Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 90 152
Rank change year-on-year -18 +62 -39
Permanent jobs citing WAN 68 65 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.21% 2.45% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.74% 11.48% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 66 68 35
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.33% +7.14% -22.22%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,750 £56,900
South East median annual salary £43,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -4.44% +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 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 432 566 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.04% 21.37% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 333 492 342
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +28.79%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,275 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year -5.56% +0.56% +11.88%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -2 28 £55,500 +70.77%
Abingdon -21 4 £25,000 -12.28% 1
Thame -19 1 £45,000 -19.64% 1
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 51 (75.00%) LAN
2 34 (50.00%) Cisco
3 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
4 25 (36.76%) VPN
5 24 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 23 (33.82%) Ethernet
6 23 (33.82%) Degree
6 23 (33.82%) Computer Science
7 20 (29.41%) Windows
8 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
8 19 (27.94%) Firewall
8 19 (27.94%) Windows Server
9 18 (26.47%) Network Security
10 17 (25.00%) VLAN
10 17 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (23.53%) Palo Alto
11 16 (23.53%) Ruby
11 16 (23.53%) Python
11 16 (23.53%) C
11 16 (23.53%) C++
11 16 (23.53%) Java
11 16 (23.53%) Perl
11 16 (23.53%) Web Services
12 15 (22.06%) Juniper
12 15 (22.06%) Web Filtering
12 15 (22.06%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (22.06%) Mentoring
13 14 (20.59%) VMware

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 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (75.00%) LAN
2 25 (36.76%) VPN
3 24 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 23 (33.82%) Ethernet
5 19 (27.94%) Firewall
6 18 (26.47%) Network Security
7 17 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (25.00%) VLAN
8 12 (17.65%) BGP
8 12 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (17.65%) DHCP
8 12 (17.65%) DNS
9 10 (14.71%) VoIP
9 10 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (13.24%) EIGRP
10 9 (13.24%) OSPF
11 8 (11.76%) Wireless
12 5 (7.35%) IPsec
12 5 (7.35%) MPLS
12 5 (7.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (10.29%) Retail
2 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Network Security Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Security Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
3 12 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 11 (16.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Security Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) IT Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) IT Support
8 4 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) LAN Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) WAN Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Computer Science
2 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
3 12 (17.65%) Virtual Team
4 7 (10.29%) Clustering
5 4 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) CCTV
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.47%) EPoS
6 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Windows
2 19 (27.94%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (16.18%) Linux
5 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (13.24%) Windows 10
6 9 (13.24%) Windows 7
6 9 (13.24%) Windows 8
7 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Kalman Filter
1 15 (22.06%) Mentoring
1 15 (22.06%) Web Filtering
2 12 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (17.65%) Project Management
2 12 (17.65%) Security Operations
2 12 (17.65%) Virtual Team Management
3 11 (16.18%) Network Management
3 11 (16.18%) PRINCE2
3 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (14.71%) Change Management
4 10 (14.71%) Service Design
5 7 (10.29%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (10.29%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.88%) ITIL
6 4 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (4.41%) High Availability
7 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) C
1 16 (23.53%) C++
1 16 (23.53%) Java
1 16 (23.53%) Perl
1 16 (23.53%) Python
1 16 (23.53%) Ruby
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) Degree
2 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (14.71%) CCNA
4 8 (11.76%) CCNP
5 4 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.41%) CCIP
7 2 (2.94%) MCP
8 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.47%) MCSA
8 1 (1.47%) MCSE
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) PMO
3 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
2 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Nagios
1 3 (4.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) Cisco
2 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.53%) Palo Alto
4 15 (22.06%) Juniper
5 14 (20.59%) VMware
6 7 (10.29%) HP
7 5 (7.35%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.41%) Citrix
10 2 (2.94%) Meraki
11 1 (1.47%) Apple
11 1 (1.47%) F5
11 1 (1.47%) Forcepoint
11 1 (1.47%) Mitel
11 1 (1.47%) NetApp
11 1 (1.47%) Riverbed