
9 15 (23.08%) CISSP
9 15 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (21.54%) OSPF
10 14 (21.54%) BGP
10 14 (21.54%) Management Information System
10 14 (21.54%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
11 12 (18.46%) WLAN
11 12 (18.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (16.92%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (16.92%) HSRP
12 11 (16.92%) VRRP
12 11 (16.92%) SSCP
12 11 (16.92%) CCNP
12 11 (16.92%) CheckPoint

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (96.92%) WAN
2 34 (52.31%) VPN
3 32 (49.23%) Wireless
4 27 (41.54%) Firewall
4 27 (41.54%) TCP/IP
5 14 (21.54%) OSPF
5 14 (21.54%) BGP
6 12 (18.46%) WLAN
7 11 (16.92%) HSRP
7 11 (16.92%) VRRP
8 10 (15.38%) VLAN
9 9 (13.85%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (4.62%) Multicast
10 3 (4.62%) VoIP
10 3 (4.62%) MPLS
11 2 (3.08%) DNS
11 2 (3.08%) EIGRP
11 2 (3.08%) ICMP
11 2 (3.08%) DHCP
11 2 (3.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Ant
General
1 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
1 11 (16.92%) Publishing
1 11 (16.92%) Marketing
2 8 (12.31%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (10.77%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (9.23%) Network Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Security Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Security Officer
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.15%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.15%) Database Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) IT Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Data Centre
2 14 (21.54%) Management Information System
3 11 (16.92%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.15%) Linux
6 4 (6.15%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.62%) UNIX
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) ITIL
1 15 (23.08%) Information Security
1 15 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (21.54%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 9 (13.85%) WAN Optimisation
5 6 (9.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (7.69%) Migration
6 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.15%) Identity Management
7 4 (6.15%) Information Security Management
7 4 (6.15%) Security Management
7 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.15%) Information Management
7 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Cyber Security
8 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.62%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Communications Security
9 2 (3.08%) Market Research
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) Degree
2 15 (23.08%) CISM
2 15 (23.08%) CISSP
3 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (16.92%) CCNP
4 11 (16.92%) SSCP
5 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.15%) MCSE
6 4 (6.15%) CISA
7 3 (4.62%) MCP
8 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.54%) RHCA
9 1 (1.54%) CCIE
9 1 (1.54%) RHCE
9 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (12.31%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.15%) COBIT
4 2 (3.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 34 (52.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.08%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) CheckPoint
2 11 (16.92%) VMware
3 9 (13.85%) Riverbed
3 9 (13.85%) SolarWinds
4 6 (9.23%) Citrix
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco
6 3 (4.62%) Juniper
7 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.54%) Apple
8 1 (1.54%) NetApp
8 1 (1.54%) HP
8 1 (1.54%) F5
8 1 (1.54%) Mitel
8 1 (1.54%) Brocade
8 1 (1.54%) Websense
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Posted: 3 days ago
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