Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 109 107
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +38
Permanent jobs citing WAN 41 70 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.76% 2.28% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.24% 15.98% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 37 68 67
Oxfordshire median annual salary £88,500 £47,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.30% +25.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £78,750 £78,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% -4.44%

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 269 438 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.55% 14.25% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 228 339 488
Oxfordshire median annual salary £51,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.49% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £65,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.56%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +6 29 £90,000 +62.16% 3
Abingdon +21 3 £54,000 +116.00%
Kidlington - 1 £67,500 - 1
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 38 (92.68%) LAN
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (48.78%) ITIL
4 16 (39.02%) VPN
4 16 (39.02%) MPLS
5 15 (36.59%) Ethernet
5 15 (36.59%) Low Latency
5 15 (36.59%) Fault Management
5 15 (36.59%) Business Agility
6 14 (34.15%) Windows
7 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
7 13 (31.71%) Analytics
7 13 (31.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (29.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (26.83%) Network Design
9 11 (26.83%) Google
10 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
11 9 (21.95%) Office 365
11 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
11 9 (21.95%) SLA
11 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
12 8 (19.51%) Change Management
12 8 (19.51%) Security Management
12 8 (19.51%) Project Planning
12 8 (19.51%) Problem Management
12 8 (19.51%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
12 8 (19.51%) Time Management
12 8 (19.51%) Degree
12 8 (19.51%) Network Architecture

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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Office 365
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.32%) Mimecast
4 2 (4.88%) IaaS
4 2 (4.88%) PaaS
4 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (92.68%) LAN
2 16 (39.02%) MPLS
2 16 (39.02%) VPN
3 15 (36.59%) Ethernet
4 8 (19.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (9.76%) Firewall
5 4 (9.76%) VLAN
6 3 (7.32%) NAS
6 3 (7.32%) SAN
7 2 (4.88%) DHCP
7 2 (4.88%) DNS
7 2 (4.88%) VoIP
8 1 (2.44%) Internet
8 1 (2.44%) IPv4
8 1 (2.44%) IPv6
8 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.44%) SNMP
8 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.44%) Wireless
8 1 (2.44%) WLAN
General
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Engineering Manager
1 24 (58.54%) Network Engineering Manager
1 24 (58.54%) Network Manager
2 14 (34.15%) Infrastructure Manager
3 11 (26.83%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
3 11 (26.83%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Network Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) AWS Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) ITIL
3 15 (36.59%) Business Agility
3 15 (36.59%) Fault Management
3 15 (36.59%) Low Latency
4 13 (31.71%) Analytics
4 13 (31.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (26.83%) Network Design
6 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
7 8 (19.51%) Change Management
7 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
7 8 (19.51%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (19.51%) Network Architecture
7 8 (19.51%) Problem Management
7 8 (19.51%) Project Planning
7 8 (19.51%) Security Management
7 8 (19.51%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (19.51%) Time Management
7 8 (19.51%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) MCP
3 4 (9.76%) MCSA
3 4 (9.76%) MCSE
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.32%) CCNA
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.88%) CCIE
5 2 (4.88%) CCNP
5 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (21.95%) SLA
3 2 (4.88%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (2.44%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) pfSense
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Google
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 3 (7.32%) QNAP
6 1 (2.44%) Avaya
6 1 (2.44%) BMC
6 1 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) iManage
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds