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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.93% 1.45% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 6.56% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +21.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £47,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £49,250 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
58 61 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 28.02% 22.18% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 50 50 95
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 £26,000 £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

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 21 November 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Croydon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Firmware
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (37.50%) Network Management
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) Process Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (12.50%) Riverbed