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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.02% 8.19% 10.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 42.31% 57.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 44 46
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,000 £17,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
154 104 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 27.60% 19.37% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 88 100 82
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Northampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 53 (100.00%) LAN
2 43 (81.13%) Windows
2 43 (81.13%) Cisco
3 40 (75.47%) SAN
3 40 (75.47%) Linux
4 39 (73.58%) MySQL
5 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (62.26%) Open Source
7 31 (58.49%) Apache
7 31 (58.49%) Tomcat
8 28 (52.83%) Oracle
8 28 (52.83%) Google
9 26 (49.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (49.06%) Red Hat
10 23 (43.40%) Translating Business Requirements
11 21 (39.62%) Data Centre
12 20 (37.74%) Java
12 20 (37.74%) Google Apps
12 20 (37.74%) OpenStack
13 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
14 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
15 15 (28.30%) Citrix
15 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
16 14 (26.42%) Capacity Planning
16 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
16 14 (26.42%) HP
17 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
18 8 (15.09%) NetApp
18 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
18 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 31 (58.49%) Apache
1 31 (58.49%) Tomcat
2 20 (37.74%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.74%) Google Apps
2 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (100.00%) LAN
2 40 (75.47%) SAN
3 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.32%) Firewall
4 6 (11.32%) VPN
5 3 (5.66%) MPLS
5 3 (5.66%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (5.66%) VLAN
5 3 (5.66%) VoIP
5 3 (5.66%) Wireless
6 2 (3.77%) ADSL
6 2 (3.77%) OSPF
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (1.89%) Network Security
7 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (73.58%) MySQL
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
3 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Law
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Designer
1 20 (37.74%) Infrastructure Designer
2 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Linux Server Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) SAN Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Server Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (81.13%) Windows
2 40 (75.47%) Linux
3 26 (49.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
5 8 (15.09%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (62.26%) Open Source
3 23 (43.40%) Translating Business Requirements
4 14 (26.42%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
6 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL
6 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.89%) Case Management
7 1 (1.89%) Change Management
7 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.89%) Email Filtering
7 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.89%) Network Management
7 1 (1.89%) Service Management
7 1 (1.89%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.89%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Java
2 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
3 8 (15.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) CCNP
1 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.77%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
2 8 (15.09%) XenApp
3 7 (13.21%) XenServer
4 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Ansible
1 8 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (15.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (81.13%) Cisco
2 28 (52.83%) Google
2 28 (52.83%) Oracle
3 26 (49.06%) Red Hat
4 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
5 15 (28.30%) Citrix
6 14 (26.42%) HP
7 8 (15.09%) NetApp
8 6 (11.32%) IBM
9 2 (3.77%) Juniper
9 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.89%) Avaya
10 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.89%) F5
10 1 (1.89%) VMware
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £+car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago