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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 93 85 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 21 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.23% 1.70% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.50% 7.29% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 27
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £21,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
382 343 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.29% 23.30% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 275 244 379
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 29 December 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 43 (95.56%) WAN
2 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
3 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 25 (55.56%) ITIL
4 24 (53.33%) Windows
5 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
5 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (37.78%) VMware
8 16 (35.56%) HP
9 15 (33.33%) Linux
9 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
10 14 (31.11%) Dell
11 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
12 12 (26.67%) MS Office
12 12 (26.67%) SCCM
12 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (24.44%) Asset Management
14 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (22.22%) Android
14 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
14 10 (22.22%) Apple
14 10 (22.22%) Windows Phone
14 10 (22.22%) Line Management
14 10 (22.22%) IaaS
14 10 (22.22%) Apple iOS
14 10 (22.22%) Red Gate
14 10 (22.22%) Open Source

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (26.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) SaaS
1 10 (22.22%) PaaS
1 10 (22.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (95.56%) WAN
2 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.78%) Network Security
4 7 (15.56%) DNS
4 7 (15.56%) DHCP
5 5 (11.11%) SAN
5 5 (11.11%) Firewall
5 5 (11.11%) VPN
6 4 (8.89%) Wireless
7 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.67%) FTP
7 3 (6.67%) VoIP
7 3 (6.67%) NAS
7 3 (6.67%) VLAN
8 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (4.44%) InfiniBand
8 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.44%) SMTP
8 2 (4.44%) SNMP
9 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Analyst
1 10 (22.22%) Service Analyst
1 10 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Administrator
3 7 (15.56%) IT Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) IT Support
7 3 (6.67%) Services Delivery Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Network Design Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.22%) Open Source
3 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (11.11%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (33.33%) Linux
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Phone
5 10 (22.22%) Android
5 10 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.89%) UNIX
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.44%) CentOS
9 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) ITIL
2 11 (24.44%) Asset Management
3 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) Line Management
4 5 (11.11%) Business Development
4 5 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) Service Management
4 5 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 5 (11.11%) Information Security
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.44%) Change Control
6 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.44%) Workflow
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (4.44%) CRM
6 2 (4.44%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) Python
2 2 (4.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) XenApp
4 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.44%) NFS
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) VMware
3 16 (35.56%) HP
4 14 (31.11%) Dell
5 10 (22.22%) Apple
5 10 (22.22%) Red Gate
6 6 (13.33%) Citrix
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle
8 2 (4.44%) EMC
8 2 (4.44%) Isilon
8 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.22%) Remedy
9 1 (2.22%) Dell KACE
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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