Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 104 107
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.95% 1.02% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.32% 7.39% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 26
Oxford median annual salary £46,250 £51,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.31% -5.56% +35.00%
10th Percentile £25,575 £24,550 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £70,000 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.56% -10.00% +6.67%

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 190 203 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 11.93% 13.77% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 156 183 172
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.37% +5.58%
10th Percentile £25,625 £26,250 £22,600
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,000 £61,125
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +8.11%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 27 (87.10%) LAN
2 22 (70.97%) Cisco
3 20 (64.52%) Firewall
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) VoIP
5 10 (32.26%) VPN
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
6 9 (29.03%) MPLS
6 9 (29.03%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
6 9 (29.03%) Virtual Team Management
6 9 (29.03%) Virtual Team
7 8 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (25.81%) Degree
7 8 (25.81%) IPsec
7 8 (25.81%) OSPF
7 8 (25.81%) BGP
7 8 (25.81%) EIGRP
7 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
7 8 (25.81%) CCNP
7 8 (25.81%) Windows
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) Python
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) C
8 7 (22.58%) C++
8 7 (22.58%) Java
8 7 (22.58%) Perl
8 7 (22.58%) Web Services

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 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (87.10%) LAN
2 20 (64.52%) Firewall
3 10 (32.26%) VoIP
3 10 (32.26%) VPN
4 9 (29.03%) MPLS
5 8 (25.81%) BGP
5 8 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (25.81%) EIGRP
5 8 (25.81%) IPsec
5 8 (25.81%) OSPF
5 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
6 7 (22.58%) HSRP
6 7 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (22.58%) Network Security
6 7 (22.58%) VRRP
7 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
8 4 (12.90%) SAN
9 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (9.68%) Wireless
10 2 (6.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) LAN Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) WAN Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Support
7 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Network Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Network Support
7 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
1 9 (29.03%) Video Conferencing
1 9 (29.03%) Virtual Team
2 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Virtual Team Management
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 7 (22.58%) Network Architecture
3 7 (22.58%) Network Management
3 7 (22.58%) Network Virtualisation
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) High Availability
4 6 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
4 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
4 6 (19.35%) Service Design
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (19.35%) Time Management
4 6 (19.35%) Web Filtering
5 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) PLM
6 3 (9.68%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) C
1 7 (22.58%) C++
1 7 (22.58%) Java
1 7 (22.58%) Perl
1 7 (22.58%) Python
1 7 (22.58%) Ruby
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.81%) CCNP
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
3 7 (22.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (19.35%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) CCIP
5 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.23%) MCP
6 1 (3.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) PMO
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Nagios
1 6 (19.35%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
4 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
5 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
6 4 (12.90%) Meraki
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
7 3 (9.68%) Citrix
7 3 (9.68%) NetApp
7 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
8 2 (6.45%) Juniper
9 1 (3.23%) SAP