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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 69 78 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.31% 0.73% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.54% 5.19% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 17
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £29,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £43,750 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 135 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.48% 14.17% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 50 125 67
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +24.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £29,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 22 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) SAN
4 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) NAS
5 5 (27.78%) Juniper
5 5 (27.78%) BGP
5 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) VPN
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) OSPF
6 4 (22.22%) Internet
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Brocade
7 3 (16.67%) VLAN
7 3 (16.67%) CentOS
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) LAN
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) SAN
3 5 (27.78%) NAS
3 5 (27.78%) BGP
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
4 4 (22.22%) OSPF
4 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 3 (16.67%) VLAN
5 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (16.67%) RIP
6 2 (11.11%) SNMP
6 2 (11.11%) Broadband
6 2 (11.11%) DSL
6 2 (11.11%) ICMP
6 2 (11.11%) IPsec
6 2 (11.11%) SSH
6 2 (11.11%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) IT Support
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) iPad
1 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) CentOS
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Logistics
4 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.56%) CAD
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Postfix
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
1 2 (11.11%) SmokePing
1 2 (11.11%) Cacti
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Juniper
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Brocade
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Huawei
4 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Genesys
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) HP