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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 81 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.89% 1.23% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 6.25% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 21
Median salary £58,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £25,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
240 288 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.68% 19.65% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 209 237 278
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 December 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 34 (91.89%) LAN
2 21 (56.76%) Cisco
3 19 (51.35%) DNS
4 17 (45.95%) TCP/IP
4 17 (45.95%) VPN
4 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (45.95%) ITIL
5 14 (37.84%) Windows
5 14 (37.84%) Wireless
6 13 (35.14%) VMware
6 13 (35.14%) DHCP
6 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
7 12 (32.43%) CCIE
7 12 (32.43%) Firewall
7 12 (32.43%) VLAN
8 11 (29.73%) Problem Management
8 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (29.73%) SolarWinds
8 11 (29.73%) CCNP
8 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
8 11 (29.73%) IPv4
8 11 (29.73%) VoIP
8 11 (29.73%) FTP
8 11 (29.73%) Network Management
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
9 8 (21.62%) SAN
9 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
9 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008

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 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (91.89%) LAN
2 19 (51.35%) DNS
3 17 (45.95%) TCP/IP
3 17 (45.95%) VPN
4 14 (37.84%) Wireless
5 13 (35.14%) DHCP
6 12 (32.43%) Firewall
6 12 (32.43%) VLAN
7 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (29.73%) FTP
7 11 (29.73%) IPv4
7 11 (29.73%) VoIP
8 8 (21.62%) SAN
9 4 (10.81%) BGP
10 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
10 3 (8.11%) MPLS
10 3 (8.11%) Network Security
11 2 (5.41%) ISDN
11 2 (5.41%) OSPF
11 2 (5.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) French Language
2 2 (5.41%) German Language
2 2 (5.41%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Network Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Technical Leader
3 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Data Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Data Centre Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) HP Storage
4 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) iPad
5 1 (2.70%) iPhone
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) Linux
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Unix
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Network Management
2 11 (29.73%) Problem Management
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL V3
3 5 (13.51%) Presales
3 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.81%) Service Design
5 3 (8.11%) ERP
5 3 (8.11%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (5.41%) Security Operations
6 2 (5.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 1 (2.70%) Compliance Audit
7 1 (2.70%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (2.70%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (32.43%) CCIE
3 11 (29.73%) CCNP
4 5 (13.51%) CCNA
5 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) CCSA
6 2 (5.41%) CCSE
6 2 (5.41%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (5.41%) MCSE
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CISM
7 1 (2.70%) CISSP
7 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) COBIT
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
1 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
1 3 (8.11%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Cisco
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) SolarWinds
4 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
4 6 (16.22%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) EMC
6 3 (8.11%) F5
6 3 (8.11%) Intel
6 3 (8.11%) JD Edwards
6 3 (8.11%) Veeam
7 2 (5.41%) Brocade
7 2 (5.41%) Mitel
7 2 (5.41%) NetApp
7 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.70%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec