Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 117 132
Rank change year-on-year -26 +15 -42
Permanent jobs citing WAN 42 49 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.34% 1.82% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.02% 8.91% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 51 46 43
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26% -8.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,625 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £78,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.29% -5.56% +5.88%

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 381 550 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.13% 20.46% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 298 497 381
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% -2.30% +3.57%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -4 27 £43,750 -2.78% 3
Bicester +2 5 £41,500 +107.50% 2
Abingdon -21 2 £26,250 -25.00% 1
Thame - 1 £45,000 -
Wallingford - 1 £32,500 -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 (80.95%) LAN
2 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 16 (38.10%) VPN
3 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
4 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
5 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (28.57%) Project Management
5 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
6 11 (26.19%) QA
6 11 (26.19%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
6 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
6 11 (26.19%) Virtual Team Management
6 11 (26.19%) Virtual Team
7 10 (23.81%) Firewall
7 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (21.43%) Degree
8 9 (21.43%) ITIL
8 9 (21.43%) Ethernet
9 8 (19.05%) VoIP
9 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
9 8 (19.05%) ITIL V3
9 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
10 7 (16.67%) Windows 10
10 7 (16.67%) VLAN
10 7 (16.67%) DHCP
10 7 (16.67%) DNS

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 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) Office 365
3 4 (9.52%) G Suite
3 4 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (80.95%) LAN
2 16 (38.10%) VPN
3 11 (26.19%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (23.81%) Firewall
5 9 (21.43%) Ethernet
6 8 (19.05%) VoIP
7 7 (16.67%) DHCP
7 7 (16.67%) DNS
7 7 (16.67%) VLAN
7 7 (16.67%) Wireless
8 6 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (14.29%) Network Security
9 5 (11.90%) MPLS
9 5 (11.90%) PSTN
9 5 (11.90%) SAN
10 4 (9.52%) IPsec
10 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
11 3 (7.14%) BGP
11 3 (7.14%) PBX
12 2 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (4.76%) Marketing
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Project Manager
2 11 (26.19%) Network Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) IT Support
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 11 (26.19%) Virtual Team
3 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) CCTV
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Signage
5 2 (4.76%) EPoS
6 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.14%) Android
8 1 (2.38%) CentOS
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Project Management
1 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
2 11 (26.19%) Virtual Team Management
3 9 (21.43%) ITIL
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL V3
4 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 6 (14.29%) Change Management
5 6 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 6 (14.29%) Web Filtering
6 3 (7.14%) Innovative Thinking
7 2 (4.76%) Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security
7 2 (4.76%) Network Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Design
8 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) C
1 6 (14.29%) C++
1 6 (14.29%) Java
1 6 (14.29%) Perl
1 6 (14.29%) Python
1 6 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) HNC
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) GDPR
3 2 (4.76%) SLA
4 1 (2.38%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) AirWatch
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
1 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco
2 7 (16.67%) Juniper
3 6 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (9.52%) Apple
4 4 (9.52%) Google
4 4 (9.52%) HP
4 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 4 (9.52%) Splunk
5 3 (7.14%) Avaya
5 3 (7.14%) Dell
5 3 (7.14%) Forcepoint
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Mitel
7 1 (2.38%) ShoreTel
7 1 (2.38%) Siemens