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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 86 102 74
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 32 13 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.26% 0.85% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.75% 5.44% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 46
Average salary £45,500 £42,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -17.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,150 £29,600 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
191 239 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.50% 15.57% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 170 217 321
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 17 £46,000 - 2
Oxford -7 8 £60,000 +33.33%
Thame +13 4 £39,250 +31.93%
Bicester -1 1 £22,500 -13.46%
Banbury - 1 £57,500 - 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (57.58%) Juniper
2 33 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (46.97%) Cisco
4 30 (45.45%) CCNA
4 30 (45.45%) LAN
5 29 (43.94%) Windows
6 28 (42.42%) Kalman Filter
7 26 (39.39%) Internet
8 25 (37.88%) Firewall
9 23 (34.85%) VMware
10 20 (30.30%) SharePoint
11 19 (28.79%) Broadband
11 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
11 19 (28.79%) Network Security
12 18 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
12 18 (27.27%) SLA
13 16 (24.24%) ITIL
13 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (22.73%) SAN
14 15 (22.73%) Project Management
15 14 (21.21%) Network Design
15 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (19.70%) Technical Architecture
17 12 (18.18%) OSPF
17 12 (18.18%) BGP
17 12 (18.18%) CCNP
17 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
17 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
17 12 (18.18%) Linux
17 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (30.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.58%) Lync
5 1 (1.52%) WordPress
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (45.45%) LAN
2 26 (39.39%) Internet
3 25 (37.88%) Firewall
4 19 (28.79%) Broadband
4 19 (28.79%) Network Security
5 15 (22.73%) SAN
6 12 (18.18%) OSPF
6 12 (18.18%) BGP
7 11 (16.67%) DNS
7 11 (16.67%) MPLS
8 10 (15.15%) SMTP
8 10 (15.15%) DHCP
8 10 (15.15%) VoIP
9 7 (10.61%) VPN
10 6 (9.09%) RIP
11 5 (7.58%) SNMP
11 5 (7.58%) ADSL
11 5 (7.58%) EIGRP
11 5 (7.58%) VRRP
11 5 (7.58%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Service Desk Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Service Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Consultant
4 9 (13.64%) Network Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Network Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) IT Support
7 5 (7.58%) Development Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Development Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Storage Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) GIS
4 1 (1.52%) Handset
4 1 (1.52%) DTV
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.94%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.58%) UNIX
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Kalman Filter
2 16 (24.24%) ITIL
3 15 (22.73%) Project Management
4 14 (21.21%) Network Design
5 13 (19.70%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (15.15%) Load Balancing
7 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.09%) Service Management
8 6 (9.09%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.58%) Business Development
10 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
11 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.55%) Line Management
12 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
12 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
13 1 (1.52%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Ruby
2 2 (3.03%) C
2 2 (3.03%) Perl
2 2 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (1.52%) PHP
3 1 (1.52%) VB
3 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (45.45%) CCNA
3 12 (18.18%) CCNP
4 4 (6.06%) MCP
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.55%) Degree
5 3 (4.55%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.52%) MCSE
6 1 (1.52%) CCDP
6 1 (1.52%) CCA
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.52%) CCEA
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.52%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.27%) SLA
2 10 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 10 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Nagios
1 5 (7.58%) Legato
1 5 (7.58%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (7.58%) Icinga
2 4 (6.06%) Cacti
2 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.52%) DameWare
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.52%) Puppet
4 1 (1.52%) SCCM
4 1 (1.52%) SELinux
Vendors
1 38 (57.58%) Juniper
2 31 (46.97%) Cisco
3 23 (34.85%) VMware
4 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.67%) Veeam
6 10 (15.15%) HP
6 10 (15.15%) CommVault
7 6 (9.09%) Dell
8 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.06%) Apple
10 3 (4.55%) Symantec
11 2 (3.03%) ProCurve
11 2 (3.03%) Draytek
11 2 (3.03%) Kaspersky
11 2 (3.03%) Sonus
11 2 (3.03%) Avaya
11 2 (3.03%) SAP
11 2 (3.03%) Oracle
11 2 (3.03%) BT
12 1 (1.52%) Altiris
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