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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 64 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 16 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.09% 1.39% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.41% 12.50% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 9
Average salary £40,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.45% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,600 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,300 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
111 80 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.53% 11.16% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 87 64 133
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 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 31 (83.78%) WAN
2 26 (70.27%) Firewall
3 19 (51.35%) Windows
4 18 (48.65%) ITIL
4 18 (48.65%) TCP/IP
5 16 (43.24%) VMware
6 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
7 13 (35.14%) Cisco
7 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
8 12 (32.43%) Linux
9 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
9 11 (29.73%) DNS
9 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (29.73%) VLAN
9 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
10 10 (27.03%) MCSE
11 9 (24.32%) CCNP
12 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
13 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
13 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
13 7 (18.92%) CCNA
13 7 (18.92%) MPLS
13 7 (18.92%) SQL
13 7 (18.92%) VPN
13 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
14 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (16.22%) DHCP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 6 (16.22%) Apache
1 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) WAN
2 26 (70.27%) Firewall
3 18 (48.65%) TCP/IP
4 11 (29.73%) DNS
4 11 (29.73%) VLAN
5 7 (18.92%) VPN
5 7 (18.92%) MPLS
6 6 (16.22%) OSPF
6 6 (16.22%) DHCP
7 5 (13.51%) BGP
7 5 (13.51%) SAN
7 5 (13.51%) BIG-IP
8 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (10.81%) EIGRP
8 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (8.11%) Wireless
9 3 (8.11%) ADSL
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.41%) Internet
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (21.62%) Administrator
2 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Account Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Account Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Client Account Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support
5 3 (8.11%) Network Design Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Network Implementation Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Statistics
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
5 6 (16.22%) CentOS
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.22%) Debian
5 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
6 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.41%) UNIX
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Change Management
4 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.81%) Network Design
6 3 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security
8 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.70%) Project Management
8 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.70%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.70%) High Availability
8 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) Perl
3 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (27.03%) MCSE
4 9 (24.32%) CCNP
5 7 (18.92%) CCNA
6 5 (13.51%) MCSA
6 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (10.81%) Degree
8 3 (8.11%) CCIE
9 2 (5.41%) CCDP
9 2 (5.41%) MCP
9 2 (5.41%) MCTS
9 2 (5.41%) MCITP
10 1 (2.70%) CWNA
10 1 (2.70%) CWSP
10 1 (2.70%) CWAP
10 1 (2.70%) CWNE
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
1 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) WSUS
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) VMware
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
4 5 (13.51%) F5
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle
5 4 (10.81%) Sage
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) CommVault
7 2 (5.41%) Novell
7 2 (5.41%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL