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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 81 92 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.64% 1.70% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.13% 7.21% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 5
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
227 430 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.19% 23.59% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 209 326 308
Average salary £44,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 56 (82.35%) LAN
2 29 (42.65%) VPN
3 26 (38.24%) TCP/IP
3 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
4 24 (35.29%) Windows
4 24 (35.29%) Data Centre
5 23 (33.82%) Firewall
6 22 (32.35%) Wireless
7 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (20.59%) ITIL
8 14 (20.59%) Citrix
8 14 (20.59%) OSPF
8 14 (20.59%) BGP
9 13 (19.12%) Linux
10 12 (17.65%) WLAN
10 12 (17.65%) Degree
11 11 (16.18%) Marketing
11 11 (16.18%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (16.18%) HSRP
11 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (16.18%) VRRP
11 11 (16.18%) CheckPoint
11 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.18%) Publishing
11 11 (16.18%) VMware
11 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
12 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (14.71%) UNIX
13 9 (13.24%) CCNP
13 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (82.35%) LAN
2 29 (42.65%) VPN
3 26 (38.24%) TCP/IP
4 23 (33.82%) Firewall
5 22 (32.35%) Wireless
6 14 (20.59%) OSPF
6 14 (20.59%) BGP
7 12 (17.65%) WLAN
8 11 (16.18%) VRRP
8 11 (16.18%) HSRP
9 7 (10.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (8.82%) VLAN
11 5 (7.35%) MPLS
12 3 (4.41%) Multicast
12 3 (4.41%) VoIP
12 3 (4.41%) HTTP
12 3 (4.41%) Internet
12 3 (4.41%) DNS
13 2 (2.94%) EIGRP
13 2 (2.94%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
1 11 (16.18%) Publishing
1 11 (16.18%) Marketing
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 4 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (13.24%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Architect
3 7 (10.29%) Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.82%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (8.82%) Network Manager
5 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.35%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Security Officer
6 4 (5.88%) Database Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.18%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (5.88%) Statistics
6 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.41%) GIS
6 3 (4.41%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Windows
2 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (19.12%) Linux
4 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.71%) UNIX
6 9 (13.24%) Windows 7
6 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
3 8 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (11.76%) Information Security
4 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.29%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (10.29%) Line Management
5 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.82%) Project Management
6 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.35%) Data Security
6 5 (7.35%) Market Research
6 5 (7.35%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.88%) Cyber Security
7 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.88%) Migration
7 4 (5.88%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.88%) Information Management
7 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) C
1 3 (4.41%) C++
1 3 (4.41%) Python
2 1 (1.47%) PHP
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (13.24%) CCNP
4 8 (11.76%) CISSP
4 8 (11.76%) CISM
5 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.35%) MCSE
7 4 (5.88%) RHCE
7 4 (5.88%) RHCA
7 4 (5.88%) SSCP
7 4 (5.88%) CISA
8 3 (4.41%) CCIE
8 3 (4.41%) MCP
9 2 (2.94%) CCNA
9 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.47%) CCAA
10 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.94%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) Terminal Services
3 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.94%) XenApp
5 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Citrix
2 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.18%) CheckPoint
2 11 (16.18%) VMware
3 7 (10.29%) Riverbed
3 7 (10.29%) EMC
4 5 (7.35%) SolarWinds
4 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle
5 4 (5.88%) NetApp
6 3 (4.41%) Juniper
7 1 (1.47%) Lotus
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) Apple
7 1 (1.47%) Websense
7 1 (1.47%) F5
7 1 (1.47%) Mitel
7 1 (1.47%) Brocade
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