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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 33 35 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.44% 1.44% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 6.67% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Average salary £31,750 £47,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.15% +21.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £45,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £47,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
55 60 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 26.83% 21.58% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 92
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 November 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Croydon

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) SLA
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Firmware
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) Sophos
6 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) OnBase
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Firmware
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) Sophos
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Sage
4 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba