Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 152 114
Rank change year-on-year +58 -38 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 55 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.64% 0.82% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.76% 4.81% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 42 22 82
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +69.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,225 £38,750
90th Percentile £66,875 £61,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% -5.26% +18.75%

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 349 540 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 16.76% 16.99% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 242 454 410
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,300 £27,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,344
% change year-on-year -10.53% +4.75% +0.76%

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 50 (90.91%) LAN
2 46 (83.64%) Firewall
3 33 (60.00%) Windows
4 32 (58.18%) Active Directory
5 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
6 27 (49.09%) TCP/IP
7 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 25 (45.45%) VMware
8 23 (41.82%) VPN
9 22 (40.00%) SQL
9 22 (40.00%) Project Management
9 22 (40.00%) Windows Server
10 21 (38.18%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (38.18%) CRM
10 21 (38.18%) Veeam
10 21 (38.18%) High Availability
11 19 (34.55%) Software Engineering
11 19 (34.55%) Cisco
11 19 (34.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 18 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (30.91%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (27.27%) Service Delivery
14 15 (27.27%) ERP
15 14 (25.45%) E-Commerce
15 14 (25.45%) CCNA
15 14 (25.45%) Back Office
15 14 (25.45%) Telecoms
15 14 (25.45%) Finance
15 14 (25.45%) Supplier Management
15 14 (25.45%) IT Strategy

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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 5 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.27%) IIS
2 4 (7.27%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (90.91%) LAN
2 46 (83.64%) Firewall
3 27 (49.09%) TCP/IP
4 23 (41.82%) VPN
5 13 (23.64%) BGP
5 13 (23.64%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (21.82%) DNS
7 11 (20.00%) Internet
8 9 (16.36%) VLAN
9 8 (14.55%) MPLS
10 7 (12.73%) DMZ
11 5 (9.09%) 802.15
11 5 (9.09%) Bluetooth
11 5 (9.09%) DHCP
11 5 (9.09%) HTTP
11 5 (9.09%) IPv6
11 5 (9.09%) SSL
11 5 (9.09%) VoIP
11 5 (9.09%) Wireless
11 5 (9.09%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 14 (25.45%) Back Office
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
1 14 (25.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) IT Manager
3 12 (21.82%) IT Technical Manager
3 12 (21.82%) Technical Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
4 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Software Development Team Leader
4 5 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
4 5 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) IT Support
6 2 (3.64%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (3.64%) IT Technician
6 2 (3.64%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) 802.1X
1 5 (9.09%) Ajax
1 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 5 (9.09%) CSS
1 5 (9.09%) HTML
1 5 (9.09%) JSON
1 5 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (12.73%) Driving Licence
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.64%) Apple TV
6 1 (1.82%) Fintech
6 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (60.00%) Windows
2 22 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.45%) Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Project Management
2 21 (38.18%) CRM
2 21 (38.18%) High Availability
3 19 (34.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (34.55%) Software Engineering
4 17 (30.91%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (27.27%) ERP
5 15 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 14 (25.45%) E-Commerce
6 14 (25.45%) IT Strategy
6 14 (25.45%) Supplier Management
7 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.09%) Network Architecture
8 5 (9.09%) Scrum
8 5 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
8 5 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (7.27%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (5.45%) Network Management
11 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
12 1 (1.82%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (25.45%) CCNA
3 9 (16.36%) JNCIA
4 5 (9.09%) CCNP
4 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 5 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (5.45%) CCDP
6 2 (3.64%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (58.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.27%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.45%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 25 (45.45%) VMware
3 21 (38.18%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (38.18%) Veeam
4 19 (34.55%) Cisco
5 13 (23.64%) Juniper
6 7 (12.73%) SonicWALL
7 5 (9.09%) HP
8 4 (7.27%) Apple
8 4 (7.27%) Citrix
8 4 (7.27%) Dell
8 4 (7.27%) Meru Networks
9 2 (3.64%) Huawei
10 1 (1.82%) Draytek
10 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.82%) Meraki
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle
10 1 (1.82%) Sophos