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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 92 108
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.45% 1.56% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.39% 7.11% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 13
Average salary £42,500 £35,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% -15.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,800 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
254 394 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.29% 21.95% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 221 312 283
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 31 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 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 63 (70.79%) LAN
2 39 (43.82%) Firewall
3 36 (40.45%) VPN
3 36 (40.45%) Active Directory
4 32 (35.96%) Wireless
4 32 (35.96%) Data Centre
5 27 (30.34%) TCP/IP
5 27 (30.34%) Windows
6 26 (29.21%) CISSP
6 26 (29.21%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (28.09%) BGP
7 25 (28.09%) VMware
8 24 (26.97%) CCNP
8 24 (26.97%) Citrix
9 22 (24.72%) ITIL
10 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (21.35%) MPLS
12 18 (20.22%) Degree
13 16 (17.98%) CISM
14 15 (16.85%) Information Security
14 15 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (16.85%) Kalman Filter
15 14 (15.73%) WAN Optimisation
15 14 (15.73%) Penetration Testing
15 14 (15.73%) Management Information System
15 14 (15.73%) OSPF
15 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
16 13 (14.61%) EIGRP
16 13 (14.61%) SIEM
16 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (70.79%) LAN
2 39 (43.82%) Firewall
3 36 (40.45%) VPN
4 32 (35.96%) Wireless
5 27 (30.34%) TCP/IP
6 25 (28.09%) BGP
7 19 (21.35%) MPLS
8 14 (15.73%) OSPF
9 13 (14.61%) EIGRP
10 12 (13.48%) WLAN
10 12 (13.48%) Network Security
11 11 (12.36%) VLAN
11 11 (12.36%) DMVPN
11 11 (12.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (12.36%) HSRP
11 11 (12.36%) VRRP
12 3 (3.37%) Multicast
12 3 (3.37%) VoIP
12 3 (3.37%) SAN
12 3 (3.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Ant
General
1 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
1 11 (12.36%) Publishing
1 11 (12.36%) Marketing
2 8 (8.99%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Architect
3 8 (8.99%) Security Specialist
4 7 (7.87%) Network Security Specialist
4 7 (7.87%) Network Specialist
4 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
4 7 (7.87%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (6.74%) Network Manager
5 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Security Consultant
5 6 (6.74%) Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Security Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.49%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.96%) Data Centre
2 14 (15.73%) Management Information System
3 11 (12.36%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (12.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (8.99%) Fat Client
4 8 (8.99%) Thin Client
5 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.37%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.37%) GIS
6 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Statistics
7 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.34%) Windows
2 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.11%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.74%) Linux
7 5 (5.62%) UNIX
8 4 (4.49%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) ITIL
2 15 (16.85%) Information Security
2 15 (16.85%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (15.73%) WAN Optimisation
3 14 (15.73%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (14.61%) SIEM
5 11 (12.36%) DDoS Mitigation
6 10 (11.24%) Security Architecture
6 10 (11.24%) Load Balancing
7 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
8 7 (7.87%) Line Management
8 7 (7.87%) Network Design
8 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.74%) Project Management
9 6 (6.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (6.74%) Cyber Security
10 5 (5.62%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.49%) Information Management
11 4 (4.49%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.49%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.62%) C
2 3 (3.37%) C++
2 3 (3.37%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) Python
3 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (29.21%) CISSP
1 26 (29.21%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (26.97%) CCNP
3 18 (20.22%) Degree
4 16 (17.98%) CISM
5 11 (12.36%) SSCP
6 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (6.74%) MCSE
8 5 (5.62%) MCP
9 4 (4.49%) CISA
9 4 (4.49%) CCNA
10 3 (3.37%) CCIE
11 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.12%) CCAA
12 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.12%) RHCA
12 1 (1.12%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.12%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.11%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.49%) COBIT
4 2 (2.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 36 (40.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.87%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.25%) XenApp
5 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (28.09%) VMware
2 24 (26.97%) Citrix
3 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.36%) CheckPoint
4 11 (12.36%) Riverbed
5 10 (11.24%) Cisco
6 9 (10.11%) SolarWinds
7 7 (7.87%) EMC
7 7 (7.87%) Fortinet
8 5 (5.62%) Oracle
9 4 (4.49%) Juniper
10 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.25%) HP
11 1 (1.12%) Apple
11 1 (1.12%) NetApp
11 1 (1.12%) F5
11 1 (1.12%) Websense
11 1 (1.12%) Mitel
11 1 (1.12%) Brocade
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