Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 150 114
Rank change year-on-year +53 -36 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 44 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.13% 1.05% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.02% 5.32% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 78
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,100 £26,125 £29,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,625 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £36,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.29% - +6.25%

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 366 601 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.71% 19.76% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 266 506 422
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,125 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 38 (86.36%) LAN
2 37 (84.09%) Firewall
3 31 (70.45%) Windows
4 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
5 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
6 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
7 22 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 19 (43.18%) VMware
9 18 (40.91%) Project Management
10 17 (38.64%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (38.64%) VPN
10 17 (38.64%) SQL
10 17 (38.64%) CRM
10 17 (38.64%) Veeam
10 17 (38.64%) High Availability
10 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
11 15 (34.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
12 14 (31.82%) DNS
13 11 (25.00%) Cisco
13 11 (25.00%) ERP
13 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
13 11 (25.00%) Finance
13 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (25.00%) BGP
13 11 (25.00%) Supplier Management
13 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (22.73%) Back Office
14 10 (22.73%) IT Strategy
14 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery

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 7 (15.91%) IIS
1 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
1 7 (15.91%) Office Communications Server
1 7 (15.91%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.27%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (86.36%) LAN
2 37 (84.09%) Firewall
3 22 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 17 (38.64%) VPN
5 14 (31.82%) DNS
6 11 (25.00%) BGP
7 10 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (18.18%) Internet
8 8 (18.18%) Wireless
9 7 (15.91%) DHCP
9 7 (15.91%) DMZ
9 7 (15.91%) VLAN
10 5 (11.36%) 802.15
10 5 (11.36%) Bluetooth
10 5 (11.36%) HTTP
10 5 (11.36%) IPv6
10 5 (11.36%) SSL
10 5 (11.36%) X.509
10 5 (11.36%) ZigBee
11 4 (9.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
1 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (22.73%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Network Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 8 (18.18%) IT Technical Manager
3 8 (18.18%) Technical Manager
4 7 (15.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (15.91%) Active Directory Support
5 5 (11.36%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Software Development Team Leader
5 5 (11.36%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (11.36%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 2 (4.55%) Active Directory Technician
7 2 (4.55%) Products Support Technician
7 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.27%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) 802.1X
1 5 (11.36%) Ajax
1 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
1 5 (11.36%) CSS
1 5 (11.36%) HTML
1 5 (11.36%) JSON
1 5 (11.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Apple TV
1 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.91%) Apple iOS
3 7 (15.91%) Mac OS X
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Project Management
2 17 (38.64%) CRM
2 17 (38.64%) High Availability
3 15 (34.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
4 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) ERP
4 11 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 10 (22.73%) IT Strategy
5 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.91%) Server Monitoring
7 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
7 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) Strategic Thinking
8 3 (6.82%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (4.55%) Network Design
9 2 (4.55%) Network Management
10 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.36%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.18%) CCNA
3 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 5 (11.36%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (9.09%) CCNP
5 3 (6.82%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.55%) CCDP
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
2 7 (15.91%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (43.18%) VMware
3 17 (38.64%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (38.64%) Veeam
4 11 (25.00%) Cisco
5 7 (15.91%) Apple
5 7 (15.91%) Citrix
5 7 (15.91%) Dell
5 7 (15.91%) HP
5 7 (15.91%) Meru Networks
6 6 (13.64%) Juniper
7 4 (9.09%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.27%) Huawei
9 1 (2.27%) Meraki
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle
9 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto