Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 68 55
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13 +13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 35 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.70% 1.45% 4.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.46% 10.20% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 12
Northampton median annual salary £47,500 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.33% -33.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £19,000 £25,100 £29,725
90th Percentile £72,600 £61,000 £61,625
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £53,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -21.70% +20.45% -7.37%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 123 98 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 16.51% 14.18% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 75 73 101
Northampton median annual salary £38,500 £41,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.23% +13.70% -8.75%
10th Percentile £21,390 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,400 £47,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £38,500 £41,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -7.23% +15.28% -10.00%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Northampton

WAN
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Northampton.

Salary trend for WAN in Northampton

WAN
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Northampton over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Northampton

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for WAN.

1 35 (100.00%) LAN
2 29 (82.86%) Cisco
3 26 (74.29%) Firewall
4 25 (71.43%) SAN
4 25 (71.43%) IT Strategy
5 24 (68.57%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (68.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (68.57%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (68.57%) Cisco IOS
6 23 (65.71%) Wireshark
6 23 (65.71%) Migration
6 23 (65.71%) Cisco Prime
6 23 (65.71%) NX-OS
6 23 (65.71%) SolarWinds
6 23 (65.71%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 18 (51.43%) CCNP
7 18 (51.43%) Retail
8 17 (48.57%) Multichannel Retail
9 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
9 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
10 8 (22.86%) Windows
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (20.00%) VMware
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 6 (17.14%) CCNA

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) LAN
2 26 (74.29%) Firewall
3 25 (71.43%) SAN
4 24 (68.57%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (68.57%) Cisco IOS
4 24 (68.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (65.71%) NX-OS
5 23 (65.71%) Wireshark
6 5 (14.29%) DHCP
6 5 (14.29%) DNS
6 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.29%) VLAN
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (2.86%) Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
General
1 18 (51.43%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (51.43%) Lead Network Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) LAN Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) WAN Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.71%) FMCG
3 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) IT Strategy
2 23 (65.71%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 23 (65.71%) Migration
3 17 (48.57%) Multichannel Retail
4 5 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.71%) Server Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Storage Management
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (51.43%) CCNP
3 6 (17.14%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) Cisco
2 23 (65.71%) SolarWinds
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Acronis
5 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 2 (5.71%) Veeam
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com