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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.18% 4.23% 7.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.74% 24.35% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 27
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,750 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
86 115 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 11.88% 17.37% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 76 108 69
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Northampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 76 (98.70%) LAN
2 47 (61.04%) Cisco
3 46 (59.74%) Windows
4 45 (58.44%) SAN
5 37 (48.05%) Linux
6 34 (44.16%) Apache
6 34 (44.16%) Tomcat
6 34 (44.16%) MySQL
7 30 (38.96%) Open Source
8 26 (33.77%) Oracle
8 26 (33.77%) Java
8 26 (33.77%) Google Apps
9 25 (32.47%) Law
10 24 (31.17%) OpenStack
11 21 (27.27%) Data Centre
12 19 (24.68%) Google
13 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (22.08%) Firewall
14 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
15 14 (18.18%) ISO 9001
16 13 (16.88%) MPLS
16 13 (16.88%) Hyper-V
17 12 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
17 12 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (15.58%) CCNP
17 12 (15.58%) CCNA
18 11 (14.29%) DHCP
18 11 (14.29%) VoIP
18 11 (14.29%) Active Directory

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (44.16%) Apache
1 34 (44.16%) Tomcat
2 24 (31.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (33.77%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (98.70%) LAN
2 45 (58.44%) SAN
3 17 (22.08%) Firewall
4 13 (16.88%) MPLS
5 11 (14.29%) VoIP
5 11 (14.29%) DHCP
5 11 (14.29%) VLAN
6 8 (10.39%) HSRP
6 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
6 8 (10.39%) OSPF
7 7 (9.09%) BGP
7 7 (9.09%) VPN
7 7 (9.09%) DNS
7 7 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (5.19%) LDAP
8 4 (5.19%) WLAN
9 2 (2.60%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.60%) PBX
9 2 (2.60%) Network Security
9 2 (2.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (44.16%) MySQL
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
General
1 25 (32.47%) Law
2 3 (3.90%) Legal
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Designer
1 19 (24.68%) Infrastructure Designer
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Build Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Network Support
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Network Support Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.90%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Network Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.29%) Kindle
3 2 (2.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 46 (59.74%) Windows
2 37 (48.05%) Linux
3 12 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Open Source
2 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.99%) Project Management
4 8 (10.39%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (10.39%) SDLC
5 7 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 7 (9.09%) Network Design
6 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.19%) Programme Management
6 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.90%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (3.90%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.60%) Network Management
8 2 (2.60%) Security Architecture
8 2 (2.60%) BCP
8 2 (2.60%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.60%) ITIL
8 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.30%) CRM
9 1 (1.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) Java
2 5 (6.49%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) CCNP
1 12 (15.58%) CCNA
1 12 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) MOS
3 2 (2.60%) MCP
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
4 1 (1.30%) MCSA
4 1 (1.30%) CCDP
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.30%) PMP
4 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.49%) SLA
3 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Hyper-V
2 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.79%) XenServer
5 1 (1.30%) vSphere
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (61.04%) Cisco
2 26 (33.77%) Oracle
3 19 (24.68%) Google
4 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
5 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
6 10 (12.99%) VMware
7 6 (7.79%) Citrix
8 5 (6.49%) HP
9 4 (5.19%) IBM
10 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.30%) NetApp
11 1 (1.30%) Dell
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago