The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 43 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.05% 0.91% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.93% 4.28% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 36 16 13
Average salary £41,875 £34,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.37% -15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £29,500 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,250 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
WAN
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
270 374 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.16% 21.38% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 236 287 244
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WAN
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Cambridge region.

WAN Salary Trend in Cambridge

WAN
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 65 (68.42%) LAN
2 48 (50.53%) Firewall
3 38 (40.00%) Wireless
4 37 (38.95%) Active Directory
5 35 (36.84%) VPN
5 35 (36.84%) Data Centre
6 32 (33.68%) CISSP
6 32 (33.68%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (33.68%) VMware
7 31 (32.63%) Windows
8 28 (29.47%) TCP/IP
9 27 (28.42%) CCNP
9 27 (28.42%) Citrix
9 27 (28.42%) BGP
10 24 (25.26%) MPLS
10 24 (25.26%) ITIL
11 21 (22.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (20.00%) CISM
13 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (18.95%) WAN Optimisation
14 17 (17.89%) SIEM
14 17 (17.89%) Kalman Filter
14 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
14 17 (17.89%) Information Security
15 16 (16.84%) Management Information System
15 16 (16.84%) Penetration Testing
15 16 (16.84%) Degree
15 16 (16.84%) Network Security
16 15 (15.79%) VLAN
16 15 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing WAN 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 WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.16%) IIS
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (68.42%) LAN
2 48 (50.53%) Firewall
3 38 (40.00%) Wireless
4 35 (36.84%) VPN
5 28 (29.47%) TCP/IP
6 27 (28.42%) BGP
7 24 (25.26%) MPLS
8 16 (16.84%) Network Security
9 15 (15.79%) DMVPN
9 15 (15.79%) VLAN
9 15 (15.79%) EIGRP
10 12 (12.63%) OSPF
10 12 (12.63%) WLAN
10 12 (12.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (11.58%) HSRP
11 11 (11.58%) VRRP
12 3 (3.16%) Ethernet
12 3 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.16%) SAN
13 2 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Ant
General
1 11 (11.58%) Telecoms
1 11 (11.58%) Publishing
1 11 (11.58%) Marketing
2 8 (8.42%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.74%) Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) Architect
4 10 (10.53%) Security Specialist
5 9 (9.47%) Network Specialist
5 9 (9.47%) Network Security Specialist
6 7 (7.37%) IT Security Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Consultant
6 7 (7.37%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Security Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (7.37%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.32%) Network Manager
7 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.32%) Security Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 16 (16.84%) Management Information System
3 15 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (12.63%) Thin Client
4 12 (12.63%) Fat Client
5 11 (11.58%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.63%) Windows
2 21 (22.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.21%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.11%) Linux
8 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.05%) UNIX
8 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) ITIL
2 18 (18.95%) WAN Optimisation
3 17 (17.89%) Kalman Filter
3 17 (17.89%) SIEM
3 17 (17.89%) Information Security
4 16 (16.84%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
6 14 (14.74%) Security Architecture
7 13 (13.68%) Load Balancing
8 10 (10.53%) Network Design
9 9 (9.47%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.37%) Line Management
12 6 (6.32%) Cyber Security
12 6 (6.32%) Project Management
12 6 (6.32%) Information Security Management
12 6 (6.32%) Security Management
13 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
13 5 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (33.68%) CISSP
1 32 (33.68%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (28.42%) CCNP
3 19 (20.00%) CISM
4 16 (16.84%) Degree
5 13 (13.68%) SSCP
6 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (7.37%) MCSE
8 6 (6.32%) CCNA
8 6 (6.32%) MCP
9 4 (4.21%) CISA
9 4 (4.21%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.05%) CCAA
10 1 (1.05%) CCA
10 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.05%) CCEA
10 1 (1.05%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (14.74%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (38.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.37%) Terminal Services
4 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.21%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.11%) vSphere
7 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (33.68%) VMware
2 27 (28.42%) Citrix
3 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.63%) Riverbed
4 12 (12.63%) SolarWinds
5 11 (11.58%) CheckPoint
6 10 (10.53%) Cisco
6 10 (10.53%) Fortinet
7 7 (7.37%) EMC
8 5 (5.26%) Oracle
8 5 (5.26%) HP
8 5 (5.26%) Juniper
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.05%) Websense
9 1 (1.05%) Brocade
9 1 (1.05%) F5
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