Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 90 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 -30 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 21 15 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.59% 1.18% 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 6.88% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 48
Coventry median annual salary £39,000 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% -4.38% -2.44%
10th Percentile £31,900 £21,500 £34,901
90th Percentile £60,350 £47,500 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% -4.88% +20.59%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 183 218 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 13.90% 17.22% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 150 205 179
Coventry median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +11.84% -10.02%
10th Percentile £31,425 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,875 £56,360 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Coventry

WAN
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Coventry.

Salary trend for WAN in Coventry

WAN
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Coventry over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for WAN.

1 20 (95.24%) LAN
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (52.38%) CCNA
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco
4 10 (47.62%) Firewall
5 9 (42.86%) VoIP
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 7 (33.33%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) Juniper
7 6 (28.57%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) CCNP
9 4 (19.05%) MPLS
9 4 (19.05%) SLA
9 4 (19.05%) SAN
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 4 (19.05%) Network Security
9 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (19.05%) Mitel
9 4 (19.05%) Retail
9 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (19.05%) PuTTY
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
9 4 (19.05%) Office 365
10 3 (14.29%) Logistics

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) LAN
2 10 (47.62%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) VoIP
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
5 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) MPLS
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) PuTTY
6 4 (19.05%) SAN
7 3 (14.29%) VLAN
7 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.76%) PABX
8 1 (4.76%) Skype
8 1 (4.76%) SSH
8 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
8 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Burp Suite
1 1 (4.76%) GDB
1 1 (4.76%) Metasploit
1 1 (4.76%) sqlmap
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Telephony Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.52%) Mitel Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Mitel Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Mitel Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Architect
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) OAuth
1 1 (4.76%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) CCTV
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
1 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) Logistics
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Scorecard
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.76%) OWASP
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCNA
3 5 (23.81%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) MCP
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) NIST 800
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Docker
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.76%) Nmap
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Juniper
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Mitel
5 3 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Brocade
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) arcserve
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) Veeam