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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 98 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 61 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.64% 2.72% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.04% 12.95% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 28 48 46
Average salary £31,461 £43,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.33% +25.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £27,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
376 471 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.11% 21.04% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 285 366 398
Average salary £43,000 £43,900 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.05% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -15 26 £32,500 -21.68% 6
Peterborough +8 6 £29,000 -38.94%
Huntingdon -7 4 £29,000 +45.00% 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 64 (88.89%) LAN
2 31 (43.06%) Firewall
3 29 (40.28%) TCP/IP
4 26 (36.11%) Cisco
5 22 (30.56%) Windows
6 20 (27.78%) VPN
7 19 (26.39%) Active Directory
8 17 (23.61%) Juniper
8 17 (23.61%) OSPF
9 16 (22.22%) Linux
10 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
11 13 (18.06%) ITIL
11 13 (18.06%) VoIP
12 12 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 12 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (16.67%) BGP
12 12 (16.67%) Finance
12 12 (16.67%) SolarWinds
13 11 (15.28%) VMware
14 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
14 10 (13.89%) F5
14 10 (13.89%) VLAN
15 9 (12.50%) Network Management
15 9 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (12.50%) Avaya
15 9 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (11.11%) Wireless
16 8 (11.11%) Change Management
16 8 (11.11%) DNS
16 8 (11.11%) Unix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (88.89%) LAN
2 31 (43.06%) Firewall
3 29 (40.28%) TCP/IP
4 20 (27.78%) VPN
5 17 (23.61%) OSPF
6 13 (18.06%) VoIP
7 12 (16.67%) BGP
8 10 (13.89%) VLAN
9 9 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (11.11%) DNS
10 8 (11.11%) Network Security
10 8 (11.11%) Wireless
11 7 (9.72%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (9.72%) IP Telephony
11 7 (9.72%) MPLS
11 7 (9.72%) SAN
12 6 (8.33%) Multicast
12 6 (8.33%) SNMP
13 5 (6.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.78%) OLTP
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (1.39%) Electronics
6 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Network Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Junior
5 5 (6.94%) IP Network Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Junior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Network Manager
5 5 (6.94%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Linux Support
6 4 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Unix Support
6 4 (5.56%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
1 5 (6.94%) PMI
2 4 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) BYOD
3 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.78%) Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Statistics
4 1 (1.39%) Biology
4 1 (1.39%) Life Science
4 1 (1.39%) MPEG
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Windows
2 16 (22.22%) Linux
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.11%) Unix
5 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 9 (12.50%) Network Management
4 8 (11.11%) Change Management
4 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.33%) Data Security
5 6 (8.33%) Market Research
6 5 (6.94%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.94%) Logistics
6 5 (6.94%) Online Marketing
6 5 (6.94%) Open Source
6 5 (6.94%) Project Management
7 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.78%) CRM
8 2 (2.78%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.78%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.78%) Time Management
8 2 (2.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) Python
2 3 (4.17%) C
2 3 (4.17%) C++
2 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) Perl
3 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.39%) VB
3 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.11%) Degree
3 7 (9.72%) CCIE
4 6 (8.33%) CCNA
4 6 (8.33%) CCNP
5 5 (6.94%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.17%) MCSE
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.78%) RHCA
7 2 (2.78%) RHCE
8 1 (1.39%) HNC
8 1 (1.39%) HND
8 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (26.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.94%) pfSense
4 4 (5.56%) XenApp
5 3 (4.17%) Firmware
5 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.78%) NFS
6 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.39%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.94%) Cacti
2 5 (6.94%) Nagios
2 5 (6.94%) RANCID
2 5 (6.94%) SmokePing
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.78%) SCCM
3 2 (2.78%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Cisco
2 17 (23.61%) Juniper
3 12 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 11 (15.28%) VMware
5 10 (13.89%) F5
5 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.50%) Avaya
7 7 (9.72%) Citrix
7 7 (9.72%) Infoblox
7 7 (9.72%) Veeam
8 6 (8.33%) Brocade
8 6 (8.33%) HP
8 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.94%) Splunk
9 5 (6.94%) Sun
10 3 (4.17%) NetApp
11 2 (2.78%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.78%) JD Edwards
11 2 (2.78%) Remedy
11 2 (2.78%) Symantec
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