The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 20 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 78 47 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.74% 5.24% 4.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.43% 32.41% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 67 41 26
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WAN
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
168 145 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.97% 16.16% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 151 127 114
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +13.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Northamptonshire region.

WAN Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

WAN
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +11 60 £40,000 +60.00% 10
Kettering - 5 £30,000 -
Corby - 1 £26,000 -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

1 120 (99.17%) LAN
2 76 (62.81%) Cisco
3 70 (57.85%) Windows
4 61 (50.41%) SAN
5 56 (46.28%) Linux
6 52 (42.98%) MySQL
6 52 (42.98%) Apache
6 52 (42.98%) Tomcat
6 52 (42.98%) Microsoft
6 52 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (28.10%) Hyper-V
8 31 (25.62%) Open Source
9 26 (21.49%) Citrix
10 25 (20.66%) HP
10 25 (20.66%) Project Management
10 25 (20.66%) Law
10 25 (20.66%) XenServer
11 24 (19.83%) Java
11 24 (19.83%) Oracle
11 24 (19.83%) Google Apps
11 24 (19.83%) OpenStack
12 23 (19.01%) ITIL
12 23 (19.01%) Google
13 22 (18.18%) IBM
13 22 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 22 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
14 21 (17.36%) Firewall
15 20 (16.53%) Agile Project Management
16 19 (15.70%) DHCP
16 19 (15.70%) TCP/IP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 52 (42.98%) Apache
1 52 (42.98%) Tomcat
2 24 (19.83%) OpenStack
3 8 (6.61%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) Lync
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.83%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 120 (99.17%) LAN
2 61 (50.41%) SAN
3 21 (17.36%) Firewall
4 19 (15.70%) DHCP
4 19 (15.70%) TCP/IP
5 17 (14.05%) MPLS
6 14 (11.57%) DNS
7 13 (10.74%) VPN
7 13 (10.74%) HSRP
8 12 (9.92%) VLAN
9 10 (8.26%) Spanning Tree
10 9 (7.44%) OSPF
10 9 (7.44%) BGP
11 7 (5.79%) VoIP
12 6 (4.96%) WLAN
12 6 (4.96%) Wireless
12 6 (4.96%) Internet
13 5 (4.13%) LDAP
14 4 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (3.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (42.98%) MySQL
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Hudson
General
1 25 (20.66%) Law
2 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.48%) Games
4 2 (1.65%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Finance
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (33.88%) Analyst
2 21 (17.36%) Infrastructure Designer
2 21 (17.36%) Designer
3 14 (11.57%) Service Analyst
3 14 (11.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (8.26%) Network Manager
4 10 (8.26%) Server Analyst
4 10 (8.26%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.26%) Storage Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) Architect
5 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Network Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.62%) Open Source
2 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.31%) Kindle
4 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) iPhone
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 70 (57.85%) Windows
2 56 (46.28%) Linux
3 15 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.44%) UNIX
5 6 (4.96%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.13%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.31%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.66%) Project Management
3 23 (19.01%) ITIL
4 22 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (16.53%) Agile Project Management
6 10 (8.26%) Migration
7 7 (5.79%) Coaching
8 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.31%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.48%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.48%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (1.65%) Supplier Management
10 2 (1.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (0.83%) Network Design
11 1 (0.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2
11 1 (0.83%) CRM
11 1 (0.83%) Strategic Planning
11 1 (0.83%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.83%) Java
2 22 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.44%) SQL
4 2 (1.65%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (13.22%) CCNP
1 16 (13.22%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (8.26%) CCNA
2 10 (8.26%) MCP
3 7 (5.79%) MOS
4 5 (4.13%) Degree
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) CCSA
6 1 (0.83%) CCSE
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) MCSA
6 1 (0.83%) CCDP
6 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.31%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (28.10%) Hyper-V
2 25 (20.66%) XenServer
3 9 (7.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.83%) XenApp
5 1 (0.83%) vSphere
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) SCCM
2 2 (1.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 76 (62.81%) Cisco
2 52 (42.98%) Microsoft
3 26 (21.49%) Citrix
4 25 (20.66%) HP
5 24 (19.83%) Oracle
6 23 (19.01%) Google
7 22 (18.18%) IBM
8 15 (12.40%) Red Hat
9 8 (6.61%) VMware
10 2 (1.65%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.65%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.65%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.65%) F5
10 2 (1.65%) Meraki
11 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
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