The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 91 68 110
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +42
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 46 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.45% 3.17% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.85% 16.08% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 39 15
Median salary £33,000 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £48,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
248 286 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.18% 19.68% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 210 250 276
Median salary £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for WAN.

1 38 (88.37%) LAN
2 25 (58.14%) Firewall
3 20 (46.51%) Windows
4 19 (44.19%) Windows Server
5 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
6 17 (39.53%) Cisco
7 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
7 15 (34.88%) OSPF
7 15 (34.88%) VMware
8 13 (30.23%) BGP
8 13 (30.23%) HP
8 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (27.91%) Juniper
10 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
10 11 (25.58%) Linux
10 11 (25.58%) F5
11 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (23.26%) SAN
11 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (20.93%) VPN
13 8 (18.60%) MPLS
13 8 (18.60%) Finance
13 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
14 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (16.28%) Brocade
15 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
15 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
15 6 (13.95%) DNS
15 6 (13.95%) MCSE
15 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (88.37%) LAN
2 25 (58.14%) Firewall
3 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
4 15 (34.88%) OSPF
5 13 (30.23%) BGP
6 10 (23.26%) SAN
7 9 (20.93%) VPN
8 8 (18.60%) MPLS
9 6 (13.95%) DNS
9 6 (13.95%) Multicast
10 4 (9.30%) HSRP
10 4 (9.30%) Internet
10 4 (9.30%) SNMP
10 4 (9.30%) VRRP
10 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (9.30%) WLAN
11 3 (6.98%) Network Security
12 2 (4.65%) NAS
12 2 (4.65%) VLAN
12 2 (4.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Security Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) IT Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Junior
5 2 (4.65%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Network Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) LAMP
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) PMI
1 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.98%) Clustering
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Windows Server
3 11 (25.58%) Linux
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) CentOS
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.33%) Debian
8 1 (2.33%) Unix
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.63%) Open Source
2 5 (11.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) DevOps
3 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
3 4 (9.30%) ERP
3 4 (9.30%) Logistics
3 4 (9.30%) Online Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (6.98%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (6.98%) Information Management
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.98%) SOA
4 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.95%) CCIE
2 6 (13.95%) MCSE
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.30%) CCNA
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) CCENT
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.33%) HNC
5 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.30%) pfSense
5 3 (6.98%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) Docker
7 1 (2.33%) iptables
7 1 (2.33%) Postfix
7 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.33%) XenApp
7 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Nagios
2 4 (9.30%) Cacti
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (9.30%) RANCID
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) SCVMM
2 4 (9.30%) SmokePing
3 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) Puppet
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco
2 15 (34.88%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) HP
4 12 (27.91%) Juniper
5 11 (25.58%) F5
5 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) Brocade
7 5 (11.63%) Veeam
8 4 (9.30%) Citrix
8 4 (9.30%) EMC
8 4 (9.30%) JD Edwards
8 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
8 4 (9.30%) Splunk
8 4 (9.30%) Sun
9 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.65%) NetApp
11 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.33%) Forcepoint
11 1 (2.33%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
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