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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 95 111
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 57 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.84% 1.51% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.01% 6.55% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 17
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £30,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £45,850
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
335 412 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.54% 22.97% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 284 340 308
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 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 48 (65.75%) LAN
2 34 (46.58%) Firewall
3 33 (45.21%) Active Directory
4 32 (43.84%) VMware
5 31 (42.47%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (38.36%) Windows
7 27 (36.99%) CCNP
8 25 (34.25%) CISSP
8 25 (34.25%) Wireless
9 24 (32.88%) VPN
10 23 (31.51%) MPLS
10 23 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
11 21 (28.77%) TCP/IP
12 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (26.03%) ITIL
14 18 (24.66%) BGP
14 18 (24.66%) Network Security
15 17 (23.29%) WAN Optimisation
15 17 (23.29%) SIEM
15 17 (23.29%) Citrix
15 17 (23.29%) MS Exchange
16 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (20.55%) DMVPN
17 15 (20.55%) EIGRP
17 15 (20.55%) VLAN
18 14 (19.18%) PCI DSS
18 14 (19.18%) Security Architecture
19 13 (17.81%) Cisco
20 12 (16.44%) Thin Client

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 17 (23.29%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Office
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
1 3 (4.11%) PaaS
1 3 (4.11%) IaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (65.75%) LAN
2 34 (46.58%) Firewall
3 25 (34.25%) Wireless
4 24 (32.88%) VPN
5 23 (31.51%) MPLS
6 21 (28.77%) TCP/IP
7 18 (24.66%) BGP
7 18 (24.66%) Network Security
8 15 (20.55%) DMVPN
8 15 (20.55%) VLAN
8 15 (20.55%) EIGRP
9 11 (15.07%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (8.22%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (6.85%) SAN
12 4 (5.48%) WLAN
13 3 (4.11%) DHCP
13 3 (4.11%) Ethernet
13 3 (4.11%) FTP
13 3 (4.11%) OSPF
13 3 (4.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Ant
General
1 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.11%) Publishing
1 3 (4.11%) Marketing
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
2 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Security Specialist
4 9 (12.33%) Network Specialist
4 9 (12.33%) Network Security Specialist
5 7 (9.59%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Security Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Architect
7 5 (6.85%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.85%) Administrator
7 5 (6.85%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (6.85%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Security Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Thin Client
1 12 (16.44%) Fat Client
2 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) Open Source
4 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.36%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.59%) Linux
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.22%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.11%) Android
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.11%) UNIX
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.74%) CentOS
8 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) ITIL
2 17 (23.29%) SIEM
2 17 (23.29%) WAN Optimisation
3 14 (19.18%) Security Architecture
4 12 (16.44%) Load Balancing
5 10 (13.70%) Network Design
5 10 (13.70%) Information Security
5 10 (13.70%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (12.33%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (10.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (8.22%) Information Security Management
8 6 (8.22%) Security Management
9 5 (6.85%) Line Management
9 5 (6.85%) Coaching
10 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
10 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
11 3 (4.11%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (4.11%) Web Services Management
11 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) Python
2 2 (2.74%) C
2 2 (2.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (42.47%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (36.99%) CCNP
3 25 (34.25%) CISSP
4 12 (16.44%) CISM
5 10 (13.70%) SSCP
6 9 (12.33%) Degree
7 6 (8.22%) CCNA
8 4 (5.48%) MCP
8 4 (5.48%) JNCIA
9 3 (4.11%) MCSE
9 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.18%) PCI DSS
2 10 (13.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.48%) COBIT
4 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (45.21%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.07%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.74%) vSphere
4 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) VMware
2 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.29%) Citrix
4 13 (17.81%) Cisco
5 12 (16.44%) SolarWinds
6 11 (15.07%) Riverbed
7 10 (13.70%) Fortinet
7 10 (13.70%) HP
8 4 (5.48%) Juniper
8 4 (5.48%) EMC
9 3 (4.11%) Red Gate
9 3 (4.11%) Apple
9 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.11%) Dell
9 3 (4.11%) Oracle
10 2 (2.74%) Isilon
11 1 (1.37%) Remedy
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: c£35k
Posted: 26 days ago