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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 91 101 94
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 27 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.52% 0.67% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.62% 2.64% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 30
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
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
408 379 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.97% 25.54% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 283 299 375
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,492 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
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 21 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 41 (82.00%) LAN
2 24 (48.00%) ITIL
3 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (32.00%) Windows
6 15 (30.00%) Linux
7 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
7 14 (28.00%) Firewall
8 13 (26.00%) VMware
8 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
8 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
9 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.00%) Dell
10 11 (22.00%) DNS
11 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 10 (20.00%) HP
11 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (18.00%) SCCM
12 9 (18.00%) Network Security
12 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
12 9 (18.00%) Line Management
12 9 (18.00%) CCNA
12 9 (18.00%) SQL
13 8 (16.00%) MS Office
13 8 (16.00%) UNIX
13 8 (16.00%) Citrix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) IaaS
1 7 (14.00%) SaaS
1 7 (14.00%) PaaS
2 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (82.00%) LAN
2 14 (28.00%) Firewall
3 11 (22.00%) DNS
4 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (18.00%) Network Security
6 7 (14.00%) BGP
7 6 (12.00%) DHCP
7 6 (12.00%) Wireless
8 5 (10.00%) OSPF
8 5 (10.00%) VoIP
8 5 (10.00%) Internet
9 3 (6.00%) WLAN
9 3 (6.00%) SAN
10 2 (4.00%) EIGRP
10 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.00%) VPN
10 2 (4.00%) LDAP
11 1 (2.00%) SSL
11 1 (2.00%) HTTP
11 1 (2.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Bugzilla
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
1 5 (10.00%) TestLink
General
1 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) IT Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.00%) Open Source
2 5 (10.00%) Streaming Media
2 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.00%) PMI
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (8.00%) IPTV
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Linux
3 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.00%) UNIX
6 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
6 7 (14.00%) Windows Phone
6 7 (14.00%) Android
7 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.00%) Solaris
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
2 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.00%) Line Management
4 8 (16.00%) Asset Management
5 7 (14.00%) Information Security
5 7 (14.00%) Business Continuity
5 7 (14.00%) Project Management
6 5 (10.00%) Service Management
6 5 (10.00%) Scrum
6 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 5 (10.00%) Business Development
7 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.00%) Data Security
9 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Python
3 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.00%) CCNA
3 5 (10.00%) CCNP
3 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (8.00%) Degree
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (2.00%) RHCA
6 1 (2.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.00%) CISSP
6 1 (2.00%) RHCE
6 1 (2.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.00%) XenApp
4 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) VMware
3 11 (22.00%) Dell
4 10 (20.00%) HP
5 8 (16.00%) Citrix
6 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (14.00%) Apple
6 7 (14.00%) Red Gate
7 5 (10.00%) Perforce
8 2 (4.00%) NetApp
8 2 (4.00%) EMC
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco
9 1 (2.00%) Juniper
9 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.00%) Veeam
9 1 (2.00%) Dell KACE
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