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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 70 79 103
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +24
Permanent jobs citing WAN 63 55 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.95% 2.49% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.94% 10.83% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 34
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £43,750
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
452 508 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.20% 22.96% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 348 426 414
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £28,000 £25,543
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +9 46 £43,900 -3.51% 3
Peterborough +1 2 £47,500 -
Huntingdon -3 1 £20,000 -19.99%
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 82 (72.57%) LAN
2 52 (46.02%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (44.25%) VMware
4 47 (41.59%) Cisco
5 46 (40.71%) CCNP
6 41 (36.28%) CISSP
6 41 (36.28%) Network Security
7 37 (32.74%) Windows
8 35 (30.97%) Active Directory
8 35 (30.97%) Firewall
9 33 (29.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
11 26 (23.01%) MPLS
11 26 (23.01%) ITIL
12 25 (22.12%) TCP/IP
13 24 (21.24%) BGP
14 23 (20.35%) Citrix
15 22 (19.47%) CCNA
15 22 (19.47%) Wireless
16 21 (18.58%) HP
17 20 (17.70%) Intrusion Detection
18 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (16.81%) SIEM
19 17 (15.04%) DMVPN
19 17 (15.04%) EIGRP
19 17 (15.04%) VPN
19 17 (15.04%) MS Exchange
20 16 (14.16%) Security Architecture
21 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
22 14 (12.39%) Cisco Nexus

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (15.04%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.65%) IIS
5 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) SaaS
1 3 (2.65%) PaaS
1 3 (2.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (72.57%) LAN
2 41 (36.28%) Network Security
3 35 (30.97%) Firewall
4 26 (23.01%) MPLS
5 25 (22.12%) TCP/IP
6 24 (21.24%) BGP
7 22 (19.47%) Wireless
8 20 (17.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 17 (15.04%) DMVPN
9 17 (15.04%) EIGRP
9 17 (15.04%) VPN
10 14 (12.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (12.39%) Wireshark
10 14 (12.39%) SAN
11 11 (9.73%) VLAN
12 9 (7.96%) DHCP
13 8 (7.08%) DNS
14 7 (6.19%) OSPF
14 7 (6.19%) FTP
14 7 (6.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) FileMaker
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Ant
General
1 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (30.09%) Network Engineer
2 23 (20.35%) Network Security Engineer
2 23 (20.35%) Security Engineer
3 20 (17.70%) Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Consultant
4 11 (9.73%) Security Specialist
5 10 (8.85%) Network Security Specialist
5 10 (8.85%) Network Specialist
5 10 (8.85%) Administrator
6 9 (7.96%) Security Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) IT Security Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Architect
7 8 (7.08%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.19%) Network Consultant
8 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) IT Manager
11 4 (3.54%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Fat Client
1 12 (10.62%) Thin Client
2 9 (7.96%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.54%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (3.54%) PMI
5 3 (2.65%) Open Source
6 1 (0.88%) AS400
6 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.74%) Windows
2 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.50%) Linux
5 9 (7.96%) UNIX
6 6 (5.31%) CentOS
7 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.65%) Android
8 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.65%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.88%) HPUX
10 1 (0.88%) Solaris
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) ITIL
2 19 (16.81%) SIEM
3 16 (14.16%) Security Architecture
4 14 (12.39%) Load Balancing
4 14 (12.39%) Information Security
5 13 (11.50%) WAN Optimisation
6 10 (8.85%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (8.85%) Network Design
7 9 (7.96%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (7.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (7.08%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.31%) Information Security Management
9 6 (5.31%) Security Management
10 5 (4.42%) Coaching
11 4 (3.54%) Cyber Security
11 4 (3.54%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (3.54%) TOGAF
11 4 (3.54%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.31%) Python
1 6 (5.31%) SQL
1 6 (5.31%) Perl
2 3 (2.65%) C
3 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.88%) Korn
3 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 52 (46.02%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (40.71%) CCNP
3 41 (36.28%) CISSP
4 22 (19.47%) CCNA
5 12 (10.62%) Degree
5 12 (10.62%) CISM
6 10 (8.85%) SSCP
7 5 (4.42%) JNCIA
8 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.54%) PMI Certification
8 4 (3.54%) MCSE
9 3 (2.65%) MCP
10 2 (1.77%) VCP4
11 1 (0.88%) MCSA
11 1 (0.88%) CCDP
11 1 (0.88%) CCSA
11 1 (0.88%) CCSE
11 1 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) PCI DSS
2 10 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.31%) SLA
4 4 (3.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (30.97%) Active Directory
2 33 (29.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.73%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.85%) vSphere
5 3 (2.65%) NFS
6 2 (1.77%) XenApp
6 2 (1.77%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.88%) Samba
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (44.25%) VMware
2 47 (41.59%) Cisco
3 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
4 23 (20.35%) Citrix
5 21 (18.58%) HP
6 12 (10.62%) Fortinet
7 8 (7.08%) SolarWinds
8 7 (6.19%) Riverbed
9 6 (5.31%) Isilon
9 6 (5.31%) EMC
10 4 (3.54%) Dell
10 4 (3.54%) Juniper
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle
11 3 (2.65%) Apple
11 3 (2.65%) Red Gate
12 2 (1.77%) Remedy
12 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.88%) NetApp
13 1 (0.88%) Sage
13 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
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