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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.68% 2.72% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 14.53% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 9
Average salary £45,000 £38,250 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £51,250 £54,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
88 117 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 10.56% 18.75% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80 111 119
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 £26,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Coventry

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 29 (87.88%) LAN
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 12 (36.36%) Windows
5 11 (33.33%) Firewall
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (24.24%) CCNP
7 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 8 (24.24%) VMware
8 7 (21.21%) Juniper
9 6 (18.18%) NetApp
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 5 (15.15%) SAN
10 5 (15.15%) Wireless
10 5 (15.15%) VoIP
10 5 (15.15%) Linux
10 5 (15.15%) Citrix
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.12%) CCIE
11 4 (12.12%) IBM
11 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
11 4 (12.12%) OSPF
11 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
11 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (12.12%) Network Design
11 4 (12.12%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) LAN
2 11 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (15.15%) Wireless
3 5 (15.15%) VoIP
3 5 (15.15%) SAN
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security
4 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (12.12%) OSPF
5 2 (6.06%) BGP
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
5 2 (6.06%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) WLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Operator
4 3 (9.09%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.15%) Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.12%) Network Design
2 4 (12.12%) Network Architecture
3 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.03%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Business Development
5 1 (3.03%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (3.03%) High Availability
5 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Channel Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (24.24%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCIE
4 3 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCDP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) XenServer
4 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Juniper
4 6 (18.18%) NetApp
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) IBM
7 3 (9.09%) Avaya
8 1 (3.03%) Mitel
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago