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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 20 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 63 37 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 10.21% 5.84% 6.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.09% 30.83% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 49 33 21
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
131 120 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 21.23% 18.93% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 109 106 74
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,600 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Northampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 108 (99.08%) LAN
2 63 (57.80%) Cisco
3 60 (55.05%) Windows
4 55 (50.46%) SAN
5 51 (46.79%) Linux
6 49 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (44.04%) Apache
7 48 (44.04%) Tomcat
7 48 (44.04%) MySQL
8 41 (37.61%) Microsoft
9 31 (28.44%) Open Source
10 28 (25.69%) Law
11 26 (23.85%) Hyper-V
12 23 (21.10%) Firewall
12 23 (21.10%) Oracle
12 23 (21.10%) Java
12 23 (21.10%) Google Apps
12 23 (21.10%) OpenStack
13 22 (20.18%) Google
14 21 (19.27%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (18.35%) ITIL
15 20 (18.35%) TCP/IP
15 20 (18.35%) Project Management
16 19 (17.43%) HP
16 19 (17.43%) Citrix
16 19 (17.43%) XenServer
17 18 (16.51%) PowerShell
17 18 (16.51%) DHCP
18 17 (15.60%) IBM
19 16 (14.68%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 48 (44.04%) Apache
1 48 (44.04%) Tomcat
2 23 (21.10%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.92%) Lync
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 108 (99.08%) LAN
2 55 (50.46%) SAN
3 23 (21.10%) Firewall
4 20 (18.35%) TCP/IP
5 18 (16.51%) DHCP
6 16 (14.68%) MPLS
7 15 (13.76%) HSRP
8 14 (12.84%) Spanning Tree
8 14 (12.84%) DNS
9 12 (11.01%) VPN
10 11 (10.09%) VLAN
11 10 (9.17%) OSPF
11 10 (9.17%) BGP
12 9 (8.26%) VoIP
13 6 (5.50%) WLAN
13 6 (5.50%) Internet
14 4 (3.67%) SSL
14 4 (3.67%) Wireless
14 4 (3.67%) IPsec
14 4 (3.67%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (44.04%) MySQL
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 28 (25.69%) Law
2 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.67%) Legal
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Analyst
2 21 (19.27%) Designer
2 21 (19.27%) Infrastructure Designer
3 11 (10.09%) Service Analyst
3 11 (10.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (9.17%) Architect
4 10 (9.17%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.17%) Network Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) Network Manager
5 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (7.34%) Server Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) Storage Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Network Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Administrator
8 3 (2.75%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.44%) Open Source
2 6 (5.50%) Kindle
3 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.83%) Clustering
4 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.92%) iPhone
4 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 60 (55.05%) Windows
2 51 (46.79%) Linux
3 15 (13.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.26%) UNIX
5 6 (5.50%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.27%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (18.35%) ITIL
3 20 (18.35%) Project Management
4 16 (14.68%) Agile Project Management
5 10 (9.17%) Migration
6 6 (5.50%) Coaching
7 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.75%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.75%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (1.83%) Supplier Management
9 2 (1.83%) BCP
9 2 (1.83%) Security Architecture
9 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2
10 1 (0.92%) CRM
10 1 (0.92%) Network Design
10 1 (0.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (0.92%) Strategic Planning
10 1 (0.92%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) Java
2 18 (16.51%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) CCNP
1 13 (11.93%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.09%) CCNA
3 8 (7.34%) MCP
4 6 (5.50%) MOS
5 5 (4.59%) Degree
6 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.83%) CCDP
8 1 (0.92%) MCSE
8 1 (0.92%) MCSA
8 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.92%) PMP
8 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.92%) CCSA
8 1 (0.92%) CCSE
8 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.76%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.67%) SLA
2 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (23.85%) Hyper-V
2 19 (17.43%) XenServer
3 9 (8.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (57.80%) Cisco
2 41 (37.61%) Microsoft
3 23 (21.10%) Oracle
4 22 (20.18%) Google
5 19 (17.43%) HP
5 19 (17.43%) Citrix
6 17 (15.60%) IBM
7 15 (13.76%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.67%) VMware
9 1 (0.92%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.92%) NetApp
9 1 (0.92%) Dell
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