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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 75 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.35% 1.05% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 7.04% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 19
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 £35,000 £29,700 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £43,250 £41,000
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
64 142 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.61% 14.85% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 55 130 74
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,750 £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 1 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) SAN
5 5 (27.78%) VPN
5 5 (27.78%) NAS
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) Juniper
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) OSPF
6 4 (22.22%) BGP
7 3 (16.67%) Internet
7 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) CCNA
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) DHCP
7 3 (16.67%) RIP
7 3 (16.67%) Network Security
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) CentOS
7 3 (16.67%) Brocade
7 3 (16.67%) VMware

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) SAN
4 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) NAS
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (16.67%) RIP
6 3 (16.67%) Network Security
7 2 (11.11%) SSH
7 2 (11.11%) LLU
7 2 (11.11%) SNMP
7 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.11%) Broadband
7 2 (11.11%) VoIP
7 2 (11.11%) Wireless
7 2 (11.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
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
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Business Development
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Logistics
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SmokePing
1 2 (11.11%) Cacti
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Brocade
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Huawei
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Genesys
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) F5