Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 84 88
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4 -25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.81% 1.35% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 9.05% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 24
Coventry median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £40,540 £32,600 £21,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,700 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.33% - -8.54%

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 182 199 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 18.24% 14.92% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 159 162 230
Coventry median annual salary £36,500 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.00% +14.94% +12.96%
10th Percentile £20,000 £32,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,425 £56,268
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Coventry

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 21 (75.00%) LAN
2 13 (46.43%) MPLS
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco
3 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 10 (35.71%) ITIL
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
5 9 (32.14%) Project Management
5 9 (32.14%) VPN
5 9 (32.14%) CCNP
6 8 (28.57%) OSPF
6 8 (28.57%) BGP
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (28.57%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 7 (25.00%) Network Security
7 7 (25.00%) Firewall
7 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
8 6 (21.43%) Change Management
8 6 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (21.43%) Network Management
8 6 (21.43%) Contingency Planning
9 5 (17.86%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (17.86%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (17.86%) Remediation Plan
9 5 (17.86%) Presales

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 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) LAN
2 13 (46.43%) MPLS
3 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 9 (32.14%) VPN
5 8 (28.57%) BGP
5 8 (28.57%) OSPF
5 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (25.00%) Firewall
6 7 (25.00%) Network Security
7 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
7 5 (17.86%) Internet
7 5 (17.86%) Junos
7 5 (17.86%) Wireless
7 5 (17.86%) WLAN
8 3 (10.71%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (10.71%) VPLS
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (3.57%) Skype
10 1 (3.57%) VXLAN
General
1 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) IT Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (17.86%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 4 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Operations Manager
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Product Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Security Compliance Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Head of Operations
6 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Service Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Project Management
3 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 6 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (21.43%) Change Management
4 6 (21.43%) Contingency Planning
4 6 (21.43%) Network Management
5 5 (17.86%) People Management
5 5 (17.86%) Presales
5 5 (17.86%) Remediation Plan
5 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Coaching
7 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.71%) Regulatory Compliance
7 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) CCNP
3 5 (17.86%) CCDP
3 5 (17.86%) JNCIA
3 5 (17.86%) JNCIS
4 4 (14.29%) CCNA
5 3 (10.71%) MCSE
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.57%) CCSP
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) ISSAP
6 1 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (10.71%) GDPR
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) VMware NSX
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 5 (17.86%) Blue Coat
4 5 (17.86%) Extreme Networks
4 5 (17.86%) Juniper
4 5 (17.86%) Nokia
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Aruba
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.57%) ProCurve