The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 30 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.79% 0.78% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.63% 5.56% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
LAN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 24.02% 13.95% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 47
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

LAN
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

LAN Salary Trend in Croydon

LAN
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Croydon

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (37.50%) SAN
6 3 (37.50%) Wireless
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (25.00%) SLA
7 2 (25.00%) MCP
7 2 (25.00%) MCSE
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (25.00%) ADSL
7 2 (25.00%) VoIP
7 2 (25.00%) Motorola

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing LAN 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 LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) ADSL
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) SHDSL
5 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) NAS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (25.00%) 3D Printing
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Document Management
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Mitel
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Motorola
4 2 (25.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) BT
5 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam