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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 94 115 85
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 45 23 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.88% 1.03% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.81% 4.42% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 53
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
511 520 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.31% 23.29% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 403 440 430
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +25 30 £38,500 -23.00% 7
Peterborough +7 10 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Huntingdon -10 1 £35,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 57 (78.08%) LAN
2 32 (43.84%) Windows
3 26 (35.62%) Active Directory
4 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
4 25 (34.25%) VMware
5 24 (32.88%) ITIL
6 23 (31.51%) Firewall
7 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
9 18 (24.66%) DNS
9 18 (24.66%) HP
9 18 (24.66%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
10 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (21.92%) TCP/IP
12 14 (19.18%) SQL
12 14 (19.18%) Linux
13 13 (17.81%) MS Office
13 13 (17.81%) DHCP
13 13 (17.81%) Citrix
13 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
14 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
14 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (15.07%) CCNA
15 11 (15.07%) Dell
15 11 (15.07%) BGP
16 10 (13.70%) Cisco
16 10 (13.70%) SAN
16 10 (13.70%) OSPF

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.74%) Lync
4 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) SaaS
1 7 (9.59%) PaaS
1 7 (9.59%) IaaS
2 5 (6.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (78.08%) LAN
2 23 (31.51%) Firewall
3 18 (24.66%) DNS
4 16 (21.92%) TCP/IP
5 13 (17.81%) DHCP
6 11 (15.07%) BGP
7 10 (13.70%) SAN
7 10 (13.70%) OSPF
8 9 (12.33%) Network Security
8 9 (12.33%) Wireless
8 9 (12.33%) VoIP
9 8 (10.96%) VPN
10 6 (8.22%) VLAN
11 5 (6.85%) Internet
12 4 (5.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (4.11%) HTTP
13 3 (4.11%) WLAN
13 3 (4.11%) EIGRP
13 3 (4.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Bugzilla
1 5 (6.85%) JIRA
General
1 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Network Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) Administrator
4 9 (12.33%) Consultant
4 9 (12.33%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (10.96%) Network Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Service Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.48%) Systems Test Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) XMPP
1 1 (1.37%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Open Source
1 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.85%) Streaming Media
3 4 (5.48%) IPTV
4 3 (4.11%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.74%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) PMI
6 1 (1.37%) Firmware
6 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.84%) Windows
2 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (19.18%) Linux
5 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
6 7 (9.59%) Windows Phone
6 7 (9.59%) UNIX
6 7 (9.59%) Android
7 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.85%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.85%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) ITIL
2 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (12.33%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.33%) Line Management
5 8 (10.96%) Asset Management
6 7 (9.59%) Business Continuity
6 7 (9.59%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.85%) Business Development
7 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.85%) Scrum
7 5 (6.85%) Network Design
7 5 (6.85%) Regression Testing
7 5 (6.85%) Service Management
8 4 (5.48%) Project Management
8 4 (5.48%) Information Security
8 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.11%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) Python
3 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.37%) C#
5 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.07%) CCNA
3 9 (12.33%) CCNP
4 7 (9.59%) Degree
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.48%) MCSA
7 2 (2.74%) MCP
7 2 (2.74%) MCSE
7 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.37%) RHCA
8 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) RHCE
8 1 (1.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (35.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.48%) XenApp
4 4 (5.48%) vSphere
5 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.37%) XenServer
7 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) SCCM
2 7 (9.59%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.37%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.37%) Nagios
3 1 (1.37%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
1 25 (34.25%) VMware
2 18 (24.66%) HP
3 13 (17.81%) Citrix
4 11 (15.07%) Dell
5 10 (13.70%) Cisco
6 7 (9.59%) Apple
6 7 (9.59%) Red Gate
7 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.85%) Perforce
9 4 (5.48%) Veeam
10 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.74%) NetApp
11 2 (2.74%) Avaya
11 2 (2.74%) EMC
12 1 (1.37%) Juniper
12 1 (1.37%) IBM
12 1 (1.37%) Trapeze
12 1 (1.37%) SonicWALL
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