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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 21 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Permanent jobs citing WAN 49 55 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.27% 7.98% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.69% 43.65% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 49 50 12
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +34.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £17,500 £21,375
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £30,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
130 126 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.65% 18.29% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 121 114 103
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 43 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Corby - 1 £26,000 -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 97 (100.00%) LAN
2 71 (73.20%) Windows
3 61 (62.89%) Cisco
4 56 (57.73%) Linux
4 56 (57.73%) Apache
4 56 (57.73%) MySQL
5 55 (56.70%) Tomcat
5 55 (56.70%) SAN
6 54 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (44.33%) Microsoft
8 36 (37.11%) Open Source
9 30 (30.93%) Google
9 30 (30.93%) Oracle
9 30 (30.93%) Java
9 30 (30.93%) Google Apps
9 30 (30.93%) OpenStack
10 25 (25.77%) ITIL
11 21 (21.65%) HP
11 21 (21.65%) Project Management
11 21 (21.65%) Agile Project Management
12 18 (18.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (18.56%) Hyper-V
12 18 (18.56%) Red Hat
13 17 (17.53%) Citrix
13 17 (17.53%) IBM
13 17 (17.53%) XenServer
13 17 (17.53%) Capacity Planning
13 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
14 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
15 14 (14.43%) MCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 56 (57.73%) Apache
2 55 (56.70%) Tomcat
3 30 (30.93%) OpenStack
4 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
5 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.06%) IIS
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.03%) Lync
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 30 (30.93%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (100.00%) LAN
2 55 (56.70%) SAN
3 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.19%) VPN
5 5 (5.15%) Firewall
6 3 (3.09%) DNS
7 2 (2.06%) Wireless
8 1 (1.03%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.03%) Network Security
8 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.03%) VoIP
8 1 (1.03%) WLAN
8 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (57.73%) MySQL
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 14 (14.43%) Law
2 13 (13.40%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.09%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Analyst
2 31 (31.96%) Designer
3 28 (28.87%) Infrastructure Designer
4 20 (20.62%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (20.62%) Service Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (9.28%) Administrator
7 8 (8.25%) Architect
7 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.19%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Network Consultant
10 4 (4.12%) Consultant
10 4 (4.12%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) Server Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Storage Analyst
11 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (3.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.11%) Open Source
2 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 71 (73.20%) Windows
2 56 (57.73%) Linux
3 18 (18.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.25%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.22%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.15%) Windows Vista
7 5 (5.15%) Windows NT
7 5 (5.15%) UNIX
8 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.77%) ITIL
3 21 (21.65%) Project Management
3 21 (21.65%) Agile Project Management
4 17 (17.53%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (13.40%) Coaching
6 6 (6.19%) Migration
7 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.03%) Security Management
9 1 (1.03%) CRM
9 1 (1.03%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.03%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.03%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.03%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.03%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.03%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.03%) Service Continuity Management
9 1 (1.03%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.93%) Java
2 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.06%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) MCP
2 8 (8.25%) MOS
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.12%) CCNP
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.09%) MCTS
5 3 (3.09%) MCITP
5 3 (3.09%) HND
5 3 (3.09%) MCSE
5 3 (3.09%) MCSA
6 2 (2.06%) CCNA
7 1 (1.03%) CCDP
7 1 (1.03%) Degree
7 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.03%) CCSA
7 1 (1.03%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) SLA
2 8 (8.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (18.56%) Hyper-V
2 17 (17.53%) XenServer
3 11 (11.34%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.09%) XenApp
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) SCCM
1 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 61 (62.89%) Cisco
2 43 (44.33%) Microsoft
3 30 (30.93%) Google
3 30 (30.93%) Oracle
4 21 (21.65%) HP
5 18 (18.56%) Red Hat
6 17 (17.53%) Citrix
6 17 (17.53%) IBM
7 4 (4.12%) hybris
8 3 (3.09%) F5
8 3 (3.09%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.06%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.06%) Meraki
10 1 (1.03%) NetApp
10 1 (1.03%) Sage
10 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.03%) VMware
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