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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 109 77
Rank change year-on-year +22 -32  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 23 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.08% 1.41% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.85% 9.75% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 42
Median salary £47,000 £28,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.91% -43.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £26,800 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £46,100 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 258 236 263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 19.21% 14.45% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 202 183 236
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +17 13 £55,250 +30.00%
Kidlington - 4 £54,000 -
Abingdon +19 1 £60,000 +110.52% 1
Witney - 1 £34,000 -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 42 (82.35%) LAN
2 34 (66.67%) Cisco
3 32 (62.75%) VPN
4 30 (58.82%) Firewall
5 27 (52.94%) MPLS
6 24 (47.06%) Juniper
7 22 (43.14%) CheckPoint
8 21 (41.18%) BGP
9 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (33.33%) CCNP
10 17 (33.33%) OSPF
11 16 (31.37%) VoIP
11 16 (31.37%) Palo Alto
12 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (27.45%) SolarWinds
13 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (25.49%) Windows
13 13 (25.49%) Nagios
13 13 (25.49%) SCOM
14 12 (23.53%) Wireless
14 12 (23.53%) Web Services
14 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
15 11 (21.57%) Ethernet
16 10 (19.61%) Network Security
17 9 (17.65%) IPsec
17 9 (17.65%) DNS
17 9 (17.65%) Linux
17 9 (17.65%) EIGRP
17 9 (17.65%) VRRP
17 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA

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 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) Office 365
4 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (82.35%) LAN
2 32 (62.75%) VPN
3 30 (58.82%) Firewall
4 27 (52.94%) MPLS
5 21 (41.18%) BGP
6 17 (33.33%) OSPF
7 16 (31.37%) VoIP
8 12 (23.53%) Wireless
9 11 (21.57%) Ethernet
10 10 (19.61%) Network Security
11 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (17.65%) DNS
11 9 (17.65%) EIGRP
11 9 (17.65%) HSRP
11 9 (17.65%) IPsec
11 9 (17.65%) VRRP
12 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
13 6 (11.76%) DHCP
14 4 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (7.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Network Manager
2 9 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Administrator
3 7 (13.73%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) LAN Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) WAN Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 6 (11.76%) CentOS
3 6 (11.76%) Debian
3 6 (11.76%) Solaris
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Unix
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) High Availability
2 8 (15.69%) Business Continuity
3 6 (11.76%) ITIL
4 4 (7.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (7.84%) Network Management
5 3 (5.88%) Change Management
5 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.88%) Open Source
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Security Operations
6 2 (3.92%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.92%) Service Design
6 2 (3.92%) Time Management
6 2 (3.92%) Web Filtering
7 1 (1.96%) Budgeting and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) C
1 2 (3.92%) C++
1 2 (3.92%) Java
1 2 (3.92%) Perl
1 2 (3.92%) Python
1 2 (3.92%) Ruby
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (33.33%) CCNP
3 8 (15.69%) CCDA
4 6 (11.76%) CCIE
4 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) Degree
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.92%) CCNA
7 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.96%) APMP
8 1 (1.96%) MCSE
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) vSphere
4 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Nagios
1 13 (25.49%) SCOM
2 7 (13.73%) FortiGate
3 4 (7.84%) SCCM
4 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.92%) WSUS
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) Cisco
2 24 (47.06%) Juniper
3 22 (43.14%) CheckPoint
4 16 (31.37%) Palo Alto
5 14 (27.45%) SolarWinds
6 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.73%) EMC
7 7 (13.73%) Meraki
8 6 (11.76%) Avaya
8 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 6 (11.76%) VMware
9 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.92%) Dell
9 2 (3.92%) Polycom
9 2 (3.92%) Veeam
10 1 (1.96%) Citrix
10 1 (1.96%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.96%) F5
10 1 (1.96%) HP
10 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits and technical training
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £15000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago