The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 25 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 32 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.03% 8.36% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.43% 41.43% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 6
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +89.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £57,500 £25,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 70 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 20.60% 20.17% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 124 68 53
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Northamptonshire

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 24 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Northampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 70 (93.33%) LAN
2 44 (58.67%) Cisco
3 43 (57.33%) Windows
4 38 (50.67%) Linux
5 36 (48.00%) Apache
6 35 (46.67%) Tomcat
7 34 (45.33%) MySQL
8 32 (42.67%) SAN
9 28 (37.33%) Project Management
10 26 (34.67%) Open Source
10 26 (34.67%) SaaS
10 26 (34.67%) IaaS
11 25 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
11 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (30.67%) ITIL
13 20 (26.67%) Google Apps
13 20 (26.67%) OpenStack
13 20 (26.67%) Google
13 20 (26.67%) Oracle
13 20 (26.67%) Java
13 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
14 19 (25.33%) hybris
15 15 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 14 (18.67%) Migration
17 13 (17.33%) UNIX
18 10 (13.33%) Red Hat
18 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
18 10 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
20 8 (10.67%) Active Directory

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 36 (48.00%) Apache
2 35 (46.67%) Tomcat
3 20 (26.67%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.67%) IIS
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (34.67%) SaaS
1 26 (34.67%) IaaS
2 20 (26.67%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (93.33%) LAN
2 32 (42.67%) SAN
3 5 (6.67%) VoIP
4 4 (5.33%) Firewall
4 4 (5.33%) DHCP
4 4 (5.33%) DNS
5 3 (4.00%) Wireless
6 2 (2.67%) Internet
6 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.67%) VPN
7 1 (1.33%) MPLS
7 1 (1.33%) MGCP
7 1 (1.33%) IPsec
7 1 (1.33%) VLAN
7 1 (1.33%) PABX
7 1 (1.33%) Network Security
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.33%) Law
3 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 21 (28.00%) Designer
2 13 (17.33%) Project Manager
2 13 (17.33%) Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Deployment Project Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.67%) Network Team Leader
8 2 (2.67%) Network Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.67%) Open Source
2 1 (1.33%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (57.33%) Windows
2 38 (50.67%) Linux
3 13 (17.33%) UNIX
4 10 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.67%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) Project Management
2 25 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.67%) ITIL
4 14 (18.67%) Migration
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.33%) Network Design
7 1 (1.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) SQL
4 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) MCP
2 7 (9.33%) MOS
3 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.67%) CCNA
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.00%) CCIE
6 3 (4.00%) CCNP
7 2 (2.67%) MCITP
7 2 (2.67%) MCSE
7 2 (2.67%) MCSA
8 1 (1.33%) CCA
8 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.33%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 4 (5.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.33%) XenServer
4 5 (6.67%) XenApp
5 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) WSUS
2 1 (1.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 44 (58.67%) Cisco
2 20 (26.67%) Google
2 20 (26.67%) Oracle
2 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.33%) hybris
4 10 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.33%) Citrix
6 6 (8.00%) IBM
7 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.33%) VMware
8 4 (5.33%) HP
9 3 (4.00%) Juniper
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