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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 101 80 106
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Permanent jobs citing LAN 23 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.51% 2.49% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.54% 13.72% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 24
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% +42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
241 277 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.81% 18.13% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 208 220 197
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Abingdon -25 4 £29,500 -11.94%
Oxford -16 3 £42,500 -15.00% 1
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (84.85%) WAN
2 22 (66.67%) Cisco
3 21 (63.64%) Firewall
4 17 (51.52%) VPN
5 15 (45.45%) Network Security
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (36.36%) MPLS
6 12 (36.36%) SSL
7 11 (33.33%) DNS
7 11 (33.33%) Windows
7 11 (33.33%) OSPF
7 11 (33.33%) BGP
7 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 10 (30.30%) DMZ
8 10 (30.30%) Linux
8 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
9 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
9 9 (27.27%) Internet
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
11 7 (21.21%) DHCP
11 7 (21.21%) VoIP
12 6 (18.18%) ITIL
12 6 (18.18%) CCNP
12 6 (18.18%) CCNA
12 6 (18.18%) Wireless
12 6 (18.18%) VMware
12 6 (18.18%) Line Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (84.85%) WAN
2 21 (63.64%) Firewall
3 17 (51.52%) VPN
4 15 (45.45%) Network Security
5 12 (36.36%) MPLS
5 12 (36.36%) SSL
6 11 (33.33%) BGP
6 11 (33.33%) DNS
6 11 (33.33%) OSPF
7 10 (30.30%) DMZ
8 9 (27.27%) Internet
8 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (21.21%) DHCP
10 7 (21.21%) VoIP
11 6 (18.18%) Wireless
12 4 (12.12%) ADSL
12 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
13 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Network Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 9 (27.27%) Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Network Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Administrator
6 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Presales Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) CentOS
6 2 (6.06%) Debian
7 1 (3.03%) CatOS
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
2 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Line Management
3 4 (12.12%) Presales
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) Document Management
5 2 (6.06%) Email Filtering
5 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.06%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.18%) CCNA
2 6 (18.18%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.09%) CCIE
4 3 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (6.06%) CCDP
5 2 (6.06%) CWNE
5 2 (6.06%) HP ASE
5 2 (6.06%) HP MASE
6 1 (3.03%) MCITP
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) KVM
3 2 (6.06%) Samba
3 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
1 2 (6.06%) Rundeck
1 2 (6.06%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) Meraki
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) IronPort
7 2 (6.06%) Juniper
7 2 (6.06%) ProCurve
7 2 (6.06%) Sophos
7 2 (6.06%) Tripwire
7 2 (6.06%) Veeam
8 1 (3.03%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) Intel Security