Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 133 154
Rank change year-on-year +42 +21 -35
Permanent jobs citing WAN 30 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.97% 1.23% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.15% 7.64% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 16
Cambridge median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% +30.77% -1.52%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £28,125
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £43,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £32,500 £44,000 £32,363
% change year-on-year -26.14% +35.96% -12.24%

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 247 419 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 16.24% 16.16% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 178 250 477
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £63,750
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 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 29 (96.67%) LAN
2 23 (76.67%) Firewall
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco
4 18 (60.00%) Juniper
5 17 (56.67%) CCNA
5 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (56.67%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (46.67%) Driving Licence
6 14 (46.67%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (40.00%) JNCIA
8 12 (40.00%) Wireshark
9 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 9 (30.00%) Windows
10 8 (26.67%) Linux
11 6 (20.00%) VMware
11 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 4 (13.33%) Citrix
13 4 (13.33%) ERP
13 4 (13.33%) SQL
13 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
13 4 (13.33%) JD Edwards
13 4 (13.33%) 802.11
13 4 (13.33%) OSPF

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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) LAN
2 23 (76.67%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.33%) 802.11
5 4 (13.33%) BGP
5 4 (13.33%) OSPF
5 4 (13.33%) VRRP
6 3 (10.00%) Internet
6 3 (10.00%) VPN
6 3 (10.00%) Wireless
7 2 (6.67%) DHCP
7 2 (6.67%) MPLS
7 2 (6.67%) NAS
7 2 (6.67%) SAN
7 2 (6.67%) VSAN
7 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.33%) DWDM
8 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Network Technician
5 2 (6.67%) Backup Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) LAN Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Support
6 1 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Driving Licence
1 14 (46.67%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (6.67%) Symmetrix
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (13.33%) Analytics
3 4 (13.33%) ERP
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.00%) Network Design
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Release Management
5 2 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Use Case
5 2 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) CCNA
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (40.00%) JNCIA
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) MCSA
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCSP
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.00%) Firmware
5 2 (6.67%) SRDF
5 2 (6.67%) vCloud
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Avamar
1 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) JD Edwards
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) Aruba
5 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.67%) Brocade
6 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 2 (6.67%) Veritas
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) F5