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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 36 54 18
Rank change year-on-year +18 -36  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 18 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.43% 3.24% 10.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.21% 13.33% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 47
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 56 135 111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 14.78% 24.28% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45 86 101
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Northampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for WAN.

1 34 (97.14%) LAN
2 33 (94.29%) Firewall
3 32 (91.43%) Cisco
3 32 (91.43%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (85.71%) SAN
5 24 (68.57%) CCNA
6 23 (65.71%) Cisco Prime
6 23 (65.71%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (62.86%) SolarWinds
7 22 (62.86%) Wireshark
7 22 (62.86%) Cisco IOS
7 22 (62.86%) Migration
7 22 (62.86%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 19 (54.29%) Data Centre
9 17 (48.57%) IT Strategy
9 17 (48.57%) CCNP
10 15 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (40.00%) NX-OS
12 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
13 8 (22.86%) CISSP
13 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
13 8 (22.86%) Security+ Certification
13 8 (22.86%) SIEM
13 8 (22.86%) Information Security
13 8 (22.86%) VLAN
13 8 (22.86%) CompTIA Security+
14 7 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
14 7 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V

WAN
Top Related 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 6 (17.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (97.14%) LAN
2 33 (94.29%) Firewall
3 30 (85.71%) SAN
4 23 (65.71%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (62.86%) Cisco IOS
5 22 (62.86%) Wireshark
6 15 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (40.00%) NX-OS
8 8 (22.86%) VLAN
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Network Support
2 8 (22.86%) Network Support Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Security Specialist
2 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 7 (20.00%) Information Specialist
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Head of IT
6 1 (2.86%) IT Director
6 1 (2.86%) Junior
6 1 (2.86%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 22 (62.86%) Migration
2 17 (48.57%) IT Strategy
3 8 (22.86%) Information Security
3 8 (22.86%) SIEM
4 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (17.14%) B2B
5 6 (17.14%) Matrix Management
5 6 (17.14%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (8.57%) SEO
7 1 (2.86%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.86%) Email Filtering
7 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (68.57%) CCNA
3 17 (48.57%) CCNP
4 8 (22.86%) CISSP
4 8 (22.86%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (22.86%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CCENT
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) CEH
5 1 (2.86%) CISA
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco
2 22 (62.86%) SolarWinds
3 7 (20.00%) NetApp
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.43%) Google
6 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+car+15%bonus+healthcare+pension etc etc
Posted: Yesterday