Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 152 127
Rank change year-on-year +6 -25 -53
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.03% 0.85% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.49% 3.94% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 43
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -1.52% -26.67%
10th Percentile £23,800 £29,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £44,750 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +38.46% -10.96% -18.89%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 447 584 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 15.87% 21.47% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 282 471 426
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £68,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Cambridge

WAN
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Cambridge.

Salary trend for WAN in Cambridge

WAN
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for WAN.

1 16 (55.17%) LAN
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Firewall
3 14 (48.28%) Linux
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 12 (41.38%) Degree
6 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
7 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (34.48%) Cisco
7 10 (34.48%) Wireless
8 9 (31.03%) CCNA
9 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
9 8 (27.59%) Mac OS X
9 8 (27.59%) Ruby
10 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
10 7 (24.14%) Django
10 7 (24.14%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (24.14%) Scrum
10 7 (24.14%) DNS
10 7 (24.14%) DHCP
10 7 (24.14%) SNMP
10 7 (24.14%) Python
10 7 (24.14%) C
11 6 (20.69%) VoIP
11 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
12 5 (17.24%) Skype for Business
12 5 (17.24%) FortiGate
12 5 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (17.24%) Server Monitoring

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) IIS
1 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.24%) Office Communications Server
1 5 (17.24%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Office 365
3 2 (6.90%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) LAN
2 15 (51.72%) Firewall
3 10 (34.48%) Wireless
4 7 (24.14%) DHCP
4 7 (24.14%) DNS
4 7 (24.14%) SNMP
5 6 (20.69%) VoIP
6 4 (13.79%) VPN
6 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (13.79%) WLAN
7 1 (3.45%) MPLS
7 1 (3.45%) SMS
7 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (24.14%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Senior Software Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) Active Directory Support
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Network Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Django
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Apple TV
1 5 (17.24%) Smartphone
2 4 (13.79%) Digital TV
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Mac OS X
4 7 (24.14%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
3 7 (24.14%) Scrum
3 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) Network Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (17.24%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (17.24%) Server Monitoring
4 5 (17.24%) Strategic Thinking
5 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
5 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (3.45%) Due Diligence
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Network Design
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Ruby
2 7 (24.14%) C
2 7 (24.14%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (31.03%) CCNA
4 5 (17.24%) CCNP
4 5 (17.24%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (13.79%) CCIE
5 4 (13.79%) RHCE
5 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.24%) Terminal Services
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Apple
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) Dell
3 5 (17.24%) Fortinet
3 5 (17.24%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) Juniper
3 5 (17.24%) Meru Networks
3 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
4 4 (13.79%) Brocade
4 4 (13.79%) F5
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.79%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) Meraki