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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 69 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.15% 1.04% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.25% 9.64% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 6
Median salary £62,500 £55,750 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.10% +104.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £44,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,650 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
97 83 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.92% 10.77% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 92 54 68
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +19.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,500 £63,000
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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (45.45%) Presales
4 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
4 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (36.36%) Critical Success Factor
4 4 (36.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) ADSL
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) vSphere
6 2 (18.18%) MRTG
6 2 (18.18%) VSAT
6 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
6 2 (18.18%) Billing
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) ADSL
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) CTI
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) FTP
5 2 (18.18%) GPRS
5 2 (18.18%) GSM
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) ISDN
5 2 (18.18%) PBX
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Billing
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Network Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Presales
2 4 (36.36%) Critical Success Factor
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) VCAP
1 1 (9.09%) VCDX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) KVM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Nortel
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft