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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 90 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 27 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.79% 2.17% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.94% 9.28% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 25
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,200 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £61,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
302 388 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.05% 23.39% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 219 290 267
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (91.11%) LAN
2 25 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 21 (46.67%) Firewall
4 19 (42.22%) Windows
5 16 (35.56%) Linux
6 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 14 (31.11%) OSPF
8 13 (28.89%) VPN
8 13 (28.89%) Cisco
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
10 11 (24.44%) VMware
11 10 (22.22%) Juniper
11 10 (22.22%) F5
12 9 (20.00%) BGP
12 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (17.78%) Unix
13 8 (17.78%) Finance
14 7 (15.56%) Backup Exec
14 7 (15.56%) MPLS
14 7 (15.56%) CCIE
14 7 (15.56%) DNS
14 7 (15.56%) Veeam
15 6 (13.33%) Market Research
15 6 (13.33%) Degree
15 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (13.33%) HP
15 6 (13.33%) SNMP
15 6 (13.33%) Red Hat

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (91.11%) LAN
2 25 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 21 (46.67%) Firewall
4 14 (31.11%) OSPF
5 13 (28.89%) VPN
6 9 (20.00%) BGP
7 7 (15.56%) DNS
7 7 (15.56%) MPLS
8 6 (13.33%) SNMP
9 5 (11.11%) Internet
9 5 (11.11%) Multicast
9 5 (11.11%) SSL
9 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (11.11%) Wireless
9 5 (11.11%) WLAN
10 4 (8.89%) DHCP
10 4 (8.89%) HSRP
10 4 (8.89%) HTTP
10 4 (8.89%) VRRP
11 3 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Junior
3 5 (11.11%) Junior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Linux Support
4 4 (8.89%) Linux Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Unix Support
4 4 (8.89%) Unix Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) PMI
2 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Statistics
4 1 (2.22%) Biology
4 1 (2.22%) Life Science
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Linux
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (17.78%) Unix
5 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Data Security
1 6 (13.33%) Market Research
2 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.11%) Logistics
2 5 (11.11%) Online Marketing
2 5 (11.11%) Open Source
2 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (4.44%) CRM
4 2 (4.44%) ERP
4 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
4 2 (4.44%) Time Management
5 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.22%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (2.22%) Change Control
5 1 (2.22%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (2.22%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) Python
2 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.22%) VB
2 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.56%) CCIE
3 6 (13.33%) Degree
4 5 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
5 3 (6.67%) CCNP
5 3 (6.67%) MCSE
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.44%) RHCA
6 2 (4.44%) RHCE
7 1 (2.22%) HNC
7 1 (2.22%) HND
7 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) pfSense
4 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.44%) NFS
5 2 (4.44%) XenApp
5 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Backup Exec
2 5 (11.11%) Cacti
2 5 (11.11%) Nagios
2 5 (11.11%) RANCID
2 5 (11.11%) SmokePing
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.44%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco
2 11 (24.44%) VMware
3 10 (22.22%) F5
3 10 (22.22%) Juniper
4 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.56%) Veeam
6 6 (13.33%) Brocade
6 6 (13.33%) HP
6 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (11.11%) Citrix
7 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 5 (11.11%) Splunk
7 5 (11.11%) Sun
8 3 (6.67%) NetApp
9 2 (4.44%) EMC
9 2 (4.44%) Forcepoint
9 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
9 2 (4.44%) JD Edwards
9 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.44%) Symantec
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