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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 51 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.64% 5.44% 5.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.17% 25.81% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 42 46 39
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
141 186 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.60% 21.06% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 106 169 130
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -2 46 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Kettering - 1 - - 1
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 130 (98.48%) LAN
2 79 (59.85%) Windows
3 77 (58.33%) Cisco
4 69 (52.27%) SAN
5 56 (42.42%) Linux
6 50 (37.88%) Apache
6 50 (37.88%) Tomcat
6 50 (37.88%) MySQL
7 49 (37.12%) Microsoft
8 44 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 38 (28.79%) Open Source
10 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (25.76%) Hyper-V
12 33 (25.00%) Google Apps
12 33 (25.00%) Oracle
12 33 (25.00%) Java
13 31 (23.48%) Law
13 31 (23.48%) OpenStack
14 30 (22.73%) Firewall
15 29 (21.97%) DHCP
16 27 (20.45%) Google
17 24 (18.18%) Project Management
18 22 (16.67%) TCP/IP
19 21 (15.91%) MPLS
19 21 (15.91%) VMware
20 19 (14.39%) DNS
21 18 (13.64%) Citrix
21 18 (13.64%) HSRP
22 17 (12.88%) XenServer
22 17 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 50 (37.88%) Apache
1 50 (37.88%) Tomcat
2 31 (23.48%) OpenStack
3 9 (6.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.76%) Lync
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 130 (98.48%) LAN
2 69 (52.27%) SAN
3 30 (22.73%) Firewall
4 29 (21.97%) DHCP
5 22 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 21 (15.91%) MPLS
7 19 (14.39%) DNS
8 18 (13.64%) HSRP
9 16 (12.12%) VLAN
10 15 (11.36%) VoIP
11 14 (10.61%) VPN
11 14 (10.61%) OSPF
11 14 (10.61%) BGP
11 14 (10.61%) Spanning Tree
12 10 (7.58%) LDAP
13 9 (6.82%) WLAN
14 6 (4.55%) Wireless
14 6 (4.55%) Internet
15 4 (3.03%) IPsec
15 4 (3.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (37.88%) MySQL
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Hudson
General
1 31 (23.48%) Law
2 7 (5.30%) Games
3 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Finance
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (25.76%) Analyst
2 24 (18.18%) Designer
3 23 (17.42%) Infrastructure Designer
4 12 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 12 (9.09%) Network Manager
4 12 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 11 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.82%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.06%) Server Analyst
8 8 (6.06%) Storage Analyst
9 7 (5.30%) Design Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) IT Manager
11 5 (3.79%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.12%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.33%) Kindle
3 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.76%) iPhone
6 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 79 (59.85%) Windows
2 56 (42.42%) Linux
3 15 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.30%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.55%) UNIX
5 6 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.79%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.79%) Open Source
2 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.18%) Project Management
4 16 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (9.85%) ITIL
6 12 (9.09%) SDLC
7 11 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
8 9 (6.82%) Patch Management
9 7 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.55%) Migration
10 6 (4.55%) Network Design
11 5 (3.79%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (3.79%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.03%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.27%) Business Continuity
13 3 (2.27%) Programme Management
13 3 (2.27%) Network Management
14 2 (1.52%) Security Architecture
14 2 (1.52%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.00%) Java
2 14 (10.61%) SQL
3 13 (9.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) CCNP
1 15 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (8.33%) CCNA
3 8 (6.06%) Degree
4 5 (3.79%) MCP
5 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.27%) MOS
7 2 (1.52%) MCSE
7 2 (1.52%) MCSA
8 1 (0.76%) CCDP
8 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.76%) PMP
8 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.88%) ISO 9001
2 8 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.30%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (25.76%) Hyper-V
2 17 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.88%) XenServer
3 15 (11.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.27%) vSphere
4 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (11.36%) SCCM
2 2 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (58.33%) Cisco
2 49 (37.12%) Microsoft
3 33 (25.00%) Oracle
4 27 (20.45%) Google
5 21 (15.91%) VMware
6 18 (13.64%) Citrix
7 15 (11.36%) Red Hat
8 14 (10.61%) HP
9 13 (9.85%) IBM
10 2 (1.52%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.76%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.76%) NetApp
11 1 (0.76%) Dell
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + on call bonus + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
First Point
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago