Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 114 132
Rank change year-on-year +17 +18 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 73 59 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.46% 1.99% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.34% 11.64% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 64 62 56
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £44,141
% change year-on-year -9.09% -0.32% +7.01%

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 476 507 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 16.02% 17.14% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 383 419 406
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +19 30 £40,000 -21.57% 1
Abingdon -5 5 £25,000 -12.28%
Witney -1 1 £34,000 +13.33%
Thame -15 1 £45,000 -19.64%
Wallingford - 1 £56,500 -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 53 (72.60%) LAN
2 43 (58.90%) Cisco
3 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
4 32 (43.84%) VPN
5 28 (38.36%) TCP/IP
5 28 (38.36%) Firewall
5 28 (38.36%) Degree
6 27 (36.99%) Computer Science
7 26 (35.62%) Ethernet
8 24 (32.88%) Windows
9 22 (30.14%) Network Security
10 21 (28.77%) Intrusion Detection
10 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (27.40%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (27.40%) Palo Alto
11 20 (27.40%) Windows Server
11 20 (27.40%) Ruby
11 20 (27.40%) Web Services
11 20 (27.40%) Python
11 20 (27.40%) C
11 20 (27.40%) C++
11 20 (27.40%) Java
11 20 (27.40%) Perl
12 19 (26.03%) Active Directory
12 19 (26.03%) Web Filtering
12 19 (26.03%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (26.03%) Mentoring
13 18 (24.66%) VMware
14 16 (21.92%) VLAN
14 16 (21.92%) Juniper

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 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (27.40%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (72.60%) LAN
2 32 (43.84%) VPN
3 28 (38.36%) Firewall
3 28 (38.36%) TCP/IP
4 26 (35.62%) Ethernet
5 22 (30.14%) Network Security
6 21 (28.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (21.92%) VLAN
8 15 (20.55%) BGP
8 15 (20.55%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (16.44%) DHCP
9 12 (16.44%) DNS
9 12 (16.44%) EIGRP
9 12 (16.44%) OSPF
9 12 (16.44%) VoIP
10 10 (13.70%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (13.70%) Wireless
11 9 (12.33%) MPLS
12 8 (10.96%) HSRP
12 8 (10.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
General
1 7 (9.59%) Retail
2 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (57.53%) Network Engineer
2 18 (24.66%) Network Security Engineer
2 18 (24.66%) Security Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Senior Security Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) IT Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (8.22%) IT Support
7 6 (8.22%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) LAN Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) WAN Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.48%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.99%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.33%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (10.96%) Virtual Team
4 7 (9.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.88%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Windows Server
3 14 (19.18%) Linux
3 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.70%) Windows 10
5 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
5 10 (13.70%) Windows 8
6 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Kalman Filter
1 19 (26.03%) Mentoring
1 19 (26.03%) Web Filtering
2 14 (19.18%) Network Management
3 13 (17.81%) Change Management
3 13 (17.81%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (17.81%) Security Operations
3 13 (17.81%) Service Design
4 9 (12.33%) ITIL
5 8 (10.96%) Virtual Team Management
6 7 (9.59%) Network Architecture
6 7 (9.59%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (9.59%) Network Virtualisation
6 7 (9.59%) Patch Management
6 7 (9.59%) Project Management
7 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.22%) High Availability
7 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.22%) Problem Management
7 6 (8.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.40%) C
1 20 (27.40%) C++
1 20 (27.40%) Java
1 20 (27.40%) Perl
1 20 (27.40%) Python
1 20 (27.40%) Ruby
2 3 (4.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) Degree
2 15 (20.55%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (15.07%) CCNA
4 10 (13.70%) CCNP
5 7 (9.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.11%) CCIP
7 2 (2.74%) MCP
7 2 (2.74%) MCSE
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) PMO
2 5 (6.85%) QA
3 2 (2.74%) SLA
4 1 (1.37%) GDPR
4 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (26.03%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Nagios
1 6 (8.22%) SCOM
2 2 (2.74%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 43 (58.90%) Cisco
2 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
3 20 (27.40%) Palo Alto
4 18 (24.66%) VMware
5 16 (21.92%) Juniper
6 9 (12.33%) CheckPoint
7 8 (10.96%) HP
7 8 (10.96%) SolarWinds
8 6 (8.22%) Citrix
9 5 (6.85%) Meraki
10 3 (4.11%) NetApp
10 3 (4.11%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.37%) Apple
11 1 (1.37%) F5
11 1 (1.37%) Forcepoint
11 1 (1.37%) SAP
11 1 (1.37%) Veeam