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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.26% 1.97% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 16.13% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
31 31 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 16.85% 12.20% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 56
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 £25,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (60.00%) Juniper
4 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 6 (60.00%) VoIP
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Mitel
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 5 (50.00%) Motorola
5 5 (50.00%) Mac OS X
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (50.00%) MobileIron
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) ADSL
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) VoIP
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) ADSL
6 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) BGP
7 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (10.00%) SNMP
7 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) PBX
7 1 (10.00%) VLAN
7 1 (10.00%) SHDSL
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Supervisor
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNA
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware
3 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Mitel
4 5 (50.00%) Motorola
4 5 (50.00%) MobileIron
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) Adobe
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (10.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (10.00%) Veeam