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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.11% 2.41% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.74% 12.84% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 6
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,650 £29,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
87 109 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 10.83% 18.76% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 82 99 105
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £54,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Coventry

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 33 (86.84%) LAN
2 23 (60.53%) Cisco
3 20 (52.63%) Firewall
4 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (36.84%) Windows
5 11 (28.95%) CCNP
6 10 (26.32%) VMware
7 9 (23.68%) Juniper
8 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.05%) Linux
8 8 (21.05%) ITIL
8 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
9 7 (18.42%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (18.42%) MPLS
9 7 (18.42%) CCNA
9 7 (18.42%) SAN
9 7 (18.42%) VLAN
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (15.79%) NetApp
10 6 (15.79%) IBM
10 6 (15.79%) OSPF
10 6 (15.79%) Wireless
11 5 (13.16%) VPN
11 5 (13.16%) CCIE
11 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) LAN
2 20 (52.63%) Firewall
3 7 (18.42%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (18.42%) VLAN
3 7 (18.42%) SAN
3 7 (18.42%) MPLS
4 6 (15.79%) OSPF
4 6 (15.79%) Wireless
5 5 (13.16%) VPN
6 4 (10.53%) Internet
6 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.89%) ADSL
7 3 (7.89%) VoIP
8 2 (5.26%) Network Security
9 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.63%) BGP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
1 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Network Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Technical Architect
4 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Network Support
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Server Support
6 3 (7.89%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
3 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.89%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.89%) Network Design
4 3 (7.89%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Network Management
5 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Channel Management
6 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Business Development
6 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.63%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.95%) CCNP
3 7 (18.42%) CCNA
4 5 (13.16%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.63%) CCDP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) XenServer
3 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Zenoss
1 4 (10.53%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (7.89%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.26%) ARCserve
3 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Cisco
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Juniper
4 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.79%) IBM
5 6 (15.79%) NetApp
6 4 (10.53%) Citrix
7 3 (7.89%) Avaya
7 3 (7.89%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) Meraki
8 2 (5.26%) Tripwire
8 2 (5.26%) F5
8 2 (5.26%) Symantec
8 2 (5.26%) McAfee
8 2 (5.26%) Sophos
9 1 (2.63%) Mitel
9 1 (2.63%) Dell
9 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
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