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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 82 49
Rank change year-on-year +16 -33  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 3 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.83% 0.40% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.62% 3.33% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 30
Median salary £63,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.23% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,375 £37,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £46,350 £67,625
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 103 90 147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 14.49% 12.08% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 280 148 540
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £58,300 £62,375
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) VPN
3 13 (65.00%) MPLS
4 12 (60.00%) LAN
5 11 (55.00%) Firewall
6 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (45.00%) BGP
7 9 (45.00%) VoIP
8 8 (40.00%) Juniper
8 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (35.00%) OSPF
9 7 (35.00%) IPsec
9 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
9 7 (35.00%) VRRP
9 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
9 7 (35.00%) High Availability
9 7 (35.00%) HSRP
10 6 (30.00%) FortiGate
10 6 (30.00%) Meraki
10 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (30.00%) CCNP
10 6 (30.00%) Wireless
10 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
11 5 (25.00%) Network Security
11 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (25.00%) Palo Alto
12 4 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 4 (20.00%) DNS

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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) VPN
2 13 (65.00%) MPLS
3 12 (60.00%) LAN
4 11 (55.00%) Firewall
5 9 (45.00%) BGP
5 9 (45.00%) VoIP
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
7 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
7 7 (35.00%) HSRP
7 7 (35.00%) IPsec
7 7 (35.00%) OSPF
7 7 (35.00%) VRRP
8 6 (30.00%) Wireless
9 5 (25.00%) Network Security
10 4 (20.00%) DNS
10 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 2 (10.00%) DHCP
11 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (10.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) High Availability
2 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (10.00%) Service Design
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.00%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
1 2 (10.00%) C++
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
1 2 (10.00%) Python
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (15.00%) Nagios
2 3 (15.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (40.00%) Juniper
4 6 (30.00%) Meraki
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 1 (5.00%) SAP