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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.44% 2.22% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.81% 10.77% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 13
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,800 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £50,500 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
111 130 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 13.36% 20.63% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 106 120 111
Average salary £43,500 £36,645 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.70% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Coventry

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 30 (85.71%) LAN
2 21 (60.00%) Cisco
3 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
4 12 (34.29%) Windows
5 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (28.57%) CCNP
6 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 9 (25.71%) ITIL
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (25.71%) VMware
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (22.86%) Network Security
8 8 (22.86%) Firewall
8 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
9 7 (20.00%) Wireless
9 7 (20.00%) Network Design
9 7 (20.00%) VoIP
10 6 (17.14%) Linux
10 6 (17.14%) OSPF
10 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.14%) Citrix
10 6 (17.14%) NetApp
10 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (14.29%) SAN
11 5 (14.29%) Avaya
11 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (11.43%) Juniper
12 4 (11.43%) BGP
12 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (11.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.57%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (85.71%) LAN
2 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) Network Security
3 7 (20.00%) VoIP
3 7 (20.00%) Wireless
4 6 (17.14%) OSPF
5 5 (14.29%) SAN
6 4 (11.43%) BGP
7 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.71%) VPN
8 2 (5.71%) Internet
8 2 (5.71%) VLAN
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (2.86%) MPLS
9 1 (2.86%) WLAN
9 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.86%) HTTP
9 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQLite
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (8.57%) Designer
5 3 (8.57%) Field Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Computer Operator
5 3 (8.57%) Server Support
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) Ajax
1 1 (2.86%) JSON
1 1 (2.86%) jQuery
1 1 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (2.86%) POCO
1 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) UNIX
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Network Design
3 4 (11.43%) Network Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) OO
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.86%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.86%) Business Development
5 1 (2.86%) High Availability
5 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C#
1 1 (2.86%) C++
1 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.86%) PHP
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) VC++
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) CCNA
3 3 (8.57%) CCIE
4 1 (2.86%) CCDP
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) XenApp
3 3 (8.57%) XenServer
3 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
3 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
1 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) NetApp
4 5 (14.29%) Avaya
5 4 (11.43%) Juniper
6 3 (8.57%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Mitel
7 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.86%) Twitter
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago