The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 58 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 20 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.71% 1.23% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.08% 13.58% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 6
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
LAN
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 Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
142 81 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 19.27% 9.03% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 120 75 148
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

LAN
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

LAN Salary Trend in Oxford

LAN
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 23 (88.46%) WAN
2 19 (73.08%) Firewall
3 16 (61.54%) ITIL
4 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 11 (42.31%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
6 8 (30.77%) MPLS
6 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 6 (23.08%) MCSE
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) CCNP
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (19.23%) CentOS
9 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
9 5 (19.23%) F5
9 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (19.23%) Puppet
9 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (19.23%) BIG-IP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing LAN 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 LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) Apache
1 5 (19.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) WAN
2 19 (73.08%) Firewall
3 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 8 (30.77%) MPLS
5 5 (19.23%) BIG-IP
5 5 (19.23%) OSPF
5 5 (19.23%) DNS
6 4 (15.38%) VPN
6 4 (15.38%) BGP
6 4 (15.38%) Wireless
7 3 (11.54%) IPsec
7 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
7 3 (11.54%) TACACS
7 3 (11.54%) SSL
7 3 (11.54%) HTTP
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (7.69%) VLAN
8 2 (7.69%) DHCP
8 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Technical Manager
1 5 (19.23%) Technical Account Manager
1 5 (19.23%) Client Account Manager
1 5 (19.23%) Administrator
1 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (19.23%) Account Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) IT Support
3 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Statistics
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) CentOS
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
4 5 (19.23%) Debian
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
2 5 (19.23%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) C
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) MCSE
1 6 (23.08%) CCNP
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) CCDP
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.85%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) F5
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Novell
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL