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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 86 100
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 49 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.38% 1.98% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.67% 8.06% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 20
Average salary £43,900 £45,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.51% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £41,275
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
334 422 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.05% 24.53% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 270 354 329
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £60,000 £66,000
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 1 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 45 (66.18%) LAN
2 34 (50.00%) VMware
3 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 31 (45.59%) Firewall
5 29 (42.65%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (41.18%) Windows
7 25 (36.76%) CISSP
8 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 24 (35.29%) CCNP
8 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (33.82%) MPLS
10 21 (30.88%) ITIL
11 20 (29.41%) Wireless
11 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (27.94%) MS Exchange
12 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
12 19 (27.94%) Network Security
13 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (25.00%) SIEM
15 16 (23.53%) Citrix
16 15 (22.06%) VPN
16 15 (22.06%) BGP
16 15 (22.06%) EIGRP
16 15 (22.06%) DMVPN
17 14 (20.59%) PCI DSS
17 14 (20.59%) Security Architecture
17 14 (20.59%) WAN Optimisation
18 13 (19.12%) Cisco
19 12 (17.65%) Thin Client
19 12 (17.65%) CISM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 19 (27.94%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
1 3 (4.41%) PaaS
1 3 (4.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (66.18%) LAN
2 31 (45.59%) Firewall
3 23 (33.82%) MPLS
4 20 (29.41%) Wireless
5 19 (27.94%) Network Security
5 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
6 15 (22.06%) VPN
6 15 (22.06%) BGP
6 15 (22.06%) DMVPN
6 15 (22.06%) EIGRP
7 12 (17.65%) VLAN
8 8 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (8.82%) SAN
10 3 (4.41%) DNS
10 3 (4.41%) DHCP
10 3 (4.41%) Ethernet
10 3 (4.41%) FTP
10 3 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (4.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Ant
General
1 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
1 2 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Network Engineer
2 13 (19.12%) Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Security Specialist
4 9 (13.24%) Network Specialist
4 9 (13.24%) Network Security Specialist
5 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Security Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.88%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Thin Client
1 12 (17.65%) Fat Client
2 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Open Source
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.94%) PMI
6 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.76%) Linux
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.88%) UNIX
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.41%) Android
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.94%) CentOS
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) ITIL
2 17 (25.00%) SIEM
3 14 (20.59%) WAN Optimisation
3 14 (20.59%) Security Architecture
4 12 (17.65%) Information Security
5 10 (14.71%) Network Design
5 10 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (13.24%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
7 8 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (8.82%) Information Security Management
8 6 (8.82%) Security Management
9 5 (7.35%) Coaching
10 4 (5.88%) Asset Management
10 4 (5.88%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.41%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.41%) Web Services Management
11 3 (4.41%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) Python
2 2 (2.94%) C
2 2 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (42.65%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (36.76%) CISSP
3 24 (35.29%) CCNP
4 12 (17.65%) CISM
5 10 (14.71%) SSCP
5 10 (14.71%) Degree
6 7 (10.29%) CCNA
7 4 (5.88%) MCSE
7 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.88%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.41%) MCP
9 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.47%) MCSA
10 1 (1.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.59%) PCI DSS
2 10 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.88%) COBIT
4 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.94%) NFS
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
5 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) VMware
2 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.53%) Citrix
4 13 (19.12%) Cisco
5 10 (14.71%) Fortinet
5 10 (14.71%) HP
6 9 (13.24%) SolarWinds
7 8 (11.76%) Riverbed
8 4 (5.88%) Oracle
8 4 (5.88%) Dell
8 4 (5.88%) Juniper
9 3 (4.41%) Apple
9 3 (4.41%) Red Gate
10 2 (2.94%) Isilon
10 2 (2.94%) EMC
11 1 (1.47%) NetApp
11 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.47%) Remedy
11 1 (1.47%) Dell KACE
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Cambridge University Press
Posted: 5 days ago
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Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: c£35k
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 16 days ago