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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 67 55 89
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +34
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.14% 3.64% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.43% 19.86% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 8
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
83 141 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.50% 18.31% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 78 118 75
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 May 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 14 (87.50%) VPN
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco IOS
2 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (81.25%) Data Centre
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (68.75%) Load Balancing
5 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
5 10 (62.50%) FCoE
5 10 (62.50%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (62.50%) WAN Optimisation
5 10 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (62.50%) Performance Analysis
5 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
5 10 (62.50%) iSCSI
5 10 (62.50%) SAN
5 10 (62.50%) IPsec
5 10 (62.50%) SSL
5 10 (62.50%) Linux
5 10 (62.50%) SELinux
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 4 (25.00%) CCNP
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (18.75%) HP
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Network Security
8 3 (18.75%) Presales
9 2 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking

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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) VPN
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco IOS
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (62.50%) FCoE
4 10 (62.50%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (62.50%) IPsec
4 10 (62.50%) iSCSI
4 10 (62.50%) SAN
4 10 (62.50%) SSL
5 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) MPLS
7 2 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (12.50%) TACACS
7 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
8 1 (6.25%) Internet
8 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Consultant
2 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
2 10 (62.50%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
2 10 (62.50%) Network Security Consultant
2 10 (62.50%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Load Balancing
2 10 (62.50%) Performance Analysis
2 10 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (62.50%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (18.75%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) B2C
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) HP ASE
2 2 (12.50%) HP MASE
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) VCAP
3 1 (6.25%) VCDX
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) KVM
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) IronPort
4 2 (12.50%) Meraki
4 2 (12.50%) ProCurve
4 2 (12.50%) Tripwire
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com