The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 97 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 40 34 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.62% 1.42% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.06% 6.87% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 40
Average salary £37,250 £41,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.69% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,750 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
496 495 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.09% 20.69% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 403 406 387
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
East of England

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 1 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 1 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 +14 30 £34,500 -18.82% 8
Peterborough +5 5 £40,000 +11.88%
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 (82.35%) LAN
2 34 (50.00%) Windows
3 27 (39.71%) Firewall
4 25 (36.76%) Active Directory
5 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 22 (32.35%) VMware
6 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (27.94%) MS Exchange
8 19 (27.94%) ITIL
9 18 (26.47%) DNS
9 18 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (25.00%) HP
10 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (23.53%) TCP/IP
11 16 (23.53%) MS Office
12 15 (22.06%) SQL
12 15 (22.06%) DHCP
12 15 (22.06%) Hyper-V
13 13 (19.12%) Wireless
13 13 (19.12%) VoIP
13 13 (19.12%) Linux
13 13 (19.12%) CCNA
14 12 (17.65%) Cisco
14 12 (17.65%) Degree
15 11 (16.18%) SCCM
15 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (16.18%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 19 (27.94%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.94%) Lync
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (23.53%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) SaaS
1 7 (10.29%) PaaS
1 7 (10.29%) IaaS
2 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (82.35%) LAN
2 27 (39.71%) Firewall
3 18 (26.47%) DNS
4 16 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 15 (22.06%) DHCP
6 13 (19.12%) Wireless
6 13 (19.12%) VoIP
7 11 (16.18%) SAN
8 10 (14.71%) VLAN
9 8 (11.76%) OSPF
9 8 (11.76%) VPN
10 7 (10.29%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (10.29%) BGP
11 5 (7.35%) Network Security
11 5 (7.35%) Internet
11 5 (7.35%) EIGRP
12 4 (5.88%) MPLS
12 4 (5.88%) WLAN
13 3 (4.41%) HSRP
13 3 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Bugzilla
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) Administrator
3 11 (16.18%) Network Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Service Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (7.35%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) IT Support
10 3 (4.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Server Support Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) XMPP
2 1 (1.47%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Open Source
2 6 (8.82%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (7.35%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.88%) Streaming Media
5 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.41%) IPTV
5 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) Statistics
7 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.47%) EPoS
7 1 (1.47%) Firmware
7 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Windows
2 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (19.12%) Linux
5 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.29%) Apple iOS
6 7 (10.29%) Android
6 7 (10.29%) Windows Phone
7 6 (8.82%) UNIX
8 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.88%) Ubuntu
10 3 (4.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 8 (11.76%) Network Design
4 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
4 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (5.88%) Project Management
5 4 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 4 (5.88%) Scrum
6 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.41%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.41%) Data Security
6 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.94%) Information Security
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) Python
3 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (19.12%) CCNA
3 12 (17.65%) Degree
4 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (10.29%) MCSA
5 7 (10.29%) CCNP
6 2 (2.94%) CISSP
6 2 (2.94%) MCP
6 2 (2.94%) MCSE
7 1 (1.47%) RHCA
7 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (36.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (22.06%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.41%) XenApp
5 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.47%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) SCCM
2 3 (4.41%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.41%) Nagios
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.47%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.35%) VMware
3 17 (25.00%) HP
4 12 (17.65%) Cisco
5 10 (14.71%) Dell
5 10 (14.71%) Citrix
6 7 (10.29%) Red Gate
6 7 (10.29%) Veeam
6 7 (10.29%) Apple
7 6 (8.82%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.88%) Perforce
10 3 (4.41%) Trapeze
10 3 (4.41%) Juniper
11 2 (2.94%) EMC
11 2 (2.94%) Avaya
11 2 (2.94%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.47%) F5
12 1 (1.47%) Splunk
12 1 (1.47%) Aruba
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