The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 77 80 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.88% 0.70% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% 4.24% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 14
Average salary £36,250 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.09% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,975 £30,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £55,500 £35,309
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 165 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.43% 16.55% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 78 157 90
Average salary £39,250 £45,000 £35,309
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.77% +27.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
WAN
Oxfordshire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WAN
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

WAN Salary Trend in Oxford

WAN
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
4 7 (46.67%) VLAN
4 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Internet
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (20.00%) ERP
8 3 (20.00%) Perl
8 3 (20.00%) Apache
8 3 (20.00%) IIS
8 3 (20.00%) MS Office

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) LAN
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) VLAN
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) BGP
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) LDAP
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) NAS
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.67%) Network Security
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.67%) RIP
7 1 (6.67%) POP3
7 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) French Language
2 2 (13.33%) Italian Language
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) IT Support Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) IT Support
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) NetWare
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) CAD
3 3 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Data Security
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (13.33%) MCITP
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP
5 1 (6.67%) CCVP
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) CCSP
5 1 (6.67%) CCDA
5 1 (6.67%) CCDP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Postfix
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) McAfee
5 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.67%) F5
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago