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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 99 112 91
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 41 23 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.64% 1.00% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.66% 4.47% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 55
Average salary £37,500 £44,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.73% +30.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,625 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £50,300 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
535 515 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.46% 22.41% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 424 429 409
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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 +18 29 £37,000 -26.00% 4
Peterborough +4 7 £40,000 +10.34% 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 56 (81.16%) LAN
2 35 (50.72%) Windows
3 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
3 26 (37.68%) Firewall
4 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
5 22 (31.88%) ITIL
5 22 (31.88%) VMware
5 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (28.99%) MS Exchange
7 18 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (24.64%) HP
8 17 (24.64%) DNS
8 17 (24.64%) SQL
8 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
9 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (21.74%) Hyper-V
11 14 (20.29%) Linux
11 14 (20.29%) MS Office
11 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
11 14 (20.29%) CCNA
12 13 (18.84%) DHCP
13 12 (17.39%) VoIP
13 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
13 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (15.94%) SCCM
14 11 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (15.94%) Citrix
14 11 (15.94%) Dell
14 11 (15.94%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 20 (28.99%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.80%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) Lync
4 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) SaaS
1 7 (10.14%) PaaS
1 7 (10.14%) IaaS
2 5 (7.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (81.16%) LAN
2 26 (37.68%) Firewall
3 17 (24.64%) DNS
4 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
5 13 (18.84%) DHCP
6 12 (17.39%) VoIP
7 11 (15.94%) SAN
8 10 (14.49%) Wireless
8 10 (14.49%) VLAN
8 10 (14.49%) VPN
9 8 (11.59%) Network Security
10 7 (10.14%) BGP
11 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (8.70%) OSPF
12 5 (7.25%) Internet
13 4 (5.80%) WLAN
14 3 (4.35%) HTTP
14 3 (4.35%) EIGRP
15 2 (2.90%) SNMP
15 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Bugzilla
1 5 (7.25%) JIRA
General
1 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Analyst
2 12 (17.39%) Administrator
3 11 (15.94%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (14.49%) Network Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Service Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (7.25%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Network Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.80%) Systems Test Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) XMPP
2 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Open Source
2 6 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (7.25%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.25%) Streaming Media
4 4 (5.80%) IPTV
4 4 (5.80%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Statistics
6 1 (1.45%) EPoS
6 1 (1.45%) Firmware
6 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.72%) Windows
2 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (20.29%) Linux
5 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.14%) Apple iOS
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Phone
6 7 (10.14%) UNIX
6 7 (10.14%) Android
7 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.25%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (11.59%) Asset Management
4 8 (11.59%) Network Design
5 6 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.25%) Scrum
6 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.25%) Regression Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Service Management
7 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.80%) Business Development
8 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.35%) Project Management
8 3 (4.35%) Data Security
8 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) Python
3 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) C#
5 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.29%) CCNA
3 8 (11.59%) Degree
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.14%) MCSA
5 6 (8.70%) CCNP
6 2 (2.90%) MCP
6 2 (2.90%) MCSE
6 2 (2.90%) CISSP
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) RHCE
7 1 (1.45%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.80%) XenApp
5 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.90%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.45%) SCOM
4 1 (1.45%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.45%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (31.88%) VMware
3 17 (24.64%) HP
4 11 (15.94%) Dell
4 11 (15.94%) Citrix
5 9 (13.04%) Cisco
6 7 (10.14%) Apple
6 7 (10.14%) Veeam
6 7 (10.14%) Red Gate
7 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.25%) Perforce
9 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.90%) Avaya
10 2 (2.90%) Juniper
10 2 (2.90%) EMC
10 2 (2.90%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.45%) Trapeze
11 1 (1.45%) NetApp
11 1 (1.45%) IBM
11 1 (1.45%) Brocade
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