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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 59 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.73% 2.68% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.32% 11.68% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 15
Average salary £32,250 £37,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,350 £48,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
126 137 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 16.76% 22.99% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 118 128 95
Average salary £37,500 £36,645 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.33% +9.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Coventry

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (85.29%) LAN
2 15 (44.12%) Cisco
3 12 (35.29%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (26.47%) Network Security
6 8 (23.53%) Network Design
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 8 (23.53%) CCNP
6 8 (23.53%) Linux
6 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
7 7 (20.59%) VoIP
7 7 (20.59%) Wireless
7 7 (20.59%) OSPF
7 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (20.59%) VMware
8 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.71%) BGP
9 5 (14.71%) Avaya
9 5 (14.71%) Firewall
9 5 (14.71%) Citrix
9 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
10 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.82%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) Network Security
3 7 (20.59%) VoIP
3 7 (20.59%) Wireless
3 7 (20.59%) OSPF
4 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 5 (14.71%) BGP
5 5 (14.71%) Firewall
6 3 (8.82%) HTTP
6 3 (8.82%) VLAN
7 2 (5.88%) Internet
7 2 (5.88%) MPLS
7 2 (5.88%) SAN
7 2 (5.88%) VPN
7 2 (5.88%) WLAN
8 1 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.94%) FWSM
8 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Field Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Computer Operator
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) CSS
1 3 (8.82%) XML
1 3 (8.82%) Ajax
1 3 (8.82%) JSON
1 3 (8.82%) jQuery
1 3 (8.82%) POCO
1 3 (8.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Network Design
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) OO PHP
4 3 (8.82%) OO
4 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
4 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.94%) Channel Management
5 1 (2.94%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.94%) High Availability
5 1 (2.94%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C#
1 3 (8.82%) C++
1 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
1 3 (8.82%) PHP
1 3 (8.82%) VC++
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (23.53%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) CCDP
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
3 3 (8.82%) XenApp
3 3 (8.82%) XenServer
3 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) Avaya
4 5 (14.71%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) Twitter
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) NetApp
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Sophos
6 1 (2.94%) Mitel
6 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
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