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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 80 55 102
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +47
Permanent jobs citing LAN 27 66 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.85% 3.94% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 15.49% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 56 19
Average salary £43,900 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.66% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
342 426 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.49% 25.40% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 280 358 317
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 46 (95.83%) WAN
2 29 (60.42%) Active Directory
3 21 (43.75%) Windows
3 21 (43.75%) Wireless
4 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
6 18 (37.50%) ITIL
6 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (35.42%) VPN
7 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 13 (27.08%) Information Security
10 12 (25.00%) Firewall
10 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (22.92%) CCNP
11 11 (22.92%) VLAN
11 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (22.92%) VMware
12 10 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (20.83%) Degree
12 10 (20.83%) PCI DSS
12 10 (20.83%) Riverbed
12 10 (20.83%) SSCP
12 10 (20.83%) CISSP
12 10 (20.83%) CISM
12 10 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (18.75%) SolarWinds
13 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
1 3 (6.25%) PaaS
1 3 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (95.83%) WAN
2 21 (43.75%) Wireless
3 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
4 17 (35.42%) VPN
5 12 (25.00%) Firewall
6 11 (22.92%) VLAN
7 8 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (8.33%) Network Security
9 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (6.25%) DHCP
9 3 (6.25%) FTP
9 3 (6.25%) DNS
9 3 (6.25%) SAN
9 3 (6.25%) NAS
10 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (4.17%) InfiniBand
10 2 (4.17%) SNMP
10 2 (4.17%) SMTP
10 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
11 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Security Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) PMI
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.33%) UNIX
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Phone
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.25%) Android
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.17%) CentOS
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Information Security
3 10 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 9 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
6 6 (12.50%) Security Management
6 6 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Line Management
8 3 (6.25%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.25%) Project Management
8 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.17%) Workflow
9 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Bioinformatics
9 2 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Perl
1 2 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.92%) CCNP
3 10 (20.83%) SSCP
3 10 (20.83%) CISM
3 10 (20.83%) CISSP
3 10 (20.83%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (60.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.17%) NFS
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) VMware
3 10 (20.83%) Riverbed
4 9 (18.75%) SolarWinds
5 6 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) Dell
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco
7 3 (6.25%) Apple
7 3 (6.25%) Red Gate
8 2 (4.17%) Isilon
8 2 (4.17%) EMC
9 1 (2.08%) Citrix
9 1 (2.08%) NetApp
9 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.08%) Remedy
9 1 (2.08%) Dell KACE
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