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 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
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 87 76 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 27 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.65% 2.40% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.34% 10.15% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 22
Average salary £40,000 £45,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% +95.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,800 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
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

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 30 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (76.00%) LAN
2 22 (44.00%) ITIL
2 22 (44.00%) VMware
3 20 (40.00%) Windows
4 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
6 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (30.00%) Firewall
8 13 (26.00%) Network Security
9 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
9 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
10 10 (20.00%) Linux
10 10 (20.00%) HP
10 10 (20.00%) MPLS
10 10 (20.00%) Service Delivery
11 9 (18.00%) Cisco
11 9 (18.00%) CCNP
11 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
12 8 (16.00%) Citrix
12 8 (16.00%) Wireless
13 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
13 7 (14.00%) Information Security
13 7 (14.00%) CISSP
13 7 (14.00%) CCNA
13 7 (14.00%) BGP
13 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
13 7 (14.00%) Degree

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) IaaS
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
1 3 (6.00%) PaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (76.00%) LAN
2 15 (30.00%) Firewall
3 13 (26.00%) Network Security
4 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (20.00%) MPLS
6 8 (16.00%) Wireless
7 7 (14.00%) BGP
8 6 (12.00%) VPN
8 6 (12.00%) DNS
9 5 (10.00%) EIGRP
9 5 (10.00%) SAN
9 5 (10.00%) VLAN
9 5 (10.00%) DMVPN
10 4 (8.00%) DHCP
10 4 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (6.00%) FTP
11 3 (6.00%) NAS
11 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (4.00%) InfiniBand
12 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) TestLink
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
1 2 (4.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) IT Manager
1 7 (14.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Consultant
2 6 (12.00%) Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Security Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (10.00%) PMI
2 5 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Open Source
4 2 (4.00%) Streaming Media
4 2 (4.00%) IPTV
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (12.00%) UNIX
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.00%) Android
6 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Phone
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.00%) CentOS
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.00%) Information Security
4 5 (10.00%) Service Management
4 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.00%) Project Management
4 5 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 5 (10.00%) Business Development
4 5 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 5 (10.00%) SIEM
5 4 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (8.00%) Network Design
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.00%) Line Management
7 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.00%) CCNP
3 7 (14.00%) CISSP
3 7 (14.00%) CCNA
3 7 (14.00%) Degree
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (6.00%) CISM
5 3 (6.00%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.00%) MCSE
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.00%) SSCP
7 1 (2.00%) MCSA
7 1 (2.00%) MCP
7 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
2 5 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) XenApp
4 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.00%) NFS
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) VMware
2 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.00%) HP
4 9 (18.00%) Cisco
5 8 (16.00%) Citrix
6 5 (10.00%) Dell
7 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.00%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.00%) Apple
8 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.00%) Juniper
8 3 (6.00%) Red Gate
8 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.00%) Isilon
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle
9 2 (4.00%) EMC
9 2 (4.00%) Perforce
10 1 (2.00%) Remedy
10 1 (2.00%) NetApp
10 1 (2.00%) Dell KACE
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