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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 91 103 81
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs citing LAN 24 15 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.36% 0.96% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.96% 3.96% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 39
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £23,100 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £49,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
403 379 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.79% 24.20% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 305 316 329
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £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 22 September 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 36 (94.74%) WAN
2 18 (47.37%) ITIL
3 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
4 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) Windows
5 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
5 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
6 12 (31.58%) VMware
7 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (28.95%) HP
7 11 (28.95%) Dell
7 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
8 9 (23.68%) Linux
8 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
8 9 (23.68%) Firewall
8 9 (23.68%) SCCM
9 8 (21.05%) Network Security
9 8 (21.05%) Asset Management
9 8 (21.05%) MS Office
9 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (18.42%) Apple
10 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
10 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.42%) Android
10 7 (18.42%) Open Source
10 7 (18.42%) SaaS
10 7 (18.42%) PaaS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) SaaS
1 7 (18.42%) PaaS
1 7 (18.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (94.74%) WAN
2 9 (23.68%) Firewall
3 8 (21.05%) Network Security
3 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.79%) VoIP
5 5 (13.16%) DHCP
5 5 (13.16%) Wireless
6 4 (10.53%) SAN
6 4 (10.53%) DNS
7 3 (7.89%) WLAN
8 2 (5.26%) BGP
8 2 (5.26%) EIGRP
8 2 (5.26%) VPN
8 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.63%) HTTP
9 1 (2.63%) SNMP
9 1 (2.63%) SSL
9 1 (2.63%) tcpdump
9 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Service Analyst
1 7 (18.42%) Analyst
1 7 (18.42%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Network Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Administrator
2 5 (13.16%) Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Network Design Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IT Support
5 2 (5.26%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Open Source
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (5.26%) PMI
4 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (23.68%) Linux
4 7 (18.42%) Android
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Phone
4 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
3 8 (21.05%) Asset Management
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) Line Management
5 5 (13.16%) Service Management
5 5 (13.16%) Business Development
5 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Security
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) Network Design
8 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.16%) CCNP
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) CISSP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) RHCE
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.26%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) VMware
3 11 (28.95%) HP
3 11 (28.95%) Dell
4 7 (18.42%) Apple
4 7 (18.42%) Red Gate
5 6 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) Veeam
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco
8 1 (2.63%) Juniper
8 1 (2.63%) NetApp
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.63%) Dell KACE
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