Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 127 131
Rank change year-on-year +45 +4 -58
Permanent jobs citing WAN 128 81 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.42% 2.19% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.89% 10.21% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 89 44 48
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -10.96% -8.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £20,889 £21,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,250 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.37% +11.76% +1.19%

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 758 793 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.28% 21.45% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 469 636 554
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -2 100 £42,500 +60.38% 1
Cambridge +19 28 £42,500 +30.77% 5
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 114 (89.06%) LAN
2 90 (70.31%) Cisco
2 90 (70.31%) Firewall
3 75 (58.59%) TCP/IP
4 68 (53.13%) Retail
5 67 (52.34%) CheckPoint
6 66 (51.56%) Wi-Fi
7 57 (44.53%) Avaya
7 57 (44.53%) Network Security
8 54 (42.19%) Network Management
8 54 (42.19%) Ethernet
9 51 (39.84%) Problem-Solving
10 50 (39.06%) Cisco Certification
11 49 (38.28%) CCNA
12 44 (34.38%) VoIP
13 43 (33.59%) Nortel
13 43 (33.59%) Data Centre
14 41 (32.03%) Windows
15 40 (31.25%) OSPF
15 40 (31.25%) Degree
16 38 (29.69%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (29.69%) Self-Motivation
17 34 (26.56%) Active Directory
18 33 (25.78%) Intrusion Detection
18 33 (25.78%) Riverbed
19 31 (24.22%) Computer Science
20 30 (23.44%) Finance
20 30 (23.44%) Information Security
21 28 (21.88%) ITIL
22 27 (21.09%) Wireless

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 (8.59%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.25%) IIS
2 8 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
2 8 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.78%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) G Suite
2 2 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 114 (89.06%) LAN
2 90 (70.31%) Firewall
3 75 (58.59%) TCP/IP
4 66 (51.56%) Wi-Fi
5 57 (44.53%) Network Security
6 54 (42.19%) Ethernet
7 44 (34.38%) VoIP
8 40 (31.25%) OSPF
9 33 (25.78%) Intrusion Detection
10 27 (21.09%) Wireless
11 24 (18.75%) BGP
12 20 (15.63%) Wireshark
13 14 (10.94%) SAN
14 13 (10.16%) DHCP
14 13 (10.16%) DNS
14 13 (10.16%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (10.16%) VPN
15 10 (7.81%) WLAN
16 9 (7.03%) Frame Relay
16 9 (7.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
General
1 68 (53.13%) Retail
2 30 (23.44%) Finance
3 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 53 (41.41%) Analyst
2 35 (27.34%) Network Analyst
3 28 (21.88%) Team Leader
4 21 (16.41%) Network Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) Solutions Analyst
6 14 (10.94%) Network Security Analyst
6 14 (10.94%) Security Analyst
7 12 (9.38%) Architect
8 11 (8.59%) Security Architect
8 11 (8.59%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (7.03%) LAN/WAN Analyst
10 8 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 8 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
11 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Security Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) Development Team Leader
12 5 (3.91%) Network Team Leader
12 5 (3.91%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) 802.1X
1 5 (3.91%) Ajax
1 5 (3.91%) AngularJS
1 5 (3.91%) CSS
1 5 (3.91%) HTML
1 5 (3.91%) JSON
1 5 (3.91%) REST
2 1 (0.78%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 43 (33.59%) Data Centre
2 38 (29.69%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (29.69%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (24.22%) Computer Science
4 21 (16.41%) Driving Licence
5 17 (13.28%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.69%) Apple TV
7 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.03%) Windows
2 18 (14.06%) Linux
3 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.81%) Mac OS X
6 8 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.91%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.19%) Network Management
2 51 (39.84%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (23.44%) Information Security
4 28 (21.88%) ITIL
5 20 (15.63%) Proactive Monitoring
6 19 (14.84%) Change Control
7 17 (13.28%) Capacity Management
7 17 (13.28%) Configuration Management
7 17 (13.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (13.28%) Line Management
7 17 (13.28%) WAN Optimisation
8 16 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (12.50%) Web Filtering
9 13 (10.16%) Coaching
9 13 (10.16%) Statistics
10 12 (9.38%) Project Management
11 11 (8.59%) GAP Analysis
11 11 (8.59%) Identity Management
11 11 (8.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.69%) C
2 1 (0.78%) Python
2 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (39.06%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (38.28%) CCNA
3 40 (31.25%) Degree
4 23 (17.97%) CCNP
5 16 (12.50%) CCSA
6 11 (8.59%) CEH
6 11 (8.59%) CISM
6 11 (8.59%) CISSP
6 11 (8.59%) CREST Certified
6 11 (8.59%) GIAC
7 8 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.63%) SLA
2 10 (7.81%) PMO
3 8 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 34 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.59%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.13%) XenApp
5 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) Stealthwatch
2 8 (6.25%) Cacti
2 8 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 8 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 90 (70.31%) Cisco
2 67 (52.34%) CheckPoint
3 57 (44.53%) Avaya
4 43 (33.59%) Nortel
5 33 (25.78%) Riverbed
6 22 (17.19%) Juniper
7 18 (14.06%) VMware
8 17 (13.28%) Palo Alto
9 16 (12.50%) Nokia
9 16 (12.50%) SolarWinds
10 14 (10.94%) Symantec
11 13 (10.16%) Brocade
11 13 (10.16%) Citrix
11 13 (10.16%) Intel
12 11 (8.59%) Microsoft
13 10 (7.81%) Fortinet
14 8 (6.25%) Dell
14 8 (6.25%) HP
14 8 (6.25%) Meraki
14 8 (6.25%) Meru Networks