The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 110 101 72
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -29
Permanent jobs citing LAN 9 17 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.64% 1.09% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.74% 7.05% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 52
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -15.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £31,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
LAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
190 241 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.57% 15.43% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 168 219 318
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Oxfordshire region.

LAN Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

LAN
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thame +10 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Oxford -11 2 £39,500 -21.00%
Banbury +3 1 £57,500 +25.00% 1
Bicester -3 1 £22,500 -13.46%
Abingdon - 1 £32,500 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 30 (76.92%) WAN
2 19 (48.72%) Cisco
3 16 (41.03%) Windows
4 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (30.77%) CCNA
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
7 11 (28.21%) CCNP
7 11 (28.21%) DNS
7 11 (28.21%) DHCP
8 10 (25.64%) VoIP
8 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
8 10 (25.64%) VMware
9 9 (23.08%) Firewall
9 9 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (23.08%) VPN
9 9 (23.08%) Network Security
10 8 (20.51%) ITIL
10 8 (20.51%) Juniper
11 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
11 7 (17.95%) Wireless
12 6 (15.38%) Service Management
12 6 (15.38%) MS Office
12 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (12.82%) Internet
13 5 (12.82%) SQL
13 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
13 5 (12.82%) FTP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing LAN 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 LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) Lync
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (76.92%) WAN
2 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 11 (28.21%) DHCP
3 10 (25.64%) VoIP
3 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
4 9 (23.08%) Firewall
4 9 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (23.08%) VPN
4 9 (23.08%) Network Security
5 7 (17.95%) Wireless
6 5 (12.82%) Internet
6 5 (12.82%) FTP
7 4 (10.26%) RIP
7 4 (10.26%) ADSL
7 4 (10.26%) Broadband
7 4 (10.26%) OSPF
7 4 (10.26%) BGP
8 3 (7.69%) HSRP
8 3 (7.69%) Multicast
8 3 (7.69%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Support
5 5 (12.82%) Network Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Architect
6 4 (10.26%) IT Support
7 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Network Design Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Services Delivery Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.56%) New Media
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) GIS
2 1 (2.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.56%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Service Management
3 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
3 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.82%) Business Development
4 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Network Design
5 2 (5.13%) ERP
5 2 (5.13%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.56%) Document Management
6 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VB
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (30.77%) CCNA
3 11 (28.21%) CCNP
4 2 (5.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) CCDP
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.13%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Intune
3 1 (2.56%) DameWare
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Cisco
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) VMware
4 8 (20.51%) Juniper
5 3 (7.69%) Symantec
5 3 (7.69%) Apple
5 3 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) Draytek
6 2 (5.13%) ProCurve
6 2 (5.13%) BT
6 2 (5.13%) CommVault
6 2 (5.13%) Avaya
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) Mitel
7 1 (2.56%) Altiris
7 1 (2.56%) Trend Micro