The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 96 103 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -55
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 19 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.27% 1.08% 4.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 6.81% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 55
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £43,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
225 279 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.32% 15.84% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 198 241 198
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
South East

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 July 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 July 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 +6 9 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Thame - 2 £31,500 -
Banbury -6 1 £52,500 +110.00%
Abingdon - 1 £30,000 - 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (69.39%) LAN
2 31 (63.27%) Windows
3 25 (51.02%) Cisco
3 25 (51.02%) Firewall
4 19 (38.78%) VMware
5 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
6 15 (30.61%) VPN
7 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (26.53%) DNS
8 13 (26.53%) DHCP
9 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (22.45%) Network Security
10 11 (22.45%) SAN
10 11 (22.45%) Internet
11 10 (20.41%) BGP
11 10 (20.41%) CCNA
12 9 (18.37%) CCNP
12 9 (18.37%) Linux
12 9 (18.37%) SQL
12 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
12 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
13 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (16.33%) Degree
14 7 (14.29%) Juniper
14 7 (14.29%) OSPF
14 7 (14.29%) Project Management
14 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 6 (12.24%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) IIS
3 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Lync
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (69.39%) LAN
2 25 (51.02%) Firewall
3 15 (30.61%) VPN
4 13 (26.53%) DNS
4 13 (26.53%) DHCP
5 11 (22.45%) Network Security
5 11 (22.45%) SAN
5 11 (22.45%) Internet
6 10 (20.41%) BGP
7 7 (14.29%) OSPF
8 6 (12.24%) MPLS
8 6 (12.24%) SNMP
8 6 (12.24%) VLAN
9 5 (10.20%) NAS
9 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
9 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (8.16%) VoIP
11 3 (6.12%) RIP
12 2 (4.08%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) IT Support
4 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) XML Schema
1 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) HTML
1 4 (8.16%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) iPad
1 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.04%) Physics
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.24%) UNIX
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Project Management
2 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
2 6 (12.24%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (10.20%) ITIL
4 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.12%) Network Design
5 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.08%) Data Security
7 1 (2.04%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.04%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.04%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.04%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.04%) Change Control
7 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.04%) ERP
7 1 (2.04%) PLM
7 1 (2.04%) Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Lisp
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.41%) CCNA
3 9 (18.37%) CCNP
4 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (16.33%) Degree
5 6 (12.24%) MCSE
6 4 (8.16%) CISSP
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
8 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (4.08%) HNC
9 1 (2.04%) MCITP
9 1 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) HL7
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.04%) Postfix
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Nagios
1 2 (4.08%) Cacti
1 2 (4.08%) SmokePing
1 2 (4.08%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Cisco
2 19 (38.78%) VMware
3 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.29%) Juniper
5 5 (10.20%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.16%) HP
6 4 (8.16%) Brocade
7 3 (6.12%) F5
7 3 (6.12%) NetApp
7 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.12%) Dell
7 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.08%) EMC
8 2 (4.08%) Apple
8 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.08%) Huawei
8 2 (4.08%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.04%) Google
9 1 (2.04%) Genesys
9 1 (2.04%) CommVault
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