The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 101 98 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Permanent jobs citing LAN 36 36 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.50% 1.60% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.16% 6.74% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 62
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £42,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -19.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,400 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £47,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
LAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
503 534 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.93% 23.70% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 389 439 451
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,350 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cambridgeshire region.

LAN Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

LAN
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 24 £38,500 +18.46% 6
Peterborough +2 8 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Huntingdon -12 1 £35,000 -6.66%
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 53 (96.36%) WAN
2 26 (47.27%) Windows
3 24 (43.64%) Active Directory
4 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (34.55%) ITIL
6 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
7 17 (30.91%) VMware
8 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 15 (27.27%) TCP/IP
10 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (23.64%) MS Office
11 13 (23.64%) Telecoms
12 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (20.00%) HP
13 11 (20.00%) Dell
14 10 (18.18%) Linux
14 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
14 10 (18.18%) Firewall
15 9 (16.36%) DNS
15 9 (16.36%) DHCP
15 9 (16.36%) Citrix
15 9 (16.36%) SCCM
15 9 (16.36%) Network Security
15 9 (16.36%) Hyper-V
16 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
16 8 (14.55%) Asset Management
17 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (12.73%) Wireless
17 7 (12.73%) Apple

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing LAN 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 LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) Lync
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
2 13 (23.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) IaaS
1 7 (12.73%) SaaS
1 7 (12.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (96.36%) WAN
2 15 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.18%) Firewall
4 9 (16.36%) DNS
4 9 (16.36%) DHCP
4 9 (16.36%) Network Security
5 7 (12.73%) Wireless
6 6 (10.91%) SAN
7 5 (9.09%) VoIP
8 4 (7.27%) VPN
9 3 (5.45%) HTTP
9 3 (5.45%) WLAN
10 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.64%) MPLS
10 2 (3.64%) BGP
10 2 (3.64%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.82%) VLAN
11 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (23.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Service Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Solutions Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Services Delivery Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) IT Support
7 3 (5.45%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) XMPP
1 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.82%) CSS
1 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (12.73%) Open Source
2 3 (5.45%) PMI
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) AS400
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (18.18%) Linux
5 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.73%) Windows Phone
6 7 (12.73%) Apple iOS
6 7 (12.73%) Android
7 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.45%) UNIX
9 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.82%) HPUX
10 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) ITIL
2 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 8 (14.55%) Asset Management
4 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.73%) Line Management
5 5 (9.09%) Service Management
5 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 5 (9.09%) Business Development
6 3 (5.45%) Information Security
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) PRINCE
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.64%) Data Security
8 1 (1.82%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Software Licensing
8 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.82%) Korn
3 1 (1.82%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.09%) CCNP
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) CCNA
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.64%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) RHCA
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) RHCE
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (43.64%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) XenApp
4 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.82%) Samba
5 1 (1.82%) Firmware
5 1 (1.82%) NFS
5 1 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.91%) VMware
3 11 (20.00%) HP
3 11 (20.00%) Dell
4 9 (16.36%) Citrix
5 7 (12.73%) Apple
5 7 (12.73%) Red Gate
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) Veeam
7 2 (3.64%) Avaya
7 2 (3.64%) NetApp
7 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.82%) BT
8 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.82%) Juniper
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle
8 1 (1.82%) Dell KACE
8 1 (1.82%) SonicWALL
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