Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 84 78
Rank change year-on-year +26 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 36 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.32% 1.30% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.95% 8.53% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 35
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +40.00% -
10th Percentile £32,125 £32,475 £21,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,250 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -11.76%

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 164 211 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 15.12% 15.22% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 143 176 217
Coventry median annual salary £36,500 £44,375 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.75% +8.23% +2.50%
10th Percentile £23,650 £28,375 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,050 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +2.56%

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for WAN.

1 31 (86.11%) LAN
2 22 (61.11%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) Cisco
3 18 (50.00%) VMware
4 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (38.89%) Project Management
5 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
6 13 (36.11%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (33.33%) SLA
8 11 (30.56%) ITIL
8 11 (30.56%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
10 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 8 (22.22%) MPLS
11 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (16.67%) Finance
13 6 (16.67%) Network Management
13 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
13 6 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
13 6 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (13.89%) People Management
14 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
14 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
3 2 (5.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) PaaS
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) LAN
2 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (22.22%) MPLS
5 7 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (11.11%) DNS
6 4 (11.11%) Firewall
6 4 (11.11%) Network Security
7 3 (8.33%) BGP
7 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 3 (8.33%) Internet
7 3 (8.33%) Junos
7 3 (8.33%) OSPF
7 3 (8.33%) VPN
7 3 (8.33%) Wireless
7 3 (8.33%) WLAN
8 2 (5.56%) DHCP
9 1 (2.78%) FTP
9 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.78%) GDB
1 1 (2.78%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.78%) sqlmap
General
1 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) IT Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (13.89%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 4 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
5 4 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Operations Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Security Compliance Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Security Manager
6 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) LDAP
1 1 (2.78%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 14 (38.89%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
4 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (16.67%) Network Management
5 5 (13.89%) People Management
5 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 3 (8.33%) Change Management
7 3 (8.33%) Coaching
7 3 (8.33%) Presales
7 3 (8.33%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Java
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) MCSE
4 3 (8.33%) CCDP
4 3 (8.33%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) JNCIA
4 3 (8.33%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (11.11%) GDPR
2 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) CASB
2 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.78%) Nmap
2 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Cisco
1 18 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
3 3 (8.33%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) Juniper
3 3 (8.33%) Nokia