Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 94 96
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 26 32 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.97% 2.04% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.55% 20.65% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 15
Oxford median annual salary £75,000 £51,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.06% +56.92% -31.58%
10th Percentile £34,500 £27,975 £20,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £61,800 £68,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £75,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +59.57% -1.05% +1.06%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 133 155 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 10.09% 9.87% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 125 140 219
Oxford median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,700 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,800 £57,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -3.41%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Oxford

WAN
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Oxford.

Salary trend for WAN in Oxford

WAN
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Oxford over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 24 (92.31%) LAN
2 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
7 8 (30.77%) Google
8 7 (26.92%) SLA
8 7 (26.92%) MPLS
9 6 (23.08%) Change Management
9 6 (23.08%) VMware
9 6 (23.08%) Security Management
9 6 (23.08%) MCP
9 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
9 6 (23.08%) VPN
9 6 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (23.08%) Low Latency
9 6 (23.08%) Business Agility
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
9 6 (23.08%) Web Filtering
9 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
9 6 (23.08%) Time Management
9 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
9 6 (23.08%) Fault Management
9 6 (23.08%) Network Design
9 6 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) LAN
2 7 (26.92%) MPLS
3 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
3 6 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (11.54%) DHCP
4 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) NAS
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
4 3 (11.54%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) IPv4
5 1 (3.85%) IPv6
5 1 (3.85%) Skype
5 1 (3.85%) SNMP
5 1 (3.85%) WLAN
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Engineering Manager
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineering Manager
1 12 (46.15%) Network Manager
2 11 (42.31%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
3 8 (30.77%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.54%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support
6 1 (3.85%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.69%) Android
6 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Business Agility
3 6 (23.08%) Change Management
3 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 6 (23.08%) Fault Management
3 6 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (23.08%) Low Latency
3 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
3 6 (23.08%) Network Design
3 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 6 (23.08%) Project Planning
3 6 (23.08%) Security Management
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Time Management
3 6 (23.08%) Web Filtering
4 4 (15.38%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) MCP
2 4 (15.38%) MCSA
2 4 (15.38%) MCSE
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (26.92%) SLA
3 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) pfSense
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Google
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) Dell
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) QNAP
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) BMC
6 1 (3.85%) iManage
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds