Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 112 132
Rank change year-on-year -31 +20 -21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.10% 2.22% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.40% 12.73% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 53
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +57.89% -40.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,100
90th Percentile £82,000 £78,750 £65,600
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% -

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 272 479 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.67% 17.45% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 238 387 385
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £25,263 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,000 £68,350
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +4.71%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -25 14 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Abingdon +3 8 £32,500 +14.04% 2
Bicester - 3 £41,500 -
Kidlington -4 1 £30,000 -52.38% 1
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (90.32%) LAN
2 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
3 17 (54.84%) Firewall
4 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
5 14 (45.16%) VPN
5 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
6 11 (35.48%) Degree
7 10 (32.26%) VLAN
8 9 (29.03%) DNS
9 8 (25.81%) Linux
9 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (25.81%) ITIL
9 8 (25.81%) VMware
9 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (22.58%) Office 365
10 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
10 7 (22.58%) DHCP
10 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
11 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
11 6 (19.35%) MCP
11 6 (19.35%) HP
11 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (16.13%) Network Design

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 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (16.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) IaaS
3 3 (9.68%) PaaS
3 3 (9.68%) SaaS
4 1 (3.23%) G Suite
4 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (90.32%) LAN
2 17 (54.84%) Firewall
3 14 (45.16%) VPN
4 10 (32.26%) VLAN
5 9 (29.03%) DNS
6 7 (22.58%) DHCP
7 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.13%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (16.13%) SAN
8 5 (16.13%) Wireless
9 4 (12.90%) MPLS
9 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
10 3 (9.68%) VoIP
11 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (6.45%) Internet
11 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (3.23%) BGP
12 1 (3.23%) IPsec
12 1 (3.23%) Skype
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) IT Support
2 8 (25.81%) Network Manager
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (19.35%) Engineering Manager
4 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Network Engineering Manager
5 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (16.13%) IT Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (12.90%) Architect
6 4 (12.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
7 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) Public Cloud
2 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.81%) Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) Information Security
4 5 (16.13%) Network Design
4 5 (16.13%) Server Building
5 3 (9.68%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) Fault Management
5 3 (9.68%) Low Latency
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Security Management
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) MCP
3 5 (16.13%) HNC
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
1 5 (16.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) SAP
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) Google
6 2 (6.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) Nokia
7 1 (3.23%) Samsung
7 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.23%) Splunk