The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 31 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.64% 5.30% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.84% 31.43% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 4
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -24.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
WAN
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 70 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 15.05% 16.87% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 98 62 80
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

WAN
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Northampton region.

WAN Salary Trend in Northampton

WAN
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Northampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 67 (98.53%) LAN
2 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (72.06%) Windows
4 45 (66.18%) Cisco
5 42 (61.76%) Linux
5 42 (61.76%) Apache
6 40 (58.82%) Tomcat
6 40 (58.82%) MySQL
7 37 (54.41%) SAN
8 27 (39.71%) Oracle
8 27 (39.71%) Java
8 27 (39.71%) Google
8 27 (39.71%) Open Source
8 27 (39.71%) Google Apps
8 27 (39.71%) OpenStack
9 24 (35.29%) Agile Project Management
9 24 (35.29%) Project Management
10 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
11 20 (29.41%) ITIL
12 18 (26.47%) Red Hat
12 18 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (23.53%) hybris
14 14 (20.59%) SaaS
14 14 (20.59%) IaaS
15 12 (17.65%) Migration
16 11 (16.18%) UNIX
17 10 (14.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
17 10 (14.71%) Hyper-V
18 8 (11.76%) XenServer
18 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (61.76%) Apache
2 40 (58.82%) Tomcat
3 27 (39.71%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.94%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.47%) Lync
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 27 (39.71%) Google Apps
2 14 (20.59%) SaaS
2 14 (20.59%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (98.53%) LAN
2 37 (54.41%) SAN
3 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.35%) VPN
4 4 (5.88%) DNS
5 2 (2.94%) Firewall
6 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.47%) Wireless
6 1 (1.47%) DHCP
6 1 (1.47%) VoIP
6 1 (1.47%) WLAN
6 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (58.82%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Law
2 3 (4.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Designer
2 23 (33.82%) Infrastructure Designer
3 14 (20.59%) Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) Project Manager
5 8 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Service Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.35%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.94%) Senior Designer
10 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Systems Designer
10 2 (2.94%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.71%) Open Source
2 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 49 (72.06%) Windows
2 42 (61.76%) Linux
3 18 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (16.18%) UNIX
5 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.29%) Agile Project Management
2 24 (35.29%) Project Management
3 20 (29.41%) ITIL
4 12 (17.65%) Migration
5 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (10.29%) Coaching
6 4 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.47%) Security Management
7 1 (1.47%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.47%) CRM
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.47%) Service Continuity Management
7 1 (1.47%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) Java
2 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) MCP
2 4 (5.88%) MCSE
2 4 (5.88%) MCSA
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.41%) HND
3 3 (4.41%) MCTS
3 3 (4.41%) MCITP
4 2 (2.94%) MOS
4 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CCIE
5 1 (1.47%) CCNP
5 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Hyper-V
2 8 (11.76%) XenServer
3 7 (10.29%) XenApp
4 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) WSUS
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (66.18%) Cisco
2 27 (39.71%) Oracle
2 27 (39.71%) Google
3 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
4 18 (26.47%) Red Hat
5 16 (23.53%) hybris
6 8 (11.76%) IBM
6 8 (11.76%) Citrix
7 7 (10.29%) HP
8 2 (2.94%) VMware
8 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.47%) Sage
9 1 (1.47%) Juniper
9 1 (1.47%) NetApp
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus+ bens
Posted: 3 days ago