The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 85 52 75
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.40% 3.77% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.61% 20.27% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 30 11
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £65,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
83 148 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.99% 18.62% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 64 142 56
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (66.67%) iSCSI
4 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 8 (66.67%) SELinux
4 8 (66.67%) FCoE
4 8 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
4 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
4 8 (66.67%) SSL
4 8 (66.67%) SAN
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) IPsec
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) vSphere
7 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 8 (66.67%) FCoE
3 8 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (66.67%) IPsec
3 8 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 8 (66.67%) SAN
3 8 (66.67%) SSL
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 1 (8.33%) Internet
7 1 (8.33%) MPLS
7 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (8.33%) TACACS
7 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) HP ASE
1 1 (8.33%) HP MASE
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) IronPort
4 1 (8.33%) Meraki
4 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
4 1 (8.33%) Tripwire