The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 54 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 82 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.78% 0.87% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.05% 4.50% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55 20 21
Average salary £40,000 £34,750 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.10% -12.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £28,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,650 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
WAN
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
409 467 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.85% 19.32% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 341 373 323
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £29,143 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WAN Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

WAN
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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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 +42 44 £40,000 +15.94% 5
Peterborough +25 25 £40,000 +53.84% 4
Huntingdon - 5 £29,500 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 115 (75.16%) LAN
2 56 (36.60%) Firewall
3 53 (34.64%) Data Centre
4 52 (33.99%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (32.03%) Wireless
6 48 (31.37%) Active Directory
7 46 (30.07%) CCNP
8 44 (28.76%) Windows
9 42 (27.45%) CISSP
10 41 (26.80%) Citrix
11 40 (26.14%) VPN
12 37 (24.18%) VMware
13 35 (22.88%) TCP/IP
14 34 (22.22%) Cisco
15 33 (21.57%) BGP
15 33 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (20.26%) ITIL
17 27 (17.65%) MPLS
18 26 (16.99%) Network Security
19 25 (16.34%) VoIP
20 24 (15.69%) CCNA
20 24 (15.69%) SAN
20 24 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
21 21 (13.73%) EIGRP
22 20 (13.07%) Telecoms
22 20 (13.07%) CISM
22 20 (13.07%) Windows Server 2003
22 20 (13.07%) DMVPN
22 20 (13.07%) SIEM
22 20 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 18 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 115 (75.16%) LAN
2 56 (36.60%) Firewall
3 49 (32.03%) Wireless
4 40 (26.14%) VPN
5 35 (22.88%) TCP/IP
6 33 (21.57%) BGP
7 27 (17.65%) MPLS
8 26 (16.99%) Network Security
9 25 (16.34%) VoIP
10 24 (15.69%) SAN
11 21 (13.73%) EIGRP
12 20 (13.07%) DMVPN
13 19 (12.42%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (11.11%) OSPF
15 16 (10.46%) VLAN
15 16 (10.46%) PABX
16 14 (9.15%) NAS
17 12 (7.84%) VRRP
17 12 (7.84%) WLAN
17 12 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.15%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (9.15%) OLTP
2 8 (5.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 20 (13.07%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.46%) Finance
3 11 (7.19%) Publishing
3 11 (7.19%) Marketing
4 4 (2.61%) Retail
4 4 (2.61%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (20.26%) Network Engineer
2 28 (18.30%) Architect
3 23 (15.03%) Infrastructure Architect
4 22 (14.38%) Analyst
5 16 (10.46%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (7.84%) Security Engineer
7 11 (7.19%) Security Specialist
8 10 (6.54%) Network Specialist
8 10 (6.54%) Network Security Specialist
8 10 (6.54%) Support Analyst
9 9 (5.88%) Security Analyst
10 8 (5.23%) Consultant
10 8 (5.23%) Server Support
10 8 (5.23%) IT Security Analyst
11 7 (4.58%) Senior Support Engineer
11 7 (4.58%) Server Support Engineer
11 7 (4.58%) Senior Server Engineer
11 7 (4.58%) Server Engineer
11 7 (4.58%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) Web Services
2 2 (1.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 53 (34.64%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 17 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (10.46%) Thin Client
4 16 (10.46%) Fat Client
5 14 (9.15%) BYOD
6 11 (7.19%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (4.58%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (3.27%) Video on Demand
8 5 (3.27%) MPEG
9 4 (2.61%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.96%) Statistics
10 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 44 (28.76%) Windows
2 33 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (13.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.15%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.27%) UNIX
6 5 (3.27%) Linux
7 4 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.31%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.26%) ITIL
2 20 (13.07%) SIEM
3 18 (11.76%) WAN Optimisation
3 18 (11.76%) Information Security
4 17 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 17 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
5 16 (10.46%) Security Architecture
6 13 (8.50%) Load Balancing
7 10 (6.54%) Network Design
7 10 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.23%) Cyber Security
9 8 (5.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (4.58%) Line Management
11 6 (3.92%) Security Management
11 6 (3.92%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.92%) Project Management
11 6 (3.92%) Information Security Management
12 5 (3.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.92%) SQL
2 2 (1.31%) C
3 1 (0.65%) Perl
3 1 (0.65%) PHP
3 1 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 52 (33.99%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (30.07%) CCNP
3 42 (27.45%) CISSP
4 24 (15.69%) CCNA
5 20 (13.07%) CISM
6 17 (11.11%) Degree
7 14 (9.15%) SSCP
8 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (4.58%) MCSE
10 6 (3.92%) MCP
11 5 (3.27%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.61%) CCIP
12 4 (2.61%) CISA
12 4 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.96%) RHCE
13 3 (1.96%) RHCA
14 2 (1.31%) CCIE
15 1 (0.65%) HNC
15 1 (0.65%) CCA
15 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (9.80%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.88%) SLA
3 5 (3.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (31.37%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.58%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.92%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.27%) XenApp
7 4 (2.61%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) ARCserve
1 4 (2.61%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (26.80%) Citrix
2 37 (24.18%) VMware
3 34 (22.22%) Cisco
4 18 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.84%) Fortinet
5 12 (7.84%) Riverbed
5 12 (7.84%) SolarWinds
6 11 (7.19%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.54%) HP
8 7 (4.58%) EMC
9 6 (3.92%) Remedy
10 5 (3.27%) Oracle
10 5 (3.27%) Juniper
10 5 (3.27%) Tandberg
11 4 (2.61%) CA
11 4 (2.61%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.96%) Mercator
12 3 (1.96%) NetApp
13 2 (1.31%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.65%) ProCurve
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