Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 52 136
Rank change year-on-year -24 +84 -15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 65 158 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.43% 5.09% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.96% 23.80% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 44 115 57
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -20.00% -5.26%
10th Percentile £24,300 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £60,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.06% -20.00% +5.88%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 362 664 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.12% 21.38% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 279 443 596
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +5.15%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Cambridgeshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for WAN in Cambridgeshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for WAN in Cambridgeshire

WAN
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +26 51 £35,000 -36.36% 11
Peterborough -22 5 £45,000 +25.00% 4
Huntingdon -4 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Ely - 2 £47,500 - 1
St Neots - 1 £42,500 -
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 64 (98.46%) LAN
2 51 (78.46%) Firewall
3 50 (76.92%) Cisco
4 39 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (60.00%) CCNA
5 38 (58.46%) Juniper
6 34 (52.31%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (47.69%) Self-Motivation
8 27 (41.54%) JNCIA
9 20 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
9 20 (30.77%) Internet
10 19 (29.23%) MPLS
10 19 (29.23%) WAN Optimisation
11 18 (27.69%) Driving Licence
12 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (21.54%) JNCIS
12 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
12 14 (21.54%) Sophos
13 13 (20.00%) Wireshark
14 12 (18.46%) Windows
15 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
16 10 (15.38%) CCNP
16 10 (15.38%) Degree
16 10 (15.38%) Wireless
16 10 (15.38%) Azure
17 9 (13.85%) VMware
17 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
17 9 (13.85%) VPN
18 7 (10.77%) Linux
18 7 (10.77%) VoIP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Azure
2 6 (9.23%) AWS
3 4 (6.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 2 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.08%) IaaS
4 2 (3.08%) Office 365
4 2 (3.08%) PaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (98.46%) LAN
2 51 (78.46%) Firewall
3 20 (30.77%) Internet
3 20 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
4 19 (29.23%) MPLS
5 13 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 10 (15.38%) Wireless
7 9 (13.85%) VPN
8 7 (10.77%) VoIP
9 6 (9.23%) DHCP
9 6 (9.23%) DNS
9 6 (9.23%) Network Security
10 4 (6.15%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (6.15%) IP Telephony
10 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
11 3 (4.62%) BGP
11 3 (4.62%) Ethernet
11 3 (4.62%) SAN
11 3 (4.62%) Wireless Security
11 3 (4.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Network Engineer
2 19 (29.23%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (29.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Field Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Network Field Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) IT Support
5 5 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Firewall Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) LAN Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Solutions Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 31 (47.69%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (27.69%) Driving Licence
3 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.08%) FMCG
5 2 (3.08%) Replication
5 2 (3.08%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.08%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (29.23%) WAN Optimisation
3 6 (9.23%) B2B
3 6 (9.23%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (7.69%) Network Design
5 4 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.62%) Change Control
6 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.62%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (4.62%) Security Operations
6 3 (4.62%) Security Patching
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) B2C
7 2 (3.08%) Migration
7 2 (3.08%) Release Management
7 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.08%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (3.08%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) Perl
1 2 (3.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (60.00%) CCNA
1 39 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (41.54%) JNCIA
3 14 (21.54%) JNCIS
4 10 (15.38%) CCNP
4 10 (15.38%) Degree
5 5 (7.69%) MCP
5 5 (7.69%) MCSA
5 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.54%) CCSP
7 1 (1.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
2 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.15%) Firmware
5 3 (4.62%) vCloud
6 2 (3.08%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.08%) Avamar
2 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.08%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (76.92%) Cisco
2 38 (58.46%) Juniper
3 14 (21.54%) Sophos
4 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.85%) VMware
6 5 (7.69%) Avaya
6 5 (7.69%) Dell
7 4 (6.15%) Aruba
8 3 (4.62%) Citrix
8 3 (4.62%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.08%) Brocade
9 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.08%) EMC
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle
9 2 (3.08%) SAP
9 2 (3.08%) Veritas
10 1 (1.54%) F5
10 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.54%) Meraki