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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 63 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.73% 9.66% 6.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.91% 48.09% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 46 36
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
101 131 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 19.46% 20.09% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78 100 117
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +21.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) LAN
2 32 (84.21%) Cisco
3 31 (81.58%) Windows
4 29 (76.32%) Linux
4 29 (76.32%) SAN
4 29 (76.32%) Server Virtualisation
5 28 (73.68%) Open Source
5 28 (73.68%) MySQL
6 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (65.79%) Google
7 25 (65.79%) Oracle
8 24 (63.16%) Red Hat
8 24 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (52.63%) Apache
9 20 (52.63%) Tomcat
10 19 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
11 17 (44.74%) Google Apps
11 17 (44.74%) OpenStack
11 17 (44.74%) Java
12 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
13 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
14 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
15 10 (26.32%) Citrix
16 9 (23.68%) Capacity Planning
16 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
17 8 (21.05%) XenApp
17 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
17 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
17 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
17 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 20 (52.63%) Apache
1 20 (52.63%) Tomcat
2 17 (44.74%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Quickr
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Google Apps
2 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (100.00%) LAN
2 29 (76.32%) SAN
3 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.53%) Firewall
4 4 (10.53%) VoIP
5 3 (7.89%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (5.26%) VPN
6 2 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (73.68%) MySQL
2 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 8 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Law
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Designer
1 17 (44.74%) Infrastructure Designer
2 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Server Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) SAN Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.63%) FMCG
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Linux
3 24 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
5 8 (21.05%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Server Virtualisation
2 28 (73.68%) Open Source
3 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (23.68%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Network Management
8 1 (2.63%) Case Management
8 1 (2.63%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) Email Filtering
8 1 (2.63%) High Availability
8 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) Logistics
8 1 (2.63%) Service Management
8 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.63%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
2 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CCNP
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
2 8 (21.05%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Ansible
1 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) Cisco
2 25 (65.79%) Google
2 25 (65.79%) Oracle
3 24 (63.16%) Red Hat
4 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 10 (26.32%) Citrix
6 8 (21.05%) HP
6 8 (21.05%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.63%) Avaya
8 1 (2.63%) F5
8 1 (2.63%) Juniper
8 1 (2.63%) Lotus
8 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
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Emponics Ltd
Salary: £+car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago