Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 98 120
Rank change year-on-year -23 +22 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 48 74 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.85% 2.48% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.52% 15.42% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 44 64 62
Oxfordshire median annual salary £78,750 £46,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.20% +27.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +1.15%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 274 480 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.54% 16.09% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 237 385 420
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £25,375 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £63,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Oxfordshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for WAN in Oxfordshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Oxfordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 28 £90,000 +125.00% 2
Abingdon +18 8 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Kidlington - 2 £67,500 -
Bicester - 1 £33,450 -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 44 (91.67%) LAN
2 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (43.75%) VPN
3 21 (43.75%) Windows
3 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 19 (39.58%) ITIL
5 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
6 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 16 (33.33%) MPLS
7 15 (31.25%) Ethernet
7 15 (31.25%) Fault Management
7 15 (31.25%) Low Latency
7 15 (31.25%) Business Agility
8 13 (27.08%) Degree
8 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
8 13 (27.08%) Analytics
8 13 (27.08%) Office 365
8 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (25.00%) Network Design
9 12 (25.00%) VMware
9 12 (25.00%) Firewall
10 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (22.92%) Google
11 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (20.83%) MCP
12 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
12 9 (18.75%) VLAN
13 8 (16.67%) Problem Management
13 8 (16.67%) Project Planning

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.42%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Office 365
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.25%) IaaS
4 3 (6.25%) Mimecast
4 3 (6.25%) PaaS
4 3 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (91.67%) LAN
2 21 (43.75%) VPN
3 16 (33.33%) MPLS
4 15 (31.25%) Ethernet
5 12 (25.00%) Firewall
6 9 (18.75%) VLAN
7 8 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (12.50%) DHCP
8 6 (12.50%) DNS
8 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 5 (10.42%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (10.42%) Wireless
10 4 (8.33%) SAN
10 4 (8.33%) VoIP
11 3 (6.25%) NAS
12 1 (2.08%) Internet
12 1 (2.08%) Network Security
12 1 (2.08%) Skype
General
1 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Engineering Manager
1 24 (50.00%) Network Engineering Manager
1 24 (50.00%) Network Manager
2 14 (29.17%) Infrastructure Manager
3 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
3 11 (22.92%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (14.58%) Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (10.42%) IT Support
6 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Network Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
9 2 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) IT Support Specialist
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.42%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
5 3 (6.25%) Private Cloud
6 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) ITIL
3 15 (31.25%) Business Agility
3 15 (31.25%) Fault Management
3 15 (31.25%) Low Latency
4 13 (27.08%) Analytics
4 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (25.00%) Network Design
6 8 (16.67%) Change Management
6 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 8 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (16.67%) Network Architecture
6 8 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 8 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 8 (16.67%) Security Management
6 8 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (16.67%) Time Management
6 8 (16.67%) Web Filtering
7 7 (14.58%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Degree
2 10 (20.83%) MCP
3 5 (10.42%) MCSA
3 5 (10.42%) MCSE
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.25%) CCNA
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.17%) CCIE
5 2 (4.17%) CCNP
5 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.08%) HNC
6 1 (2.08%) MCTS
6 1 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.67%) SLA
3 2 (4.17%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (2.08%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.08%) pfSense
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 11 (22.92%) Google
4 6 (12.50%) HP
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco
5 5 (10.42%) SAP
6 3 (6.25%) QNAP
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) Avaya
8 1 (2.08%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.08%) iManage
8 1 (2.08%) Nokia
8 1 (2.08%) Samsung
8 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds