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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 79 105 101
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.27% 1.15% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.96% 9.25% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 15
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
213 227 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.19% 12.47% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 167 192 274
Average salary £33,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +22 15 £37,000 -24.10% 1
Abingdon +4 11 £26,000 - 1
Witney - 2 - -
Burford - 2 £44,261 -
Bicester -3 1 £29,000 +11.53%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 38 (70.37%) LAN
2 24 (44.44%) Cisco
2 24 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (40.74%) CCNA
4 21 (38.89%) Firewall
5 18 (33.33%) Windows
6 16 (29.63%) Juniper
7 15 (27.78%) Network Security
8 14 (25.93%) Internet
8 14 (25.93%) VMware
8 14 (25.93%) SLA
8 14 (25.93%) SharePoint
9 13 (24.07%) Broadband
9 13 (24.07%) CCNP
9 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
10 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
11 11 (20.37%) VPN
11 11 (20.37%) ITIL
11 11 (20.37%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (20.37%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (16.67%) DHCP
13 8 (14.81%) VoIP
13 8 (14.81%) BGP
13 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
13 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
14 7 (12.96%) OSPF
14 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
15 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
15 6 (11.11%) Linux
15 6 (11.11%) DNS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 14 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.56%) Lync
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (70.37%) LAN
2 21 (38.89%) Firewall
3 15 (27.78%) Network Security
4 14 (25.93%) Internet
5 13 (24.07%) Broadband
6 11 (20.37%) VPN
7 9 (16.67%) DHCP
8 8 (14.81%) VoIP
8 8 (14.81%) BGP
9 7 (12.96%) OSPF
10 6 (11.11%) MPLS
10 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 6 (11.11%) SAN
10 6 (11.11%) DNS
11 5 (9.26%) VLAN
12 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (7.41%) Wireless
12 4 (7.41%) Ethernet
13 3 (5.56%) RIP
13 3 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Automotive
2 1 (1.85%) Law
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Games
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Service Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Network Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (7.41%) IT Support
7 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Network Design Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Services Delivery Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.85%) XML
1 1 (1.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) DTV
4 1 (1.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) Handset
4 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) UNIX
3 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
1 11 (20.37%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 6 (11.11%) Service Management
4 5 (9.26%) Project Management
4 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
4 5 (9.26%) Business Development
4 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.56%) Network Design
5 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.70%) Data Security
6 2 (3.70%) Line Management
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.85%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VB
2 1 (1.85%) Python
2 1 (1.85%) Lisp
2 1 (1.85%) Ruby
2 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) C
2 1 (1.85%) Perl
2 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (40.74%) CCNA
3 13 (24.07%) CCNP
4 6 (11.11%) Degree
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (5.56%) MCP
7 1 (1.85%) HNC
7 1 (1.85%) MCSE
7 1 (1.85%) CCDP
7 1 (1.85%) CISSP
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.70%) Cacti
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.70%) Nagios
2 2 (3.70%) SmokePing
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Cisco
2 16 (29.63%) Juniper
3 14 (25.93%) VMware
4 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (7.41%) Apple
6 4 (7.41%) Brocade
7 3 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.56%) Symantec
8 2 (3.70%) BT
8 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.70%) EMC
8 2 (3.70%) Avaya
8 2 (3.70%) ProCurve
8 2 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (3.70%) Kaspersky
8 2 (3.70%) Huawei
9 1 (1.85%) Draytek
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