Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 79 125
Rank change year-on-year -14 +46 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 61 127 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.68% 3.38% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.38% 16.69% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 44 87 42
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £35,000 £44,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +35.38% -15.03%
10th Percentile £24,300 £27,500 £23,693
90th Percentile £54,000 £67,500 £58,250
East of England median annual salary £36,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -18.89% -5.26% +16.56%

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 456 761 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.03% 20.26% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 318 466 638
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,850 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019. 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 +34 38 £32,500 -27.78% 10
Peterborough -21 12 £39,720 -8.16% 2
Huntingdon - 10 £35,000 -
St Neots - 1 £40,000 -
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 57 (93.44%) LAN
2 43 (70.49%) Firewall
3 33 (54.10%) Cisco
4 25 (40.98%) Windows
5 24 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (36.07%) Juniper
6 22 (36.07%) CCNA
6 22 (36.07%) VMware
6 22 (36.07%) Hyper-V
6 22 (36.07%) Azure
7 21 (34.43%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
8 19 (31.15%) TCP/IP
8 19 (31.15%) Wireless
9 18 (29.51%) MS Exchange
9 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
10 16 (26.23%) DHCP
10 16 (26.23%) Citrix
11 15 (24.59%) DNS
11 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
11 15 (24.59%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (22.95%) Office 365
12 14 (22.95%) Sophos
13 13 (21.31%) JNCIA
14 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (18.03%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (16.39%) Driving Licence
16 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (16.39%) XenApp
17 9 (14.75%) Wireshark

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 18 (29.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.07%) Azure
2 14 (22.95%) Office 365
3 8 (13.11%) Mimecast
4 5 (8.20%) AWS
4 5 (8.20%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.28%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (3.28%) IaaS
5 2 (3.28%) PaaS
6 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (93.44%) LAN
2 43 (70.49%) Firewall
3 19 (31.15%) TCP/IP
3 19 (31.15%) Wireless
4 16 (26.23%) DHCP
5 15 (24.59%) DNS
6 11 (18.03%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (14.75%) VPN
7 9 (14.75%) Wireshark
8 8 (13.11%) Internet
8 8 (13.11%) MPLS
9 7 (11.48%) Network Security
9 7 (11.48%) OSPF
10 6 (9.84%) Ethernet
11 4 (6.56%) 802.11
11 4 (6.56%) BGP
11 4 (6.56%) SAN
11 4 (6.56%) VoIP
11 4 (6.56%) VRRP
12 3 (4.92%) eduroam
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Administrator
3 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (11.48%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) IT Support
5 5 (8.20%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Network Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Network Security Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Network Technician
7 3 (4.92%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Solutions Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.39%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.92%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (4.92%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.28%) Replication
6 2 (3.28%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.64%) Blog
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.75%) Linux
5 5 (8.20%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.92%) Mac OS
6 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (13.11%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (11.48%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (9.84%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (9.84%) Network Design
5 4 (6.56%) Analytics
5 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (6.56%) ERP
5 4 (6.56%) ITIL
6 3 (4.92%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (4.92%) Change Control
6 3 (4.92%) Change Management
6 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.92%) Security Operations
6 3 (4.92%) Security Patching
6 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (4.92%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
1 3 (4.92%) Python
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (36.07%) CCNA
3 13 (21.31%) JNCIA
4 7 (11.48%) Degree
5 5 (8.20%) JNCIS
5 5 (8.20%) MCP
5 5 (8.20%) MCSA
5 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.56%) CCNP
7 3 (4.92%) CCSA
7 3 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) CCSP
8 1 (1.64%) CISSP
8 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) Hyper-V
2 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.39%) XenApp
4 6 (9.84%) Firmware
4 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (8.20%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (4.92%) vCloud
7 2 (3.28%) SRDF
8 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Avamar
1 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Cisco
2 22 (36.07%) Juniper
2 22 (36.07%) VMware
3 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
4 16 (26.23%) Citrix
5 14 (22.95%) Sophos
6 9 (14.75%) NetApp
7 7 (11.48%) CheckPoint
8 6 (9.84%) Avaya
8 6 (9.84%) Palo Alto
9 5 (8.20%) Dell
10 4 (6.56%) Aruba
10 4 (6.56%) JD Edwards
11 3 (4.92%) SAP
12 2 (3.28%) Brocade
12 2 (3.28%) EMC
12 2 (3.28%) Oracle
12 2 (3.28%) Veritas
13 1 (1.64%) F5
13 1 (1.64%) Nortel