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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 49 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.84% 3.84% 5.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 20.12% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 36
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £37,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,700 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
119 169 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.43% 19.10% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 103 159 120
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 31 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 -1 30 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Kettering - 1 - -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 114 (98.28%) LAN
2 70 (60.34%) Cisco
3 67 (57.76%) Windows
4 61 (52.59%) SAN
5 48 (41.38%) Linux
6 42 (36.21%) Apache
6 42 (36.21%) Tomcat
6 42 (36.21%) MySQL
7 39 (33.62%) Microsoft
8 36 (31.03%) Data Centre
9 35 (30.17%) Open Source
10 31 (26.72%) Google Apps
10 31 (26.72%) Oracle
10 31 (26.72%) Java
10 31 (26.72%) Firewall
11 29 (25.00%) Law
11 29 (25.00%) DHCP
11 29 (25.00%) OpenStack
11 29 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (20.69%) Google
14 22 (18.97%) VMware
14 22 (18.97%) MPLS
15 20 (17.24%) TCP/IP
16 19 (16.38%) DNS
16 19 (16.38%) Project Management
17 18 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (15.52%) HSRP
18 17 (14.66%) ISO 9001
19 16 (13.79%) VoIP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 42 (36.21%) Apache
1 42 (36.21%) Tomcat
2 29 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.31%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.86%) Lync
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (26.72%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 114 (98.28%) LAN
2 61 (52.59%) SAN
3 31 (26.72%) Firewall
4 29 (25.00%) DHCP
5 22 (18.97%) MPLS
6 20 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 19 (16.38%) DNS
8 18 (15.52%) HSRP
9 16 (13.79%) VLAN
9 16 (13.79%) VoIP
10 14 (12.07%) VPN
10 14 (12.07%) OSPF
10 14 (12.07%) BGP
10 14 (12.07%) Spanning Tree
11 10 (8.62%) WLAN
11 10 (8.62%) LDAP
12 7 (6.03%) Wireless
13 6 (5.17%) Internet
14 5 (4.31%) IPsec
14 5 (4.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (36.21%) MySQL
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Hudson
General
1 29 (25.00%) Law
2 7 (6.03%) Games
3 4 (3.45%) Legal
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Finance
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (22.41%) Analyst
2 22 (18.97%) Designer
3 21 (18.10%) Infrastructure Designer
4 12 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Network Analyst
4 12 (10.34%) Network Manager
5 11 (9.48%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (8.62%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.90%) Design Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.17%) IT Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Storage Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Server Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Build Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.79%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.34%) Kindle
3 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 67 (57.76%) Windows
2 48 (41.38%) Linux
3 13 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.45%) UNIX
6 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Open Source
2 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.38%) Project Management
4 11 (9.48%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (9.48%) SDLC
5 9 (7.76%) Patch Management
6 7 (6.03%) ITIL
6 7 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.03%) Network Design
7 6 (5.17%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (4.31%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (4.31%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.45%) Migration
9 4 (3.45%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.59%) Network Management
10 3 (2.59%) Business Continuity
10 3 (2.59%) Programme Management
11 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.72%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.72%) Java
2 14 (12.07%) SQL
3 8 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) CCNP
1 15 (12.93%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (9.48%) CCNA
3 8 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (1.72%) MOS
4 2 (1.72%) MCP
4 2 (1.72%) MCSE
4 2 (1.72%) MCSA
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PMP
5 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.86%) CCDP
5 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.66%) ISO 9001
2 8 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 18 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.34%) XenServer
4 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.59%) vSphere
5 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (12.93%) SCCM
2 2 (1.72%) SCOM
3 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 70 (60.34%) Cisco
2 39 (33.62%) Microsoft
3 31 (26.72%) Oracle
4 24 (20.69%) Google
5 22 (18.97%) VMware
6 13 (11.21%) Citrix
6 13 (11.21%) Red Hat
7 10 (8.62%) HP
8 8 (6.90%) IBM
9 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.86%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.86%) NetApp
10 1 (0.86%) Dell
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
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