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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 79 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 38 15 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.52% 0.87% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.19% 6.41% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 31
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £26,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
221 234 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.67% 13.61% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 180 210 303
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 December 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 December 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
Abingdon - 21 £46,000 - 3
Oxford +12 6 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Thame +15 4 £39,250 +31.93%
Witney - 2 - -
Bicester -3 1 £22,500 -13.46%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (53.45%) Juniper
2 30 (51.72%) LAN
3 28 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (44.83%) Cisco
5 25 (43.10%) CCNA
6 24 (41.38%) Kalman Filter
7 23 (39.66%) Windows
7 23 (39.66%) Internet
8 22 (37.93%) Firewall
9 19 (32.76%) VMware
10 18 (31.03%) SharePoint
11 17 (29.31%) Broadband
11 17 (29.31%) Network Security
12 16 (27.59%) SLA
12 16 (27.59%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
13 14 (24.14%) SAN
13 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (20.69%) ITIL
14 12 (20.69%) DHCP
14 12 (20.69%) CCNP
14 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
14 12 (20.69%) OSPF
14 12 (20.69%) BGP
14 12 (20.69%) Project Management
14 12 (20.69%) Network Design
14 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
15 11 (18.97%) DNS
15 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.62%) Lync
3 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (51.72%) LAN
2 23 (39.66%) Internet
3 22 (37.93%) Firewall
4 17 (29.31%) Network Security
4 17 (29.31%) Broadband
5 14 (24.14%) SAN
6 12 (20.69%) DHCP
6 12 (20.69%) OSPF
6 12 (20.69%) BGP
7 11 (18.97%) DNS
8 9 (15.52%) VoIP
9 8 (13.79%) SMTP
10 7 (12.07%) VPN
10 7 (12.07%) MPLS
11 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
11 6 (10.34%) RIP
12 5 (8.62%) SNMP
12 5 (8.62%) EIGRP
12 5 (8.62%) VRRP
12 5 (8.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Service Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Senior Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Consultant
4 9 (15.52%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Network Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) IT Support
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Storage Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Storage Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) GIS
4 1 (1.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (39.66%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (17.24%) Linux
4 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.62%) UNIX
6 2 (3.45%) Android
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (20.69%) ITIL
2 12 (20.69%) Project Management
2 12 (20.69%) Network Design
3 8 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.34%) Business Continuity
5 6 (10.34%) Service Management
6 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.62%) Business Development
7 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.17%) Line Management
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.72%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (1.72%) DevOps
10 1 (1.72%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Perl
2 2 (3.45%) Python
2 2 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) VB
3 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (43.10%) CCNA
3 12 (20.69%) CCNP
4 4 (6.90%) MCP
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.17%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) CCAA
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.72%) MCSE
6 1 (1.72%) CCDP
6 1 (1.72%) CCA
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.59%) SLA
2 8 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Legato
1 5 (8.62%) Nagios
1 5 (8.62%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (8.62%) Icinga
2 4 (6.90%) Cacti
3 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.45%) SCOM
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.45%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.72%) SELinux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.72%) Puppet
5 1 (1.72%) SCCM
5 1 (1.72%) DameWare
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Juniper
2 26 (44.83%) Cisco
3 19 (32.76%) VMware
4 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (13.79%) HP
5 8 (13.79%) CommVault
5 8 (13.79%) Veeam
6 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.90%) Apple
7 4 (6.90%) Dell
8 3 (5.17%) Symantec
9 2 (3.45%) BT
9 2 (3.45%) EMC
9 2 (3.45%) NetApp
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle
9 2 (3.45%) SAP
9 2 (3.45%) Draytek
9 2 (3.45%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.45%) Kaspersky
9 2 (3.45%) Avaya
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