Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 140 121
Rank change year-on-year +82 -19 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 161 73 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.18% 1.74% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.89% 9.72% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 119 57 93
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,000 £36,350
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 674 751 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.70% 17.86% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 450 602 535
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,344
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +4.75% +0.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 January 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 January 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
Peterborough +13 100 £36,000 -17.71% 3
Cambridge +69 56 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Huntingdon +7 3 £37,500 -29.91%
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 151 (93.79%) LAN
2 139 (86.34%) Firewall
3 121 (75.16%) TCP/IP
4 113 (70.19%) Cisco
5 106 (65.84%) Cisco Certification
6 100 (62.11%) CCNA
7 95 (59.01%) Wi-Fi
8 88 (54.66%) CheckPoint
8 88 (54.66%) Problem-Solving
9 85 (52.80%) Network Management
10 84 (52.17%) Network Security
11 80 (49.69%) OSPF
11 80 (49.69%) Ethernet
12 75 (46.58%) Self-Motivation
13 68 (42.24%) Retail
14 57 (35.40%) CCNP
15 55 (34.16%) Wireshark
16 49 (30.43%) Palo Alto
17 48 (29.81%) Kalman Filter
17 48 (29.81%) Web Filtering
17 48 (29.81%) Stealthwatch
17 48 (29.81%) SolarWinds
17 48 (29.81%) CCSA
18 46 (28.57%) Active Directory
18 46 (28.57%) BGP
19 43 (26.71%) Symantec
19 43 (26.71%) Windows
19 43 (26.71%) Information Security
20 41 (25.47%) VMware
21 40 (24.84%) 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 10 (6.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.11%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.48%) IIS
3 4 (2.48%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.62%) IBM Connections
5 1 (0.62%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) Office 365
2 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 151 (93.79%) LAN
2 139 (86.34%) Firewall
3 121 (75.16%) TCP/IP
4 95 (59.01%) Wi-Fi
5 84 (52.17%) Network Security
6 80 (49.69%) Ethernet
6 80 (49.69%) OSPF
7 55 (34.16%) Wireshark
8 46 (28.57%) BGP
9 40 (24.84%) VoIP
10 31 (19.25%) Intrusion Detection
11 30 (18.63%) VPN
12 18 (11.18%) DNS
13 14 (8.70%) Internet
13 14 (8.70%) VLAN
13 14 (8.70%) Wireless
14 12 (7.45%) MPLS
15 10 (6.21%) DHCP
16 9 (5.59%) WLAN
17 8 (4.97%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 68 (42.24%) Retail
2 18 (11.18%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.70%) Back Office
3 14 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 87 (54.04%) Analyst
2 76 (47.20%) Network Analyst
3 43 (26.71%) Network Security Analyst
3 43 (26.71%) Security Analyst
4 39 (24.22%) Network Engineer
5 14 (8.70%) IT Manager
6 12 (7.45%) IT Technical Manager
6 12 (7.45%) Technical Manager
7 9 (5.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) Solutions Analyst
8 8 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) LAN/WAN Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 5 (3.11%) LAN Security Analyst
11 5 (3.11%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.83%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.11%) Ajax
2 5 (3.11%) AngularJS
2 5 (3.11%) CSS
2 5 (3.11%) HTML
2 5 (3.11%) JSON
2 5 (3.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 75 (46.58%) Self-Motivation
2 36 (22.36%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (20.50%) Data Centre
4 12 (7.45%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.24%) Apple TV
7 1 (0.62%) Fintech
7 1 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.71%) Windows
2 28 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.48%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.86%) Linux
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (54.66%) Problem-Solving
2 85 (52.80%) Network Management
3 48 (29.81%) Kalman Filter
3 48 (29.81%) Web Filtering
4 43 (26.71%) Information Security
5 31 (19.25%) Change Control
6 29 (18.01%) Project Management
7 22 (13.66%) CRM
7 22 (13.66%) High Availability
7 22 (13.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 19 (11.80%) Software Engineering
9 15 (9.32%) ERP
9 15 (9.32%) Service Delivery
10 14 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.70%) IT Strategy
10 14 (8.70%) Supplier Management
11 11 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (4.97%) Computer Science
13 7 (4.35%) Problem Management
13 7 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.29%) SQL
2 9 (5.59%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.11%) C
Qualifications
1 106 (65.84%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (62.11%) CCNA
3 57 (35.40%) CCNP
4 48 (29.81%) CCSA
5 13 (8.07%) Degree
6 9 (5.59%) JNCIA
7 5 (3.11%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (2.48%) CCDP
9 2 (1.24%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (1.86%) PMO
3 2 (1.24%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.97%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.35%) XenApp
4 4 (2.48%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.48%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (29.81%) Stealthwatch
2 7 (4.35%) Cacti
2 7 (4.35%) Nagios
3 4 (2.48%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 113 (70.19%) Cisco
2 88 (54.66%) CheckPoint
3 49 (30.43%) Palo Alto
4 48 (29.81%) SolarWinds
5 43 (26.71%) Symantec
6 41 (25.47%) VMware
7 39 (24.22%) Avaya
8 34 (21.12%) Microsoft
9 31 (19.25%) Nokia
9 31 (19.25%) Riverbed
10 28 (17.39%) Juniper
11 27 (16.77%) Nortel
12 24 (14.91%) Veeam
13 22 (13.66%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (7.45%) Citrix
15 9 (5.59%) Fortinet
15 9 (5.59%) Meraki
16 7 (4.35%) SonicWALL
17 6 (3.73%) Brocade
18 5 (3.11%) HP