Period
to 23 June 2018

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

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 121 127
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -58
Permanent jobs citing WAN 86 71 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.01% 1.96% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.20% 9.69% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57 30 59
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £33,750 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -9.40% -17.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £19,750 £27,534
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,100
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,300 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.86% +11.29% -1.16%

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 768 733 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.98% 20.27% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 499 585 578
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.76% +0.76% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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
Peterborough -8 55 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Cambridge -7 29 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Huntingdon +3 2 £41,500 +45.14%
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 71 (82.56%) LAN
2 51 (59.30%) Cisco
3 46 (53.49%) Firewall
4 38 (44.19%) Retail
5 36 (41.86%) Windows
5 36 (41.86%) Avaya
6 34 (39.53%) Degree
7 33 (38.37%) Linux
8 31 (36.05%) VoIP
8 31 (36.05%) Finance
9 29 (33.72%) Wi-Fi
9 29 (33.72%) TCP/IP
9 29 (33.72%) Data Centre
10 26 (30.23%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (30.23%) CheckPoint
11 25 (29.07%) Nortel
12 23 (26.74%) Ethernet
12 23 (26.74%) Active Directory
13 22 (25.58%) ITIL
13 22 (25.58%) Network Security
14 21 (24.42%) Computer Science
14 21 (24.42%) Wireless
15 20 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (23.26%) Network Management
16 18 (20.93%) VMware
16 18 (20.93%) Intrusion Detection
16 18 (20.93%) SLA
16 18 (20.93%) Riverbed
16 18 (20.93%) Proactive Monitoring
17 17 (19.77%) CCNA

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 7 (8.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.65%) IIS
2 4 (4.65%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) Office 365
4 2 (2.33%) G Suite
5 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (82.56%) LAN
2 46 (53.49%) Firewall
3 31 (36.05%) VoIP
4 29 (33.72%) TCP/IP
4 29 (33.72%) Wi-Fi
5 23 (26.74%) Ethernet
6 22 (25.58%) Network Security
7 21 (24.42%) Wireless
8 18 (20.93%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (16.28%) VPN
10 10 (11.63%) SAN
11 9 (10.47%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (10.47%) Frame Relay
12 8 (9.30%) BGP
12 8 (9.30%) DHCP
12 8 (9.30%) DNS
12 8 (9.30%) SNMP
13 6 (6.98%) OSPF
13 6 (6.98%) WLAN
14 3 (3.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 38 (44.19%) Retail
2 31 (36.05%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Electronics
4 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Front Office
6 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Team Leader
2 19 (22.09%) Analyst
3 11 (12.79%) Architect
3 11 (12.79%) Security Architect
4 10 (11.63%) Solutions Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Network Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Network Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.81%) Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) Network Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Network Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Django
2 1 (1.16%) HTML
2 1 (1.16%) Middleware
2 1 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.72%) Data Centre
2 21 (24.42%) Computer Science
3 20 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (16.28%) Driving Licence
5 13 (15.12%) Management Information System
6 12 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (6.98%) Smartphone
8 5 (5.81%) Digital TV
9 4 (4.65%) Apple TV
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.86%) Windows
2 33 (38.37%) Linux
3 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (9.30%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (8.14%) Mac OS X
7 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
7 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (25.58%) ITIL
3 20 (23.26%) Network Management
4 18 (20.93%) Proactive Monitoring
5 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (15.12%) Capacity Management
7 13 (15.12%) Coaching
7 13 (15.12%) Configuration Management
7 13 (15.12%) Line Management
7 13 (15.12%) Mentoring
7 13 (15.12%) Statistics
7 13 (15.12%) WAN Optimisation
8 12 (13.95%) Information Security
8 12 (13.95%) TOGAF
9 11 (12.79%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (12.79%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (12.79%) Identity Management
9 11 (12.79%) SABSA
9 11 (12.79%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) Ruby
2 8 (9.30%) C
2 8 (9.30%) Python
3 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.16%) PHP
3 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (39.53%) Degree
2 17 (19.77%) CCNA
2 17 (19.77%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (12.79%) CEH
3 11 (12.79%) CISM
3 11 (12.79%) CISSP
3 11 (12.79%) CREST Certified
3 11 (12.79%) GIAC
4 6 (6.98%) CCNP
5 5 (5.81%) CCIE
5 5 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.81%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (5.81%) RHCE
5 5 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) SLA
2 7 (8.14%) PMO
3 5 (5.81%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 23 (26.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.65%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.16%) Cacti
2 1 (1.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (59.30%) Cisco
2 36 (41.86%) Avaya
3 26 (30.23%) CheckPoint
4 25 (29.07%) Nortel
5 18 (20.93%) Riverbed
5 18 (20.93%) VMware
6 15 (17.44%) Juniper
7 14 (16.28%) Brocade
8 13 (15.12%) Intel
9 8 (9.30%) Citrix
10 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
11 6 (6.98%) Fortinet
12 5 (5.81%) F5
12 5 (5.81%) HP
12 5 (5.81%) NetApp
12 5 (5.81%) Nokia
12 5 (5.81%) Palo Alto
12 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
13 4 (4.65%) Apple
13 4 (4.65%) Dell