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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 68 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.51% 1.47% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.47% 9.79% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 14
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £29,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £51,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
76 143 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.41% 15.02% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 62 128 99
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +22.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £32,500 £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
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 21 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (73.91%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) Firewall
4 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) Network Security
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 6 (26.09%) CCNP
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (21.74%) CCNA
7 5 (21.74%) SAN
7 5 (21.74%) OSPF
7 5 (21.74%) BGP
7 5 (21.74%) Service Management
7 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
7 5 (21.74%) NAS
8 4 (17.39%) VoIP
8 4 (17.39%) DHCP
8 4 (17.39%) RIP
8 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
8 4 (17.39%) DNS
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) Juniper
8 4 (17.39%) VMware
8 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
8 4 (17.39%) Business Development
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) LAN
2 12 (52.17%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) Network Security
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) SAN
5 5 (21.74%) NAS
5 5 (21.74%) OSPF
5 5 (21.74%) BGP
6 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) RIP
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) VoIP
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 3 (13.04%) Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) IPsec
8 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (8.70%) DSL
8 2 (8.70%) ICMP
8 2 (8.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) CentOS
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
2 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
3 4 (17.39%) Business Development
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CCNP
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Postfix
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
1 2 (8.70%) Cacti
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (8.70%) SmokePing
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Brocade
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Apple
4 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Huawei
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.35%) Genesys
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