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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 73 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.80% 0.92% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 6.72% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 13
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
82 134 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.88% 13.67% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80 117 170
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 18 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 16 (84.21%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) Network Security
3 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 8 (42.11%) CCNP
3 8 (42.11%) CCNA
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco
5 6 (31.58%) Service Management
5 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
6 5 (26.32%) Firewall
6 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Business Development
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (21.05%) Wireless
8 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
8 3 (15.79%) Symantec
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) VoIP
8 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
8 3 (15.79%) HP
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) MS Office
8 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Lync
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) Network Security
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) VoIP
5 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
7 1 (5.26%) OSPF
7 1 (5.26%) BGP
7 1 (5.26%) WLAN
7 1 (5.26%) DHCP
7 1 (5.26%) PBX
7 1 (5.26%) RIP
7 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Network Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) Network Design Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Handset
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Service Management
2 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
3 5 (26.32%) Business Development
3 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Line Management
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CCNP
1 8 (42.11%) CCNA
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCAA
2 1 (5.26%) CCDP
2 1 (5.26%) CCA
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCEA
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) BT
4 2 (10.53%) ProCurve
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago