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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 6.06% 1.73% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.91% 8.33% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 7
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £45,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £47,500 £65,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
43 60 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 21.72% 20.76% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 95
Average salary £30,000 £36,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% -13.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 24 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Croydon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) ITIL
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
4 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (58.82%) vSphere
4 10 (58.82%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
5 9 (52.94%) LAN
6 8 (47.06%) IIS
6 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 8 (47.06%) CRM
6 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
6 8 (47.06%) Adobe
6 8 (47.06%) Dell
6 8 (47.06%) Apple
6 8 (47.06%) Internet
6 8 (47.06%) MPLS
6 8 (47.06%) Back Office
6 8 (47.06%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (47.06%) Marketing
6 8 (47.06%) Email Marketing
6 8 (47.06%) Data Protection
6 8 (47.06%) CentOS
6 8 (47.06%) ZABBIX
6 8 (47.06%) SaaS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 8 (47.06%) Lync
2 8 (47.06%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) SaaS
1 8 (47.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) LAN
3 8 (47.06%) Internet
3 8 (47.06%) MPLS
4 4 (23.53%) PBX
4 4 (23.53%) PABX
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
General
1 8 (47.06%) Back Office
1 8 (47.06%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
2 2 (11.76%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
4 8 (47.06%) CentOS
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) CRM
2 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
2 8 (47.06%) Email Marketing
2 8 (47.06%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Process Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) R
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNA
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (58.82%) vSphere
1 10 (58.82%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) ZABBIX
2 3 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Adobe
2 8 (47.06%) Dell
2 8 (47.06%) Apple
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Meraki
4 4 (23.53%) Avaya
5 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Aruba
6 1 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) HP
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