The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.73% 1.86% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 12.78% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 9
Average salary £27,250 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.93% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
WAN
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
82 133 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.82% 14.57% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 69 118 157
Average salary £37,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (79.17%) LAN
2 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) CCNP
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) Network Security
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (29.17%) CCNA
5 6 (25.00%) Service Management
5 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.83%) Business Development
6 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (20.83%) NAS
6 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
6 5 (20.83%) Wireless
6 5 (20.83%) SAN
6 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.83%) VPN
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
6 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
7 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
8 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 3 (12.50%) Symantec

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) LAN
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) Network Security
4 5 (20.83%) NAS
4 5 (20.83%) Wireless
4 5 (20.83%) SAN
4 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.83%) VPN
5 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 3 (12.50%) OSPF
6 3 (12.50%) BGP
6 3 (12.50%) RIP
6 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 3 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.33%) LLU
7 2 (8.33%) SSH
7 2 (8.33%) Broadband
7 2 (8.33%) SNMP
7 2 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) IT Support
1 5 (20.83%) IT Support Analyst
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
1 5 (20.83%) Network Consultant
1 5 (20.83%) Consultant
1 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Services Delivery Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Network Design Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Handset
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) CentOS
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) Business Development
3 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CCNP
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (29.17%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCDP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.33%) Cacti
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (8.33%) SmokePing
2 2 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) Symantec
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Brocade
4 2 (8.33%) Huawei
4 2 (8.33%) Juniper
4 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Genesys
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + package
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