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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 90 103 94
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 26 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.47% 0.53% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.33% 2.08% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 27
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
411 385 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.27% 25.62% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 283 306 386
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 £29,695 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 24 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 43 (82.69%) LAN
2 24 (46.15%) ITIL
3 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
4 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 18 (34.62%) Windows
6 17 (32.69%) Linux
7 15 (28.85%) MS Excel
8 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 14 (26.92%) Firewall
9 13 (25.00%) VMware
9 13 (25.00%) DNS
9 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 12 (23.08%) HP
10 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (23.08%) Service Delivery
10 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (21.15%) Dell
12 10 (19.23%) UNIX
12 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
12 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (19.23%) Network Security
13 9 (17.31%) SCCM
13 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
13 9 (17.31%) Line Management
13 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (17.31%) SQL
13 9 (17.31%) CCNA
14 8 (15.38%) Citrix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (28.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) SaaS
1 7 (13.46%) PaaS
1 7 (13.46%) IaaS
2 5 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (82.69%) LAN
2 14 (26.92%) Firewall
3 13 (25.00%) DNS
4 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 10 (19.23%) Network Security
6 8 (15.38%) DHCP
7 7 (13.46%) BGP
8 6 (11.54%) Wireless
9 5 (9.62%) VoIP
9 5 (9.62%) SAN
9 5 (9.62%) Internet
9 5 (9.62%) OSPF
10 3 (5.77%) SNMP
10 3 (5.77%) WLAN
10 3 (5.77%) NAS
11 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
11 2 (3.85%) EIGRP
11 2 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (3.85%) InfiniBand
11 2 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Bugzilla
1 5 (9.62%) JIRA
1 5 (9.62%) TestLink
General
1 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) IT Manager
2 7 (13.46%) Service Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Test Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Network Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) IT Support
6 3 (5.77%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.46%) Open Source
3 5 (9.62%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.62%) PMI
3 5 (9.62%) Streaming Media
4 4 (7.69%) IPTV
5 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 17 (32.69%) Linux
3 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (19.23%) UNIX
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Phone
6 7 (13.46%) Android
6 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
7 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
9 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.85%) CentOS
11 1 (1.92%) Solaris
11 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) ITIL
2 12 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.31%) Line Management
4 8 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 7 (13.46%) Business Continuity
5 7 (13.46%) Information Security
5 7 (13.46%) Project Management
6 5 (9.62%) Service Management
6 5 (9.62%) Regression Testing
6 5 (9.62%) PRINCE
6 5 (9.62%) Scrum
6 5 (9.62%) Business Development
7 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) Python
3 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.77%) Perl
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (17.31%) CCNA
3 5 (9.62%) CCNP
3 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (9.62%) PMI Certification
4 4 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (3.85%) MCSE
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) RHCE
6 1 (1.92%) CISSP
6 1 (1.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.92%) MCP
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) RHCA
6 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.77%) XenApp
4 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.85%) NFS
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) VMware
3 12 (23.08%) HP
4 11 (21.15%) Dell
5 8 (15.38%) Citrix
6 7 (13.46%) Red Gate
6 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
6 7 (13.46%) Apple
7 5 (9.62%) Perforce
8 4 (7.69%) EMC
9 3 (5.77%) Cisco
10 2 (3.85%) NetApp
10 2 (3.85%) Isilon
11 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.92%) Dell KACE
11 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.92%) Veeam
11 1 (1.92%) Oracle
11 1 (1.92%) Juniper
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