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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 91 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 21 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.23% 0.68% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.21% 2.82% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 17
Average salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £30,900 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £48,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
338 355 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.84% 23.99% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 258 266 387
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,984 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 November 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 44 (88.00%) LAN
2 26 (52.00%) ITIL
3 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
5 21 (42.00%) Windows
6 18 (36.00%) Linux
7 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
7 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
8 16 (32.00%) VMware
9 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (28.00%) HP
11 13 (26.00%) Dell
11 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (24.00%) Hyper-V
13 11 (22.00%) SCCM
13 11 (22.00%) Network Security
13 11 (22.00%) Line Management
13 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
14 10 (20.00%) DNS
14 10 (20.00%) MS Office
14 10 (20.00%) Firewall
14 10 (20.00%) Service Delivery
15 9 (18.00%) Asset Management
15 9 (18.00%) Apple
15 9 (18.00%) IaaS
15 9 (18.00%) Apple iOS
15 9 (18.00%) Red Gate

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) IaaS
1 9 (18.00%) SaaS
1 9 (18.00%) PaaS
2 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (88.00%) LAN
2 11 (22.00%) Network Security
2 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (20.00%) DNS
3 10 (20.00%) Firewall
4 6 (12.00%) DHCP
5 5 (10.00%) SAN
6 4 (8.00%) OSPF
6 4 (8.00%) Internet
6 4 (8.00%) BGP
6 4 (8.00%) Wireless
7 3 (6.00%) NAS
7 3 (6.00%) VoIP
7 3 (6.00%) FTP
7 3 (6.00%) VPN
8 2 (4.00%) SNMP
8 2 (4.00%) SMTP
8 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (4.00%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Bugzilla
1 4 (8.00%) TestLink
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Service Analyst
1 9 (18.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) IT Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) IT Support
6 3 (6.00%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.00%) Open Source
3 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (10.00%) PMI
5 4 (8.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (8.00%) Streaming Media
5 4 (8.00%) IPTV
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Linux
3 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (18.00%) Apple iOS
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Phone
4 9 (18.00%) Android
5 8 (16.00%) UNIX
6 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (4.00%) CentOS
10 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Line Management
4 10 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (18.00%) Asset Management
6 7 (14.00%) Business Continuity
6 7 (14.00%) Project Management
7 5 (10.00%) Business Development
7 5 (10.00%) Service Management
7 5 (10.00%) Information Security
7 5 (10.00%) PRINCE
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.00%) Scrum
8 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.00%) DNA
10 2 (4.00%) CRM
10 2 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Python
3 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.00%) CCNA
3 5 (10.00%) Degree
3 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.00%) CCNP
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) RHCA
5 1 (2.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.00%) XenApp
5 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.00%) NFS
6 1 (2.00%) XenServer
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) VMware
3 14 (28.00%) HP
4 13 (26.00%) Dell
5 9 (18.00%) Apple
5 9 (18.00%) Red Gate
6 8 (16.00%) Citrix
7 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.00%) EMC
8 4 (8.00%) Perforce
9 2 (4.00%) Cisco
9 2 (4.00%) NetApp
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle
9 2 (4.00%) Isilon
10 1 (2.00%) Veeam
10 1 (2.00%) Dell KACE
10 1 (2.00%) Remedy
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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EXCELerate
Salary: £35k to £40k DOE, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + On Call + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Red Gate
Salary: £26k-£34k depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
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Red Gate
Salary: £26k-£34k depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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