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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 68 64 63
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.00% 1.70% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 12.79% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 14
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £46,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 115 86 95
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 16.45% 13.27% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 111 75 79
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Oxford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) VoIP
2 5 (35.71%) VPN
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) IPsec
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 4 (28.57%) VRRP
3 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) High Availability
3 4 (28.57%) HSRP
4 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) Avaya
4 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
4 3 (21.43%) VMware

WAN
Top Related 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) VoIP
2 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 4 (28.57%) HSRP
3 4 (28.57%) IPsec
3 4 (28.57%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) VRRP
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Network Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Line Management
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Avaya
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds