Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 49 40
Rank change year-on-year +24 -9 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 6.28% 2.36% 6.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.05% 14.06% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 33
Croydon median annual salary £30,750 £37,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% -34.78% +91.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £32,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £63,500
South London median annual salary £43,250 £37,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.33% -31.82% +40.13%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Croydon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 86 64 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 17.41% 16.75% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 69 49 143
Croydon median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +11.76% +41.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £30,400 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,950 £62,500
South London median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% +13.33%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Croydon

WAN
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Croydon.

Salary trend for WAN in Croydon

WAN
Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Croydon over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for WAN.

1 29 (93.55%) LAN
2 27 (87.10%) ITIL
3 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 22 (70.97%) Citrix
4 13 (41.94%) Cisco
4 13 (41.94%) Skype for Business
4 13 (41.94%) ITIL V3
5 12 (38.71%) Resource Management
5 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
6 11 (35.48%) SLA
7 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2
7 10 (32.26%) Windows
7 10 (32.26%) Firewall
8 8 (25.81%) Skype
8 8 (25.81%) Degree
8 8 (25.81%) Project Management
9 7 (22.58%) VPN
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
10 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
10 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
10 6 (19.35%) VMware
10 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
10 6 (19.35%) Meraki
10 6 (19.35%) Unified Communications
10 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (16.13%) SaaS
11 5 (16.13%) FortiGate

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (41.94%) Skype for Business
2 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
2 4 (12.90%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) LAN
2 10 (32.26%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) Skype
4 7 (22.58%) VPN
5 6 (19.35%) Unified Communications
6 5 (16.13%) DHCP
6 5 (16.13%) DNS
6 5 (16.13%) IPsec
6 5 (16.13%) MPLS
6 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.13%) VoIP
7 4 (12.90%) Network Security
7 4 (12.90%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (6.45%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (6.45%) VLAN
8 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (6.45%) Wireless
9 1 (3.23%) BGP
9 1 (3.23%) Internet
9 1 (3.23%) OSPF
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Infrastructure Manager
2 11 (35.48%) Network Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 10 (32.26%) Network Manager
3 10 (32.26%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) 1st Line Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (16.13%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Support
4 5 (16.13%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix Support
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Exchange Support
5 4 (12.90%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Handset
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.45%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) ITIL
2 13 (41.94%) ITIL V3
3 12 (38.71%) Resource Management
3 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
4 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2
5 8 (25.81%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (9.68%) Benchmarking
7 3 (9.68%) Change Control
7 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) Network Management
8 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.23%) High Availability
9 1 (3.23%) IT Strategy
9 1 (3.23%) Security Operations
9 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.13%) CCNA
3 5 (16.13%) CCNP
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Citrix
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
3 6 (19.35%) Meraki
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (3.23%) Huawei
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL