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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 107 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 -51  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 43 26 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.27% 1.41% 3.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.97% 7.95% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 60
Median salary £32,500 £34,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.47% -13.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,519 £29,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £53,550 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 392 327 432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.70% 17.77% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 315 279 365
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +8 23 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cambridge -21 12 £32,500 -1.51% 2
Huntingdon +7 2 £28,593 -12.69% 1
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 67 (94.37%) LAN
2 42 (59.15%) Cisco
3 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
4 23 (32.39%) VMware
5 21 (29.58%) Citrix
5 21 (29.58%) ITIL
5 21 (29.58%) Windows
6 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
8 18 (25.35%) VPN
9 17 (23.94%) CCNP
9 17 (23.94%) Avaya
9 17 (23.94%) Firewall
10 16 (22.54%) Wireless
11 14 (19.72%) Degree
12 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (18.31%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (16.90%) CCNA
14 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (14.08%) DNS
15 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
15 10 (14.08%) VoIP
15 10 (14.08%) DHCP
15 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
15 10 (14.08%) SQL
16 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
16 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
16 9 (12.68%) HP
16 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (12.68%) Windows Server

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 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.04%) Office 365
3 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (94.37%) LAN
2 18 (25.35%) VPN
3 17 (23.94%) Firewall
4 16 (22.54%) Wireless
5 13 (18.31%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (14.08%) DHCP
6 10 (14.08%) DNS
6 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
6 10 (14.08%) VoIP
7 8 (11.27%) SAN
8 7 (9.86%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (8.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (7.04%) VLAN
11 4 (5.63%) BGP
11 4 (5.63%) Ethernet
11 4 (5.63%) FTP
11 4 (5.63%) IPv4
11 4 (5.63%) OSPF
12 3 (4.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (5.63%) Back Office
1 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.23%) Legal
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (43.66%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Network Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Architect
3 9 (12.68%) Solutions Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Applications Support
5 7 (9.86%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (9.86%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (9.86%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (9.86%) IT Manager
5 7 (9.86%) IT Project Manager
5 7 (9.86%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.45%) Network Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Network Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Field Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Implementation Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Kindle
3 4 (5.63%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (12.68%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.45%) Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Unix
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) ITIL
2 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.04%) Business Analysis
3 5 (7.04%) Change Management
3 5 (7.04%) CRM
3 5 (7.04%) Information Security
3 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.63%) Network Management
4 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.63%) Project Management
4 4 (5.63%) Time Management
5 3 (4.23%) Data Architecture
5 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (4.23%) Network Architecture
5 3 (4.23%) Service Design
5 3 (4.23%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.82%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.82%) C
2 2 (2.82%) Perl
2 2 (2.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (23.94%) CCNP
3 14 (19.72%) Degree
4 12 (16.90%) CCNA
5 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (8.45%) CCIE
7 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.82%) MCSE
8 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.41%) CCDA
9 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.23%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.82%) SCCM
4 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) Cisco
2 23 (32.39%) VMware
3 21 (29.58%) Citrix
4 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
5 17 (23.94%) Avaya
6 9 (12.68%) HP
7 8 (11.27%) Brocade
7 8 (11.27%) CheckPoint
8 7 (9.86%) IBM
8 7 (9.86%) Juniper
9 5 (7.04%) Meraki
10 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.82%) Nortel
12 1 (1.41%) Huawei
12 1 (1.41%) SAP
12 1 (1.41%) Veeam
12 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum £25,000-£26,000 Basic plus 25% Shift
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago