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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 95 68 86
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 19 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.16% 2.96% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.16% 12.54% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 28
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +65.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
368 335 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.55% 23.61% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 273 258 318
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £66,000
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 30 January 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (95.00%) WAN
2 19 (47.50%) ITIL
3 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
4 16 (40.00%) Windows
4 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (30.00%) VMware
5 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
7 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
8 9 (22.50%) Wireless
9 8 (20.00%) Network Security
9 8 (20.00%) VPN
9 8 (20.00%) Linux
10 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.50%) HP
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (17.50%) Degree
10 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
10 7 (17.50%) Information Security
11 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (15.00%) VLAN
11 6 (15.00%) CCNP
11 6 (15.00%) SLA
12 5 (12.50%) Dell
12 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (12.50%) PMI

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
1 3 (7.50%) PaaS
1 3 (7.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (95.00%) WAN
2 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (22.50%) Wireless
4 8 (20.00%) Network Security
4 8 (20.00%) VPN
5 6 (15.00%) VLAN
6 5 (12.50%) Firewall
7 4 (10.00%) SAN
7 4 (10.00%) DNS
7 4 (10.00%) DHCP
8 3 (7.50%) FTP
8 3 (7.50%) NAS
8 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.00%) InfiniBand
9 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
9 2 (5.00%) SNMP
9 2 (5.00%) SMTP
10 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) IT Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Administrator
2 6 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Network Design Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) PMI
2 5 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Open Source
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX
6 3 (7.50%) Android
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Phone
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.00%) CentOS
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris
8 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.50%) Information Security
4 5 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
4 5 (12.50%) Service Management
4 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 5 (12.50%) Business Development
5 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Line Management
6 3 (7.50%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (5.00%) Security Management
7 2 (5.00%) Information Security Management
7 2 (5.00%) Workflow
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Python
1 2 (5.00%) Perl
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) CCNP
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CISM
4 2 (5.00%) CISSP
4 2 (5.00%) SSCP
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.00%) XenApp
4 2 (5.00%) NFS
5 1 (2.50%) XenServer
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) HP
4 5 (12.50%) Dell
4 5 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix
6 3 (7.50%) Apple
6 3 (7.50%) Red Gate
7 2 (5.00%) Isilon
7 2 (5.00%) EMC
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) Remedy
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) Dell KACE
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