The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 110 84 109
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.90% 2.49% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.83% 17.33% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 11
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £75,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
WAN
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
205 202 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.11% 14.39% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 164 183 213
Average salary £44,000 £36,320 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.14% -4.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

WAN Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
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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 -9 10 £46,000 -8.00% 2
Faringdon - 2 £35,000 - 1
Abingdon -22 1 £37,000 -17.77% 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 32 (80.00%) LAN
2 26 (65.00%) Windows
3 21 (52.50%) VPN
3 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
4 20 (50.00%) Firewall
5 16 (40.00%) Cisco
5 16 (40.00%) Linux
5 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 14 (35.00%) VMware
7 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
7 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (30.00%) SSL
8 12 (30.00%) DNS
8 12 (30.00%) Finance
9 11 (27.50%) Security Management
9 11 (27.50%) Network Security
9 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (25.00%) DHCP
10 10 (25.00%) MS Office
10 10 (25.00%) ITIL
10 10 (25.00%) SAN
10 10 (25.00%) Project Management
11 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
11 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
11 9 (22.50%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (20.00%) Performance Analysis

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
2 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
2 4 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (80.00%) LAN
2 21 (52.50%) VPN
3 20 (50.00%) Firewall
4 12 (30.00%) DNS
4 12 (30.00%) SSL
5 11 (27.50%) Network Security
6 10 (25.00%) DHCP
6 10 (25.00%) SAN
7 9 (22.50%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.00%) FCoE
9 6 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (15.00%) FTP
9 6 (15.00%) IPsec
9 6 (15.00%) iSCSI
9 6 (15.00%) X.509
10 4 (10.00%) Intranet
10 4 (10.00%) WLAN
11 3 (7.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Billing
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) IT Support
4 6 (15.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Security Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.50%) COM
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Linux
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
5 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
7 6 (15.00%) CentOS
7 6 (15.00%) Ubuntu
8 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.50%) CatOS
10 1 (2.50%) Unix
10 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Security Management
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
5 6 (15.00%) Capacity Management
5 6 (15.00%) Change Management
5 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.00%) DevOps
5 6 (15.00%) Document Management
5 6 (15.00%) Identity Management
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) Service Continuity Management
5 6 (15.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (12.50%) Data Security
6 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.00%) CCNA
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (12.50%) CCNP
4 5 (12.50%) MCITP
5 4 (10.00%) MCSA
6 3 (7.50%) CCIE
6 3 (7.50%) Degree
7 2 (5.00%) HP ASE
7 2 (5.00%) HP MASE
7 2 (5.00%) MCTS
8 1 (2.50%) CCIP
8 1 (2.50%) CISSP
8 1 (2.50%) MCSE
8 1 (2.50%) VCAP
8 1 (2.50%) VCDX
8 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
2 1 (2.50%) COSO
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.50%) KVM
5 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
1 6 (15.00%) Rundeck
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
1 6 (15.00%) SELinux
1 6 (15.00%) ZABBIX
2 3 (7.50%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Cisco
2 14 (35.00%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.50%) Citrix
5 6 (15.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Dell
6 4 (10.00%) Google
6 4 (10.00%) Sophos
7 3 (7.50%) IBM
7 3 (7.50%) Veeam
8 2 (5.00%) Intel
8 2 (5.00%) IronPort
8 2 (5.00%) Juniper
8 2 (5.00%) Meraki
8 2 (5.00%) ProCurve
8 2 (5.00%) SunGard
8 2 (5.00%) Tripwire
9 1 (2.50%) Apple
9 1 (2.50%) F5
9 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
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