The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 8 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 5.00% - 16.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% - 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £30,000 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
WAN
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bicester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 20.00% 31.82% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 7
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +73.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £32,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Bicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

WAN
Salary Trend in Bicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Bicester region.

WAN Salary Trend in Bicester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bicester region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Draytek
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) DameWare
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bicester region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Assistant
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Software Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Assistant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Assistant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (33.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Draytek
3 1 (33.33%) Trend Micro
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle