The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 40 46 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.47% 4.87% 8.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.73% 18.37% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 42
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
89 147 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 22.08% 26.53% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 74 79 99
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for WAN.

1 37 (97.37%) LAN
1 37 (97.37%) Cisco Certification
1 37 (97.37%) Firewall
2 36 (94.74%) Cisco
3 35 (92.11%) SAN
4 29 (76.32%) CCNA
5 28 (73.68%) Cisco Prime
5 28 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (71.05%) SolarWinds
6 27 (71.05%) Migration
6 27 (71.05%) Wireshark
6 27 (71.05%) Cisco IOS
6 27 (71.05%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 25 (65.79%) Data Centre
8 20 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (50.00%) NX-OS
10 16 (42.11%) CCNP
11 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
12 8 (21.05%) CISSP
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
12 8 (21.05%) Security+ Certification
12 8 (21.05%) Information Security
12 8 (21.05%) VLAN
12 8 (21.05%) SIEM
12 8 (21.05%) CompTIA Security+
13 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
13 7 (18.42%) PCI DSS
13 7 (18.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 7 (18.42%) Cyberthreat

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 6 (15.79%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (97.37%) Firewall
1 37 (97.37%) LAN
2 35 (92.11%) SAN
3 28 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (71.05%) Cisco IOS
4 27 (71.05%) Wireshark
5 20 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (50.00%) NX-OS
7 8 (21.05%) VLAN
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Network Support
2 11 (28.95%) Network Support Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Support Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Security Specialist
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Information Security Specialist
4 7 (18.42%) Information Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Head of IT
5 1 (2.63%) IT Director
5 1 (2.63%) IT Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Junior
5 1 (2.63%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Junior Network Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 25 (65.79%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 27 (71.05%) Migration
2 8 (21.05%) Information Security
2 8 (21.05%) SIEM
3 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (18.42%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (15.79%) B2B
4 6 (15.79%) Matrix Management
4 6 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (7.89%) SEO
6 1 (2.63%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.63%) Email Filtering
6 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.63%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.63%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 37 (97.37%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (76.32%) CCNA
3 16 (42.11%) CCNP
4 8 (21.05%) CISSP
4 8 (21.05%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (21.05%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCENT
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) CEH
5 1 (2.63%) CISA
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (73.68%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (18.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (18.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Cisco
2 27 (71.05%) SolarWinds
3 7 (18.42%) NetApp
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) Juniper
6 1 (2.63%) Riverbed