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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 54 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.76% 2.60% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.70% 13.42% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 10
Average salary £36,750 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.63% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £23,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,825 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
146 149 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 20.14% 19.40% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 120 142 119
Average salary £40,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Coventry

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 36 (92.31%) LAN
2 30 (76.92%) Cisco
3 29 (74.36%) Firewall
4 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (51.28%) CCNP
6 15 (38.46%) CCNA
7 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
7 14 (35.90%) VPN
8 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
8 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (25.64%) Network Security
9 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
9 10 (25.64%) HP
10 9 (23.08%) Windows
10 9 (23.08%) VMware
11 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
12 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (17.95%) MPLS
12 7 (17.95%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (17.95%) ADSL
12 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
12 7 (17.95%) DNS
13 6 (15.38%) CCIE
13 6 (15.38%) Citrix
13 6 (15.38%) Wireless
13 6 (15.38%) OSPF
13 6 (15.38%) Meraki
13 6 (15.38%) VLAN
13 6 (15.38%) Aruba

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (92.31%) LAN
2 29 (74.36%) Firewall
3 14 (35.90%) VPN
4 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (25.64%) Network Security
5 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
6 7 (17.95%) ADSL
6 7 (17.95%) DNS
6 7 (17.95%) MPLS
6 7 (17.95%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (15.38%) OSPF
7 6 (15.38%) VLAN
7 6 (15.38%) Wireless
8 5 (12.82%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (12.82%) DHCP
8 5 (12.82%) Skype
8 5 (12.82%) VoIP
9 4 (10.26%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (7.69%) Internet
11 2 (5.13%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Automotive
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Network Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Network Support
4 8 (20.51%) Network Support Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Network Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Support Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Network Support
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Network Support Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Support Analyst
7 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (12.82%) Telecoms Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Installations Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) Network Communications Engineer
10 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) CCTV
3 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.13%) Windows NT
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (12.82%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.13%) ERP
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.56%) High Availability
5 1 (2.56%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (51.28%) CCNP
3 15 (38.46%) CCNA
4 6 (15.38%) CCIE
5 3 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) AirWatch
1 5 (12.82%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.56%) QRadar
2 1 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) HP
4 9 (23.08%) VMware
5 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
6 6 (15.38%) Aruba
6 6 (15.38%) Citrix
6 6 (15.38%) Meraki
7 5 (12.82%) Avaya
7 5 (12.82%) IBM
7 5 (12.82%) Juniper
7 5 (12.82%) NICE Systems
8 4 (10.26%) F5
9 3 (7.69%) Nokia
10 2 (5.13%) SAP
10 2 (5.13%) Tandberg
11 1 (2.56%) Brocade
11 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
11 1 (2.56%) NetApp
11 1 (2.56%) Tripwire
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago