The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 54 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.10% 1.17% 4.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.04% 4.67% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 18
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £38,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,800 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WAN
West 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 Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 150 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 17.48% 25.17% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 99 107 75
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

WAN
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

WAN Salary Trend in Coventry

WAN
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Coventry

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 27 (96.43%) LAN
2 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
3 18 (64.29%) Windows
3 18 (64.29%) Finance
4 17 (60.71%) SCCM
5 14 (50.00%) Internet
6 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (35.71%) Firewall
9 8 (28.57%) MS Office
10 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 7 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (21.43%) SAN
11 6 (21.43%) CommVault
11 6 (21.43%) Web Services
11 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
12 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
12 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
12 5 (17.86%) VoIP
12 5 (17.86%) Symposium
12 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
13 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (14.29%) Degree
13 4 (14.29%) MCSE
13 4 (14.29%) MCP
13 4 (14.29%) Citrix
13 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.71%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) LAN
2 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
3 14 (50.00%) Internet
4 10 (35.71%) Firewall
5 6 (21.43%) SAN
6 5 (17.86%) VoIP
6 5 (17.86%) Symposium
7 4 (14.29%) Intranet
8 2 (7.14%) Nortel Meridian
8 2 (7.14%) DHCP
8 2 (7.14%) DNS
9 1 (3.57%) MPLS
9 1 (3.57%) BGP
9 1 (3.57%) VPN
9 1 (3.57%) PBX
9 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Network Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Telecoms Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) UNIX Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) SCCM Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Server Support
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.71%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
1 3 (10.71%) C
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
1 3 (10.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
1 4 (14.29%) MCSE
1 4 (14.29%) MCP
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Terminal Server
2 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) UAG
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (60.71%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) CommVault
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) NetApp
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) IBM
4 3 (10.71%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) EMC
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Netezza
4 3 (10.71%) Finjan
5 2 (7.14%) Nortel
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) Tandberg