Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 44 68
Rank change year-on-year -27 +24 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 81 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.29% 5.56% 3.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.85% 37.16% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 78 68
Northamptonshire median annual salary £53,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.89% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,775 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £61,250
East Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -14.12% - +7.59%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 211 218 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 19.30% 14.96% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 150 148 228
Northamptonshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,350 £23,000
90th Percentile £59,875 £55,000 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £37,496 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -0.01% -3.85% +5.41%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Northamptonshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for WAN in Northamptonshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Northamptonshire

WAN
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -17 19 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Kettering -2 2 £53,500 -10.83%
WAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 25 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (60.00%) VMware
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (48.00%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (48.00%) ITIL
5 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (44.00%) Office 365
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (40.00%) CCNA
7 10 (40.00%) Migration
8 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (32.00%) VCP5
9 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (32.00%) PRINCE
9 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (32.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (32.00%) VLAN
9 8 (32.00%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (32.00%) Degree
9 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (32.00%) Firewall

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Office 365
2 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) VLAN
3 7 (28.00%) DHCP
3 7 (28.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) SAN
5 3 (12.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 2 (8.00%) NX-OS
6 2 (8.00%) PBX
6 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (8.00%) WLAN
7 1 (4.00%) Wireless
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Law
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Technical Leader
2 8 (32.00%) Technical Support
3 7 (28.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
1 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Migration
3 8 (32.00%) PRINCE
3 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (32.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (16.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.00%) Multichannel Retail
6 1 (4.00%) Logistics
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (40.00%) CCNA
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (32.00%) Degree
3 8 (32.00%) VCP5
3 8 (32.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (16.00%) CCNP
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco
4 7 (28.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.00%) Veeam
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Mitel