The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 44 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.43% - 0.44%
As % of the General category 0.96% - 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

General Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
104 109 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 45.02% 49.32% 45.13%
Number of salaries quoted 82 88 84
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Games
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Croydon region.

Games Salary Trend in Croydon

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Games 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 Games.

1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Acronis