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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 18 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 41 46 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 7.27% 9.35% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.81% 52.87% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 9
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £17,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £31,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
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
103 87 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 18.26% 17.68% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 98 82 73
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
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 29 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Northampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 83 (100.00%) LAN
2 61 (73.49%) Windows
3 53 (63.86%) Cisco
4 52 (62.65%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (61.45%) Linux
5 51 (61.45%) Apache
5 51 (61.45%) MySQL
5 51 (61.45%) SAN
6 50 (60.24%) Tomcat
7 35 (42.17%) Open Source
8 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
9 27 (32.53%) Google Apps
9 27 (32.53%) OpenStack
9 27 (32.53%) Google
9 27 (32.53%) Java
9 27 (32.53%) Oracle
10 24 (28.92%) ITIL
11 19 (22.89%) Red Hat
11 19 (22.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (20.48%) Agile Project Management
12 17 (20.48%) Project Management
13 16 (19.28%) HP
14 15 (18.07%) Hyper-V
15 14 (16.87%) XenServer
15 14 (16.87%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (16.87%) PowerShell
15 14 (16.87%) Citrix
15 14 (16.87%) IBM
16 13 (15.66%) MCP
16 13 (15.66%) Coaching

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 51 (61.45%) Apache
2 50 (60.24%) Tomcat
3 27 (32.53%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.20%) Lync
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.53%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.20%) IaaS
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (100.00%) LAN
2 51 (61.45%) SAN
3 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.23%) VPN
5 3 (3.61%) DNS
6 2 (2.41%) Firewall
7 1 (1.20%) Network Security
7 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.20%) VoIP
7 1 (1.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (61.45%) MySQL
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.84%) Law
3 3 (3.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Analyst
2 29 (34.94%) Designer
3 26 (31.33%) Infrastructure Designer
4 19 (22.89%) Service Analyst
4 19 (22.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.23%) Administrator
6 6 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Server Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Storage Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Systems Designer
9 2 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 35 (42.17%) Open Source
2 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.20%) iPhone
2 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (73.49%) Windows
2 51 (61.45%) Linux
3 19 (22.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.02%) UNIX
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (62.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.92%) ITIL
3 17 (20.48%) Agile Project Management
3 17 (20.48%) Project Management
4 14 (16.87%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (15.66%) Coaching
6 6 (7.23%) Migration
7 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.20%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.20%) Service Continuity Management
9 1 (1.20%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.20%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.20%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.20%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.20%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.20%) Security Management
9 1 (1.20%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.53%) Java
2 14 (16.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) MCP
2 8 (9.64%) MOS
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.61%) MCTS
4 3 (3.61%) MCITP
4 3 (3.61%) MCSE
4 3 (3.61%) MCSA
4 3 (3.61%) HND
5 2 (2.41%) CCNP
5 2 (2.41%) CCNA
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.20%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) CCSA
6 1 (1.20%) CCSE
6 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) ISO 9001
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Hyper-V
2 14 (16.87%) XenServer
3 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.61%) XenApp
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (63.86%) Cisco
2 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
3 27 (32.53%) Google
3 27 (32.53%) Oracle
4 19 (22.89%) Red Hat
5 16 (19.28%) HP
6 14 (16.87%) Citrix
6 14 (16.87%) IBM
7 3 (3.61%) hybris
8 1 (1.20%) VMware
8 1 (1.20%) NetApp
8 1 (1.20%) Sage
8 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago