Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 114 128
Rank change year-on-year +64 +14 -37
Permanent jobs citing WAN 159 95 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.04% 2.30% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.04% 11.32% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 114 70 89
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £36,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,625 £24,855 £29,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £38,916 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.20% +10.59% +3.66%

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 690 839 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.86% 20.30% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 469 679 547
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,400 £26,750 £24,900
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +7 113 £36,000 -15.29% 8
Cambridge +50 44 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Huntingdon +6 1 £24,000 -55.14%
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 149 (93.71%) LAN
2 121 (76.10%) Firewall
3 110 (69.18%) TCP/IP
4 108 (67.92%) Cisco
5 85 (53.46%) Wi-Fi
6 83 (52.20%) CheckPoint
7 81 (50.94%) Retail
8 75 (47.17%) Network Security
9 74 (46.54%) Cisco Certification
10 73 (45.91%) Network Management
10 73 (45.91%) Problem-Solving
11 71 (44.65%) CCNA
11 71 (44.65%) Ethernet
12 63 (39.62%) OSPF
13 58 (36.48%) Avaya
14 55 (34.59%) Self-Motivation
15 51 (32.08%) Active Directory
16 48 (30.19%) Windows
17 46 (28.93%) VoIP
18 44 (27.67%) Nortel
18 44 (27.67%) BGP
19 43 (27.04%) Information Security
19 43 (27.04%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (25.79%) Data Centre
21 39 (24.53%) VMware
22 38 (23.90%) CCNP
23 36 (22.64%) Intrusion Detection
23 36 (22.64%) Riverbed
24 35 (22.01%) Wireshark
24 35 (22.01%) Finance

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 11 (6.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.40%) IIS
2 7 (4.40%) Office Communications Server
2 7 (4.40%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) IBM Connections
4 1 (0.63%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) G Suite
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 149 (93.71%) LAN
2 121 (76.10%) Firewall
3 110 (69.18%) TCP/IP
4 85 (53.46%) Wi-Fi
5 75 (47.17%) Network Security
6 71 (44.65%) Ethernet
7 63 (39.62%) OSPF
8 46 (28.93%) VoIP
9 44 (27.67%) BGP
10 36 (22.64%) Intrusion Detection
11 35 (22.01%) Wireshark
12 32 (20.13%) VPN
13 23 (14.47%) Wireless
14 19 (11.95%) DNS
15 14 (8.81%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (8.81%) SAN
16 12 (7.55%) Internet
16 12 (7.55%) VLAN
17 11 (6.92%) DHCP
18 10 (6.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 81 (50.94%) Retail
2 35 (22.01%) Finance
3 15 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.29%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 73 (45.91%) Analyst
2 55 (34.59%) Network Analyst
3 28 (17.61%) Network Engineer
4 27 (16.98%) Network Security Analyst
4 27 (16.98%) Security Analyst
5 21 (13.21%) Team Leader
6 16 (10.06%) Solutions Analyst
7 12 (7.55%) Architect
7 12 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
8 11 (6.92%) IT Manager
8 11 (6.92%) Security Architect
9 10 (6.29%) LAN/WAN Analyst
10 9 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.03%) IT Technical Manager
11 8 (5.03%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (5.03%) Security Engineer
11 8 (5.03%) Technical Manager
12 7 (4.40%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 7 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (4.40%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.14%) 802.1X
1 5 (3.14%) Ajax
1 5 (3.14%) AngularJS
1 5 (3.14%) CSS
1 5 (3.14%) HTML
1 5 (3.14%) JSON
1 5 (3.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 55 (34.59%) Self-Motivation
2 43 (27.04%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (25.79%) Data Centre
4 28 (17.61%) Computer Science
5 18 (11.32%) Driving Licence
6 12 (7.55%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.14%) Apple TV
7 5 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.19%) Windows
2 22 (13.84%) Windows Server
3 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.66%) Linux
5 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.91%) Network Management
1 73 (45.91%) Problem-Solving
2 43 (27.04%) Information Security
3 31 (19.50%) Kalman Filter
3 31 (19.50%) Project Management
3 31 (19.50%) Web Filtering
4 30 (18.87%) Change Control
5 22 (13.84%) ITIL
6 18 (11.32%) CRM
6 18 (11.32%) High Availability
6 18 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 15 (9.43%) Software Engineering
7 15 (9.43%) WAN Optimisation
8 12 (7.55%) Capacity Management
8 12 (7.55%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (7.55%) Line Management
8 12 (7.55%) Proactive Monitoring
9 11 (6.92%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (6.92%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.32%) SQL
2 8 (5.03%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.14%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (46.54%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (44.65%) CCNA
3 38 (23.90%) CCNP
4 33 (20.75%) Degree
5 31 (19.50%) CCSA
6 11 (6.92%) CEH
6 11 (6.92%) CISM
6 11 (6.92%) CISSP
6 11 (6.92%) CREST Certified
6 11 (6.92%) GIAC
7 5 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.14%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.89%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.26%) CCDP
10 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) SLA
2 10 (6.29%) PMO
3 5 (3.14%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 51 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.03%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.40%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.77%) XenApp
5 2 (1.26%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (19.50%) Stealthwatch
2 8 (5.03%) Cacti
2 8 (5.03%) Nagios
3 7 (4.40%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 108 (67.92%) Cisco
2 83 (52.20%) CheckPoint
3 58 (36.48%) Avaya
4 44 (27.67%) Nortel
5 39 (24.53%) VMware
6 36 (22.64%) Riverbed
7 32 (20.13%) Palo Alto
8 31 (19.50%) SolarWinds
9 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
10 28 (17.61%) Juniper
11 27 (16.98%) Symantec
12 24 (15.09%) Nokia
13 20 (12.58%) Veeam
14 18 (11.32%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (8.81%) Brocade
15 14 (8.81%) Citrix
16 10 (6.29%) Fortinet
17 8 (5.03%) Intel
17 8 (5.03%) Meraki
18 7 (4.40%) Apple