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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 85 74 103
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs citing WAN 44 57 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.92% 2.76% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.59% 11.92% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37 43 41
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
459 478 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.00% 23.13% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 358 371 429
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,538
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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 -11 27 £40,000 -12.08% 8
Peterborough -3 2 - - 1
Huntingdon -5 1 £20,000 -19.99%
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 74 (79.57%) LAN
2 39 (41.94%) Cisco
2 39 (41.94%) VMware
3 35 (37.63%) Windows
4 34 (36.56%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 29 (31.18%) Network Security
7 27 (29.03%) CCNP
8 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
9 23 (24.73%) TCP/IP
10 22 (23.66%) ITIL
10 22 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (22.58%) HP
12 18 (19.35%) CISSP
12 18 (19.35%) CCNA
12 18 (19.35%) Firewall
13 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (16.13%) BGP
14 15 (16.13%) Linux
15 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
15 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
15 14 (15.05%) Citrix
16 13 (13.98%) DNS
16 13 (13.98%) SAN
16 13 (13.98%) Wireless
16 13 (13.98%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (12.90%) MPLS
17 12 (12.90%) VPN
18 11 (11.83%) DHCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) SaaS
1 3 (3.23%) PaaS
1 3 (3.23%) IaaS
2 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (79.57%) LAN
2 29 (31.18%) Network Security
3 23 (24.73%) TCP/IP
4 18 (19.35%) Firewall
5 15 (16.13%) BGP
6 13 (13.98%) DNS
6 13 (13.98%) SAN
6 13 (13.98%) Wireless
6 13 (13.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (12.90%) MPLS
7 12 (12.90%) VPN
8 11 (11.83%) DHCP
9 10 (10.75%) Wireshark
9 10 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (9.68%) OSPF
11 7 (7.53%) FTP
11 7 (7.53%) NAS
12 6 (6.45%) iSCSI
12 6 (6.45%) VLAN
12 6 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) FileMaker
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) JIRA
1 2 (2.15%) TestLink
1 2 (2.15%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) Network Engineer
2 17 (18.28%) Network Security Engineer
2 17 (18.28%) Security Engineer
3 13 (13.98%) Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Consultant
3 13 (13.98%) Administrator
4 11 (11.83%) Network Consultant
4 11 (11.83%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (9.68%) Architect
6 7 (7.53%) IT Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Junior
8 5 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Junior Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.38%) PMI
3 5 (5.38%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.38%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (5.38%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.23%) Open Source
5 2 (2.15%) Streaming Media
5 2 (2.15%) IPTV
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) AS400
6 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Windows
2 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (16.13%) Linux
4 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (11.83%) UNIX
6 6 (6.45%) CentOS
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.23%) Android
8 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.08%) HPUX
10 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) Load Balancing
3 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.53%) Information Security
5 6 (6.45%) SIEM
5 6 (6.45%) Security Architecture
6 5 (5.38%) PRINCE
6 5 (5.38%) Business Continuity
6 5 (5.38%) Project Management
6 5 (5.38%) Service Management
6 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.38%) Business Development
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.30%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.30%) Network Design
7 4 (4.30%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (3.23%) Line Management
8 3 (3.23%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.15%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) Python
2 7 (7.53%) SQL
3 6 (6.45%) Perl
4 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.08%) C
5 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (29.03%) CCNP
3 18 (19.35%) CISSP
3 18 (19.35%) CCNA
4 7 (7.53%) Degree
5 5 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.38%) PMI Certification
6 4 (4.30%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.23%) CISM
8 2 (2.15%) SSCP
8 2 (2.15%) MCSE
8 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.08%) CCDP
9 1 (1.08%) MCSA
9 1 (1.08%) MCP
9 1 (1.08%) CCSA
9 1 (1.08%) CCSE
9 1 (1.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
2 22 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.53%) vSphere
5 3 (3.23%) NFS
5 3 (3.23%) XenApp
6 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.08%) Samba
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (41.94%) Cisco
1 39 (41.94%) VMware
2 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (22.58%) HP
4 14 (15.05%) Citrix
5 6 (6.45%) Isilon
5 6 (6.45%) EMC
6 5 (5.38%) Dell
6 5 (5.38%) Fortinet
7 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.23%) Juniper
8 3 (3.23%) Apple
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle
8 3 (3.23%) Red Gate
8 3 (3.23%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.15%) Perforce
9 2 (2.15%) NetApp
10 1 (1.08%) Avaya
10 1 (1.08%) Sage
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