The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.57% 0.31% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.81% 2.13% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 13
Average salary £40,000 £62,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 47 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 14.51% 14.64% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 51
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
London

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 18 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Croydon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) Lync
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) SLA
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (50.00%) Lync
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) PBX
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Managed Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Account Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) VTSP
2 1 (10.00%) CCSP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Meru Networks
6 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (10.00%) Veeam
6 1 (10.00%) Trend Micro
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) EMC