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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 89 63 113
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +50
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 52 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.72% 3.50% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.68% 16.05% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 14
Median salary £47,500 £43,900 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.20% +16.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £63,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
265 324 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.87% 21.80% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 229 287 340
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,435 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 6 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 44 (89.80%) LAN
2 29 (59.18%) Firewall
3 27 (55.10%) TCP/IP
4 20 (40.82%) OSPF
5 19 (38.78%) Cisco
5 19 (38.78%) Windows
6 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
7 17 (34.69%) Juniper
7 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
8 16 (32.65%) F5
9 15 (30.61%) BGP
10 14 (28.57%) VMware
11 13 (26.53%) HP
11 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
13 10 (20.41%) CCIE
13 10 (20.41%) VPN
13 10 (20.41%) Manufacturing
13 10 (20.41%) MPLS
13 10 (20.41%) Brocade
13 10 (20.41%) Multicast
13 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
14 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (18.37%) Linux
15 8 (16.33%) DNS
15 8 (16.33%) Finance
15 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (16.33%) Veeam
16 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
17 6 (12.24%) WLAN

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 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) nginx
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (89.80%) LAN
2 29 (59.18%) Firewall
3 27 (55.10%) TCP/IP
4 20 (40.82%) OSPF
5 15 (30.61%) BGP
6 10 (20.41%) MPLS
6 10 (20.41%) Multicast
6 10 (20.41%) VPN
7 8 (16.33%) DNS
8 6 (12.24%) SAN
8 6 (12.24%) WLAN
9 5 (10.20%) HSRP
9 5 (10.20%) Internet
9 5 (10.20%) SNMP
9 5 (10.20%) VRRP
9 5 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (10.20%) Wireless
10 4 (8.16%) SSL
11 3 (6.12%) DHCP
11 3 (6.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) MySQL
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Maven
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 10 (20.41%) Manufacturing
2 8 (16.33%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Security Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) IP Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Junior
5 4 (8.16%) Junior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Network Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Network Support
6 3 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) LAMP
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) PMI
1 5 (10.20%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Biology
5 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.04%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.37%) Linux
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.12%) CentOS
7 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.04%) Debian
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
2 6 (12.24%) Open Source
3 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
3 5 (10.20%) Logistics
3 5 (10.20%) Online Marketing
3 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.16%) DevOps
4 4 (8.16%) ERP
4 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
5 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.12%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (6.12%) Information Management
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.12%) SOA
5 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.08%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) Perl
3 2 (4.08%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) Ruby
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.41%) CCIE
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
3 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
4 4 (8.16%) MCSE
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.12%) CCNA
5 3 (6.12%) MCP
6 1 (2.04%) CCENT
6 1 (2.04%) CCNP
6 1 (2.04%) HNC
6 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.20%) pfSense
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.08%) vSphere
4 2 (4.08%) XenApp
4 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.04%) Docker
5 1 (2.04%) iptables
5 1 (2.04%) NFS
5 1 (2.04%) Postfix
5 1 (2.04%) Samba
5 1 (2.04%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Backup Exec
1 6 (12.24%) Nagios
2 5 (10.20%) Cacti
2 5 (10.20%) RANCID
2 5 (10.20%) SmokePing
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (8.16%) SCCM
3 4 (8.16%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
5 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Cisco
2 17 (34.69%) Juniper
3 16 (32.65%) F5
4 14 (28.57%) VMware
5 13 (26.53%) HP
6 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.41%) Brocade
8 8 (16.33%) Veeam
9 6 (12.24%) Citrix
10 5 (10.20%) SolarWinds
10 5 (10.20%) Splunk
10 5 (10.20%) Sun
11 4 (8.16%) EMC
11 4 (8.16%) JD Edwards
12 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
13 2 (4.08%) Forcepoint
14 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
14 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
14 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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