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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 94 110
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 50 34 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.30% 1.97% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.01% 14.35% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 16
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
263 237 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.38% 13.76% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 216 211 290
Average salary £46,034 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Oxford +20 25 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Abingdon +20 14 £48,750 +75.67%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 55 (58.51%) Windows
2 54 (57.45%) Cisco
3 51 (54.26%) Firewall
4 42 (44.68%) Juniper
4 42 (44.68%) Linux
5 41 (43.62%) VMware
6 38 (40.43%) LAN
7 37 (39.36%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (38.30%) Data Centre
9 27 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (28.72%) SAN
9 27 (28.72%) ITIL
9 27 (28.72%) Internet
10 26 (27.66%) Project Management
10 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
10 26 (27.66%) Load Balancing
11 25 (26.60%) Technical Architecture
11 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (26.60%) CCNA
12 24 (25.53%) Veeam
12 24 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (25.53%) Network Security
13 23 (24.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 23 (24.47%) Kalman Filter
14 22 (23.40%) CommVault
15 21 (22.34%) OSPF
15 21 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
16 20 (21.28%) BGP
17 18 (19.15%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
2 12 (12.77%) Lync
3 5 (5.32%) IIS
3 5 (5.32%) Apache
3 5 (5.32%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (54.26%) Firewall
2 38 (40.43%) LAN
3 27 (28.72%) SAN
3 27 (28.72%) Internet
4 24 (25.53%) Network Security
5 21 (22.34%) OSPF
6 20 (21.28%) BGP
7 18 (19.15%) MPLS
8 17 (18.09%) DNS
9 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
10 13 (13.83%) VoIP
11 10 (10.64%) VPN
11 10 (10.64%) SMTP
12 9 (9.57%) DHCP
13 8 (8.51%) Broadband
13 8 (8.51%) HSRP
14 7 (7.45%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (7.45%) IPsec
15 6 (6.38%) EIGRP
16 5 (5.32%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (4.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (20.21%) Architect
2 12 (12.77%) Service Desk Engineer
2 12 (12.77%) Technical Architect
2 12 (12.77%) Network Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Consultant
4 8 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Systems Architect
4 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 7 (7.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Team Leader
6 6 (6.38%) Network Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Network Team Leader
6 6 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) Development Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Development Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Technical Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Client Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (38.30%) Data Centre
2 17 (18.09%) Public Cloud
3 13 (13.83%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (6.38%) Clustering
5 5 (5.32%) Statistics
6 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.06%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 55 (58.51%) Windows
2 42 (44.68%) Linux
3 27 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.64%) UNIX
6 9 (9.57%) CentOS
6 9 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.38%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.38%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.32%) Ubuntu
9 5 (5.32%) Debian
10 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) ITIL
2 26 (27.66%) Project Management
2 26 (27.66%) Load Balancing
3 25 (26.60%) Technical Architecture
4 23 (24.47%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (12.77%) Network Design
6 9 (9.57%) Business Continuity
7 8 (8.51%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
8 7 (7.45%) Network Architecture
9 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.32%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.32%) High Availability
9 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.32%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.32%) Matrix Management
9 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) Perl
2 16 (17.02%) Bash Shell
3 12 (12.77%) SQL
4 10 (10.64%) Python
5 9 (9.57%) PowerShell
6 7 (7.45%) C
7 5 (5.32%) Ruby
8 2 (2.13%) Tcl
8 2 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (39.36%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (26.60%) CCNA
3 17 (18.09%) CCNP
4 11 (11.70%) CCDP
5 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (7.45%) MCSE
7 5 (5.32%) Degree
7 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (5.32%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.26%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.06%) CCAA
9 1 (1.06%) MCITP
9 1 (1.06%) MCSA
9 1 (1.06%) CCIP
9 1 (1.06%) CCIE
9 1 (1.06%) CCA
9 1 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.06%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (24.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.83%) SLA
3 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.77%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.64%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.06%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) Puppet
2 5 (5.32%) Icinga
2 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.32%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (5.32%) Legato
2 5 (5.32%) Nagios
3 4 (4.26%) Cacti
4 3 (3.19%) SELinux
4 3 (3.19%) WSUS
4 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (2.13%) SCCM
5 2 (2.13%) SCOM
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.06%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 54 (57.45%) Cisco
2 42 (44.68%) Juniper
3 41 (43.62%) VMware
4 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
5 24 (25.53%) Veeam
6 22 (23.40%) CommVault
7 10 (10.64%) HP
8 8 (8.51%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.38%) Oracle
9 6 (6.38%) Dell
10 5 (5.32%) F5
10 5 (5.32%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.19%) Citrix
12 2 (2.13%) Novell
12 2 (2.13%) SAP
13 1 (1.06%) Sonus
13 1 (1.06%) Mitel
13 1 (1.06%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.06%) Apple
13 1 (1.06%) NetApp
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago