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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 50 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.59% 6.70% 9.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.77% 37.88% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 50 64
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
172 132 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.21% 17.69% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 99 126 125
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £23,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -19 28 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Kettering - 2 £41,500 -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 62 (95.38%) LAN
2 51 (78.46%) Cisco
3 49 (75.38%) Windows
4 46 (70.77%) Linux
5 43 (66.15%) SAN
6 42 (64.62%) MySQL
7 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (52.31%) Apache
8 34 (52.31%) Tomcat
9 33 (50.77%) Open Source
10 28 (43.08%) Oracle
10 28 (43.08%) Google
11 26 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 26 (40.00%) Red Hat
12 23 (35.38%) Data Centre
12 23 (35.38%) Translating Business Requirements
12 23 (35.38%) Windows Server
13 20 (30.77%) Google Apps
13 20 (30.77%) OpenStack
13 20 (30.77%) Java
14 18 (27.69%) Hyper-V
14 18 (27.69%) Citrix
15 17 (26.15%) HP
16 16 (24.62%) PowerShell
17 15 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
18 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
19 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
19 10 (15.38%) NetApp
19 10 (15.38%) XenServer

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 34 (52.31%) Apache
1 34 (52.31%) Tomcat
2 20 (30.77%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.77%) Google Apps
2 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (95.38%) LAN
2 43 (66.15%) SAN
3 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.85%) Firewall
5 6 (9.23%) VoIP
5 6 (9.23%) VPN
5 6 (9.23%) Wireless
6 4 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.62%) DNS
7 3 (4.62%) Internet
7 3 (4.62%) MPLS
7 3 (4.62%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.62%) VLAN
8 2 (3.08%) ADSL
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.08%) OSPF
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (64.62%) MySQL
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
3 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Law
2 2 (3.08%) Legal
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Designer
1 20 (30.77%) Infrastructure Designer
2 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Linux Server Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) SAN Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Server Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Storage Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) CMDB
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 49 (75.38%) Windows
2 46 (70.77%) Linux
3 26 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (35.38%) Windows Server
5 8 (12.31%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.62%) Unix
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.77%) Open Source
3 23 (35.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 15 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (7.69%) ITIL
5 5 (7.69%) Project Management
6 4 (6.15%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.15%) Service Management
7 3 (4.62%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.08%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.54%) Change Management
9 1 (1.54%) Email Filtering
9 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.54%) Network Design
9 1 (1.54%) Network Management
9 1 (1.54%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.54%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) Java
2 16 (24.62%) PowerShell
3 8 (12.31%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.77%) CCNA
3 5 (7.69%) CCNP
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.62%) MCSE
5 2 (3.08%) MCSA
6 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.54%) CCDP
6 1 (1.54%) Degree
6 1 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Hyper-V
2 10 (15.38%) XenServer
3 8 (12.31%) XenApp
4 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Ansible
1 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (12.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (78.46%) Cisco
2 28 (43.08%) Google
2 28 (43.08%) Oracle
3 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 18 (27.69%) Citrix
5 17 (26.15%) HP
6 10 (15.38%) NetApp
7 9 (13.85%) IBM
8 4 (6.15%) VMware
9 3 (4.62%) Brocade
10 2 (3.08%) Juniper
10 2 (3.08%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.54%) Avaya
11 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.54%) F5
11 1 (1.54%) Motorola
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
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