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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 70 92 113
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 67 54 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.22% 2.27% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.23% 9.71% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 47 46 34
Average salary £43,900 £40,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.39% +21.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,250 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £41,250
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
440 556 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.15% 23.39% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 368 463 448
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 £32,435 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 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 27 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 +23 50 £43,900 -3.51% 7
Peterborough +2 5 £41,250 -5.71% 1
Huntingdon 0 2 £24,750 -0.99%
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 86 (77.48%) LAN
2 47 (42.34%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (38.74%) Cisco
3 43 (38.74%) Windows
4 42 (37.84%) Active Directory
4 42 (37.84%) CISSP
4 42 (37.84%) VMware
5 41 (36.94%) CCNP
6 40 (36.04%) Network Security
7 37 (33.33%) Firewall
8 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
9 27 (24.32%) TCP/IP
9 27 (24.32%) Wireless
10 26 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (23.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (22.52%) MPLS
11 25 (22.52%) ITIL
12 23 (20.72%) MS Exchange
13 22 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (19.82%) CCNA
13 22 (19.82%) Citrix
14 20 (18.02%) SIEM
15 19 (17.12%) Intrusion Detection
15 19 (17.12%) VPN
16 18 (16.22%) BGP
17 17 (15.32%) EIGRP
17 17 (15.32%) HP
17 17 (15.32%) DMVPN
18 16 (14.41%) Security Architecture
19 15 (13.51%) PCI DSS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 23 (20.72%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.70%) IIS
7 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) SaaS
1 3 (2.70%) PaaS
1 3 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (77.48%) LAN
2 40 (36.04%) Network Security
3 37 (33.33%) Firewall
4 27 (24.32%) Wireless
4 27 (24.32%) TCP/IP
5 25 (22.52%) MPLS
6 19 (17.12%) VPN
6 19 (17.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (16.22%) BGP
8 17 (15.32%) EIGRP
8 17 (15.32%) DMVPN
9 14 (12.61%) Wireshark
9 14 (12.61%) SAN
10 12 (10.81%) VLAN
11 9 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (7.21%) DHCP
13 7 (6.31%) FTP
13 7 (6.31%) DNS
13 7 (6.31%) NAS
14 6 (5.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.90%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Ant
General
1 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (29.73%) Network Engineer
2 23 (20.72%) Network Security Engineer
2 23 (20.72%) Security Engineer
3 21 (18.92%) Analyst
4 11 (9.91%) Security Specialist
5 10 (9.01%) Network Specialist
5 10 (9.01%) Network Security Specialist
5 10 (9.01%) Architect
6 9 (8.11%) Administrator
6 9 (8.11%) Security Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) IT Security Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Thin Client
1 13 (11.71%) Fat Client
2 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.70%) PMI
4 3 (2.70%) Open Source
4 3 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (38.74%) Windows
2 26 (23.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (10.81%) Linux
5 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.21%) UNIX
6 7 (6.31%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.41%) CentOS
8 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.70%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.70%) Android
9 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.52%) ITIL
2 20 (18.02%) SIEM
3 16 (14.41%) Security Architecture
4 14 (12.61%) WAN Optimisation
4 14 (12.61%) Information Security
5 10 (9.01%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (9.01%) Network Design
5 10 (9.01%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (8.11%) Load Balancing
7 8 (7.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (5.41%) Information Security Management
8 6 (5.41%) Security Management
9 5 (4.50%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.50%) Coaching
10 4 (3.60%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (3.60%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.60%) TOGAF
10 4 (3.60%) Cyber Security
11 3 (2.70%) Change Control
11 3 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) Perl
1 6 (5.41%) Python
2 5 (4.50%) SQL
3 2 (1.80%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (42.34%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (37.84%) CISSP
3 41 (36.94%) CCNP
4 22 (19.82%) CCNA
5 13 (11.71%) CISM
6 11 (9.91%) SSCP
7 10 (9.01%) Degree
8 5 (4.50%) JNCIA
9 4 (3.60%) MCSE
9 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.70%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.70%) MCP
11 1 (0.90%) CCSA
11 1 (0.90%) CCSE
11 1 (0.90%) MCITP
11 1 (0.90%) MCSA
11 1 (0.90%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) PCI DSS
2 11 (9.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.41%) SLA
4 5 (4.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 26 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.60%) vSphere
5 2 (1.80%) NFS
5 2 (1.80%) XenApp
5 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) SCCM
2 3 (2.70%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 43 (38.74%) Cisco
2 42 (37.84%) VMware
3 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
4 22 (19.82%) Citrix
5 17 (15.32%) HP
6 12 (10.81%) Fortinet
7 9 (8.11%) SolarWinds
8 8 (7.21%) Riverbed
9 6 (5.41%) EMC
9 6 (5.41%) Isilon
10 4 (3.60%) Oracle
10 4 (3.60%) Dell
10 4 (3.60%) Juniper
11 3 (2.70%) CA
11 3 (2.70%) Apple
11 3 (2.70%) Red Gate
12 2 (1.80%) Remedy
13 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.90%) Dell KACE
13 1 (0.90%) Sage
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Cambridge University Press
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: c£35k
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Double OTE
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago