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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 38 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.47% 0.79% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 2.70% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £38,750 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £38,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £48,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 74 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 13.24% 29.13% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 69 40
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £55,000
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 30 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Croydon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (28.57%) WSUS
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) PBX
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
1 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
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