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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 21 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.96% 1.94% 4.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.79% 12.99% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 26
Average salary £36,750 £33,513 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.65% +3.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
101 77 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 14.25% 14.92% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 95 69 113
Average salary £37,500 £38,026 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% +8.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 2 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Coventry

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 49 (94.23%) LAN
2 30 (57.69%) Windows
3 27 (51.92%) TCP/IP
4 24 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 24 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (42.31%) Finance
6 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (28.85%) SAN
9 14 (26.92%) Cisco
10 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
11 12 (23.08%) NetApp
11 12 (23.08%) Citrix
11 12 (23.08%) Internet
12 11 (21.15%) Firewall
12 11 (21.15%) VMware
12 11 (21.15%) CCNA
12 11 (21.15%) CommVault
12 11 (21.15%) .NET
12 11 (21.15%) Web Services
12 11 (21.15%) XML
13 10 (19.23%) MS Office
13 10 (19.23%) Linux
13 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (17.31%) XenApp
14 9 (17.31%) Oracle
14 9 (17.31%) Microsoft

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (13.46%) IIS
4 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (19.23%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS Project
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) SaaS
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (94.23%) LAN
2 27 (51.92%) TCP/IP
3 15 (28.85%) SAN
4 12 (23.08%) Internet
5 11 (21.15%) Firewall
6 7 (13.46%) Network Security
6 7 (13.46%) Intranet
7 6 (11.54%) VoIP
7 6 (11.54%) DHCP
7 6 (11.54%) Wireless
7 6 (11.54%) DNS
8 5 (9.62%) Symposium
9 4 (7.69%) VLAN
9 4 (7.69%) HTTP
9 4 (7.69%) OSPF
10 3 (5.77%) BGP
10 3 (5.77%) Nortel Meridian
11 2 (3.85%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 2 (3.85%) VPN
11 2 (3.85%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.54%) MySQL
4 4 (7.69%) SQLite
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.92%) MSI
2 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.62%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Network Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (5.77%) Telecoms Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) UNIX Team Leader
6 3 (5.77%) Software Programmer
6 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) Web Services
1 11 (21.15%) XML
1 11 (21.15%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) Ajax
2 4 (7.69%) JSON
2 4 (7.69%) jQuery
2 4 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (7.69%) POCO
3 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (5.77%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 24 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (19.23%) Linux
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.54%) UNIX
6 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 6 (11.54%) Solaris
7 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Android
8 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (13.46%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (9.62%) ITIL
5 4 (7.69%) Project Management
5 4 (7.69%) Network Design
5 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.77%) Network Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) OO
6 3 (5.77%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) OO PHP
6 3 (5.77%) People Management
7 2 (3.85%) Line Management
7 2 (3.85%) ITSM
7 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) C
1 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
1 6 (11.54%) Korn
2 4 (7.69%) VC++
2 4 (7.69%) C#
2 4 (7.69%) C++
2 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.69%) PHP
3 3 (5.77%) SQL
4 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.15%) CCNA
3 5 (9.62%) CCNP
3 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (9.62%) Degree
4 4 (7.69%) HND
5 3 (5.77%) MCSE
5 3 (5.77%) MCP
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 24 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) XenApp
3 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.85%) vSphere
4 2 (3.85%) vCloud
5 1 (1.92%) XenServer
5 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
2 5 (9.62%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (9.62%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Cisco
2 12 (23.08%) Citrix
2 12 (23.08%) NetApp
3 11 (21.15%) CommVault
3 11 (21.15%) VMware
4 9 (17.31%) Oracle
4 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.31%) HP
5 6 (11.54%) IBM
5 6 (11.54%) Netezza
6 5 (9.62%) EMC
6 5 (9.62%) Finjan
7 3 (5.77%) Twitter
7 3 (5.77%) Nortel
7 3 (5.77%) Veritas
7 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.85%) Symantec
8 2 (3.85%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.85%) Avaya
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