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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 94 109 91
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 24 21 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.55% 1.16% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 9.59% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 38
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
209 219 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.52% 12.14% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 167 194 299
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 +17 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Abingdon - 5 £32,500 -
Bicester -5 2 £25,750 -0.96%
Thame +11 1 £35,000 -6.66%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (75.00%) WAN
2 21 (52.50%) Cisco
3 17 (42.50%) Windows
4 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 13 (32.50%) CCNA
5 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (32.50%) VMware
6 12 (30.00%) Firewall
6 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (27.50%) DHCP
8 10 (25.00%) CCNP
8 10 (25.00%) Network Security
9 9 (22.50%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (22.50%) VoIP
9 9 (22.50%) VPN
9 9 (22.50%) DNS
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.00%) ITIL
10 8 (20.00%) Wireless
10 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (15.00%) Service Management
11 6 (15.00%) MS Office
11 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.00%) Juniper
12 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (12.50%) HP
12 5 (12.50%) FTP
12 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
12 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Lync
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (75.00%) WAN
2 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (30.00%) Firewall
3 11 (27.50%) DHCP
4 10 (25.00%) Network Security
5 9 (22.50%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (22.50%) VoIP
5 9 (22.50%) VPN
5 9 (22.50%) DNS
6 8 (20.00%) Wireless
7 5 (12.50%) VLAN
7 5 (12.50%) FTP
8 4 (10.00%) WLAN
8 4 (10.00%) ADSL
8 4 (10.00%) Broadband
8 4 (10.00%) Internet
9 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
9 3 (7.50%) OSPF
9 3 (7.50%) BGP
10 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) IT Support
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.50%) New Media
2 1 (2.50%) PMI
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) GIS
2 1 (2.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Service Management
3 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 5 (12.50%) Business Development
4 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) Line Management
5 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.00%) Network Design
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (2.50%) Document Management
6 1 (2.50%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.50%) Web Development
6 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) CCNA
1 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (5.00%) MCP
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) CCDP
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (5.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.50%) DameWare
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Cisco
2 13 (32.50%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.00%) Juniper
5 5 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 3 (7.50%) Apple
6 3 (7.50%) Symantec
7 2 (5.00%) BT
7 2 (5.00%) Draytek
7 2 (5.00%) ProCurve
7 2 (5.00%) EMC
7 2 (5.00%) Avaya
7 2 (5.00%) CommVault
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Genesys
8 1 (2.50%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) Altiris
8 1 (2.50%) Fortinet