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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 102 102 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 -41
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 18 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.38% 1.00% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.36% 5.64% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 46
Average salary £30,500 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.68% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,750 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
220 319 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.18% 17.64% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 194 299 225
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +2 8 £36,250 -21.62% 2
Abingdon +6 5 £27,500 -15.38%
Thame -4 3 £33,000 +26.92%
Wantage - 3 £24,500 - 1
Witney - 2 £24,000 -
Banbury -12 1 - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (72.50%) LAN
2 28 (70.00%) Windows
3 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (52.50%) Firewall
5 19 (47.50%) Cisco
6 15 (37.50%) VMware
7 13 (32.50%) DNS
7 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (30.00%) VLAN
8 12 (30.00%) Internet
9 11 (27.50%) VPN
10 10 (25.00%) Degree
11 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (22.50%) DHCP
11 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
12 8 (20.00%) Finance
12 8 (20.00%) MCSE
12 8 (20.00%) SQL
12 8 (20.00%) ITIL
12 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (20.00%) SAN
12 8 (20.00%) CCNA
13 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
13 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
13 7 (17.50%) Linux
13 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
13 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
13 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
13 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (17.50%) SharePoint
1 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (15.00%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Lync
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) LAN
2 21 (52.50%) Firewall
3 13 (32.50%) DNS
4 12 (30.00%) VLAN
4 12 (30.00%) Internet
5 11 (27.50%) VPN
6 9 (22.50%) DHCP
7 8 (20.00%) SAN
8 6 (15.00%) Network Security
9 3 (7.50%) SNMP
9 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.50%) VoIP
9 3 (7.50%) BGP
9 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (5.00%) NAS
10 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (5.00%) OSPF
10 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
10 2 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) French Language
3 2 (5.00%) Italian Language
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) IT Support
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support
6 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) XML Schema
2 3 (7.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.50%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) SCADA
2 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.50%) Physics
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.50%) UNIX
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.00%) NetWare
8 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) ERP
3 5 (12.50%) CAD
3 5 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) E-business
6 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.00%) Data Security
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Perl
3 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) VBScript
3 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (20.00%) MCSE
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (20.00%) CCNA
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (12.50%) CISSP
6 3 (7.50%) CCNP
6 3 (7.50%) MCITP
7 2 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.50%) CCDA
8 1 (2.50%) CCDP
8 1 (2.50%) CCIE
8 1 (2.50%) CCSP
8 1 (2.50%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.50%) Postfix
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (47.50%) Cisco
3 15 (37.50%) VMware
4 5 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (10.00%) McAfee
5 4 (10.00%) Juniper
6 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 3 (7.50%) F5
7 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.50%) CommVault
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (2.50%) IBM
8 1 (2.50%) Sun
8 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
Wantage, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago