Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 149 118
Rank change year-on-year +24 -31 -24
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.18% 0.94% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.95% 4.55% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 36
Cambridge median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -1.52% -26.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,475 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £48,250 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £33,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year +25.93% -7.53% -8.75%

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 403 549 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 16.96% 20.75% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 246 465 434
Cambridge median annual salary £48,250 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.50% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 19 (67.86%) Windows
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 18 (64.29%) LAN
3 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
4 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) Mac OS X
5 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (35.71%) DHCP
5 10 (35.71%) DNS
6 9 (32.14%) CCNA
6 9 (32.14%) Cisco
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) Wireless
6 9 (32.14%) Degree
7 8 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (28.57%) Network Architecture
7 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
7 8 (28.57%) Skype for Business
7 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 8 (28.57%) FortiGate
7 8 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
7 8 (28.57%) Meru Networks
7 8 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (28.57%) Strategic Thinking
7 8 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (28.57%) Apple
7 8 (28.57%) HP
7 8 (28.57%) Dell
7 8 (28.57%) Citrix
7 8 (28.57%) Terminal Services

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 8 (28.57%) IIS
1 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 8 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
1 8 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) G Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 18 (64.29%) LAN
3 10 (35.71%) DHCP
3 10 (35.71%) DNS
4 9 (32.14%) Wireless
5 7 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (17.86%) 802.15
6 5 (17.86%) Bluetooth
6 5 (17.86%) HTTP
6 5 (17.86%) Internet
6 5 (17.86%) IPv6
6 5 (17.86%) SSL
6 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
6 5 (17.86%) X.509
6 5 (17.86%) ZigBee
7 2 (7.14%) VoIP
7 2 (7.14%) WLAN
8 1 (3.57%) MPLS
8 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Front Office
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 8 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (28.57%) Active Directory Support
3 5 (17.86%) Development Team Leader
3 5 (17.86%) Software Development Team Leader
3 5 (17.86%) Software Team Leader
3 5 (17.86%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Technician
5 2 (7.14%) Products Support Technician
5 2 (7.14%) Software Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.57%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) 802.1X
1 5 (17.86%) Ajax
1 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
1 5 (17.86%) CSS
1 5 (17.86%) HTML
1 5 (17.86%) JSON
1 5 (17.86%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Apple TV
2 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Mac OS X
3 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 8 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
2 8 (28.57%) Strategic Thinking
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (3.57%) Due Diligence
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) CCNA
2 9 (32.14%) Degree
3 8 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 8 (28.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Apple
2 8 (28.57%) Citrix
2 8 (28.57%) Dell
2 8 (28.57%) HP
2 8 (28.57%) Meru Networks
3 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
3 2 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Huawei
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) Meraki
4 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto