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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 63 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 17 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.22% 1.08% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.17% 12.12% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 8
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £39,750 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,250 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
120 66 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 15.65% 8.88% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 106 55 132
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 35 (83.33%) WAN
2 30 (71.43%) Firewall
3 21 (50.00%) ITIL
4 20 (47.62%) Windows
5 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
6 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (38.10%) VMware
7 15 (35.71%) Cisco
8 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 13 (30.95%) DNS
10 12 (28.57%) Linux
10 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (26.19%) VLAN
11 11 (26.19%) CCNP
11 11 (26.19%) MCSE
11 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
12 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
13 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
13 8 (19.05%) MPLS
13 8 (19.05%) VPN
13 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
14 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
14 7 (16.67%) DHCP
14 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 7 (16.67%) SQL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) Apache
2 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Lync
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (83.33%) WAN
2 30 (71.43%) Firewall
3 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
4 13 (30.95%) DNS
5 11 (26.19%) VLAN
6 8 (19.05%) VPN
6 8 (19.05%) MPLS
7 7 (16.67%) OSPF
7 7 (16.67%) DHCP
8 6 (14.29%) BGP
9 5 (11.90%) EIGRP
9 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (11.90%) Wireless
9 5 (11.90%) SAN
9 5 (11.90%) BIG-IP
10 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (7.14%) IPsec
11 3 (7.14%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (19.05%) Administrator
2 6 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Account Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Account Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Client Account Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support
5 3 (7.14%) Network Design Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Network Implementation Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Statistics
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 6 (14.29%) CentOS
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.29%) Debian
4 6 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.76%) UNIX
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 7 (16.67%) Change Management
4 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.52%) Network Design
7 3 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.76%) Information Security
9 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.38%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) Matrix Management
9 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.38%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.38%) High Availability
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Python
3 5 (11.90%) Perl
3 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.76%) C
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (26.19%) MCSE
3 11 (26.19%) CCNP
4 7 (16.67%) CCNA
5 5 (11.90%) MCSA
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (9.52%) Degree
7 3 (7.14%) MCITP
7 3 (7.14%) CCIE
8 2 (4.76%) CCDP
8 2 (4.76%) MCP
8 2 (4.76%) MCTS
9 1 (2.38%) CWNA
9 1 (2.38%) CWSP
9 1 (2.38%) CWAP
9 1 (2.38%) CWNE
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
1 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.38%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) VMware
2 15 (35.71%) Cisco
3 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.90%) F5
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle
6 4 (9.52%) Sage
7 3 (7.14%) Citrix
7 3 (7.14%) CommVault
8 2 (4.76%) Novell
8 2 (4.76%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL