The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 110 97
Rank change year-on-year -15 -13  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2170 2966 3423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.53% 2.84% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.97% 16.56% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1786 2517 2852
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

LAN 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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13586 17913 20608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.84% 17.18% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11028 14845 16376
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the UK

LAN
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN.

Salary trend for LAN in the UK

LAN
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in the UK

LAN
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
England -25 2044 £41,500 -2.35% 268
London +14 825 £50,000 - 77
South East -24 467 £40,000 -11.11% 59
East of England -37 155 £42,500 +13.33% 13
North West -4 150 £35,000 -2.77% 36
West Midlands -39 140 £40,000 - 27
South West -8 135 £30,750 -8.20% 14
City of London -10 135 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Surrey +19 124 £40,000 -1.23% 5
Berkshire -41 102 £42,500 -8.60% 10
Yorkshire -24 95 £32,500 -18.75% 21
Hampshire -16 91 £28,000 -30.00% 18
Manchester -18 84 £37,500 -3.84% 25
East Midlands +4 78 £42,500 +21.42% 18
Hertfordshire -27 78 £42,500 +19.71% 7
Birmingham -19 61 £38,750 -10.71% 6
Bristol +22 54 £29,000 -35.55% 4
Cheshire +20 49 £34,500 +6.15% 7
West Yorkshire -31 43 £37,500 -10.71% 13
Scotland -13 42 £38,000 -10.58% 9
Kent +34 41 £40,000 -3.03% 9
Reading -18 39 £30,000 -38.46% 6
Buckinghamshire -25 38 £33,500 -16.25% 9
Wiltshire +9 37 £27,500 -3.08% 3
Basingstoke +27 36 £28,000 -36.00% 4
Watford +12 30 £43,000 -4.44%
Bedfordshire +16 29 £53,750 +22.85% 2
Wales +5 28 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Oxfordshire +11 27 £43,750 -20.45% 3
Cambridgeshire -22 27 £35,000 -6.66% 2

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LAN.

1 3821 (86.23%) WAN
2 2363 (53.33%) Cisco
3 2068 (46.67%) Windows
4 1975 (44.57%) Firewall
5 1452 (32.77%) Microsoft
6 1450 (32.72%) Active Directory
7 1403 (31.66%) Cisco Certification
8 1321 (29.81%) VMware
9 1112 (25.10%) Windows Server
10 1032 (23.29%) TCP/IP
11 1004 (22.66%) VPN
12 988 (22.30%) DNS
13 977 (22.05%) ITIL
14 949 (21.42%) CCNP
15 896 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 861 (19.43%) Data Centre
17 791 (17.85%) DHCP
18 771 (17.40%) Wireless
19 752 (16.97%) CCNA
20 706 (15.93%) MS Exchange
21 693 (15.64%) MPLS
22 678 (15.30%) Juniper
23 666 (15.03%) Finance
24 651 (14.69%) Linux
25 607 (13.70%) VoIP
26 595 (13.43%) BGP
26 595 (13.43%) Hyper-V
27 588 (13.27%) Network Security
28 576 (13.00%) OSPF
29 560 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 706 (15.93%) MS Exchange
2 269 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 233 (5.26%) IIS
4 192 (4.33%) SharePoint
5 184 (4.15%) Skype for Business
6 120 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 111 (2.51%) Apache
8 103 (2.32%) Tomcat
9 88 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 67 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 56 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 46 (1.04%) WebSphere
13 40 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
14 37 (0.84%) WebLogic
15 30 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 23 (0.52%) DataSynapse
17 21 (0.47%) Confluence
18 20 (0.45%) IBM Notes
19 16 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
20 15 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 538 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
2 76 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 55 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 36 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.23%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 4 (0.090%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.068%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.068%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.023%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.023%) Houdini
10 1 (0.023%) Maya
10 1 (0.023%) NUKE
10 1 (0.023%) Revit
10 1 (0.023%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 24 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.52%) RMDS
3 12 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.14%) Workfront
5 5 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
5 5 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
5 5 (0.11%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.090%) Infor CRM
6 4 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.068%) Eikon
7 3 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.023%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.023%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.023%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.023%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.023%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 515 (11.62%) Office 365
2 310 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 280 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
4 122 (2.75%) SaaS
5 84 (1.90%) IaaS
6 83 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
7 76 (1.72%) PaaS
8 20 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (0.29%) Slack
11 11 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.20%) GitHub
13 9 (0.20%) Mimecast
14 8 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.18%) G Suite
15 6 (0.14%) OneDrive
16 5 (0.11%) AWS CloudTrail
16 5 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3821 (86.23%) WAN
2 1975 (44.57%) Firewall
3 1032 (23.29%) TCP/IP
4 1004 (22.66%) VPN
5 988 (22.30%) DNS
6 791 (17.85%) DHCP
7 771 (17.40%) Wireless
8 693 (15.64%) MPLS
9 607 (13.70%) VoIP
10 595 (13.43%) BGP
11 588 (13.27%) Network Security
12 576 (13.00%) OSPF
13 545 (12.30%) SAN
14 472 (10.65%) VLAN
15 416 (9.39%) Wi-Fi
16 413 (9.32%) Cisco ASA
17 357 (8.06%) Internet
18 345 (7.79%) WLAN
19 343 (7.74%) Cisco Nexus
20 261 (5.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 473 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 64 (1.44%) MySQL
2 64 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 51 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 41 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 40 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 33 (0.74%) HBase
8 29 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (0.47%) MongoDB
10 20 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (0.34%) Relational Database
12 13 (0.29%) DB2
12 13 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
14 11 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (0.25%) Redis
14 11 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (0.74%) JIRA
2 18 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 17 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 12 (0.27%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.20%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.16%) Subversion
8 6 (0.14%) Travis CI
9 5 (0.11%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.068%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.068%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.045%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.045%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.045%) Trac
12 1 (0.023%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.023%) FogBugz
12 1 (0.023%) Grunt
12 1 (0.023%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.023%) TestNG
12 1 (0.023%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 666 (15.03%) Finance
2 463 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 156 (3.52%) Retail
4 109 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 89 (2.01%) Banking
6 82 (1.85%) Marketing
7 74 (1.67%) Legal
8 45 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 40 (0.90%) Advertising
10 38 (0.86%) Back Office
11 35 (0.79%) Games
12 31 (0.70%) Law
13 30 (0.68%) Investment Banking
14 27 (0.61%) Electronics
15 18 (0.41%) Billing
16 17 (0.38%) Automotive
17 16 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.32%) French Language
19 13 (0.29%) Spanish Language
20 10 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1184 (26.72%) Network Engineer
2 638 (14.40%) Analyst
3 526 (11.87%) Support Engineer
4 368 (8.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 341 (7.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 332 (7.49%) IT Support
7 323 (7.29%) Support Analyst
8 321 (7.24%) Senior Network Engineer
9 309 (6.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 307 (6.93%) Architect
11 245 (5.53%) IT Engineer
12 233 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 226 (5.10%) Administrator
14 222 (5.01%) 2nd Line Support
15 184 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
16 172 (3.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 172 (3.88%) Infrastructure Support
17 161 (3.63%) Consultant
18 157 (3.54%) Security Engineer
19 147 (3.32%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (2.28%) 802.1X
2 87 (1.96%) Web Services
3 82 (1.85%) Middleware
4 63 (1.42%) .NET
5 54 (1.22%) HTML
6 44 (0.99%) XML
7 38 (0.86%) CSS
8 26 (0.59%) XSLT
9 25 (0.56%) LAMP
10 23 (0.52%) Rendezvous
10 23 (0.52%) Ultra Messaging
11 14 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (0.29%) ASP.NET
12 13 (0.29%) EDI
13 12 (0.27%) REST
13 12 (0.27%) SAX
14 9 (0.20%) Node.js
15 8 (0.18%) MAPI
15 8 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (0.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 861 (19.43%) Data Centre
2 266 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 202 (4.56%) Driving Licence
4 176 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 137 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 86 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
7 82 (1.85%) Blackberry
8 76 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 73 (1.65%) Public Cloud
10 52 (1.17%) Clustering
11 49 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
12 44 (0.99%) Hedge funds
13 37 (0.84%) Replication
14 36 (0.81%) iPad
15 34 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
16 33 (0.74%) PKI
17 32 (0.72%) BYOD
18 31 (0.70%) Smartphone
19 30 (0.68%) EPoS
20 29 (0.65%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2068 (46.67%) Windows
2 1112 (25.10%) Windows Server
3 651 (14.69%) Linux
4 560 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 527 (11.89%) Windows 7
6 512 (11.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 258 (5.82%) Windows 10
8 225 (5.08%) Unix
9 218 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 177 (3.99%) Windows 8
11 102 (2.30%) Windows XP
12 101 (2.28%) Android
13 94 (2.12%) Solaris
14 83 (1.87%) Mac OS X
15 76 (1.72%) Apple iOS
16 67 (1.51%) CentOS
17 61 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 38 (0.86%) Ubuntu
19 26 (0.59%) Debian
20 21 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (22.05%) ITIL
2 396 (8.94%) Network Design
3 285 (6.43%) Presales
4 278 (6.27%) Load Balancing
5 277 (6.25%) Network Management
6 254 (5.73%) Project Management
7 253 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 235 (5.30%) Migration
9 224 (5.06%) Change Management
10 197 (4.45%) Network Monitoring
11 188 (4.24%) Service Management
12 186 (4.20%) Service Delivery
13 174 (3.93%) Mentoring
14 168 (3.79%) Problem Management
15 166 (3.75%) Information Security
16 156 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
16 156 (3.52%) PRINCE2
17 152 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
18 142 (3.20%) High Availability
19 140 (3.16%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 377 (8.51%) SQL
2 174 (3.93%) PowerShell
3 113 (2.55%) Java
4 108 (2.44%) Python
5 73 (1.65%) Bash Shell
6 58 (1.31%) Shell Script
7 55 (1.24%) Perl
8 42 (0.95%) C
9 39 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 28 (0.63%) C#
11 21 (0.47%) VBScript
12 16 (0.36%) VB
13 12 (0.27%) PHP
14 11 (0.25%) Groovy
15 10 (0.23%) C++
16 8 (0.18%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.16%) COBOL
17 7 (0.16%) Ruby
18 6 (0.14%) R
18 6 (0.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1403 (31.66%) Cisco Certification
2 949 (21.42%) CCNP
3 752 (16.97%) CCNA
4 417 (9.41%) Degree
5 390 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 261 (5.89%) CCIE
7 253 (5.71%) MCSE
8 246 (5.55%) Security Cleared
9 197 (4.45%) SC Cleared
10 182 (4.11%) MCP
11 147 (3.32%) MCSA
12 145 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
13 101 (2.28%) CCDP
14 87 (1.96%) CCSA
15 83 (1.87%) CCSE
16 82 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 79 (1.78%) DV Cleared
18 75 (1.69%) CISSP
19 61 (1.38%) JNCIP
20 59 (1.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (6.86%) SLA
2 118 (2.66%) PCI DSS
3 78 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 30 (0.68%) QA
6 18 (0.41%) ISO27002
7 9 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.16%) PMO
9 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.090%) GDPR
11 3 (0.068%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.068%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.045%) COBIT
12 2 (0.045%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.045%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.023%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.023%) GPG13
13 1 (0.023%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1450 (32.72%) Active Directory
2 896 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 595 (13.43%) Hyper-V
4 162 (3.66%) XenApp
5 136 (3.07%) vSphere
6 94 (2.12%) VMware ESX
7 86 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
8 56 (1.26%) XenServer
9 53 (1.20%) XenDesktop
10 52 (1.17%) KVM
10 52 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
11 51 (1.15%) Terminal Services
12 50 (1.13%) NFS
13 43 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
13 43 (0.97%) Xen
14 41 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
15 40 (0.90%) SRDF
16 28 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
17 23 (0.52%) ProxySG
18 19 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 281 (6.34%) SCCM
2 96 (2.17%) Puppet
3 77 (1.74%) Cisco Prime
3 77 (1.74%) SCOM
4 74 (1.67%) FortiGate
5 73 (1.65%) Nagios
6 69 (1.56%) Ansible
7 64 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
8 57 (1.29%) WSUS
9 43 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
10 41 (0.93%) Backup Exec
11 26 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
12 25 (0.56%) AirWatch
13 24 (0.54%) Juniper STRM
14 22 (0.50%) Nessus
14 22 (0.50%) vCenter Server
15 21 (0.47%) NetBackup
15 21 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
16 20 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
16 20 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2363 (53.33%) Cisco
2 1452 (32.77%) Microsoft
3 1321 (29.81%) VMware
4 678 (15.30%) Juniper
5 527 (11.89%) CheckPoint
6 486 (10.97%) Citrix
7 454 (10.25%) HP
8 399 (9.00%) F5
9 279 (6.30%) Palo Alto
10 242 (5.46%) SolarWinds
11 188 (4.24%) Avaya
12 186 (4.20%) NetApp
13 184 (4.15%) Fortinet
14 180 (4.06%) Oracle
15 149 (3.36%) Aruba
15 149 (3.36%) Dell
16 110 (2.48%) Apple
17 107 (2.41%) EMC
18 103 (2.32%) Mitel
19 95 (2.14%) Red Hat
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Dundee, Angus
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Overtime + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
set2recruit
Salary: From £19,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Somerset
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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South East
Schroders plc
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Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Base salary to £75,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Talent Spa
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Surrey
Comtecs
Salary: £25000 - £32000 Per Annum Excellent Bonus, Pension and many other bene
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £23000.00 per annum + Competitive
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East London
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Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
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