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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 90 89 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.10% 1.42% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 6.10% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 21
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £22,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
383 344 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.15% 23.32% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 277 245 379
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (87.76%) LAN
2 27 (55.10%) ITIL
3 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
4 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
5 24 (48.98%) Windows
6 19 (38.78%) Linux
6 19 (38.78%) MS Exchange
6 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
7 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (34.69%) VMware
9 16 (32.65%) HP
10 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (28.57%) Dell
11 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
12 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
13 12 (24.49%) MS Office
13 12 (24.49%) SCCM
13 12 (24.49%) Line Management
13 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (22.45%) DNS
14 11 (22.45%) Asset Management
15 10 (20.41%) Apple
15 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
15 10 (20.41%) Android
15 10 (20.41%) Open Source
15 10 (20.41%) SaaS
15 10 (20.41%) PaaS
15 10 (20.41%) Apple iOS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (38.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (24.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) SaaS
1 10 (20.41%) PaaS
1 10 (20.41%) IaaS
2 4 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (87.76%) LAN
2 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.45%) DNS
4 9 (18.37%) Firewall
5 8 (16.33%) Network Security
6 7 (14.29%) DHCP
7 5 (10.20%) SAN
8 4 (8.16%) Internet
8 4 (8.16%) OSPF
8 4 (8.16%) BGP
9 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (6.12%) FTP
9 3 (6.12%) VPN
9 3 (6.12%) VoIP
9 3 (6.12%) NAS
10 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (4.08%) InfiniBand
10 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
10 2 (4.08%) SNMP
10 2 (4.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Bugzilla
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
1 4 (8.16%) TestLink
General
1 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Analyst
1 10 (20.41%) Service Analyst
1 10 (20.41%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Administrator
3 7 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Test Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) IT Support
7 3 (6.12%) Network Design Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Services Delivery Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.41%) Open Source
3 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.20%) PMI
4 5 (10.20%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
5 4 (8.16%) Streaming Media
5 4 (8.16%) IPTV
6 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Linux
2 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Phone
4 10 (20.41%) Apple iOS
4 10 (20.41%) Android
5 8 (16.33%) UNIX
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.16%) Ubuntu
6 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.08%) CentOS
9 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) ITIL
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) Line Management
4 11 (22.45%) Asset Management
5 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.29%) Project Management
6 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 5 (10.20%) Information Security
7 5 (10.20%) Business Development
7 5 (10.20%) Service Management
7 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
8 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.16%) Scrum
8 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
10 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Python
3 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.24%) CCNA
3 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.12%) XenApp
4 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.08%) NFS
5 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) VMware
3 16 (32.65%) HP
4 14 (28.57%) Dell
5 10 (20.41%) Red Gate
5 10 (20.41%) Apple
6 8 (16.33%) Citrix
7 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.16%) Perforce
8 4 (8.16%) Cisco
8 4 (8.16%) EMC
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle
9 2 (4.08%) Isilon
10 1 (2.04%) NetApp
10 1 (2.04%) Remedy
10 1 (2.04%) Dell KACE
10 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
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