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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 92 93 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Permanent jobs citing LAN 14 22 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.03% 1.40% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.73% 10.19% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 46
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
208 216 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.37% 13.75% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 184 194 288
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Oxford -7 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Thame +6 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Bicester +7 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Banbury +3 1 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Abingdon -10 1 £60,000 +84.61%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 23 (65.71%) WAN
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco
3 16 (45.71%) Windows
4 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
6 11 (31.43%) DNS
7 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (25.71%) CCNP
8 9 (25.71%) DHCP
9 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
9 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.86%) VPN
9 8 (22.86%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (20.00%) VMware
10 7 (20.00%) Firewall
10 7 (20.00%) Juniper
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (17.14%) CCNA
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (17.14%) VoIP
12 5 (14.29%) Wireless
12 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 5 (14.29%) FTP
12 5 (14.29%) SQL
12 5 (14.29%) OSPF
12 5 (14.29%) BGP
13 4 (11.43%) EIGRP
13 4 (11.43%) Internet
13 4 (11.43%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (2.86%) WordPress
4 1 (2.86%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) BPCS
1 2 (5.71%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) WAN
2 11 (31.43%) DNS
3 9 (25.71%) DHCP
4 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
4 8 (22.86%) VPN
4 8 (22.86%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (20.00%) Firewall
6 6 (17.14%) VoIP
7 5 (14.29%) Wireless
7 5 (14.29%) FTP
7 5 (14.29%) OSPF
7 5 (14.29%) BGP
8 4 (11.43%) EIGRP
8 4 (11.43%) Internet
8 4 (11.43%) MPLS
8 4 (11.43%) HSRP
8 4 (11.43%) Network Security
9 3 (8.57%) Multicast
9 3 (8.57%) VPLS
9 3 (8.57%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) MS Access
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support
7 2 (5.71%) JDE Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) New Media
3 1 (2.86%) GIS
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.86%) UNIX
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Network Design
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) ERP
4 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.71%) Line Management
5 1 (2.86%) Time Management
5 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) High Availability
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) Matrix Management
5 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.86%) Document Management
5 1 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.71%) CCNP
3 6 (17.14%) CCNA
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) CCDP
5 2 (5.71%) VCP4
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) MCITP
6 1 (2.86%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Intune
2 1 (2.86%) DameWare
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) Dell
5 2 (5.71%) CommVault
5 2 (5.71%) Informatica
5 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
5 2 (5.71%) Cognos
5 2 (5.71%) BT
5 2 (5.71%) Draytek
5 2 (5.71%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.86%) Trend Micro
6 1 (2.86%) Mitel
6 1 (2.86%) Altiris
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Apple