Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 110 141
Rank change year-on-year -36 +31 -55
Permanent jobs citing WAN 38 57 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.24% 2.03% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.34% 10.63% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 42
Oxfordshire median annual salary £41,500 £53,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.07% +47.92% -28.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £37,425 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £78,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -

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 308 536 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.06% 19.09% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 277 459 360
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £23,650 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,625
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -21 20 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Abingdon -2 8 £32,500 -26.55% 2
Bicester -2 6 £41,500 -
Kidlington -6 1 £30,000 -52.38% 1
Wallingford -8 1 £32,500 -42.48%
Thame - 1 £45,000 -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 34 (89.47%) LAN
2 29 (76.32%) Active Directory
3 28 (73.68%) Windows
4 22 (57.89%) Firewall
5 19 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 16 (42.11%) VPN
8 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (34.21%) VLAN
9 13 (34.21%) DNS
10 12 (31.58%) VMware
11 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (26.32%) Linux
12 10 (26.32%) DHCP
12 10 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
12 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (23.68%) Degree
13 9 (23.68%) Wireless
13 9 (23.68%) SAN
13 9 (23.68%) VoIP
13 9 (23.68%) HP
13 9 (23.68%) ITIL
14 8 (21.05%) Cisco
14 8 (21.05%) ITIL V3
14 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (21.05%) SCCM
14 8 (21.05%) Windows 10

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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.53%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.05%) Office 365
3 4 (10.53%) G Suite
3 4 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (7.89%) Mimecast
5 2 (5.26%) IaaS
5 2 (5.26%) PaaS
5 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (89.47%) LAN
2 22 (57.89%) Firewall
3 16 (42.11%) VPN
4 13 (34.21%) DNS
4 13 (34.21%) VLAN
5 10 (26.32%) DHCP
5 10 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (23.68%) SAN
6 9 (23.68%) VoIP
6 9 (23.68%) Wireless
7 6 (15.79%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.53%) IPsec
8 4 (10.53%) MPLS
8 4 (10.53%) PSTN
9 3 (7.89%) Internet
9 3 (7.89%) PBX
10 2 (5.26%) BGP
10 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) IT Support
4 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) IT Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Architect
9 3 (7.89%) IT Security Specialist
9 3 (7.89%) IT Support Specialist
9 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
9 3 (7.89%) Security Specialist
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Support Specialist
9 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Public Cloud
2 5 (13.16%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Clustering
5 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.63%) CCTV
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Signage
6 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.63%) EPoS
6 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (26.32%) Linux
4 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.89%) Android
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL V3
4 6 (15.79%) Information Security
5 5 (13.16%) Server Building
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Innovative Thinking
7 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.26%) Network Design
8 2 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.26%) Project Management
8 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team Management
9 1 (2.63%) Analytics
9 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.63%) Migration
9 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) HNC
2 5 (13.16%) MCP
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) GDPR
2 2 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (76.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) SCCM
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (13.16%) SCOM
3 4 (10.53%) AirWatch
3 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
4 3 (7.89%) WSUS
5 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) HP
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (10.53%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (10.53%) Apple
5 4 (10.53%) Dell
5 4 (10.53%) Google
5 4 (10.53%) SAP
5 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.53%) Splunk
6 3 (7.89%) Avaya
6 3 (7.89%) Forcepoint
7 2 (5.26%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.63%) Nokia
8 1 (2.63%) Samsung
8 1 (2.63%) Siemens