Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 107 123
Rank change year-on-year -55 +16 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 26 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.82% 1.64% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.36% 7.52% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 22 91 43
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,225 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,125 £67,500 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% -

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 596 505 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 18.75% 21.79% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 499 426 449
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,250 £27,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.75% +0.76% +7.14%

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 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for WAN.

1 15 (57.69%) LAN
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 9 (34.62%) Python
5 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 8 (30.77%) Firewall
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) Internet
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Multimedia
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (19.23%) BGP
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) C
7 5 (19.23%) VMware
7 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) SNMP
8 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (15.38%) Ruby
8 4 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (15.38%) Django
8 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (11.54%) Network Design

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:

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) IaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) LAN
2 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) Internet
4 5 (19.23%) BGP
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (15.38%) SNMP
6 3 (11.54%) MPLS
6 3 (11.54%) Network Security
6 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
6 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (11.54%) Wireless
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
7 2 (7.69%) OSPF
7 2 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (23.08%) Multimedia
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Django
2 1 (3.85%) OpenEmbedded
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Kindle
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Scrum
3 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Network Design
4 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) API Development
6 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.85%) Physics
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
6 1 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
2 5 (19.23%) C
3 4 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) CCNA
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) iptables
3 1 (3.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) Juniper
6 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) Wind River