The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 30 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 36 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.23% 6.13% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.30% 29.63% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 12
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +92.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
169 135 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.86% 20.67% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 160 120 90
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £41,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
East Midlands

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 -15 32 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Brackley - 2 £55,000 -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 85 (92.39%) LAN
2 51 (55.43%) Windows
3 50 (54.35%) Cisco
4 40 (43.48%) Linux
5 38 (41.30%) Apache
6 37 (40.22%) Tomcat
7 36 (39.13%) MySQL
7 36 (39.13%) SAN
8 30 (32.61%) Project Management
8 30 (32.61%) ITIL
9 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (29.35%) Open Source
9 27 (29.35%) SaaS
9 27 (29.35%) Agile Project Management
9 27 (29.35%) IaaS
10 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 21 (22.83%) OpenStack
11 21 (22.83%) Google Apps
11 21 (22.83%) Google
11 21 (22.83%) Oracle
11 21 (22.83%) Java
12 20 (21.74%) hybris
13 16 (17.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 15 (16.30%) Migration
15 14 (15.22%) UNIX
16 13 (14.13%) Hyper-V
17 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
18 11 (11.96%) MCP
18 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
18 11 (11.96%) Red Hat

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 38 (41.30%) Apache
2 37 (40.22%) Tomcat
3 21 (22.83%) OpenStack
4 7 (7.61%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.17%) IIS
8 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (29.35%) SaaS
1 27 (29.35%) IaaS
2 21 (22.83%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 85 (92.39%) LAN
2 36 (39.13%) SAN
3 9 (9.78%) Firewall
4 7 (7.61%) Wireless
5 6 (6.52%) DNS
5 6 (6.52%) DHCP
6 5 (5.43%) VoIP
6 5 (5.43%) VPN
6 5 (5.43%) Internet
6 5 (5.43%) Network Security
7 3 (3.26%) VLAN
7 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.09%) WAAS
9 1 (1.09%) FCoE
9 1 (1.09%) PABX
9 1 (1.09%) WLAN
9 1 (1.09%) PSTN
9 1 (1.09%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.13%) MySQL
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.70%) Law
3 1 (1.09%) Advertising
3 1 (1.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Infrastructure Designer
1 22 (23.91%) Designer
2 17 (18.48%) Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Project Manager
4 13 (14.13%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.52%) Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (4.35%) IT Support
8 4 (4.35%) Network Support
9 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.35%) Open Source
2 1 (1.09%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.09%) Clustering
2 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (55.43%) Windows
2 40 (43.48%) Linux
3 14 (15.22%) UNIX
4 10 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.43%) Windows NT
7 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.26%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) ITIL
1 30 (32.61%) Project Management
2 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.35%) Agile Project Management
3 15 (16.30%) Migration
4 3 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.17%) Information Security
5 2 (2.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.09%) Network Design
6 1 (1.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) Java
2 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) MCP
2 9 (9.78%) MOS
3 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.52%) CCNA
5 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.43%) CCNP
6 3 (3.26%) CCIE
6 3 (3.26%) MCSE
6 3 (3.26%) MCITP
7 2 (2.17%) MCSA
8 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.09%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.09%) CCSA
8 1 (1.09%) CCSE
8 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.09%) CCA
8 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (14.13%) Hyper-V
2 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.70%) XenServer
4 6 (6.52%) XenApp
5 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) WSUS
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.09%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 50 (54.35%) Cisco
2 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (22.83%) Oracle
3 21 (22.83%) Google
4 20 (21.74%) hybris
5 11 (11.96%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.78%) Citrix
7 7 (7.61%) IBM
7 7 (7.61%) VMware
8 6 (6.52%) HP
8 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.26%) Juniper
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday