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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 102 97
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 65 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.29% 1.40% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.34% 11.06% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 51 23 20
Average salary £47,500 £30,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.73% -30.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,500 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
267 235 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.64% 12.61% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 211 205 308
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Abingdon +27 28 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Oxford +25 27 £50,000 +37.93% 4
Banbury -1 1 £57,500 - 1
Bicester - 1 £30,000 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 54 (55.67%) Windows
2 53 (54.64%) Cisco
3 52 (53.61%) Juniper
4 49 (50.52%) Firewall
5 42 (43.30%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (42.27%) Linux
7 39 (40.21%) VMware
8 38 (39.18%) LAN
9 33 (34.02%) CCNA
9 33 (34.02%) Internet
10 30 (30.93%) Kalman Filter
11 27 (27.84%) Project Management
12 26 (26.80%) SAN
12 26 (26.80%) ITIL
12 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (25.77%) Microsoft Azure
13 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (25.77%) Technical Architecture
13 25 (25.77%) Load Balancing
13 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
14 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (24.74%) Veeam
15 23 (23.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 22 (22.68%) Network Security
16 22 (22.68%) OSPF
17 21 (21.65%) BGP
17 21 (21.65%) CommVault
17 21 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
18 20 (20.62%) Video Conferencing
18 20 (20.62%) SLA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 20 (20.62%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.28%) Lync
3 5 (5.15%) IIS
4 4 (4.12%) Apache
4 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.03%) WordPress
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.22%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (50.52%) Firewall
2 38 (39.18%) LAN
3 33 (34.02%) Internet
4 26 (26.80%) SAN
5 22 (22.68%) OSPF
5 22 (22.68%) Network Security
6 21 (21.65%) BGP
7 20 (20.62%) MPLS
8 18 (18.56%) DNS
9 16 (16.49%) Broadband
10 12 (12.37%) TCP/IP
11 11 (11.34%) VoIP
12 10 (10.31%) SMTP
12 10 (10.31%) DHCP
13 9 (9.28%) VPN
13 9 (9.28%) HSRP
14 8 (8.25%) EIGRP
15 7 (7.22%) IPsec
15 7 (7.22%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (6.19%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (3.09%) Finance
1 3 (3.09%) Billing
2 2 (2.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.03%) Electronics
3 1 (1.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (19.59%) Architect
2 15 (15.46%) Network Engineer
3 12 (12.37%) Analyst
3 12 (12.37%) Technical Architect
3 12 (12.37%) Service Desk Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Consultant
4 9 (9.28%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Service Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Systems Architect
5 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (6.19%) Network Support Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Team Leader
7 6 (6.19%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 6 (6.19%) Technical Manager
7 6 (6.19%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Video Conferencing
2 17 (17.53%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.15%) Clustering
3 5 (5.15%) Statistics
4 1 (1.03%) NHS
4 1 (1.03%) DTV
4 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (55.67%) Windows
2 41 (42.27%) Linux
3 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.28%) UNIX
6 8 (8.25%) CentOS
7 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.19%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.12%) Debian
10 4 (4.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.03%) Android
11 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.93%) Kalman Filter
2 27 (27.84%) Project Management
3 26 (26.80%) ITIL
4 25 (25.77%) Technical Architecture
4 25 (25.77%) Load Balancing
5 14 (14.43%) Network Design
6 9 (9.28%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.25%) Business Continuity
7 8 (8.25%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.19%) Network Architecture
9 5 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.15%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.15%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.12%) High Availability
10 4 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.12%) Matrix Management
10 4 (4.12%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.53%) Perl
2 15 (15.46%) Bash Shell
3 12 (12.37%) SQL
4 9 (9.28%) Python
4 9 (9.28%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.22%) C
6 5 (5.15%) Ruby
7 2 (2.06%) Tcl
7 2 (2.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (43.30%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (34.02%) CCNA
3 16 (16.49%) CCNP
4 7 (7.22%) MCSE
4 7 (7.22%) CCDP
4 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.12%) JNCIA
7 4 (4.12%) Degree
8 1 (1.03%) CCAA
8 1 (1.03%) MCP
8 1 (1.03%) MCITP
8 1 (1.03%) CCA
8 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.03%) CCEA
8 1 (1.03%) MCSA
8 1 (1.03%) CCIE
8 1 (1.03%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (20.62%) SLA
3 4 (4.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.37%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.31%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) Puppet
2 5 (5.15%) Icinga
2 5 (5.15%) Legato
2 5 (5.15%) Nagios
2 5 (5.15%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (4.12%) Cacti
3 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.09%) SELinux
4 3 (3.09%) SCOM
4 3 (3.09%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.06%) WSUS
5 2 (2.06%) SCCM
6 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.03%) DameWare
6 1 (1.03%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 53 (54.64%) Cisco
2 52 (53.61%) Juniper
3 39 (40.21%) VMware
4 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
5 24 (24.74%) Veeam
6 21 (21.65%) CommVault
7 13 (13.40%) HP
8 8 (8.25%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.19%) Dell
9 6 (6.19%) Oracle
9 6 (6.19%) F5
10 5 (5.15%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.06%) Sonus
11 2 (2.06%) SAP
11 2 (2.06%) Citrix
11 2 (2.06%) Novell
12 1 (1.03%) Apple
12 1 (1.03%) McAfee
12 1 (1.03%) BT
12 1 (1.03%) Mitel
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