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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 6.09% 1.99% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.29% 9.84% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 6
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +7.34%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
35 61 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 17.77% 20.20% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 31 46 78
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (66.67%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) ITIL
3 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 11 (61.11%) vSphere
4 11 (61.11%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 9 (50.00%) LAN
6 9 (50.00%) CRM
6 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (50.00%) Adobe
6 9 (50.00%) IIS
6 9 (50.00%) Linux
6 9 (50.00%) Dell
6 9 (50.00%) Apple
6 9 (50.00%) Internet
6 9 (50.00%) MPLS
6 9 (50.00%) CentOS
6 9 (50.00%) ZABBIX
6 9 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (50.00%) Marketing
6 9 (50.00%) Email Marketing
6 9 (50.00%) Data Protection
6 9 (50.00%) Back Office
6 9 (50.00%) Office 365

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (50.00%) IIS
2 9 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Office 365
1 9 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) Internet
2 9 (50.00%) MPLS
3 5 (27.78%) PABX
4 4 (22.22%) PBX
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 9 (50.00%) Marketing
1 9 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Supervisor
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) 3D Printing
2 2 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) CentOS
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) CRM
2 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (50.00%) Email Marketing
2 9 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (11.11%) Document Management
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) R
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNA
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) vSphere
1 11 (61.11%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 3 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Adobe
2 9 (50.00%) Dell
2 9 (50.00%) Apple
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Meraki
4 4 (22.22%) Avaya
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.56%) Aruba
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