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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 83 48 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.04% 5.17% 5.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.86% 27.91% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 65 43 35
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
185 172 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.15% 18.51% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 147 146 111
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +15 64 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Kettering - 5 £30,000 -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 128 (98.46%) LAN
2 80 (61.54%) Cisco
3 79 (60.77%) Windows
4 70 (53.85%) SAN
5 60 (46.15%) Linux
6 59 (45.38%) Microsoft
7 54 (41.54%) MySQL
7 54 (41.54%) Apache
7 54 (41.54%) Tomcat
8 47 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (32.31%) Hyper-V
10 33 (25.38%) Open Source
11 31 (23.85%) Law
12 30 (23.08%) Project Management
13 27 (20.77%) Citrix
13 27 (20.77%) DHCP
13 27 (20.77%) Firewall
14 26 (20.00%) Oracle
14 26 (20.00%) Java
14 26 (20.00%) XenServer
14 26 (20.00%) OpenStack
14 26 (20.00%) Google Apps
15 25 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
16 24 (18.46%) HP
16 24 (18.46%) Google
17 22 (16.92%) TCP/IP
17 22 (16.92%) IBM
17 22 (16.92%) PowerShell
18 20 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
19 19 (14.62%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 54 (41.54%) Apache
1 54 (41.54%) Tomcat
2 26 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 9 (6.92%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.77%) Lync
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 128 (98.46%) LAN
2 70 (53.85%) SAN
3 27 (20.77%) DHCP
3 27 (20.77%) Firewall
4 22 (16.92%) TCP/IP
5 19 (14.62%) MPLS
6 18 (13.85%) DNS
6 18 (13.85%) HSRP
7 14 (10.77%) VLAN
7 14 (10.77%) Spanning Tree
8 13 (10.00%) OSPF
8 13 (10.00%) BGP
8 13 (10.00%) VPN
9 12 (9.23%) VoIP
10 9 (6.92%) LDAP
11 8 (6.15%) WLAN
12 7 (5.38%) Wireless
13 6 (4.62%) Internet
14 4 (3.08%) SSL
14 4 (3.08%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (41.54%) MySQL
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Hudson
General
1 31 (23.85%) Law
2 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.62%) Games
4 4 (3.08%) Legal
5 1 (0.77%) Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (30.00%) Analyst
2 21 (16.15%) Designer
2 21 (16.15%) Infrastructure Designer
3 12 (9.23%) Network Manager
4 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (7.69%) Architect
5 10 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (7.69%) Server Analyst
5 10 (7.69%) Storage Analyst
5 10 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 9 (6.92%) Network Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.38%) Administrator
8 7 (5.38%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.62%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.85%) Technology Manager
10 5 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.38%) Open Source
2 7 (5.38%) Kindle
3 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (0.77%) iPhone
6 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 79 (60.77%) Windows
2 60 (46.15%) Linux
3 14 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.62%) UNIX
4 6 (4.62%) Windows XP
4 6 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.77%) AIX
6 1 (0.77%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.08%) Project Management
3 25 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
4 20 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
5 16 (12.31%) ITIL
6 6 (4.62%) Migration
7 5 (3.85%) Coaching
7 5 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.08%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.08%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (3.08%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.31%) Business Continuity
10 2 (1.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.54%) Network Design
10 2 (1.54%) BCP
10 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.54%) Security Architecture
11 1 (0.77%) Network Management
11 1 (0.77%) CRM
11 1 (0.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.00%) Java
2 22 (16.92%) PowerShell
3 13 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) CCNP
1 14 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.92%) CCNA
3 8 (6.15%) Degree
4 7 (5.38%) MCP
5 5 (3.85%) MOS
6 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.54%) MCSE
7 2 (1.54%) MCSA
8 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.77%) PMP
8 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.77%) CCDP
8 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) ISO 9001
2 6 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (32.31%) Hyper-V
2 26 (20.00%) XenServer
3 11 (8.46%) Active Directory
3 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.54%) vSphere
5 1 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (10.77%) SCCM
2 2 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (61.54%) Cisco
2 59 (45.38%) Microsoft
3 27 (20.77%) Citrix
4 26 (20.00%) Oracle
5 24 (18.46%) HP
5 24 (18.46%) Google
6 22 (16.92%) IBM
7 15 (11.54%) VMware
8 14 (10.77%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.77%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.77%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.77%) F5
9 1 (0.77%) Meraki
9 1 (0.77%) Dell
9 1 (0.77%) NetApp
9 1 (0.77%) Fortinet
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, medical, good pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Northampton
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 25 days ago
Northampton
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Execellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago