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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 90 96 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 24 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.32% 1.38% 3.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 9.20% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 42
Average salary £37,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.62% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,704 £46,500 £49,000
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
220 261 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.48% 14.99% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 185 224 218
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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 +5 11 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Thame - 2 £31,500 -
Burford - 2 £44,261 -
Abingdon - 1 £26,000 - 2
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 41 (74.55%) LAN
2 30 (54.55%) Windows
3 28 (50.91%) Firewall
4 26 (47.27%) Cisco
5 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
6 18 (32.73%) VMware
7 16 (29.09%) Network Security
8 15 (27.27%) VPN
8 15 (27.27%) DHCP
9 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (23.64%) DNS
11 12 (21.82%) CCNA
12 11 (20.00%) ITIL
12 11 (20.00%) Internet
12 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (18.18%) BGP
13 10 (18.18%) CCNP
14 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
14 9 (16.36%) Project Management
15 8 (14.55%) OSPF
15 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
15 8 (14.55%) Linux
15 8 (14.55%) VoIP
15 8 (14.55%) SAN
15 8 (14.55%) VLAN
16 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
16 7 (12.73%) MCSE

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) IIS
2 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.82%) Lync
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (74.55%) LAN
2 28 (50.91%) Firewall
3 16 (29.09%) Network Security
4 15 (27.27%) DHCP
4 15 (27.27%) VPN
5 13 (23.64%) DNS
6 11 (20.00%) Internet
7 10 (18.18%) BGP
8 8 (14.55%) OSPF
8 8 (14.55%) VLAN
8 8 (14.55%) SAN
8 8 (14.55%) VoIP
9 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
9 6 (10.91%) SNMP
9 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
9 6 (10.91%) MPLS
10 5 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (9.09%) NAS
11 4 (7.27%) RIP
12 3 (5.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) IT Support
3 6 (10.91%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Support
5 4 (7.27%) Network Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) HTML
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
1 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
1 4 (7.27%) XML
1 4 (7.27%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (3.64%) iPad
2 1 (1.82%) PMI
2 1 (1.82%) Handset
2 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (54.55%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.55%) Linux
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.91%) UNIX
5 5 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) Project Management
3 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.09%) Service Management
4 5 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (7.27%) Business Development
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.45%) Network Design
6 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.64%) Change Management
7 2 (3.64%) Data Security
8 1 (1.82%) Security Management
8 1 (1.82%) Migration
8 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.82%) Logistics
8 1 (1.82%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.82%) PLM
8 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) Lisp
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.82%) CCNA
3 10 (18.18%) CCNP
4 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (12.73%) MCSE
6 6 (10.91%) Degree
7 4 (7.27%) CISSP
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (3.64%) HNC
10 1 (1.82%) MCP
10 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.82%) MCITP
10 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) HL7
3 1 (1.82%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.82%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Nagios
1 2 (3.64%) Cacti
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (3.64%) SmokePing
2 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Cisco
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (32.73%) VMware
4 6 (10.91%) Juniper
5 4 (7.27%) Apple
5 4 (7.27%) HP
5 4 (7.27%) Brocade
5 4 (7.27%) Fortinet
6 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.45%) F5
6 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.64%) Avaya
7 2 (3.64%) NetApp
7 2 (3.64%) Dell
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) Huawei
7 2 (3.64%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (3.64%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix
8 1 (1.82%) Sun
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