Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 50 48
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 37 26 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.34% 3.60% 4.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.90% 19.70% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 12
Northampton median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +0.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £19,400 £27,500 £27,525
90th Percentile £47,500 £58,750 £50,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -15.00%

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 116 132 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 13.62% 18.26% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 73 94 77
Northampton median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £49,750 £58,750 £50,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year -6.25% +13.48% -11.88%

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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 37 (100.00%) LAN
2 29 (78.38%) Cisco
2 29 (78.38%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (72.97%) Firewall
4 25 (67.57%) SAN
5 23 (62.16%) Cisco IOS
5 23 (62.16%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (62.16%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (59.46%) SolarWinds
6 22 (59.46%) NX-OS
6 22 (59.46%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 22 (59.46%) IT Strategy
6 22 (59.46%) Wireshark
6 22 (59.46%) Migration
6 22 (59.46%) Cisco Prime
7 20 (54.05%) Retail
8 19 (51.35%) Multichannel Retail
9 17 (45.95%) CCNP
10 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
10 13 (35.14%) CCNA
10 13 (35.14%) Windows
11 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
12 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
12 10 (27.03%) VMware
13 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
13 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
13 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
13 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V

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 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) LAN
2 27 (72.97%) Firewall
3 25 (67.57%) SAN
4 23 (62.16%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (62.16%) Cisco IOS
4 23 (62.16%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (59.46%) NX-OS
5 22 (59.46%) Wireshark
6 5 (13.51%) DHCP
6 5 (13.51%) DNS
6 5 (13.51%) MPLS
6 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.51%) VLAN
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (2.70%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
7 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (54.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Network Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Lead Network Engineer
3 14 (37.84%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (37.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (37.84%) LAN Engineer
3 14 (37.84%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 14 (37.84%) WAN Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Compliance Manager
4 5 (13.51%) IT Manager
4 5 (13.51%) IT Security Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Security Compliance Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Security Manager
5 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.70%) IT Support
8 1 (2.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
1 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
2 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 22 (59.46%) IT Strategy
1 22 (59.46%) Migration
2 19 (51.35%) Multichannel Retail
3 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.51%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (13.51%) Patch Management
3 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
3 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (13.51%) Regulatory Compliance
3 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.51%) Supplier Management
4 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (8.11%) Server Management
5 3 (8.11%) Storage Management
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (45.95%) CCNP
3 13 (35.14%) CCNA
4 5 (13.51%) MCSE
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) DBS Check
6 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (13.51%) GDPR
1 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco
2 22 (59.46%) SolarWinds
3 10 (27.03%) VMware
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Acronis
6 3 (8.11%) Veeam
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com