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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 103 100 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Permanent jobs citing LAN 38 33 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.54% 1.45% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.13% 6.33% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 57
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
533 521 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.65% 22.90% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 423 432 405
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,984 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 25 £34,500 -13.75% 4
Peterborough -1 7 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £35,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 58 (77.33%) WAN
2 44 (58.67%) Windows
3 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (48.00%) Active Directory
4 29 (38.67%) MS Exchange
5 28 (37.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (34.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (34.67%) MS Excel
7 23 (30.67%) MS Office
7 23 (30.67%) TCP/IP
8 22 (29.33%) VMware
9 21 (28.00%) ITIL
10 19 (25.33%) DHCP
10 19 (25.33%) DNS
10 19 (25.33%) Hyper-V
11 18 (24.00%) Firewall
12 17 (22.67%) SCCM
13 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (20.00%) HP
14 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
15 12 (16.00%) Dell
15 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (16.00%) Wireless
16 11 (14.67%) Firmware
16 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (14.67%) SQL
17 10 (13.33%) VoIP
17 10 (13.33%) Citrix
17 10 (13.33%) Telecoms

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 29 (38.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.67%) Lync
4 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.33%) IIS
5 4 (5.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (5.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (34.67%) MS Excel
2 23 (30.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) SaaS
1 7 (9.33%) PaaS
1 7 (9.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (77.33%) WAN
2 23 (30.67%) TCP/IP
3 19 (25.33%) DNS
3 19 (25.33%) DHCP
4 18 (24.00%) Firewall
5 12 (16.00%) Wireless
6 10 (13.33%) VoIP
7 9 (12.00%) SAN
7 9 (12.00%) NAS
8 8 (10.67%) Network Security
8 8 (10.67%) VPN
9 6 (8.00%) WLAN
9 6 (8.00%) VLAN
10 4 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.00%) EIGRP
11 3 (4.00%) HTTP
12 2 (2.67%) Bluetooth
12 2 (2.67%) SNMP
12 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Administrator
2 13 (17.33%) Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Network Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Service Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) IT Support
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Network Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.00%) Server Support Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Administrator
9 3 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) HTML
1 4 (5.33%) CSS
2 2 (2.67%) XMPP
3 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Firmware
2 7 (9.33%) Open Source
3 4 (5.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.33%) PMI
5 1 (1.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 44 (58.67%) Windows
2 28 (37.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (34.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (12.00%) Linux
6 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
7 7 (9.33%) Apple iOS
7 7 (9.33%) Android
7 7 (9.33%) Windows Phone
8 5 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.67%) UNIX
10 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) ITIL
2 9 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (12.00%) Line Management
3 8 (10.67%) Asset Management
4 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.33%) Validation
5 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.33%) Business Development
6 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.33%) Network Design
6 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.33%) Service Management
7 3 (4.00%) Project Management
7 3 (4.00%) Data Security
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.33%) Python
3 1 (1.33%) C#
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (13.33%) Degree
4 9 (12.00%) MCSA
5 8 (10.67%) CCNA
6 6 (8.00%) CCNP
7 4 (5.33%) MCITP
8 3 (4.00%) MCSE
9 2 (2.67%) MCP
9 2 (2.67%) CISSP
10 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.33%) RHCE
10 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.33%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (5.33%) GAMP
1 4 (5.33%) GCP
1 4 (5.33%) GMP
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.33%) Hyper-V
3 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.33%) XenApp
5 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.67%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) SCCM
2 4 (5.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.33%) Nagios
5 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.33%) SCOM
5 1 (1.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.33%) VMware
3 15 (20.00%) HP
4 12 (16.00%) Dell
5 10 (13.33%) Citrix
6 9 (12.00%) Cisco
7 7 (9.33%) Apple
7 7 (9.33%) Red Gate
8 6 (8.00%) Veeam
9 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.67%) BT
10 2 (2.67%) Avaya
10 2 (2.67%) Juniper
10 2 (2.67%) NetApp
10 2 (2.67%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.33%) Dell KACE
11 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.33%) IBM
11 1 (1.33%) Trapeze
11 1 (1.33%) Brocade
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