Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 97 98
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 27 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.86% 1.77% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 15.64% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 19
Oxford median annual salary £95,000 £54,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.93% +66.15% -39.81%
10th Percentile £38,150 £25,725 £20,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £73,000 £70,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £88,500 £47,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +88.30% +34.29% -12.50%

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 117 179 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 8.05% 11.30% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 104 155 191
Oxford median annual salary £50,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.22% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £25,488 £25,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £97,000 £67,500 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +9.20% -2.25% +11.25%

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 26 (96.30%) LAN
2 19 (70.37%) ITIL
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (40.74%) Google
4 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (33.33%) Network Design
5 9 (33.33%) MPLS
6 8 (29.63%) Change Management
6 8 (29.63%) Security Management
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
6 8 (29.63%) VPN
6 8 (29.63%) SLA
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
6 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
6 8 (29.63%) Fault Management
6 8 (29.63%) Project Planning
6 8 (29.63%) Time Management
6 8 (29.63%) Data Protection
6 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
6 8 (29.63%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (29.63%) Low Latency
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (29.63%) Business Agility
6 8 (29.63%) Web Filtering
6 8 (29.63%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (22.22%) Office 365

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 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) LAN
2 9 (33.33%) MPLS
3 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
3 8 (29.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (29.63%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) NAS
4 3 (11.11%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
General
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Engineering Manager
1 17 (62.96%) Network Engineering Manager
1 17 (62.96%) Network Manager
2 14 (51.85%) Infrastructure Manager
3 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
3 11 (40.74%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
1 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (70.37%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) Network Design
4 8 (29.63%) Business Agility
4 8 (29.63%) Change Management
4 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
4 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (29.63%) Data Protection
4 8 (29.63%) Fault Management
4 8 (29.63%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (29.63%) Low Latency
4 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
4 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
4 8 (29.63%) Project Planning
4 8 (29.63%) Security Management
4 8 (29.63%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (29.63%) Time Management
4 8 (29.63%) Web Filtering
5 6 (22.22%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) MCP
1 4 (14.81%) MCSA
1 4 (14.81%) MCSE
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (29.63%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) pfSense
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Google
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) QNAP
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Avaya
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) iManage
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds