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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 91 64
Rank change year-on-year -1 -27  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 22 26 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.55% 1.82% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.86% 12.32% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 39
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,400 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 280 211 226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 19.73% 14.74% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 262 186 184
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -2 7 £47,500 -
Kidlington - 2 £65,000 -
Abingdon +17 1 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Bicester - 1 £41,500 -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (77.78%) LAN
2 27 (50.00%) Cisco
2 27 (50.00%) Firewall
3 26 (48.15%) Windows
4 25 (46.30%) Juniper
5 23 (42.59%) VoIP
6 21 (38.89%) VPN
7 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
7 19 (35.19%) Wireless
7 19 (35.19%) Network Security
8 17 (31.48%) Avaya
9 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
10 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (25.93%) DNS
11 13 (24.07%) Ethernet
11 13 (24.07%) Linux
11 13 (24.07%) BGP
11 13 (24.07%) EIGRP
11 13 (24.07%) VRRP
11 13 (24.07%) MPLS
11 13 (24.07%) OSPF
11 13 (24.07%) IPsec
11 13 (24.07%) High Availability
11 13 (24.07%) HSRP
12 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (20.37%) CCNP
13 11 (20.37%) DHCP
13 11 (20.37%) Palo Alto

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 9 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (77.78%) LAN
2 27 (50.00%) Firewall
3 23 (42.59%) VoIP
4 21 (38.89%) VPN
5 19 (35.19%) Network Security
5 19 (35.19%) Wireless
6 14 (25.93%) DNS
7 13 (24.07%) BGP
7 13 (24.07%) EIGRP
7 13 (24.07%) Ethernet
7 13 (24.07%) HSRP
7 13 (24.07%) IPsec
7 13 (24.07%) MPLS
7 13 (24.07%) OSPF
7 13 (24.07%) VRRP
8 11 (20.37%) DHCP
9 9 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 9 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (16.67%) Kerberos
9 9 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Network Manager
3 9 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
3 9 (16.67%) Network Engineering Manager
3 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) IT Support
5 6 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Network Support
5 6 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Specialist
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.11%) CentOS
4 6 (11.11%) Debian
4 6 (11.11%) Solaris
5 5 (9.26%) Unix
6 4 (7.41%) SUSE
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) High Availability
2 7 (12.96%) Open Source
3 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
5 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.56%) Line Management
6 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.70%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.70%) Email Filtering
7 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (3.70%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Presales
7 2 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (3.70%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.37%) CCNP
3 9 (16.67%) CCIE
3 9 (16.67%) Degree
4 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.70%) CCDP
6 2 (3.70%) ISEB
6 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.85%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Nagios
1 10 (18.52%) SCOM
2 9 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Cisco
2 25 (46.30%) Juniper
3 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
4 17 (31.48%) Avaya
5 11 (20.37%) Palo Alto
6 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
6 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
6 10 (18.52%) SolarWinds
7 9 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 9 (16.67%) Polycom
8 8 (14.81%) VMware
9 7 (12.96%) EMC
10 5 (9.26%) Sophos
11 4 (7.41%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.85%) Citrix
12 1 (1.85%) Dell
12 1 (1.85%) Forcepoint
12 1 (1.85%) HP
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Hols
Posted: 6 days ago