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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 59 108 110
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 81 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.72% 1.43% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.82% 7.17% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 55 32 25
Average salary £40,000 £37,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% -9.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £51,350 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
389 488 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.89% 19.88% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 321 397 387
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 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 29 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 +28 36 £43,750 +18.24% 1
Peterborough +26 33 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Huntingdon - 6 £35,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 123 (75.46%) LAN
2 55 (33.74%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (32.52%) Data Centre
4 52 (31.90%) CCNP
5 50 (30.67%) Active Directory
5 50 (30.67%) Firewall
6 49 (30.06%) Wireless
7 43 (26.38%) VPN
8 42 (25.77%) Cisco
8 42 (25.77%) Windows
9 39 (23.93%) Citrix
10 38 (23.31%) BGP
11 35 (21.47%) CISSP
11 35 (21.47%) VMware
12 34 (20.86%) TCP/IP
13 33 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (19.63%) ITIL
15 31 (19.02%) VoIP
16 29 (17.79%) Telecoms
17 27 (16.56%) SAN
18 26 (15.95%) EIGRP
19 25 (15.34%) MPLS
19 25 (15.34%) OSPF
20 24 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
21 23 (14.11%) CCNA
22 21 (12.88%) Wi-Fi
23 20 (12.27%) Windows Server 2003
23 20 (12.27%) Degree
23 20 (12.27%) Network Security
24 19 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 17 (10.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.68%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.84%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) MS Office
2 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (75.46%) LAN
2 50 (30.67%) Firewall
3 49 (30.06%) Wireless
4 43 (26.38%) VPN
5 38 (23.31%) BGP
6 34 (20.86%) TCP/IP
7 31 (19.02%) VoIP
8 27 (16.56%) SAN
9 26 (15.95%) EIGRP
10 25 (15.34%) MPLS
10 25 (15.34%) OSPF
11 21 (12.88%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (12.27%) Network Security
13 18 (11.04%) PABX
14 17 (10.43%) DMVPN
14 17 (10.43%) NAS
15 14 (8.59%) VLAN
16 12 (7.36%) VRRP
16 12 (7.36%) WLAN
16 12 (7.36%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
1 16 (9.82%) OLTP
2 9 (5.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Ant
General
1 29 (17.79%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.43%) Finance
3 11 (6.75%) Publishing
3 11 (6.75%) Marketing
4 4 (2.45%) Retail
4 4 (2.45%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (22.70%) Network Engineer
2 29 (17.79%) Architect
3 26 (15.95%) Infrastructure Architect
4 21 (12.88%) Analyst
5 18 (11.04%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.75%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.13%) Security Specialist
8 9 (5.52%) Senior Support Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) Network Specialist
8 9 (5.52%) Network Security Specialist
8 9 (5.52%) Server Support
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Server Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Server Support Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Server Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Server Support Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.84%) Web Services
2 2 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 53 (32.52%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.43%) Management Information System
3 16 (9.82%) BYOD
4 14 (8.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (8.59%) Thin Client
4 14 (8.59%) Fat Client
5 11 (6.75%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (4.91%) Video on Demand
6 8 (4.91%) MPEG
7 7 (4.29%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.07%) Statistics
9 4 (2.45%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.84%) GIS
10 3 (1.84%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.77%) Windows
2 33 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (12.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (8.59%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.13%) UNIX
6 10 (6.13%) Linux
7 6 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.63%) ITIL
2 17 (10.43%) Information Security
2 17 (10.43%) SIEM
3 16 (9.82%) Kalman Filter
3 16 (9.82%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (9.20%) WAN Optimisation
5 14 (8.59%) DDoS Mitigation
6 13 (7.98%) Security Architecture
7 12 (7.36%) Network Management
8 11 (6.75%) Load Balancing
9 10 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.52%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.91%) Network Design
12 7 (4.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (4.29%) Line Management
12 7 (4.29%) Cyber Security
13 6 (3.68%) Market Research
13 6 (3.68%) Data Security
13 6 (3.68%) Configuration Management
13 6 (3.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.68%) SQL
2 5 (3.07%) C
3 3 (1.84%) C++
3 3 (1.84%) Python
4 2 (1.23%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) Tcl
5 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (33.74%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (31.90%) CCNP
3 35 (21.47%) CISSP
4 23 (14.11%) CCNA
5 20 (12.27%) Degree
6 18 (11.04%) CISM
7 13 (7.98%) SSCP
8 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (4.29%) MCSE
10 6 (3.68%) MCP
11 5 (3.07%) RHCE
11 5 (3.07%) CCIP
11 5 (3.07%) RHCA
12 4 (2.45%) CISA
12 4 (2.45%) CCIE
13 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
14 2 (1.23%) JNCIA
14 2 (1.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (7.36%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.52%) SLA
4 5 (3.07%) COBIT
5 2 (1.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 50 (30.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.91%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.29%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.68%) XenApp
5 6 (3.68%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.45%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) ARCserve
1 4 (2.45%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (25.77%) Cisco
2 39 (23.93%) Citrix
3 35 (21.47%) VMware
4 16 (9.82%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.36%) Remedy
5 12 (7.36%) Riverbed
6 11 (6.75%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.13%) SolarWinds
7 10 (6.13%) Fortinet
8 8 (4.91%) Tandberg
8 8 (4.91%) HP
9 7 (4.29%) EMC
9 7 (4.29%) Cramer
10 6 (3.68%) Juniper
10 6 (3.68%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.07%) Oracle
11 5 (3.07%) NetApp
12 4 (2.45%) CA
13 3 (1.84%) Mercator
14 2 (1.23%) ServiceNow
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