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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 72 100 77
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 42 17 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.04% 1.08% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.19% 7.66% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 42
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,400 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
208 222 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.06% 14.05% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 184 198 303
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,207 £24,000 £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

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 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
Abingdon +13 23 £35,000 +40.00% 4
Oxford +6 14 £48,750 +34.48% 1
Thame +9 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Banbury - 1 £57,500 - 1
Bicester - 1 £30,000 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 50 (66.67%) Juniper
2 40 (53.33%) Cisco
3 39 (52.00%) Windows
4 36 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (45.33%) Internet
6 32 (42.67%) CCNA
6 32 (42.67%) Kalman Filter
7 31 (41.33%) Firewall
8 30 (40.00%) VMware
9 24 (32.00%) SharePoint
9 24 (32.00%) LAN
10 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
10 22 (29.33%) SLA
10 22 (29.33%) SAN
10 22 (29.33%) Project Management
10 22 (29.33%) Video Conferencing
11 21 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
11 21 (28.00%) Broadband
11 21 (28.00%) Linux
12 20 (26.67%) Veeam
12 20 (26.67%) Network Security
13 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (24.00%) Load Balancing
15 17 (22.67%) CommVault
15 17 (22.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (20.00%) MPLS
16 15 (20.00%) ITIL
17 14 (18.67%) Network Design

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 24 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.33%) Lync
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.33%) Office 365
3 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (45.33%) Internet
2 31 (41.33%) Firewall
3 24 (32.00%) LAN
4 22 (29.33%) SAN
5 21 (28.00%) Broadband
6 20 (26.67%) Network Security
7 15 (20.00%) MPLS
8 13 (17.33%) OSPF
8 13 (17.33%) BGP
9 11 (14.67%) DNS
10 10 (13.33%) SMTP
11 8 (10.67%) DHCP
12 6 (8.00%) ADSL
12 6 (8.00%) VoIP
12 6 (8.00%) VPN
12 6 (8.00%) EIGRP
12 6 (8.00%) HSRP
13 5 (6.67%) Multicast
13 5 (6.67%) VPLS
13 5 (6.67%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (4.00%) Billing
1 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Analyst
2 15 (20.00%) Architect
3 13 (17.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Service Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Network Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Technical Architect
7 7 (9.33%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Consultant
7 7 (9.33%) Systems Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Development Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Development Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) DTV
4 1 (1.33%) GIS
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.00%) Windows
2 21 (28.00%) Linux
3 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.00%) UNIX
6 4 (5.33%) CentOS
6 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.67%) Android
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) Kalman Filter
2 22 (29.33%) Project Management
3 21 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
4 18 (24.00%) Load Balancing
5 15 (20.00%) ITIL
6 14 (18.67%) Network Design
7 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.00%) Line Management
10 3 (4.00%) Network Architecture
10 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.00%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.67%) Change Management
11 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.67%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) Perl
2 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (8.00%) SQL
4 4 (5.33%) C
5 2 (2.67%) Python
5 2 (2.67%) Ruby
6 1 (1.33%) VB
6 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (42.67%) CCNA
3 10 (13.33%) CCNP
4 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) JNCIA
5 3 (4.00%) VCP4
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.00%) MCP
6 2 (2.67%) CCDP
7 1 (1.33%) CCAA
7 1 (1.33%) MCITP
7 1 (1.33%) CCA
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.33%) CCEA
7 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.33%) SLA
2 17 (22.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Icinga
1 5 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (6.67%) Nagios
1 5 (6.67%) Legato
2 4 (5.33%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.33%) Cacti
2 4 (5.33%) Puppet
3 2 (2.67%) SCOM
3 2 (2.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.33%) SELinux
4 1 (1.33%) SCCM
4 1 (1.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 50 (66.67%) Juniper
2 40 (53.33%) Cisco
3 30 (40.00%) VMware
4 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
5 20 (26.67%) Veeam
6 17 (22.67%) CommVault
7 13 (17.33%) HP
8 6 (8.00%) Dell
9 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.67%) BT
10 2 (2.67%) SAP
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle
10 2 (2.67%) Apple
10 2 (2.67%) Draytek
10 2 (2.67%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.67%) Kaspersky
10 2 (2.67%) Sonus
11 1 (1.33%) F5
11 1 (1.33%) Trend Micro
11 1 (1.33%) Citrix
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