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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 54 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.34% 1.32% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.46% 10.14% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 9
Average salary £42,500 £38,026 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £22,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
97 69 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 15.16% 13.04% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 92 55 80
Average salary £37,125 £38,026 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.36% +8.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £50,000 £57,500
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 30 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Coventry

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (97.83%) LAN
2 29 (63.04%) TCP/IP
3 26 (56.52%) Windows
4 25 (54.35%) Finance
5 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
7 18 (39.13%) SAN
7 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (32.61%) NetApp
8 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
9 14 (30.43%) Web Services
9 14 (30.43%) CommVault
9 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (28.26%) Cisco
11 12 (26.09%) Internet
11 12 (26.09%) Linux
11 12 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (23.91%) XML
12 11 (23.91%) Oracle
12 11 (23.91%) .NET
12 11 (23.91%) Citrix
12 11 (23.91%) VMware
12 11 (23.91%) Firewall
13 10 (21.74%) CCNA
13 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
13 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (19.57%) XenApp
14 9 (19.57%) Netezza

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
1 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
3 7 (15.22%) IIS
4 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Office
2 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) SaaS
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (97.83%) LAN
2 29 (63.04%) TCP/IP
3 18 (39.13%) SAN
4 12 (26.09%) Internet
5 11 (23.91%) Firewall
6 8 (17.39%) Intranet
7 6 (13.04%) DNS
7 6 (13.04%) DHCP
7 6 (13.04%) Network Security
8 5 (10.87%) Symposium
8 5 (10.87%) VoIP
8 5 (10.87%) Wireless
9 4 (8.70%) HTTP
10 3 (6.52%) Nortel Meridian
10 3 (6.52%) VLAN
11 2 (4.35%) BGP
11 2 (4.35%) MPLS
11 2 (4.35%) OSPF
11 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
11 2 (4.35%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.04%) MySQL
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.70%) SQLite
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 25 (54.35%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.87%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Team Leader
3 6 (13.04%) UNIX Team Leader
4 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Telecoms Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Software Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Web Services
2 11 (23.91%) XML
2 11 (23.91%) .NET
3 4 (8.70%) POCO
3 4 (8.70%) jQuery
3 4 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (8.70%) JSON
3 4 (8.70%) Ajax
4 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (6.52%) CSS
5 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (26.09%) Linux
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (19.57%) UNIX
5 9 (19.57%) Solaris
6 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.17%) Android
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.22%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (10.87%) People Management
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
5 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.52%) Network Design
6 3 (6.52%) OO PHP
6 3 (6.52%) OO
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Service Management
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) ITSM
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) Line Management
7 2 (4.35%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) Korn
1 9 (19.57%) C
1 9 (19.57%) Shell Script
2 4 (8.70%) VC++
2 4 (8.70%) C#
2 4 (8.70%) C++
2 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.70%) PHP
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.74%) CCNA
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.70%) HND
4 4 (8.70%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) MCP
5 3 (6.52%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.52%) CCNP
6 2 (4.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) XenApp
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.35%) vCloud
4 2 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) XenServer
5 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (10.87%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) NetApp
2 14 (30.43%) CommVault
3 13 (28.26%) Cisco
4 11 (23.91%) Oracle
4 11 (23.91%) Citrix
4 11 (23.91%) VMware
5 9 (19.57%) Netezza
5 9 (19.57%) IBM
5 9 (19.57%) HP
6 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.87%) Finjan
7 5 (10.87%) EMC
8 3 (6.52%) Twitter
8 3 (6.52%) Veritas
8 3 (6.52%) Nortel
9 2 (4.35%) Symantec
9 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.35%) Avaya
9 2 (4.35%) Veeam
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