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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 78 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 7 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% 0.88% 3.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 5.60% 21.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 37
Average salary £39,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £45,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
86 125 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.75% 15.80% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 84 110 182
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% -15.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,769 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 9 (45.00%) Network Security
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) CCNP
3 8 (40.00%) CCNA
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Service Management
5 6 (30.00%) Wireless
6 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) Business Development
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) MS Office
7 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (15.00%) VoIP
8 3 (15.00%) WLAN
8 3 (15.00%) Symantec
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Lync
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 9 (45.00%) Network Security
3 6 (30.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (15.00%) VoIP
6 3 (15.00%) WLAN
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.00%) VLAN
8 1 (5.00%) PBX
8 1 (5.00%) DNS
8 1 (5.00%) RIP
8 1 (5.00%) DHCP
8 1 (5.00%) OSPF
8 1 (5.00%) BGP
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Network Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) IT Support
5 3 (15.00%) Network Design Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Handset
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (25.00%) Business Development
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CCNP
1 8 (40.00%) CCNA
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Symantec
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (10.00%) BT
5 1 (5.00%) Apple