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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 31 60
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Permanent jobs citing WAN 30 40 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.24% 5.98% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.74% 31.25% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 7
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +72.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £26,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £57,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
152 128 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.41% 19.13% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 134 112 110
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -20 27 £45,000 - 1
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 71 (94.67%) LAN
2 52 (69.33%) Cisco
3 46 (61.33%) Windows
4 41 (54.67%) Apache
4 41 (54.67%) Linux
5 39 (52.00%) Tomcat
5 39 (52.00%) MySQL
6 34 (45.33%) SAN
7 33 (44.00%) Project Management
8 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
10 24 (32.00%) Open Source
11 23 (30.67%) Google Apps
11 23 (30.67%) OpenStack
11 23 (30.67%) Google
11 23 (30.67%) Oracle
11 23 (30.67%) Java
12 22 (29.33%) IaaS
12 22 (29.33%) SaaS
13 20 (26.67%) hybris
14 17 (22.67%) ITIL
14 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
15 15 (20.00%) Migration
16 14 (18.67%) UNIX
17 13 (17.33%) Red Hat
17 13 (17.33%) Hyper-V
17 13 (17.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
18 12 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (16.00%) Citrix
19 11 (14.67%) XenServer

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 41 (54.67%) Apache
2 39 (52.00%) Tomcat
3 23 (30.67%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.33%) IIS
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.67%) Google Apps
2 22 (29.33%) IaaS
2 22 (29.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (94.67%) LAN
2 34 (45.33%) SAN
3 9 (12.00%) Firewall
4 7 (9.33%) Wireless
5 5 (6.67%) Network Security
5 5 (6.67%) VPN
5 5 (6.67%) VoIP
6 3 (4.00%) Internet
6 3 (4.00%) DHCP
6 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.00%) DNS
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.33%) IPsec
8 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.33%) MPLS
8 1 (1.33%) OSPF
8 1 (1.33%) BGP
8 1 (1.33%) MGCP
8 1 (1.33%) ADSL
8 1 (1.33%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.00%) Law
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Designer
2 19 (25.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 14 (18.67%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.00%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (8.00%) Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Deployment Project Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Open Source
2 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (61.33%) Windows
2 41 (54.67%) Linux
3 14 (18.67%) UNIX
4 12 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.33%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Project Management
2 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
4 17 (22.67%) ITIL
5 15 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.67%) Information Security
9 1 (1.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.33%) Network Design
9 1 (1.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.67%) Java
2 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.00%) CCNA
3 4 (5.33%) CCNP
4 3 (4.00%) CCIE
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.00%) MCP
5 2 (2.67%) MCSE
5 2 (2.67%) MCSA
5 2 (2.67%) MCITP
5 2 (2.67%) MOS
6 1 (1.33%) CCSA
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.33%) CCSE
6 1 (1.33%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CCA
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
1 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Hyper-V
2 11 (14.67%) XenServer
3 8 (10.67%) XenApp
4 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) WSUS
2 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 52 (69.33%) Cisco
2 23 (30.67%) Google
2 23 (30.67%) Oracle
3 20 (26.67%) hybris
4 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.33%) Red Hat
6 12 (16.00%) Citrix
7 10 (13.33%) IBM
8 9 (12.00%) HP
9 6 (8.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.33%) VMware
11 3 (4.00%) Juniper
12 1 (1.33%) Sage