The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.13% 1.95% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 13.89% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £49,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
WAN
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
45 36 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.44% 14.06% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 47
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

WAN
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

WAN Salary Trend in Croydon

WAN
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Croydon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
5 12 (66.67%) VMware
6 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (55.56%) Firewall
7 10 (55.56%) MPLS
8 9 (50.00%) Internet
8 9 (50.00%) Apple
8 9 (50.00%) Back Office
8 9 (50.00%) Adobe
8 9 (50.00%) Cisco
8 9 (50.00%) Dell
8 9 (50.00%) CRM
8 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (50.00%) LAN
8 9 (50.00%) Linux
8 9 (50.00%) IIS
8 9 (50.00%) ITIL
8 9 (50.00%) Marketing
8 9 (50.00%) vSphere
8 9 (50.00%) SaaS
8 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (50.00%) Lync
8 9 (50.00%) Office 365
8 9 (50.00%) CentOS
8 9 (50.00%) ZABBIX
8 9 (50.00%) Email Marketing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing WAN 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 WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 9 (50.00%) IIS
2 9 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) SaaS
1 9 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
1 10 (55.56%) MPLS
2 9 (50.00%) Internet
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) Wireless
3 5 (27.78%) PABX
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) PBX
4 4 (22.22%) VoIP
4 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 3 (16.67%) ADSL
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.56%) SHDSL
7 1 (5.56%) VLAN
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.56%) Multicast
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 9 (50.00%) Back Office
1 9 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Supervisor
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 2 (11.11%) 3D Printing
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) CentOS
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
7 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) CRM
1 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
1 9 (50.00%) Email Marketing
1 9 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCNA
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) vSphere
1 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Apple
3 9 (50.00%) Adobe
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Dell
4 5 (27.78%) Avaya
5 4 (22.22%) Juniper
5 4 (22.22%) Meraki
6 3 (16.67%) MobileIron
6 3 (16.67%) Motorola
6 3 (16.67%) Mitel
7 2 (11.11%) Citrix
8 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard
8 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
8 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.56%) HP
8 1 (5.56%) Remedy
8 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint